30 Best Gifts for Foodies
These gifts for foodies are perfect for the holidays. Dig in!
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Warning: These gifts for foodies are going to make you hungry. We all know someone who loves to embrace the latest culinary trends, and we found the best gifts for foodies (think gourmet olive oil, kitchen gadgets and fun merch). We recommend snagging one as a holiday gift and picking something up for yourself. Read on for the best gifts for cookie bakers, bread bakers and cooks alike.
Gourmet Hot Sauce
The best gifts for foodies are ones that indulge their tastebuds. Truff hot sauce fits the bill with their set of gourmet flavors, including black truffle-infused hot sauce and hotter sauce, as well as a white truffle-infused hot sauce. It brings the heat to any dish your foodie best friend whips up.
A fry pan, saute pan, steamer, skillet and saucepan all in one, the Our Place Alway Pan is every foodie’s new best friend. This pan boasts a nontoxic, nonstick ceramic coating that makes cooking—and cleaning—a dream (food glides off with ease!). We tried the Our Place Always Pan and are blown away with the results—even after a year of extreme cooking. The hardest part is choosing from more than 10 gorgeous colorways.
Their next kabob night is about to get an upgrade thanks to these genius kabob grilling baskets. They hold ingredients together with ease and leave the perfect, even sear. It makes a thoughtful grilling gift, too.
Mexican Hot Chocolate Gift Set
We’re always craving a cozy, comforting drink during the winter months. And this Mexican hot chocolate gift set will make that next indulgence even sweeter. It has everything a foodie needs for an authentic experience, including traditional hot chocolate mix, a red clay jug and a molinillo whisk. Wrap up these other hot chocolate gifts, as well.
Don’t waste valuable time in the kitchen searching for the salt. This genius salt pig tool sits on the kitchen counter and makes seasoning a breeze. Plus, since it’s made in France of high-fired Burgundy clay, you know it’s going to look good, too. Here’s why one editor loves her salt pig.
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat Cookbook
The award-winning cookbook by Samin Nosrat is the perfect addition to a home chef’s cookbook library. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat is packed with useful cooking techniques and tools for all skill levels, and the book will be cherished by any food lover. These authentic global cookbooks also make great gifts.
A pizza subscription is the food gift that keeps on giving. Every month, they’ll indulge their tastebuds in pizzas from around the nation, like Chicago deep dish pizza, St. Louis’ famous Imo’s pizza and Detroit style ‘za to name a few. You can’t go wrong with these food of the month clubs, either.
Say goodbye to disposable plastic bags and containers. Say hello to reusable bee’s wrap! The eco-friendly food wraps are made from beeswax and organic cotton. They safely cover and preserve everything from fruits and vegetables to cheese and leftovers. Don’t miss our review of bee’s wrap.
The Challenger Bread Pan
Serious bread bakers will appreciate a pan designed with their craft in mind. This cast-iron Challenger bread pan will help any foodie achieve picture-perfect loaves.
What’s that? A bottle of wine? Nope, it’s a wine-shaped box of chocolate truffles! These Christmas chocolates are the cherry on top of the best gifts for foodies. Decadent rum-, tiramisu- and cappuccino-flavored chocolates await. And for more sweet tooth satisfaction, consider these Christmas cookie delivery options.
Everyday Air Fryer Cookbook
We’re going to take a wild guess and assume your foodie friend has an air fryer. The second volume of the Taste of Home Everyday Air Fryer cookbook is filled with yummy recipes for them to try. From chicken Parmesan to mocha cupcakes and homemade churros, they’ll be treated to endless air-fryer recipe inspiration. It pairs beautifully with these smart air-fryer accessories.
Good Olive Oil
This Brightland olive oil set may be the best olive oil your foodie best friend ever tastes. Whether they’re whipping up a salad dressing or secret sauce, they’ll love experimenting with these carefully crafted petite oils. Plus, it comes with balsamic and Champagne vinegars. Talk about a thoughtful gift for chefs!
Help them sport their favorite dish in pride with this fun carbonara sweatshirt. It’s a cozy staple they’ll love showing off while running errands and hanging around the house.
