What Are Some Tasty Yet Non-Sweet Food Gifts?

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Q: I've just begun dating someone new and his birthday is coming up! I want to give him something small since we haven't been together long, but I wanted to add in a homemade treat to make it more special. The catch is that he doesn't like sweets! I'm at a loss — does anyone know of a giftable food that isn't sweet?

Sent by Emily

Editor: Emily, sure! What about a batch of breakfast granola? Or some DIY potato chips? You could also try this recipe for chips with rosemary, or these spicy plantain chips.

Readers, any creative ideas for Emily?

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.

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