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MA/Boston food wedding favor idea?

anunez Apr 27, 2012 12:21 PM

Getting married in Boston this fall and trying to think of a clever favor idea. Necco waffers have been considered but with the pastels they are almost too traditional! Has anyone seen small jars of fluff? any other ideas???

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  1. MABMAQ RE: anunez Apr 27, 2012 12:29 PM


    how about lobster lollipops ???

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      justbeingpolite RE: MABMAQ Apr 27, 2012 12:35 PM

      Does it have to be food, or food related? Nice oyster knife?

    2. Infomaniac RE: anunez Apr 27, 2012 12:43 PM

      I recently received these chocolate covered cranberries at a local wedding.

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        hotoynoodle RE: Infomaniac Apr 27, 2012 01:30 PM

        cranberry jam or chutney would be nice too.

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        AaronInBoston RE: anunez Apr 27, 2012 01:18 PM

        LA Burdick has gourmet chocolate in the shape of mice and penguins. My fiance wanted these but I said they cost too much. I actually don't like the flavor of their mice or penguins that much. They start at 3.25$ per piece.

        We ended up deciding to do Chocolate/candy molds of lips and moustaches. We figured they would be fun for photos and people could have fun with them at the tables. They are also very cheap but DIY. You can find molds online or at Michaels Craft Store.

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          LeoLioness RE: anunez Apr 27, 2012 01:21 PM

          Boston Baked Bean candy?

          1. opinionatedchef RE: anunez Apr 28, 2012 12:04 AM

            like that idea of choco covered cranberries. keychain w/ a clam on it? little sample size jugs of maple syrup(new england really, but very delish).

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              lovetotes RE: anunez Apr 28, 2012 04:35 AM

              So many fun ideas - I love mini Whoopie Pies from chococoa bakery in Newburyport.

              Mike's pastry will come to your wedding, set up a table and fill cannoli to order.

              Some local orchards will deliver warm apple cider donuts at the end of the night so everyone can leave with a fresh baked treat.

              A dozen eggs bakery in VT makes cute Boston sugar cookies - red sox jerseys, newbury st signs, swan boats etc.

              Good luck!

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                naughtywaitress RE: anunez Apr 30, 2012 01:37 PM

                Granted ours was a smaller affair, but our favors were awesome. We had a waiter's wine keys (screwpulls) engraved with our names and the date and location. They cost just under $5 each when done in bulk. People still make mention them 3 years later.

                1. christinegallary RE: anunez Apr 30, 2012 05:12 PM

                  We made lime-flavored little chocolate truffles that went into gift boxes. If you have a lot of out-of-town guests, I would steer clear of gels, liquids, or things that might need to be in checked luggage when they fly out in case they only carry-on.

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