Product Highlight: Hickory Farms Signature Sampler Gift Basket

Whether you are looking for a great assortment of ingredients to keep in your pantry or a fantastic gift idea, our signature gift boxes are the perfect option. For a delightful combination of flavors, check out our featured Hickory Farms Sampler Gift Baskets. The basics of the basket With everything you need for a fantastic platter, the Signature Sampler Gift Basket is one of our most loved baskets. Inside, you will find a perfectly complementary combination of cheeses, summer sausage, crackers, and mustards. Made with premium beef, our Signature Beef Summer Sausage provides you or your gift recipient with all of the bold flavor you have come to expect from Hickory Farms. With two flavors of cheese, dairy fans will be thrilled with our gourmet selection. For a deep smoked flavor, you have to try our Smoked Cheddar. Smoked over hardwood, this cheese is the perfect combination of creamy texture and robust flavor. If you like your cheeses nice and smooth, you are sure to love our Creamy Swiss Blend. For the perfect way to accentuate your cheese and sausage, add some crunch with our Golden Toasted Crackers or, when you are craving something zesty, add a dollop of our …

Easy Entertaining with Hickory Farms


Warm weather, sunny skies, and outdoor activities – summer has finally arrived! With summer being officially here and in full swing, Hickory Farms wants to be sure you have tips and ideas for making this summer fun, easy, and unforgettable. One of the best ways you can utilize all of the things summer has to offer, is by having the tools to host super easy gatherings outside so you can not only enjoy the beautiful skies and warm weather, but the company of your closest friends and family. Casual Appetizers One of the nice things about summer, is the relaxed atmosphere that it provides. With that, an ornate spread is not always necessary. Easy finger foods that guests can grab and go to continue conversation is all it takes to keep your guests satisfied. For an easy appetizer that’s just as simple to assemble, consider delighting your guests with delicious party skewers that will appeal to every palate. Try pairing together the great flavors of our Signature Beef Summer Sausage, your favorite cheeses, and the veggies of your choosing. Slice your sausage and cheese into bite sized cubes, and slide all of the ingredients onto the skewer. Not only are …

Wine 101: Guide for Wine Drinking this Spring

From red to white, from dry to sweet, from bold to subtle, with so many varieties of wine, there is something for everyone to love. If you want to get the most out of your wine drinking experience, there are a few simple tips to help you better understand the beauty of your wine. Enjoy the vinos in our Hickory Farms gift baskets by using these tips for drinking and sampling wine. Refine your Palette Wine is a lot more fun to drink when you pick out the deep complexities of flavor that come in each glass. When tasting a wine, there are four basic steps. First, you want to look at the color of your wine. Notice how the Cabernet Sauvignon in our Hickory Farms Reserve Dry Salami and Wine Pairing is a beautiful deep ruby red, while the Chardonnay in our Toast the Traditions basket is a buttery yellow. The next step is to smell your wine. Try to find at least two familiar scents and identify the primary and secondary notes. Now, it is time to taste your wine. Pay attention to both the flavor and structure. Structure refers to the feel of the wine, whether it is …