13 Clever Gifts for Anyone Who Loves to Cook
Surprise your favorite home chef with these unexpected, colorful and clever gifts for cooks.
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Whether they’re concocting a new flavor of creme brulee or caramelizing veggies, a chef’s torch will come in handy in your favorite foodie’s kitchen. This handsome model features an adjustable jet flame (that can reach temperatures of 2700°F!) and a child-resistant lock.
We know that your favorite home chef has their own set of cookware. But do they have this game-changing shallow wok? Probably not. Constructed out of U.S. steel and oven-safe up to 800°F, this hearty pan can handle almost any cooking task. More American-made cooking tools we love.
Every cook needs a stand to hold bunches of printed-out recipes or cookbooks. And why not add some décor to the kitchen at the same time? This cookbook stand has antique flair, and whether your friend has a farmhouse kitchen or a modern space, it’s the perfect fit. Pair the stand with one of 2020’s best cookbooks, too!
Whether your gift recipient grows herbs in the backyard or buys ’em at the grocery store, snipping fresh chives or basil is a breeze with these bright kitchen shears. In the mood for a dish that uses fresh herbs? Here’s a collection of 50+ recipes.
Pulling a roast out of the oven can be a hot mess if your hands aren’t protected. This bright pair of gloves lets everyone know who’s working with some hot cookin’! They’re also great for the grill—check out this collection of BBQ sauces for inspiration.
Keeping salt handy (especially gourmet salt from different areas of the world) is a cook’s secret to upgrading food on the fly, even at the table. It could also be a way to show personality—whether it’s a carved wooden canister or this metal-and-glass design.
Gift your favorite chef some flavor. This set of hot sauces and hot honeys add a little extra somethin’ to pizza, eggs, veggies, grilled meats and more.
No matter what kind of chef you’re shopping for, they’re bound to love this pro kitchen apron that looks like it’s straight from their favorite cooking show. (The pockets are great for wooden spoons, a phone or your meal plan journal.)
Bamboo is durable and dries quickly. It’s also sustainably sourced. This set of three cutting boards allows for lots of flexibility, whether trimming carrots or chopping tomatoes. Bonus: The drip edges are a dream, making cleanup a breeze. And don’t forget about cutting board care!
Take taco night to a new level. This cast-iron tortilla press makes it easy to craft fresh, homemade tortillas at home. Plus, you can feel good about gifting since each press is made in Mexico from recycled sewing machines and other irons.