Crafted in the rolling hills of Western Massachusetts, this delicious herbal gin is packed with juniper, citrus, and coriander—perfect for summer martinis.To buy: $30 for one 750-ml bottle, at liquor stores or binnys.com.See our round-up of unique hostess gifts for more ideas.
The bacon trend hits its stride with this rich, just-smoky-enough peanut and chocolate-covered toffee.To buy: $38 for one pound, roni-sue.com.
Pretty sweet: These candied slivers of orange rind have a luscious (read: irresistible) dark chocolate coating.To buy: $12 for one 2.3-ounce container, cocodelice.com.
Made from local fruit, this set includes cranberry-apple, cherry-apple, and peach chutneys from a New York-based artisan. Spread onto a turkey sandwich or serve with cheese.To buy: $23 for three 17-ounce jars, divinebrinefoods.com.
These organic salamis are made honoring a 400-year-old family tradition. You’ll get three different kinds—truffle, wine-infused, and salt and pepper.To buy: $40 for three 7-ounce salamis, at specialty markets and creminelli.com.
A creamy, American-made upgrade for Brie lovers, this wheel is buttery and nutty, unlike many tangy, chalky goat’s milk cheeses.To buy: $13 for one 6-ounce wheel, coachfarmstore.com.
These handmade breadsticks from the Napa Valley are so addictive they don’t need an occasion. Thin, crispy, and delicious, they’ll be the star of cocktail hour.To buy: $9 for one 4-ounce package, vinostix.com.