Holiday Entertaining

From-Scratch Holiday Gift Idea: The Perfect Moscow Mule Mug, with All the Right Ingredients

December  5, 2013

How to give the most memorable holiday food gifts this year? Double down on good food and useful, beautiful products to go with them.

Today: An elegant cup full of holiday spirit.

From-Scratch Holiday Gift Ideas from Food52

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The challenge, thrown down by Food52er AntoniaJames: Pair Food52 recipes with products from Provisions for extra-thoughtful holiday gift giving this year. We whittled down 5 favorites and are announcing them every day this week, to help inspire your own.

Hot on the heels of our first winner, our second winner is Noelle Bittner, a.k.a. enbe. In addition to putting together a fantastic food gift collection, Noelle organizes our annual Holiday Secret Swap. Noelle explains her winning collection best:

A "gift I would really love to give would be 2 (or 4) of these fantastic copper mule mugs (since I'm a huge fan) with all the boozy fixins and a jar of spice-brined pecans for a snack on the side."
Sounds good to us! First, the recipes: 
From-Scratch Holiday Gift Ideas from Food52
Now build out the gift with the classic mugs -- you'll be toasting boozy cups of cheer for years to come.
Still stumped? Check back every day through Sunday for more inspired holiday food gift ideas from the community.

Don't forget to use the code FOOD5210 to receive 10% off of custom labels and printed recipes from Makr, valid until the end of the year (11:59 p.m. ET on 12/31/13).

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See what other Food52 readers are saying.

  • robin
  • juleeclip
  • mrslarkin
Recovering lawyer, food writer, pastry chef, and lover of food-related everything (namely: cheese, baked goods, and anything made by Mom)


robin December 5, 2013
Even better with a personalized copper mug!
juleeclip December 5, 2013
Love Moscow Mules and LOVE LOVE LOVE ginger beer, which I almost always have on hand for mixing cocktails with. I have to say I was excited recently to try Gosling, mother of all ginger beer, but thought it paled in comparison to most bottled brands like Maine Root and Fever Tree.
mrslarkin December 5, 2013
what a great idea! borrowing it.