33 Best Gifts for Cooks – Treat the Foodie in Your Life!

Christmas and the holiday season can be a magical time for a chef. We have a list of helpful gift ideas for the home cooks and the folks who love them! I’ve curated 33 BEST Gifts for Cooks and done the leg work for you!

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Prepare for the perfect gift guide for your foodie friend or loved one—thirty-three holiday gift recommendations for the home chef on your shopping list.

Appliances

Every home chef loves shiny new kitchen gadgets to play with. 

First up is a milk frother! Be the star barista on Christmas morning and whip up cappuccinos, lattes, or matcha tea. 

Our Pick
Zulay Milk Frother

Making coffee-shop-style recipes at home is as simple as it can be with this milk frother.

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We use ours for Vanilla Cold Foam.

Yum! You can really create fun drinks at home with a frother.

A glass of iced coffee topped with vanilla cold foam.

Check out this fancy-schmancy Brewista kettle, which features an LCD panel with a precise temperature selection for sublime flavor

Our Pick
Brewista Artisan Kettle

Precise temperature control with pinpoint heat accuracy.

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The ultimate gadget that everyone wants is an Instant Pot. Why not get them Instant Pot PRO? This baby is a steamer and yogurt maker, does sous vide, and still makes the most delicious soups, stews, and super fast suppers.

Our Pick
Instant Pot Pro 10-in-1

Pressure cook, slow cook, sous vide, sauté pan, rice, sterilizer, yogurt maker, food warmer, cake baker and steamer.

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Another super handy kitchen tool is an immersion blender. Ideal for those with smaller kitchens and excellent for blending creamy dressings like this Cilantro Avocado Dressing and silky soups like this Cauliflower Potato Soup.

Our Pick
Mueller Austria Immersion Blender

The Mueller Blender Stick's powerful motor and sharp blades will blend any type of food into a perfectly smooth consistency.

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Another classic here, folks!

The Cadillac of blenders: the Vitamix.

Besides blending up smoothies, a Vitamix does pretty much anything a food processor can do, like make Homemade Larabars and these Sugar-Free Date Cookies.

Our Pick
Vitamix Blender

Create every course of your home-cooked meal – from fresh smoothies to creamy desserts – in minutes. 

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Something I have on my list is this soda stream. I’ve been reading up on magnesium and there is a cool recipe to add it to sparkling water that I really want to try.

Our Pick
SodaStream Sparkling Water Maker

Make fresh sparkling water at the push of a button.


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Isn’t this the absolute cutest mini-fridge?

There are a bunch more cute colors to choose from, too. How great to have in your office for your lunch and healthy snacks. Just plug it in! The price might surprise you too.

Under $50!

Our Pick
Frigidaire Mini Portable Fridge

This compact fridge is perfect for everyday use. You can store your lunch, drinks, and even baby bottles.

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Every kitchen needs an Air Fryer. Mine included!

This Air Fryer with a ceramic basket is on my wish list. Along with more counter space. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Our Pick
Yedi Evolution Air Fryer

The removable ceramic coated basket is PFOA-free, BPA-Free, lead free & cadmium free.

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Coffee, for one? Keurig has you covered! You don’t even need to open your eyes with this fantastic little beauty.

Our Pick
Keurig Single Serve Coffee Maker

Less than 5 inches wide, perfect for small spaces.

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Stay warm this winter, and grill indoors!

This Ninja Foodi Smart can do just that plus dehydrate, roast, and broil. Super-versatile.

Our Pick
Ninja Foodi Smart Indoor Grill

Indoor countertop Grill and Air Fryer that sears, sizzles, and crisps.

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Bakeware and Fun Kitchen Essentials

Presentation is everything and serving up your chicken broccoli casserole in a handsome ceramic baking dish will set a delicious scene. ๐Ÿ™‚

Our Pick
Staub Ceramic Baking Dish Set

Set includes 3 nesting rectangular bakers.

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Something you might not necessarily get for yourself is a good set of mixing bowls. Handy and useful. Nuff said.

Our Pick

Speaking of cute colors, how about this rainbow? I use silicone muffin liners for baking and making Peanut Butter Cups.

