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Our Favorite Gifts for Moms Who Love to Cook

We rounded up the best Mother's Day gifts for all the moms who dish out huge helpings of love from the kitchen.

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mother and kid girl cooking and cutting vegetables on kitchen; Shutterstock ID 253719916Oksana Kuzmina/Shutterstock

For decades, we’ve been sharing recipes from the cozy kitchens of moms and grandmas who cook to show their love. This Mother’s Day, we’ve collected our favorite gifts for moms who love to cook so you can share the love right back.

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Spiralized veggies like zucchini, carrots and beets may just be the coolest thing since sliced bread. This 5-Blade Spiralizer ($25) means making your own at home will save you money. Plus, these gadgets make eating paleo and gluten free super easy.

Purchase here.

Start with these recipes that long for zucchini noodles.

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Smiley Emoji Pancake Panvia

Smiley Emoji Pancake Pan

The only thing better than pancakes is smiley-face pancakes. Make Mom breakfast in bed with this Nordic Ware Smiley Face Pancake Pan ($26), and she’ll be grinning all day.

Purchase here.

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What's for Dinner? Dicevia

What’s for Dinner? Dice

Sometimes, deciding what to make for dinner feels like more work than the actual cooking. Enter Foodie Dice ($24)! Just roll the dice to figure out the cooking method, protein, grains/carbs, herbs and bonus ingredients—plus one for seasonal veggies. Bye, bye decision fatigue. Hello, dinner!

Purchase here.

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Hands-Free Soap Dispenservia

Hands-Free Soap Dispenser

Mom’s meatloaf is, of course, the best. But after she hand-mixes in all of her secret ingredients, she could use some help with cleanup. This touchless soap dispenser ($46) is the perfect tool if you’re not able to be there with the soap assist.

Purchase here.

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Instant Pot Inner-Pot Liftersvia

Instant Pot Inner-Pot Lifters

If Mom loves her electric pressure cooker, then she’ll love using these gripper clips ($7) to lift the inner pot or steamer basket out as soon as dinner’s done. If she needs more dinner ideas, tell her to check out our favorite recipes to make in the Instant Pot.

Purchase here.

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United States of Cast-Iron Skilletsvia

United States of Cast-Iron Skillets

If your mom is lucky enough to live in Oklahoma, New York, Michigan, Illinois or Wisconsin, she can cook up a cobbler in one of these state-shaped cast-iron skillets ($125). New states are being added all the time, so be patient while you wait for your state to reach 300 votes.

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Do you own all of the must-have cast-iron accessories?

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Chainmail Cast-Iron Scrubbervia

Chainmail Cast-Iron Scrubber

Mom can clean her new cast-iron skillet with a super durable stainless steel chainmail scrubber ($17). It makes cleaning up even the gnarliest grease look easy.

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Tablet/Smartphone Holdervia

Tablet/Smartphone Holder

This handy Prepara iPrep Adjustable Stand ($25) makes cooking with a recipe pulled up on Mom’s tablet or smartphone super easy. It’ll hold the device upright in landscape or portrait at multiple angles, and the stylus lets her scroll without gunking up the screen.

Purchase here.

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Reusable Mister Bottlevia

Reusable Mister Bottle

Mom can use—and re-use—this non-aerosol bottle to spray her favorite cooking oils. The Misto Olive Oil Sprayer ($11) also works great for vinegar or lemon or lime juice, which will come in handy during salad season.

Purchase here.

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Stainless Steel Soap Barvia

Stainless Steel Soap Bar

Home cooks know that soap alone never gets strong smells like garlic, onion or fish off your hands.You need the Amco Rub-a-Way Bar Stainless Steel Odor Absorber ($9). Help Mom out with this kitchen-insider trick.

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Note: Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Kristin Sutter
A big fan of homegrown cooking, Kristin has been a writer and editor for nearly 20 years. She has mastered the art of learning from her inexpert riffs on other people's truly good recipes.

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