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The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Food Lovers
We've rounded up the best Christmas gifts for everyone on your list, from the gadget lover to the gracious host to your pup. There's a present for everyone in Taste of Home's 2018 gift guide.
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For the People Who Love Your Cooking
Who doesn’t love a homemade treat? These food gift ideas (like Dr Pepper BBQ Sauce) are perfect for whipping up in big batches. Stir some of these up as a thank you to your gal pals, a holiday treat for friends or a gift for your neighbors.
For the Gadget Lover
Cooking a good meal doesn’t have to require loads of time when you have our top-rated gadgets—like this cookie scoop—on hand.
For the Multitasker
Help your loved one clear out the clutter—and make their kitchen more functional—with multi-use kitchen gadgets, like this pressure cooker.
For the Quirky Cook
Funny and functional, these kitchen gadgets—including this set of coffee stencils—happen to make some of the best gifts for cooks and food lovers.
For the Tech Geek
Here’s a handful of high-tech smart kitchen gadgets to make cooking even more satisfying, like a smart tea infuser. Find the perfect gift for your favorite geek—even if that’s you!
For the Baker
For the person you know who’s always baking, the gift ideas are endless! Think silicone baking cups, icing tools and a handy-dandy rolling pin.
For the KitchenAid Owner
The KitchenAid stand mixer doesn’t just mix, whip and knead. These genius attachments (including this veggie sheet cutter—hello, low-carb lasagna) make it the most helpful tool in the kitchen.
For the Newbie Cook
These go-to gadgets help with dinner ideas, cut down on prep, save space and make time spent in the kitchen feel so much more fun.
For the Gracious Host
When you’re a guest, it’s always smart to give your host a little token of your appreciation. Try these unique hostess gifts—from herb kits to cheese boards—that aren’t your standard bottle of wine.
The happy couples in your life will love these gift ideas—including this serving tray set—long after they say “I do.”
For the Fashionista
Dancing between sweet and savory, there are a ton of fashion accessories modeled after food (aww, it’s a doughnut necklace!). We can’t get enough of these fun finds.
For the Armchair Traveler
Heat up their kitchen with these tropical accessories. From hand towels to tea infusers, you’ll find something that fits their style.
For the Far-Flung Friend
From wine and chocolate to snacks and cocktails, here are the best subscription boxes to give to a foodie friend—or treat yourself, because you deserve it.
For the Locavore
Every state in the good ol’ US of A produces something special, whether it’s cheese from Wisconsin or peaches from Georgia. These are some of the best food gifts you can order (including a few you might want for yourself).
Finding a gift for the man in your life isn’t always an easy task. But if he’s an at-home chef (or wants to be) we can help you find something perfect, like this durable apron.
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For Your Teen
From Instagram-worthy treasures (like this felt message board) to cooking gadgets that’ll shine in the dorm room, these gifts are perfect for any teen (or teen at heart!).
For Your Pooch
Treat your furry friend to something special. Check out some of our favorite gifts for dogs, including chic collars, durable toys, homemade treats and more.
For the Outdoorsy Type
This campsite gear—from a cookware set to expandable roasting sticks—turns the great outdoors into a great kitchen. The best part is, it won’t even take up too much space in the car or camper.
For the Tailgater
They’ll be crowned Game Day King or Queen thanks to helpful and conversation-starting tailgating gear like this smart stowaway table.
For the Griller
What do you get the griller who seems to have everything? These great products, like this stainless steel smoker box, will help your favorite Grillmaster go beyond typical BBQ in surprisingly delicious ways.
For the Spa-Goer
Kick back and relax with some of our favorite spa gifts, like bath tea and rose sheet masks. Perfect for Mom, Grandma or your best friend, these presents are essential for chilling out.
For the Gardener
Looking for gifts for gardeners? We’ve rounded up some of the cutest (and most practical) gifts, including this harvest basket, for all those green thumbs out there.
For the Crafter
Got creative gal pals? From washi tape to a crochet hook case, these gifts for crafters are perfect for inspiring your maker friends (and even to grab for yourself).
For the Pyrex Collector
We found the best gifts for vintage Pyrex lovers (besides more Pyrex!). Discover some of our favorite presents—like retro wall art—inspired by those iconic designs.
For the Pizza Lover
Indulge yourself and your pizza-obsessed friends with these must-have gifts for pizza lovers, like this pizza raft.
For the Chocolate Chip Cookie Lover
Do you have a Cookie Monster in your life? Whether you choose cookie shot glass molds or the ultimate cookie cookbook, these are the gifts they need now!
For the Breakfast Lover
Eggs, bacon, pancakes, doughnuts—we’re here for all of that, sometimes at any hour of the day. If you know someone like this, these gift ideas (yep, that’s a doughnut shower curtain) will be right up their alley, ready to make their daydreams come true.
For the Butter Lover
We’ve rounded up 10 gadget-y gifts, like this pretty butter keeper, for the butter lover in your life—and where to find ’em. You “butter” start shopping!
For the Cheese Lover
Know any cheese lovers? Of course you do! You’ll want to get your hands on our best gifts for cheese lovers. From a marble and wood cheeseboard to a silly queso bowl, these presents are practical, fun and just a little bit cheesy.
For the Wine Lover
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For the Chocolate Lover
These scrumptious Christmas chocolate treats—peppermint cookies, gingery bonbons and more—are the perfect gifts for every sweet-lover on your list.
For the Burger Lover
Know someone who would eat a burger every day if they could? Buy them one of these gifts that boast both form and function. (This melting dome will change the way they think about cheeseburgers forever.)
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For the Doughnut Lover
Treat yourself and your doughnut-loving friends with this must-have gift guide of silly mugs, a doughnut maker, even decor!
For the Christmas Movie Aficionado
Pick up a gift for your favorite Christmas film fanatic (how about this White Christmas print?)…after you pass through the seven levels of the Candy Cane forest, that is!
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For the Muggle
We’ve rounded up the best ways to bring some magic to your kitchen with these adorable (and practical) Harry Potter-inspired kitchen gadgets, from wooden spoons to cookie stamps.
For the Star Wars Fan
We’ve rounded up all the best Star Wars-themed kitchen gadgets, like this Death Star popcorn maker, to help make your cooking and baking the best in the galaxy.
For the Celebrity Chef Fan
Who better to learn from than the pros? Here are the kitchen tools these big-name chefs swear by. We’re talking Christina Tosi’s beloved cake collars, Alton Brown’s immersion blender, Ina Garten’s sheet pans and more.
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