Tamale Meat Sampler
Go too far north of the Mason Dixon line, and what is a tamale? A dry, frozen husk of a thing. But Tuscon Tamale (based in, you guessed it, Tuscon) offers the real deal. Give your hostess one of the company’s specialties—the meat sampler—so that she and her family can take a bite out of this satisfying, savory classic...no matter where they live.
To buy: $36 for 12 tamales, tucsontamale.com.