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Cinco de Mayo Gift Baskets

Cinco de Mayo Gift Baskets have got to be a new idea! However, we do have some gift baskets that will fit right in. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in a southwestern way, with spicy foods and fiery music. You won’t be eating beef tacos or nachos and drinking frozen margaritas (well, maybe fresh margaritas) but you will find lamb barbacoa that has been smoked underground in banana leaves or carnitas topped with queso fresco, pickled onions and homemade salsa verde wrapped in a warm homemade corn tortilla that has been ever so lightly heated on a comal. Chalupas are a favorite along with Chiles en Nogada and Mole Poblano.

Have your favorite Margarita on hand during your fiesta. Dance, sing, drink and enjoy this festive Mexican-American holiday.
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Cinco de Mayo Gift Baskets

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla. This town of Puebla is the most popular city in Mexico on that day. There are large parades that feature people dressed up as Mexican and French soldiers. Vendors sell traditional Mexican foods as well as patriotic clothing and accessories for people to wear during the celebration.

In the United States and some parts of Canada, people often host Cinco de Mayo parties with their friends and family. The colors of the Mexican flag (red, white, and green) often appear in costumes and party decorations. People decorate for Cinco de Mayo with balloons, streamers, and flowers. Mariachi bands or other Mexican folk music is also played at these celebrations and there is often traditional Mexican dancing. There are party stores that have all of the decorations for this spirited holiday. But Gift Basket Café has the gift baskets with a favorite Mexican sweet…..chocolate! We have sweet baskets galore! And we have something for that outdoor cook who wants to add his voice (or food) to the fun.

For a chocoholic, there are gift baskets filled with a truly decadent array of fine gourmet chocolate creations from around the world!
The lucky recipient of this extravagant gift basket will be delighted with every delicious bite. This extravagant feast includes Cookies: Chocolate Chip Pecan, Key Lime White Chocolate, White Chocolate Amaretto Cream-Filled Butter, Mint Fudge, and more, more, more. Add to this the likes of Deliciously Rich Truffles, Italia Chocolate Dipped Hazelnut Biscotti, and Handmade Chocolate Fudge. The addition of Ghiradelli chocolates increases the intensity of this basket.

Here’s a basket for the grill master who loves to fix hot, fiery, and festive foods for his friends and family. This Unique Gift Basket includes such as: Seasoned Virginia Peanuts, a jute bag filled with Salted Virginia Peanuts in the Shell, Old Hickory Flavored Cheddar Cheese, Wisconsin Cheddar with Onion and Chives, Spicy Beef Summer Sausage, Roasted Garlic Summer Sausage, Tangy tomato BBQ Almonds, Chipotle Maple Rib and Grilling Sauce, Roasted Red Pepper and Onion Dip, BBQ Rub Set with Steak Rub, Fiery Chili Rub and Mediterranean Rub, and a BBQ Basting Brush. End the meal with Artisan Baked Layered Tiramisu Filled Wafer Cookies and Layered Chocolate Filled Wafer Cookies. This gift basket for men is perfect for any man who likes food and to cook outdoors over a fire. Okay, that does describe most men so why not treat your favorite guy to something nice? Something nice that he can eat, that is.

Remember, the Gift Basket Café is “Where Quality and Choice Excel”.

Happy Cinco de Mayo to everyone from the Gift Basket Café.