An Apple A Day

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December 20, 2012

Superlative Gift Baskets

Gift baskets are always a nice to give and welcome to receive compendium of items. But, there are gift baskets, and then there are Gift Baskets. Balducci’s is Some examples from Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market:

 Simply Sweet ($18): When the thought that counts needs to be both sweet and savory. Includes: Funky Chunky Popcorn or Pretzels and Balducci's Honey Roasted Peanuts. Even the fussiest connoisseur will find these delectable.

 Gluten Free Basket ($45)- Eating healthy never tasted so delicious! This yummy sampling offers a Pasta dinner, salty snacks and sweets to satisfy anyone who maintains a gluten free diet. Includes: Gluten free Tates cookies, Mrs Crumbles crackers, Divvies chocolate bar, Bionature pasta, Lucina pasta sauce and lentil crackers.

  Little Italy Basket ($50): Everything needed for an Italian feast; evocative of the tastes and smells of the Tuscan countryside. Includes: Balducci's Bolognese Sauce , Balducci's Marinara Sauce , Garfalo Pastas , Balducci's Pesto Sauce, Balducci's Olive Oil and Grissini Breadsticks.

 And for the ultimate of the ultimate--Mama Balduccis Cupboard ($150): A basket that harkens to the roots of our past. The taste of all the fabulous food that bears the Balducci's name. Includes: Balducci's Preserves , Balducci's Peanuts , Balducci's German Raspberries , Balducci's Olive Oil , Balducci's Pasta Sauce , Balducci's Colossal Pistachios , Balducci's Honey Bear , Balducci's Trail Mix, Balducci's Coffee , Balducci's Chocolate Bars , Balducci's Cocoa Tin and Balducci's Granola.


  1. Another winner from the best consumer advocate on the Web.

  2. Fantastic! I know someone who received one of these and everything arrived in perfect condition and the basket was just fabulous!