Stellar holiday gifts, $30 to $50. All tasted, tested and hand-selected by our pickiest editors.

By Kristin Donnelly Jessica Romm Christine Quinlan and Megan Krigbaum
Updated March 31, 2015
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Courtesy of Good Karmal

Caramel Karma

Good Karmal’s excellent candies come with inspirational quotes from the likes of Edith Wharton and Gandhi.

$45 for 30 pieces; goodkarmal.com.

Courtesy of formaggiokitchen.com

Pure Juice

Emmanuelle Baillard uses local fruit from Burgundy to create wonderful nectars like apricot and raspberry. $22 for two bottles; formaggiokitchen.com.

They’re delicious mixed with Drusian’s lemony Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Brut. $18; discoverywines.com.

Courtesy of Christopher Jagmin

Witty Plates

Inspired by 18th-century silhouette artists and his own devilish sense of humor, Christopher Jagmin customizes glass tableware like his “Saucy” plate.

Courtesy of Mud Puddle Books

Cocktail Classic

Mud Puddle Books is now reprinting forgotten cocktail guides from some of the 19th- and 20th-century’s best—and most eccentric—bartenders.

$25 to $30 per book; cocktailkingdom.com.

Courtesy of Di Palo’s Fine Foods

Cheese & Honey

Rejoice: NYC’s revered Italian purveyor Di Palo’s Fine Foods now ships nationwide. Pair mild Crucolo cheese with acacia honey by Mieli Thun.

$38 for 2 lbs of cheese, $10 per 8.8 oz of honey; dipaloselects.com.

Courtesy of D’Artagnan’s

Charcuterie Plate

D’Artagnan’s Charcuterie Sampler (pâté, duck prosciutto, cornichons, saucisson, black truffle butter and crackers) is party-ready; just add wine.

Eco Bottles

Aladdin’s great-looking Adesso reusable metal bottle is ideal for the java junkie looking to break a paper-cup addiction.

More Gifts:

Holiday Gifts $20 and Under

Holiday Gifts $30 and Under

Holiday Gifts $50-$115

Holiday Gifts $115 and Up