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The Best Quirky Gifts for Everyday Cooks
Funny and functional, these kitchen gadgets happen to make some of the best gifts for cooks!
Amazon / WHAT ON EARTH
Shark Attack Sushi Serving Platter
Oh my, California rolls! Sushi lovers everywhere will delight in this Shark Attack Sushi Serving Platter ($35), spacious enough to hold two rolls, ginger and wasabi, along with extra room for your dipping sauce.
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Amazon / Fred & Friends
Muffin Top Baking Cups
Serve up muffins in memorable style with these Muffin Top Baking Cups ($9 for 4). We’re filling ours with these S’mores Monkey Bread Muffins and okay, all of our most amazing muffin recipes. For best results, serve the muffins warm with a giant pat of butter, alongside a tall glass of milk.
Amazon / Kurt Adler
Star Wars Darth Vader Nutcracker
The kids and kids at heart in your house will get a kick out of this Star Wars Darth Vader Nutcracker ($23)—bonus that it’s easier for little hands to use than those traditional chrome and stainless steel versions.
Amazon / Doiy Design
Spaghetti Noodle Measuring Tool
Take the guesswork out of deciding how much spaghetti to cook with this clever Noodle Measuring Tool ($12). The gadget comes in Horse and T-Rex varieties, sure to bring a smile to the hungriest in your brood, all while making sure you cook up just the right amount. When the mood for Italian night strikes, check out our most fork-twirling spaghetti recipes!
Amazon / Wilton
Cookie Spoon Pan
The only thing better than licking the batter? (Yes, we know we shouldn’t. Yes, we do it anyway.) Dunking a spoon-shaped cookie into a glass of milk, or coffee or bowl of homemade ice cream. You can make that happen with a super cute Cookie Spoon Pan ($10).
Amazon / Fred & Friends
Mr. Tea Infuser
Simmer loose tea leaves in the Mr. Tea Infuser ($7), a guy who will look content in his steam bath right there on the edge of your favorite mug.
Amazon / HIC Harold Import Co.
Cast Iron Bacon Press
Microwave Steam Cleaner
When you open the microwave door to find that the last person who cleaned it was (surprise!) you, take a deep breath and grab this Angry Mama Microwave Steam Cleaner ($8). Good for a chuckle and a microwave cleaning sans elbow grease, this quirky kitchen gadget is sure to become a go-to favorite.
Amazon / Magnolian
Coffee Art Stencil Set
Whip up frothy winter treats like a barista with this Coffee Art Stencil Set ($11). The 38-piece collection adds a finishing touch to warm winter beverages like this Hot Ginger Coffee and one of our seasonal favorites, Fresh Apple Cake sprinkled with powdered sugar.
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