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Top 5 Gourmet Food Gifts That Won't Be Regifted

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You don't have to be a foodie to appreciate a tasty treat or excellent entree. A love of good food is something most of us share, and giving the gift of food is an effective way to show your good taste and knowledge of that special person on your gift list. The key to giving food, gourmet or otherwise, is in understanding the recipient. The finest Almas caviar or Indonesian Kopi Luwak coffee will be lost on someone who hates fish eggs and drinks tea, so before you explore the world of fine comestibles, do a little homework to make sure you're giving the best to someone who'll appreciate it.