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Twenty foodie gifts from Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market is usually a one-stop gift shop for foodies, but during the holiday season it becomes a wonderland of seasonal edibles, drinkables and everything to create and serve them, including winter-themed cookware and dishes that you'll only use once a year. The prices are reasonable for imported merchandise -- which explains why it's so frickin' easy to drop a few bills and not even realize it until that pesky cash register spits out the numbers.

So I went, I shopped, I bought a lot of stuff, and then discovered the answer to an age-old holiday question: Are those shelf-stable Christmas cakes in the boxes any good? I also came up with a list of twenty foodie gifts available at Cost Plus -- including guesswork-free eggnog, bacon-flavored popcorn, chocolate donkeys and yellow snow that you can eat.

See also: -Five perfect holiday wine gifts for every budget -Medical marijuana holiday gift guide: High ho-ho-ho! -Our favorite local culinary gifts of 2012: Spuntino's hot chocolate mix and salted caramel marshmallows

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Jenn Wohletz
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