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Travel + Leisure Knows How To Thank A Host!

Thanksgiving is next week (!!) and we just can’t wait to get gobbling. 

Travel + Leisure has some great ideas for saying thanks, and we’re honored to be included in their Thanksgiving gift guide. Here’s what they said:

There are only two rules when it comes to selecting a host gift for the person who has been shopping, cooking and generally sweating over your Thanksgiving meal for the last week: 

First, yes, you must bring something. Some hosts will politely say not to, but consider the turkey-and-potatoes-and-cranberries-and-green-beans-and-pies. You’ll realize it’s your duty, as a dinner guest, to contribute. Of course, if you were asked to bring a sweet potato casserole, don't even think about showing up with a honey ham or pumpkin pie.

But the second rule is to always bring a separate small gift as a token of your appreciation. Bringing a bottle of your host's favorite wine or an additional six-pack of beer is a smart, easy, and affordable way to say thanks. But it's not the only option. Below are some of our favorite Thanksgiving gifts:

Honey and Good Cheese

Wrapped cheese and honey make a cute duo, regardless of whether or not the host serves them together. We love this Catskill Provisions honey, which goes nicely with a creamy goat cheese.

Maple Syrup and Pancake Mix

Whoever just brined and roasted that turkey isn’t going to want to cook much the following morning, so make it easy. Homemade or store-bought pancake mix, plus some killer maple syrup. We like this bourbon-barrel-matured rendition from Mikuni Wild Harvest.

Get thanking!

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