Our Pick
Silicone Baking Cups

Reusable baking cups in assorted colors. Ideal for baking, lunch/snack cups, and more.


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This cute kit of Christmas Cookie Cutters is for all of your festive baking needs.

And more cute mixing bowls! These are ceramic and colorful for recipients who love a bright, fun look in their kitchen.

Our Pick
Ceramic Mixing Bowls

The biggest one is great for food prep, fruit, popcorn, and making dough. The medium bowl works well for serving salad. The small bowl is just right for cereal.

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This marble rolling pin is a staple for rolling dough, and it is pure class in the kitchen. 

Our Pick
Polished Marble Rolling Pin

Designed from 100% marble and accented with sleek and smooth wooden handles.

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Speaking of class, here is another cookware set and this blue color is so pretty.

Our Pick
Ceramic Casserole Dishes

LEAD-FREE and NON-TOXIC ceramic that is anti-chip, scratch resistant, bright surface, and easy to clean.

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This pastry roller is so helpful! Made from smooth hardwood, the smaller sizes make these rollers excellent for pressing down oats like these Honey Oat Bars or these No-Bake Granola Bars. A good roller is convenient in so many recipes!

Our Pick
Wood Roller

Easy to use – The wooden rollers are in the perfect balance.

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Cookware 

I’m a fan of stainless, and this complete set of pots and pans has it all! Who wouldn’t love a sleek new set like this one?

Our Pick
KitchenAid Stainless Steel Cookware

Pots, pans, and glass lids are dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.

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If ceramic is more your style, this cookware set is pretty sweet—lots of beautiful colors to choose from. 

Our Pick
Caraway Nonstick Ceramic Cookware Set

NATURALLY NON-STICK: Our super slick non-stick pots and pans require less oil or butter for cooking and minimal scrubbing for a spotless clean.

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What about the classic cast iron skillet legend from Lodge? It doesn’t get any more durable than this! Great for searing steaks that then get a roast in the oven because they are completely oven-safe.

Classic Pick
Lodge Cast Iron Pre-Seasoned Skillet

Lodge cast iron cookware is the perfect kitchen tool for beginners, home cooks and chefs.

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Cool Stocking Stuffers

A set of quality knives is a fantastic gift.

Our Pick
High Carbon Stainless Steel Chef Knife Set

Made from German high-quality, high carbon stainless steel.

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This might not seem glamorous but trust me, drawing from my experience, every home cook loves a brand-new, fresh, crisp cotton dish towel.

Our Pick
Zeppoli Classic Dish Towels

With a unique Herringbone weave, they're ultra-absorbent, quick drying, and won't leave any lint behind.

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Oooh, the luxury! Treat those tired legs to an anti-fatigue mat. It’s non-slip, waterproof, and easy to maintain.

Our Pick
Anti-Fatigue Ergonomic Comfort Mat

The waterproof surface and strong durable material withstands the test of time and help keep their shape,even with extended and heavy use.

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Look like a professional chef in this apron with adjustable straps. Black is a great color if you are prone to splashing or spilling like I am. ๐Ÿ˜‰ 

Our Pick
Cross Back Apron

With a cotton strap that you can adjust.

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Look at this fantastic cookbook stand! I love this one that looks like a cutting board. So apropos!

Our Pick
Wood Cookbook Stand

Cookbook holder made from 100% eco-friendly fir wood free your hands when cooking. 

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Maybe a more antique-style cookbook stand is your jam? This one features weighted chains for those runaway paperback cookbooks.

Our Pick
Antique Metal Kitchen Cookbook Stand

Cookbook rest helps protect books, magazines, tablets and electronic devices from spills and messes.

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Speaking of cookbooks, let’s wrap up these 33 Best Gifts for Cooks with a healthy cookbook recommendation! Why not one from my blogging inspiration, Angela from Oh She Glows? Over 100 recipes using wholesome ingredients.

Our Pick
The Oh She Glows Cookbook

You'll crave every recipe in this awesome cookbook!

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If you’ve purchased any of these gifts, please let us know by commenting below. We’re always interested in feedback!

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