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Mexican Gift Basket Ideas

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Mexican gift basket is a perfect gift for those who like spices as Mexican food is popular for its intense flavors and the array of spices that it uses. Mexican gift baskets can be made with a specific theme in mind. Keep in mind the likes and dislikes of the recipient while making it. Here are a few Mexican gift basket ideas.


 


Mexican Gift Basket Ideas: Classic Hot Sauce Gift Basket


Add all the spicy bases to this basket. Smooth and traditional red sauces, tangy green jalapeno and hot habanero are the varieties that can be included in this basket. Hot sauce is one of the most significant ingredients of Mexican food. This basket will be liked by all those who love cooking Mexican food or enjoy eating spicy food.  


 


Mexican Gift Basket Ideas: Chili Peppers Gift Basket


Gift this basket to people who cannot resist without adding chili peppers to the food. Add some homemade preparations here. Use the poblanos for making Killer Rellenos. Open a jalapeno tin and cook up some nachos. Prepare Mexican salsa using the serranos. The possibilities of making things for this basket are endless. Just make sure you do not forget to make fillings for Tacos. Homemade things will add a touch of personalization to this basket.


 


Mexican Gift Basket Ideas: Salsa and moles Gift Basket


Salsa is a popular dip which is used in the Mexican cuisine. When there occurred a scarcity of tomato sauce in the US during World War II, salsa dip gained popularity. Salsa is prepared from cooked or raw fresh vegetables. Its basic ingredients include chilies, onions, cilantro, tomatoes, and spices.


Mole is another type of Mexican sauce whose main ingredients include unsweetened chocolate, chili peppers combined with spices and almonds.


 


Mexican Gift Basket Ideas: Mexican Herbs and Spices Gift Basket


This gift basket makes an ideal gift for either an authentic Mexican food connoisseur or a wannabe chef. Fill this basket with 20 different varieties of spices and herbs. These can be bought from specialty stores or online stores. It will be good if you include a Mexican cookbook along so as to clarify how herbs and spices are to be used.


 


Decide a budget for the Mexican gift basket before you start making it. Buy the things to be filled in the basket accordingly. Add some bows and trinkets and a tag with some Mexican phrase on top.  


 


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