48 Best Gifts for Food Lovers
Benefit from the high standards of German craftsmanship with a set of Wüsthof knives. The cook's knife and paring knife will making prepping tasks a breeze, while the new white handle will add a pop of brightness to any kitchen.
Designed by Chicago bakers, these clever J.K. Adams Lovely Rolling Pins have raised handle ends (available in 1/4-inch and 1/8-inch depths) to ensure that your dough rolls out to a precise and even thickness.
Great for casual vino-lovers and aspiring sommeliers alike, Wine Folly: The Master Guide decodes wine labels, styles, regions, and food pairings.
If your favorite foodie is a big fan of great cheese, delight their dairy-loving heart with a gift box of Wisconsin's best cheeses, crackers, preserves, and relish. The Cheeseboard Essentials gift box features several cheddar, blue, and Surchoix cheeses, plus the accoutrement to complete a wonderfully festive cheese board. (It's up to them if they share.)
Low and Slow
Slow cookers are the home cook's secret weapon, but even the most veteran countertop device could benefit from an upgrade from time to time. This Black and Decker 7-quart version updates the classic cooker with a temperature probe, locking lid, Cool-Touch handles, and dishwasher-safe stoneware pot. They may adore their beloved slow cooker, but when they see this newer version, they'll be so thankful for the gift.
Who needs Siri when you've got the answers right in front of you? This Measures Tea Towel features a list of the most common conversions, abbreviations, and equivalents so your favorite cook will never be left guessing.
Take the trouble out of decorating baked goods with this embellished cast-aluminum pan. The Nordic Ware Sunflower Harvest Loaf Pan features autumnal goods like pumpkins and wheat, ready to adorn your favorite baker's cakes, cornbreads, or sourdough loaves.
Let Them Eat Cake
With a focus on 10 base cake recipes and 15 topping recipes, plus clever ways to combine them, Odette Williams serves up an effortlessly joyful approach to baking in her Simple Cake cookbook. Gift this great book with a new baking dish or cake pan.
Around the World in 50 Cups
Surprise caffeine aficionados with a three-month subscription to Atlas Coffee's worldly coffee-of-the-month club. Each box includes a bag of single-origin coffee, tasting notes and brewing tips, and a postcard from its country of origin.
With unique salts from regions around the globe, this Jacobsen Salt Eight Vial Set will impress even the most sophisticated cook. Small vials let them taste test to find their favorites. Then they can stock up on full-size bottles after the holidays.
Add elegance to the kitchen with this Lilly lid Staub French oven. It has all the durable design you've come to expect from the French brand, but with a debossed design on top to make it stand apart.
Check on dinner from up to 33 feet away with this wireless thermometer. The MEATER Thermometer even estimate cooking and resting time, taking the guesswork out of grilling.
Light It Up
Infuse smoky goodness into meats, nuts, vegetables, and even cocktails with Thank You for Smoking from fun and fearless Texan Paula Disbrowe.
They've been eyeing a programmable multi-cooker for a while now, so make the leap for them with this affordable 6-quart 7-in-1 Instant Pot, which features cooking modes for steamer, slow cooker, pressure cooker, yogurt maker, and more. This version also comes in fun colors, including red, teal, and white.
Pop of Color
Brighten up a friend's kitchen with this three-piece Kate Spade New York set, which includes a cheery mitt, a pot holder, and a kitchen towel.
Baking pans do a lot of work in the home cook's kitchen. From cooking brownies and pies to roasting vegetables and housing ice cream, cookie sheets and loaf pans are versatile — but also a bit abused. Freshen up their collection with a new five-piece set (including a baking sheet, two cake pans, one loaf pan, and a cooling rack) so they can finally ditch the bent, warped, and dirty ones.
This tea towel tells it like it is. We're all guilty of the "I'll just let it soak," excuse, but maybe with this hanging off your oven you'll rethink that strategy.
For countertops with little room to spare, the new Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker is only five inches wide but brews instantly from K-Cups for a steaming cup of joe. They're also perfectly sized for a desk if you need your java fix in a flash at work.
For the adventurous cook, go around the globe at dinner time with this international collection in Yummy Bazaar's World Spice Tour Box. Hand-packed by their team, you'll find kebab seasoning, Moroccan rubs, French Herbs of Provence, and more.
Anybody who's hooked on Chinese food will appreciate this handy Open Kitchen by Williams Sonoma Hot Pot for making it at home. It's just the right size for table-top use that the whole family to enjoy.
Its nuanced flavor — hints of wood and smoke — will make this Nielsen-Massey Indonesian Pure Vanilla Extract a star in your favorite baker's arsenal. Plus, it holds up even in high-heat, long-baking recipes.
Sear in style with this Williams Sonoma Cast-Iron Grill Press. Simply preheat it with the grill and rest it atop steaks (and other food) for picture-perfect grill marks without flipping.
From the makers of the cult favorite Instant Pot, the new Instant Stainless-Steel Omni Plus Toaster Oven is the next great advancement from the company that's reinventing everyday kitchen appliances. The new toaster oven features nine programs, including baking, broiling, slow cooking, air-frying, and dehydrating. You can even cook a rotisserie chicken in it thanks to the large cavity and smart design. The machine also remembers settings, so it goes back to what you prefer with one click.
Deviled egg fans will thank you for this nifty stocking stuffer of Negg Hard-Boiled Egg Peeler. Just toss a hard-boiled egg and some water inside, then shake and watch the shell slide right off — so slick!
In a Pickle
Your resident pickle enthusiast is sure to delight in this helpful Chefn' Fermentation Kit. Perfect to pickle or ferment in, the jar features a wedge slicer for uniform cuts and a vacuum lid to keep bad bacteria out.
For the cook who has everything: good olive oils. This Brightland Olive Oil Duo is made from single-estate organic heirloom California olives. Awake perks up pastas and roasted veggies, while Alive enlivens greens, baked goods, and even chocolate.
Anyone who loves cast iron will love the new line of triple-seasoned cast iron from Lodge even more, like this Blacklock 7-inch Skillet. It's 25 percent lighter than traditional cast iron. The cutout handles not only look cool but also stay cooler longer.
Come Sip Away
Keeps cold things cool for 24 hours and hot things warm for 8. But the best part? This 16-ounce double-wall stainless steel, vacuum-sealed tumbler features 360°F drinking technology, which means you can pick up and sip from any direction. When not in use, the lid clicks closed to prevent leaks.
Cute Kitchen Wear
Add a dash of humor to the kitchen with this adorable Feast Mode Apron that features a brutally honest chipmunk. The adjustable straps means it will fit most sizes.
Make meal organization a snap with this floral Rosa Weekly Meal Planner for your detailed friends. The sidebar of shopping lists will help keep the recipient organized and on-track.
To Brie or Not to Brie
Upgrade your cheese board with this Martha Stewart Cheese-Marker Set. When the party's over, a quick scrub wipes away ink for the next use.