40 Kitchen Gifts To Give Your Favorite Cook

From gadgets to stylish supplies.


These are the picks every at-home chef or food lover needs, whether you're looking to gift some super handy gadgets and appliances or stylish accessories this holiday season. Equip your own kitchen with these essential supplies while you're at it!

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Brian Kunkelman
Berry Buddy

BUY NOW $46, UncommonGoods

This handcrafted, stoneware strainer has a built-in drip catcher and spout to make it easy to clean your fruit. After washing, you can keep it stored in the stylish container.

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Eres Measuring Spoon Set

BUY NOW $18, Anthropologie

The perfect gift for the stylish baker — measuring spoons with a chic, floral flair and a fun tassel loop to keep them all together.

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Instant Pot

BUY NOW $89.99, Amazon

The Instant Pot is one of the best-selling products on Amazon, and for good reason: one that works as a pressure cooker, rice cooker, slow cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, and warmer that you can also sauté in. What's not to love?

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pie plate
Uncommon Goods
"i eight sum pi" Pie Plate

BUY NOW $42, UncommonGoods

Indulge your loved one's inner geek and sweet tooth with this plate, which says "i eight sum pi" via a math equation.

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Stainless Steel Herb Scissors

BUY NOW $9.99, Amazon

Seasoned cooks know there's nothing more flavorful and satisfying than fresh herbs. Good thing these scissors make the chopping experience faster and hassle-free.

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Bistro Storage Canisters

BUY NOW $18 and up, Anthropologie

Give your loved ones a stylish canister (or the whole set!) to help them keep their kitchen counter clutter free and impossibly cute at the same time.

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Kim Strassner and Mike Pararas
Personalized Cutting Board

BUY NOW $159 and up, UncommonGoods

A husband-and-wife team in Maryland is behind these beautiful cutting boards that you can get personalized to make your giftee's prep work way more stylish.

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Mobile Kingdom
Avocado Joy Slicer

BUY NOW $9.99, Shop On Market

If avocado toast is your friend's favorite breakfast, get her this three-in-one tool that splits, pits and slices avocados. Genius.

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Llama Tea Towel

BUY NOW $18, Modcloth

Help your giftee brighten up their kitchen with this fun, pom-trimmed, llama-printed tea towel.

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Uncommon Goods
Oil Infuser

BUY NOW $13, UncommonGoods

This clever tool lets you bring new life to your favorite oil — just add in items like garlic or herbs to blend your favorite flavors and complete the transformation.

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butter churner
Butter Churner

BUY NOW $39, UncommonGoods

Nothing is more satisfying than spreading homemade butter on a freshly-baked roll, or at least we imagine that's what your foodie friend will say after receiving this charming gift.

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Joseph Joseph
Adjustable Rolling Pin

BUY NOW $19.95, Amazon

Here's the secret to perfectly thin (i.e. perfectly crispy) cookies. This customizable rolling pin uses slip-on rings to flatten dough to the exact millimeter.

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Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker

BUY NOW $89.99, Amazon

Cooking sous-vide isn't just for gourmet chefs. Equipped with Bluetooth connectivity (seriously!), this smartphone-controlled wand heats water to a precise temperature, even if you're sitting on the couch.

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Studmuffin Desserts
Marie Antoinette's Cookie Bites

BUY NOW $25, Stud Muffin Desserts

Let your friend have her cake and her cookies too with these birthday cake-flavored bites. Don't miss the other yummy options on the menu, like Key Lime Sublimes and Gluten-Free Jackie Os!

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Cat Printed Bowl Cover Set

BUY NOW $14.99, Amazon

These cat-printed bowl covers are the purr-fect eco-friendly alternative to saran wrap, and they're pretty darn cute, too.

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Cole & Mason
Gourmet Pepper Grinder

BUY NOW $44.99, Amazon

Yes, you could get that novelty set, but these precise salt and pepper mills do a neat trick. Adjust the bottom dial to select an exact grain size, avoiding any over-seasoned surprises.

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Garlic and Oil Dish

BUY NOW $45, Etsy

This dish has a rough center so you can grate your cloves of fresh garlic over it, then pour olive oil on top, just like they do in the Mediterranean.

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Digital Glass Steamer

BUY NOW $115, Amazon

Health nuts, this one's for you. Cuisinart's family size-steamer circulates heat from the top down for more evenly-cooked veggies, fish and meat.

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Alexandra Paliwoda/Uncommon Goods
Copper River Knife

BUY NOW $55, UncommonGoods

This handmade knife can do it all, including chop up herbs, pizza crust or just about anything else in the kitchen. Even better: its interesting shape will serve as the ultimate conversation starter.

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quarry cup
Philip Friedman/Studio D
Quarry Cup

BUY NOW $16, Jayson Home

These quarry cups feature a swirling pattern of metamorphic rocks and can be used to serve tea or as a chic tea light candle holder.

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Philips Smoke-less Indoor Grill

BUY NOW $279, Amazon

The backyard BBQ just came indoors. Get charred burgers, dogs or even grilled pineapple in the middle of winter on this countertop cooker. Bonus: The nonstick griddle cleans much faster than the traditional grate.

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David Lawrence/Studio D
Mini KitchenAid Stand Mixer

BUY NOW $199.99, Amazon

If they're short on precious countertop space, help 'em win back some elbow room with the shrunk-down KitchenAid stand mixer. And with 10 covetable colors, what's not to love?

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Gold Accent Mug

BUY NOW $26, Anthropologie

Yes, it is possible to enjoy a morning cup of coffee even more — with a mug this shiny and chic, of course.

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All-Clad Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker

BUY NOW $299.95, Amazon

This stovetop pressure cooker has four programmable settings (including ones for grains and seafood), a pot for searing and a smart timer on the interlocking lid — all of which help put dinner on the table posthaste. Under pressure? This cooks a four-pound chicken in less than 25 minutes.

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Scanpan CTX Frying Pan

BUY NOW $78.96 and up, Amazon

Scanpan's frying pans are broiler-proof up to 500°F, measuring from 8 to 12.75 inches.

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Lara Robby/Studio D
Tomorrow's Kitchen Instant Marinator

BUY NOW $27.99, Amazon

No need to fuss with a long marinade when Vacu Vin's Instant Marinator's vacuum pump achieves the same effect in minutes.

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OXO Good Grips Chopper

BUY NOW $19.95, Amazon

This chopper isn't just easy to use — it also makes for an easy cleanup once you're done cutting up those nuts and veggies.

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Smart Thermometer

BUY NOW $89.99, Williams Sonoma

There's an app for monitoring your meal from anywhere, thanks to the Wi-Fi Smart Thermometer.

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Adjustable Apple Corer and Slicer

BUY NOW $19.99, Amazon

Amco's Adjustable Dial-a-Slice Apple Slicer can slice an apple in two different widths, depending on the chef's preference.

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Cactus Citrus Juicer

BUY NOW $14.99, Modcloth

Who said juicing lemons, limes, and oranges had to be a chore — this cactus juicing dish makes squeezing the juice out of any citrus fruits totally fun.

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