If you know someone who loves to cook, these top 10 spice and marinade gifts are a fun way to mark a special occasion. Whether the recipient prefers to grill foods or prep them in the kitchen, these gifts help expand their flavor options. Surprise a BBQ chef with a set of spice rubs, or delight your favorite carnivore with a set of spice blends that are made for meat. With so many different options on the market, it’s easy to find one for any preference — choose from organic blends, sauces, marinades, and more. To give you a place to start, here are some great spice and marinade presents.
1. The Spice Lab BBQ Barbecue Spices and Seasonings Set
Do you have a friend who loves to get behind the grill? If so, this seasonings set from The Spice Lab is one of the best spice and marinade gifts you can buy. It comes with four different blends, each designed to deliver a burst of flavor. Prepare killer ribs with the Smokey Pecan Rib Rub, or go for Bad to the Bone when you need a bit of spice. To round out the options, you’ll also get Ancho Chili & Coffee and Sweet Rib Rub.
2. FreshJax Grilling Spice Gift Set
Delight your favorite BBQ chef with this FreshJax gift set, which is one of the top spice and marinade gifts on the market. With five different seasoning options, it provides a flavor for every occasion. Each blend is made with certified organic ingredients and free of GMO and gluten; it’s also kosher, so you can give it to virtually any recipient without worrying about allergies or intolerances.
3. Barbecue Rubs To Go
Take meat to the next level with this set of five barbecue rubs from Modern Gourmet Foods. With five regionally inspired blends, this pack contains something for every taste preference. Head south of the border with the Mexican blend, or try a bit of Tennessee barbecue with the Memphis blend. We love that this pack can be used on both meats and vegetables. As a bonus, if you’re looking for cheap spice and marinade gifts, it fits the bill.
4. Gourmet Warehouse Classic Marinade Collection
Deliver flavor deep into your meat with this Gourmet Warehouse classic marinade collection. All of the included marinades are formulated to tenderize your meat as they add seasoning, so your recipient can enjoy juicy, delicious meals. With four different flavors, including Sesame Ginger and Bourbon Honey, it’s easy to find the right option for any type of meat.
5. FreshJax Premium Organic Gourmet Spice Gift Set
When it comes to spice blends, it’s hard to beat this FreshJax Premium Organic set. It includes 10 different blends, giving the recipient the ability to experiment in the kitchen or behind the grill. Not sure about dietary limitations? This gift set can be used on any type of meat or vegetable. Plus, since all of the ingredients are organic and free of gluten, GMOs, animal products, and artificial flavors, this set is safe for almost anyone in your life.
6. Variety Seasoning Set
Travel around the world with this variety seasoning set from Oxley Health. With seven different spice blends, it instantly expands your recipient’s possibilities in the kitchen. Prep burgers with the American blend, which includes herbs and applewood smoke; or, try a South American meal with the herbs and spices in the Brazilian blend. The Herbed Butter blend is ideal for sauces and roasted vegetables, and the Ranch blend makes an ideal all-purpose seasoning.
7. Steven Raichlen Project Smoke BBQ Spice Rub Gift Pack
Surprise the barbecue fanatic in your life with this spice rub gift pack from Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke. This set includes six seasonings; each one is made with different spices from different parts of the United States and the world, giving your recipient the power to explore different regions. Try classic BBQ with the Carolina Pit Powder, or explore a southwestern take with the Santa Fe Coffee. Each is kosher and gluten-free for easy gift-giving.
8. Herbs Seasoning Spice Set of Four
Do you know someone who loves to play around in the kitchen? This affordable spice set from Seasonest makes the perfect gift. Go classic with Lemon Pepper, or head across the ocean with the Italian blend. If you’re shopping for someone with dietary restrictions, this set has you covered — it’s vegan and gluten-free. Each of the spices comes in a compact gift box, so you can wrap it easily.
9. McCormick Grill Mates Special
Looking for affordable spice and marinade gifts? This McCormick Grill Mates Special set makes a great stocking stuffer or an inexpensive anytime present. Inside, your recipient will find 12 McCormick spice blends that take their grilling to the next level. Each one is different, making this the perfect gift for someone who loves to try new recipes.
10. Global Spice and Sauce Set
Give the gift of flavors of the world with this global spice and sauce set from Thoughtfully. Packed with six sauces and six gourmet salts, it’s a fun way to amp up cooking and grilling. Your recipient can go spicy with the Kenya Fire sauce, or try Australian flavors with Outback Burn. Or, try the Garlic salt on veggies and garnish with the rosemary salt.
Whether you’re shopping for Christmas or simply surprising your favorite chef with a gift, seasonings make a fun, casual option. With the right spice and marinade gifts, you can give your recipient the ability to try new flavors and recipes.
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By BCR Staff