Don’t Guess People’s Taste – Give Them a Hickory Farms Gift Card

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Hickory Farms understands that it can be hard to choose gifts for loved ones. Luckily, we’ve made gift-giving a breeze by offering Hickory Farms gift cards in amounts of $25, $50 and $100 for you to give to business clients, colleagues and friends.

To help you get a jump start on your holiday shopping, we’ve found some great gift suggestions for every taste and preference.

Gifts for Women

Family gift ideas from Hickory Farms

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This trio of hand creams by Tocca from Sephora will keep hands soft and sweetly scented all winter. Reasonably priced at $20, this item is perfect for a Secret Santa or office gift exchange with pre-set spending limits.

Corporate holiday gift ideas from Hickory Farms

Hickory Farms Petits Fours

A gift box of Hickory Farms petits fours makes a nice communal offering for your office mates and is on sale now for only 17.99!

Family gift ideas from Hickory Farms

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A warm alpaca infinity scarf will keep anyone snug and cozy on cold, windy days.

Gifts for Men

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Hickory Farms Tastes of the Trade Tool Bag

Hickory Farms Tastes of the Trade Tool Bag  is chock full of everything a man needs to snack on during football games — 100% beef summer sausage, two kinds of savory cheeses, two varieties of crackers and spiced almonds, plus a reusable tool bag for extra storage space!

Family gift ideas from Hickory Farms

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He’ll love a unique flask with its own shot glass stopper — especially one that’s a perfect hip pocket fit.

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A selection of dapper pocket squares will add the finishing touches to his business suits and keep him fashionable all season long.

Don’t stress over holiday gift-giving. Use our suggestions and finish your shopping early by purchasing a selection of gift cards or other Hickory Farm gifts,  so you’re never caught empty-handed by surprise. Stop by your local Hickory Farms store, order online, or call 800.753.8558 to make sharing the holiday spirit a little easier this year!

Simple Ways to Send Holiday Greetings to the Military

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It’s important to remember our brave, dedicated servicemen and women stationed throughout the world. With the holidays upon us, many of our military personnel are separated from their family and friends. Hickory Farms wants to bring the feeling of family to them by making it easy to send an array of gourmet military gifts consisting of sausages, cheeses, fruits, snacks and sweets.


Read on for some other military care package ideas you can send to faraway loved ones.


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Memories of home

Give your military loved ones something that will strike a fond memory of friends, family and good times. Copy some photographs and place them inside a treasured book they will enjoy reading later. Another gift idea with great sentiment is to upload a collection of pictures to a digital frame, so your special someone far away can relive old times.

Children can make an art project or write a poem for their military loved ones to help maintain that special connection across the miles.

Hickory Farms supports our men and women in uniform, and we salute their service to our country by offering free shipping to APO/PPO addresses. To assure standard delivery by December 25, your order must by placed by Dec. 2.

Ideas for a Picturesque Picnic

Sure we’d all love to be whisked away to the Haleakala National Park in Hawaii, the Jardin des Tuileries in Paris, or one of National Geographic’s other picks for the “World’s Best Picnic Spots.” But all that is really required to be able to enjoy a picturesque picnic is a nice spot outdoors and a little planning.

As New York Times writer Mark Bittman puts it, “There is something both innocent and exciting about a picnic, even if you are only packing a few things at the last minute and heading down the street to the park.” So, let’s plan a picnic!

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We think some of the best advice for a carefree picnic comes from Reader’s Digest, who says, “Take as much finger food as possible.” This way, you can travel light with less plates and sets of silverware!

In pursuit of mastering the “fine art of picnic-packing,” Washington Post writer Lavanya Ramanathan inquired from the experts on what foods are the most basket-friendly and any other tricks of the picnic trade. Stick to firmer cheeses, the recommendation was, because they will do well outdoors for hours even in the heat. Then, add fuss-free gourmet touches such as pears, almonds, and a couple of jams.  Remember that “smart picnickers pre-slice.”

If you’d like to pair your cheese with wine, be sure to check the rules on booze in the area you plan to picnic, especially if it’s a public park. To chill drinks, consider skipping the heavy cooler and looking for a smaller alternative, like an insulated lunch bag. Then, you can slip in a little chocolate or other small treat (just be sure to throw them in a sealed plastic bag first to avoid any soggy messes).

And while we’re on the subject of soggy-free storage, a picnic is a wonderful opportunity to try your hand at the “mason jar meal.” These convenient and sturdy screw-top containers are ideal for carrying individual servings of salads and even beverages.

Don’t have a picnic basket? Hop over to the Hickory Farms online shop and order one of our gourmet food baskets complete with all the tasty finger foods and treats you need for a delicious picnic that requires no preparation time at all! Our new spring gourmet food baskets are ready to help you turn an ordinary lunch into a delightful afternoon of picnicking!

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