2016 Christmas Picks by Pay Chen & Giant Tiger

December 14th, 2015

This Holiday season, food & lifestyle lover Pay Chen shares her Christmas Picks from Giant Tiger. 


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Pay made her way to Daytime Toronto on RogersTV, Breakfast Television on City TV & on CH Morning to share the best ways to incorporate her Christmas picks into your events or gift giving list! 


Full Bottle Wine Glass $7



Start with the necessary & Supersize me please! To avoid the shame of double-fisting or multiple trips to the bar, provide your guests with this extra-large 750 ml wine glass that fits an entire bottle of wine. Nobody has to know.


The “Everything thing you need for great wine” Accessory Kit $10

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This is the perfect gift for the aspiring host or hostess, a wine accessory kit that doubles as a decorative bottle of cabernet sauvignon. And by perfect gift, you can also include yourself. Available at Giant Tiger stores.

May the Toast be with You – The Force Awakens




Fans are already queuing up in advance for the Dec 18th release of the latest Star Wars movie ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. As we all anticipate the film, let’s enjoy perfectly toasted waffles, bread & English muffins from this Darth Vader Toaster – the best part? The sleek, all-black exterior toaster imprints the Star Wars logo on every slice.

Available at Giant Tiger stores.


Cocktail Shaker Set $15

Great gift or new gadget for your holiday kitchen

Cocktail Shaker Set $15 GT


Chalk label Mason Jars $8



Let’s be honest there’s no better sound than the sound of your own name. Add a customized touch to your Christmas gathering with chalk label mason jars, fill it with beverages or as a take-home goodie jar!

Available at Giant Tiger stores.


 Betty Crocker mini slow cooker for  Easy sauces & dips $12


Packaged sauces and dips are great & easy to use but who doesn’t love a hefty portion of warm, homemade spinach dip on their pita bread? We do!

Add this Betty Crocker mini slow cooker to your line-up of gadgets so you can spend more time with your guests and less time watching your chocolate sauce thicken.


Try this fantastic Spinach & Artichoke dip recipe in your mini slow-cooker this Christmas.

Slow-Cooker Hot Artichoke and Spinach Dip

Impress your guests with this irresistible artichoke dip, made fast with frozen spinach, prepared Alfredo sauce, and plenty of Swiss cheese.



1 box (9 oz) frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain

1 can (14 oz) quartered artichoke hearts, drained, chopped

½ cup refrigerated Alfredo pasta sauce (from 10-oz container)

½ cup mayonnaise

¾ teaspoon garlic salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

1 cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 oz)

1 loaf (20-inch length) baguette French bread, cut into 40 slices



1 In 1- to 1 1/2-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except bread.

2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 to 4 hours. Serve dip with sliced bread.


Finally, never, ever forget your ugly Christmas sweater! 

Ugly Christmas sweater Giant Tiger