Foodie Gifts for the Holidays

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LA Times food editor Leslie Brenner has foodie gift ideas for the holidays, most of which can only be found online.

Hadley Fruit Orchards:  Medjool dates, taste like marrons glaces (French candied chestnuts); 5-pound box costs $35.95 plus shipping.

Murray's Cheese of the Month Club.  A selection of 3 cheeses each month, 4-12 months subscriptions, $200-$550, includes shipping.

La Quercia Rossa prosciutto in Iowa - best American ham Leslies has tasted. $23.95/lbs.

Consorcio:  gourmet canned fish products - white tuna, baby sardines, anchovies. Prices vary.

Xuan Patisserie: artisan chocolatier, fantastic chocolates, including their milk chocolates made with fleur de sel caramel. Box of 12, $22.

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