Stumped on home chef gifts for cooks this Christmas? Take a look at the best tips for what to get your favorite chef this year.
It's that time of year when you are wracking your brain for the perfect gift. But what do you get for your beloved chef who may or may not have everything? These 82 awesome and unique gifts for cooks are not only for the sauté extraordinaire. How about your foodie friend? Or maybe those family members seeking to be aspiring home chefs. And what about your own Christmas wish list?
Ultimate Guide of Unique Gifts for Cooks
Most people know that cooking is not my favorite skill. Baking has my heart! We leave the majority of the cooking for my husband, who is such a good chef. But we made sure when designing our home that we had a kitchen and pantry that could be fully equipped with all of our needs.
It helps me to be in the kitchen more when there are fabulous tools and shortcuts to make cooking just a bit easier. And less time consuming. And tasty. Definitely can't forget that last one.
Take a look at the best cooking gifts I have found and use in my kitchen. And hopefully, your favorite chef will enjoy them too.
My Favorite Kitchen Gift Ideas
These are some of my top favorite best gifts for serious home cooks. Because doesn't everyone love it when cooking is easy and convenient?
I love this two basket air fryer that makes it so much easier to eat a bit more healthy. It's the best way for cooking lovers to get the eating out experience at home.
These battery powered electric frothers are the best accessory for hot drink lovers!
I love using this when making a milk steamer or hot chocolate. It provides the perfect amount of foamy froth in your drink. And ideal for coffee drinkers too!
Hands down, this is one of the best gifts to receive. I absolutely love my mixer, especially when it comes to baking goodies. I also updated the color a few years back.
Sparkling Water Maker
Have any drink fanatics? This is an ideal gift for the drink lovers in your life. It's a handy gadget to have to concoct your own tasty sparkling water drinks.
Additional Must Haves
Definitely add this to your essential tool list for kitchen utensils! It will make cooking meat a breeze. No more need for spatulas or wooden spoons that make meat slide out of the pan.
Nonstick Ceramic Cookware
In the market for a new cookware set? This beautiful white color is stunning and modern with its sleek design.
But the best part is that these can be used for any cooking technique like induction or electric.
Immersion Stick Blender
This immersion blender is one of my absolutely favorite tools!
This Christmas gift is one of my top picks for blending soups, sauces, pureeing food.
Magnetic Measuring Cups and Spoons Set
You'll never lose your measuring spoons again with this amazing set. I wish I had a set for home use when I had toddlers digging around all of my kitchen drawers.
Olive Oil Mister and Pump Set
For all of you serious home cooks, this olive oil mister and pump set is a real winner for preventing spills. Such a great help during your cooking process. Plus, see how it helps you measure in the video below!
Affordable Stocking Stuffers for your Chef
Next up, let's not forget about those amazing stocking stuffers that are both budget friendly and ultimate life savers. Plus, almost all of these are under a $10 price point. And just the right size for fitting in a stocking!
It seems like these are always broken or lost when I need them! Order now for candy making and holiday dinners.
Silicon Baking Mats
For all of you pastry chefs or lovers of baked goods, these are my lifesaver! You can't go wrong with the easy cleanup with these mats. Easy to roll up and put in a stocking!
Store bought garlic no more! A garlic press has changed my perspective on how much I cook with it. Plus, my hands are no longer smelly.
Extra basting brushes are awesome kitchen tools. These are so much more preferable to the brushes with little hairs that shed into your cooking.
You don't realize how much you need this until you have one! Get this pizza cutter for under ten bucks right now.
I love how this cutter is so much easier to clean and that it takes up less space in my kitchen drawer.
Cooking Help Must Haves
Any of these cooking helps will make a great gift this year. Because we all know that good tools make a world of difference. Try a nonstick pan or cast iron Dutch oven to help transform you from a good cook to a great one!
Celebrate Your Favorite Foodie with Kitchen Appliances
Celebrate your favorite foodie this holiday season with a little kitchen love in the appliance department. You might just get to reap the benefits and taste test along the way. These kitchen appliances are a great way to make your chef's life much easier!
The pebble ice maker is definitely an investment, but well worth it if you love the ice in your drinks. An instant pot and an air fryer are definitely some of the best kitchen gifts for their convenience and cutting down cook time.
