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GIVE A TASTE OF By Cindy Brzostowski

Stumped for present ideas? You can spread the Texas love this holiday season by gifting these fun and tasty foods.

THE SALT LICK ORIGINAL BBQ SAUCE

MILLICAN PECAN COMPANY

Texas and barbecue go hand in hand, so what better way to share some state spirit than with a bottle of The Salt Lick’s Original BBQ Sauce? With this sauce in hand, the lucky recipient can become a true pitmaster. $6; available at The Salt Lick locations, HEB and saltlickbbq.com

Founded in 1888, Millican Pecan Company produces nationally recognized pecan products in San Saba, the self-proclaimed “Pecan Capital of the World.” In addition to fresh, flavored as well as chocolate-covered pecans, the company also sells other pecan pies and other sweet treats. Prices vary by product; available at millicanpecan.com

TORCHY’S TACOS DIABLO HOT SAUCE

CUVÉE COFFEE Cuvée Coffee handcrafts its whole bean coffee right here in Austin. Find the perfect pick for the coffee lover in your life from the company’s line that includes light roast, medium roast and dark roast, among other options. $14–$16.50 for a 12-oz. bag; available at Cuvée Coffee Bar, HEB and cuveecoffee.com

Don’t let your loved ones settle for bland cuisine. Help them kick things up a notch with Torchy’s Diablo Hot Sauce. This spicy bottled concoction is made with fire-roasted habaneros, and be careful—it’s addictive. $10; available at Torchy’s Tacos locations and torchystacos.com

WALKER HONEY FARM HONEY The Walker family knows honey: They started beekeeping in 1930. Their pure raw honey comes in several varieties, including wildflower, mesquite and Christmas berry. Prices vary by product; available at HEB and other select Austin-area retailers and walkerhoneyfarm.com

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LAMMES CANDIES Lammes Candies has been making life sweet for more than 130 years and created a legacy of world-famous confections. The Texas Chewie® Pecan Praline candy is its bestseller, and you can also buy chocolates, mints, taffies, peanut brittle and caramels. Prices vary by product; available at Lammes retails outlets and lammes.com

HOT SAUCE PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF TORCHY’S TACOS; CANDY PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF LAMMES CANDIES; BBQ SAUCE PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF THE SALT LICK BBQ; HONEY PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF WALKER HONEY FARM; CUVÉE COFFEE PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRANDI NELLIS; MILLICAN PECAN COMPANY PHOTOGRAPHY BY LINDA WHITNEY

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