Personalized Cheese Board
What’s better than a regular cheese board? A personalized cheese board. This pick from Mark & Graham is made from natural acacia wood. Adorn it with your foodie’s initial for a thoughtful gift. Pair it with these cheese board gift ideas for the ultimate gift for foodies.
Nothing beats the taste of fresh, homemade pasta. With a DIY pasta machine, foodies will prepare delicious, authentic pasta in the comfort of their own kitchen. (Tuck one of our homemade pasta recipes in for one of the ultimate gifts for foodies.)
Gourmet Snack Crate
Treat your favorite foodie to some gourmet snacks! This stunning gift crate is packed to the brim with all sorts of sweet and savory goodies. Plus, it’s available in three separate sizes for appetites big and small. Order the largest size for an epic family Christmas gift.
Here’s one of the best gifts for foodies and gifts for bakers alike. This fun-to-use cookie press baking tool will let sweets-obsessed pals create perfectly shaped treats in a flash. It includes 12 fun and festive disk shapes for all holidays and occasions. Start with a batch of spritz cookies!
Maple Syrup Gift Box
Take breakfast (or cocktail hour!) to the next level with this luxurious maple syrup set. Choose from a variety of gift boxes—each loaded with four assorted mini bottles. For an added touch, include your favorite waffle recipe with the gift.
Wine Sulfite Purifier
Keep wine fresh, fragrant and flavorful with this sulfite and histamines remover. Sulfites, which are used as a preservative, can affect the taste of the wine and lead to a hangover. But using this wand will bring that cabernet sauvignon back to its purest form. Here are more wine gifts that aren’t just a bottle of vino.
Hot Sauce Making Kit
Bring ’em the heat! Foodies can create their own spicy concoctions with this at-home DIY hot sauce kit. It comes with all of the ingredients they’ll need to experience bold new flavors.
Wine Lovers Cheese Crate
Wine and cheese are a classic pairing, and this takes it one step further. This gorgeous cheese crate has an assortment of wine-soaked cheeses, toast to pair ’em with and even a wine-opener if you want to add your own bottle to the mix. This Christmas gift basket doubles as a great gift for your sister!
Stuffed French Toast
Take breakfast to a whole new level. This decadent stuffed French Toast is made with challah bread and chocolate babka, stuffed with peanut butter chips and cookie butter and will definitely qualify you for Instagram foodie status. You can also get a blueberry version, or a combo of both. Ooh la la, indeed! While you’re at it, order up more Goldbelly food gifts.
Microwaveable Bacon Grill
Cooking bacon in the microwave? Perish the thought—that is, unless you have this microwaveable bacon grill. It cooks the bacon to crisp perfection and lets fat drip off so it’s even a little healthier!
Kombucha Brewing Kit
Fermenting has been all the rage for the past few years, and this handy kombucha brewing kit makes it easy for foodies to make their own. And it comes with a starter kit complete with kombucha culture, so they can start brewing right away! Shopping for other beverage fanatics? Don’t sleep on these coffee gifts and beer presents.
Ramen Bowl Keychain
You can’t gift someone a piping hot bowl of ramen, but you can gift them this adorable ramen bowl keychain to remind them that they should definitely go get a bowl of ramen with you. If ramen isn’t quite their thing, these other cute foodie accessories make wonderful gifts for foodies.
Foodies shouldn’t have to wait for a wedding registry to get some solid cookware! This sleek Le Creuset Dutch oven will not only last years, but it’s an absolute standout in the kitchen. Did we mention it’s one of our favorite Dutch ovens? It checks that box, too. And it also makes a great gift for mom.
Air Fryer Toaster Combo
It’s an air fryer! It’s a toaster! Wait, it’s both? This compact air fryer and toaster oven combo isn’t just a great way to save space—it also has 12 functions that let you expand your cooking horizons.
Top off your gifts for foodies with this dreamy denim apron from Hedley & Bennet. It boasts adjustable straps for achieving the perfect fit, stands up to anything foodies throw at it…and it has pockets. Here’s why one editor swears by their Hedley & Bennet apron.
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