Color Themed Kitchen
Focusing on color themed kitchen gifts will make a great addition for any cook. Plus, isn't it much more stylish when you can find products in matching colors?
White and Gold Gifts for Cooks
White is ideal because it always looks bright and clean. If you love a light and bright kitchen, sticking with white accent dishes is a smart move. The white pairs nicely with wood too, like with the wooden handle and the cutting board.
Black and Gold Gifts for Cooks
If you or your favorite chef love anything that is modern and trendy, black and gold kitchen accents may be just the right gift set for you. This beautiful color pairing is shows off all contemporary designs modern and fun.
Mat Gold Silverware Set
What a stunningly beautiful cutlery set! Using these to eat will take your meals to the next level.
Black and Gold Utensils and Holder
Don't forget about the sleek design of this holder and the gorgeous cooking utensils. Set this on your counter space for a stylish modern flair.
Beige Gifts for Cooks
If you love a neutral theme but don't want to go straight black and white contrasts, a beige kitchen is the perfect way to find a compromise. Take a look at some of my favorite beige accessories below. These useful tools are awesome for your kitchen, whether you are the best cook or working on the basics.
Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls With Grater Attachments
These are not your typical mixing bowls. They are great for mixing, grating and make for easy cleaning because everything is contained in one spot. See my video below for how to use these!
Modern Ceramic Pasta Bowl
I love these neutral pasta bowls that look like plates. They are deep with a flair of modern. Just the right style for some pasta dishes!
Bamboo and Glass Jars
These chic bamboo jars are wonderful for storing food while tackling an aesthetic appeal. The bamboo lid forms a nice seal to keep everything fresh. And I love the glass design to see the ingredients.
Martha Stewart Kitchen
If you're looking to stay with a good quality collection, these Martha Stewart gifts for cooks don't disappoint. It's important to have pieces that are high quality and can provide longevity when you are working in the kitchen.
Cast Iron Dutch Oven
You can do so much in this 7 qt dutch oven. It transfers easily from stove to the oven and makes for very even cooking. It's available in several colors to match your kitchen items.
Wooden Kitchen Tool Set
This beautiful wood tool set comes in different varieties of wood. I especially love this walnut design in the sturdy olive wood finish.
Handy Tools for Food Prep
It's important to have some handy tools for food prep in your kitchen. I love to have several cutting boards around because we are always using them. There are so many different styles from farmhouse to contemporary. Fun fact, you can also use nice cutting boards for a charcuterie display. See how to make an easy one here.
And don't forget about some of these basic food prep items that can go a long way in simplifying your time spent in the kitchen. Let me share just a few favorites!
Triangle Roll Up Drying Mat
This roll up corner drying mat for your kitchen sink is a great space saver for those with small kitchens. Use it for washing product without getting water everywhere, or use for small dish washing and free up your counter space.
Snap on Pot Strainer
This strainer is super versatile in regards to being able to snap on to any pots, bowls or other dishes you need to strain. It's easy to clip on and doesn't take up the storage space of a traditional colander.
Reusable Silicone Stretch Lids
Avoid the cost of foil and plastic wrap with these easy reusable silicone lids. Stretch these over your bowls, pots or plates to help preserve food. It even saves on extra dishes. And just throw it in the wash when you're done.
Scrub Daddy and Stone Drying Mat Review
And last, but not least, everything is easier when you can actually find what you need in the kitchen. Is there anything worse than trying to make a meal, but you can't find that missing tool? Grab yourself a few organizers to make life a little bit simpler as you are working your way around the kitchen.
Bottle and Lid Storage
Fridge Drawer Organizer
Add extra drawer space with these shelves that are awesome for providing more organization space and compartments.
Expandable Utensil Holder
This bamboo utensil holder is perfect for avoiding all the clutter with your hand tools. Easily expand your holder if you need more space to fit the size of your drawer.
Looking for more ways to organize some of those kitchen gadgets? Take a look here at some of my favorite organizers for my drawers and pantry! Or you can see some of my past kitchen decor favorites I have loved using here.
Unique Gifts for Cooks
If you’re looking for a special and unique gift for your favorite cook, look no further than these great ideas. From clever kitchen tools to handy organizers, these thoughtful and original gifts are sure to bring a smile to the face of any cook. With a little bit of creativity and the right ingredients, you can show your cook just how much you care. Show your best people just how much you appreciate them with the perfect gift.
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