24 Kitchen Gifts Suited To the Home chef’s Culinary Chops
The kitchen is a space where families gather and memories are made – make sure that the memories your friends and family are making are good ones. Kitchenware makes a great gift for the person who loves cooking, and an even better one for the person who hates cooking. So no matter who you’re shopping for, be sure to find some practical kitchen gifts suited to their culinary chops.
Best kitchen Gifts
Soap Pump Dispenser & Sponge Holder
Doing the dishes might not be the most interesting part of the day, but with the right gifts at their disposal, your loved ones can make it the most efficient part. The dish soap dispenser is the ideal gift for the person that takes pride in a spotless kitchen, but hesitant to waste their hard-earned money on excess cleaning supplies. By dispensing only the amount of dish soap they need and capturing unused suds in the sponge dish, the pump prevents dishwater from running astray and ensures every last drop has a chance to do its job, eliminating waste while promoting sparkling surfaces.
Kitchen Safe Mini
Time spent in the kitchen is supposed to be family time. Whether they’re sharing a meal with loved ones or baking sweets with their aspiring young chefs, your friends and family are committed to devoting mealtime to those around them. Kitchen Safe holds those family-oriented individuals to their commitment and pushes house guests to strive for the same standard; By locking away devices, the family will find themselves free of distractions and gifted with the quality family time they’ve been missing for so long.
Anova Culinary Nano
Not every food lover is a skilled cook. Luckily, the Anova Culinary precision cooker is a master in its field. When worked in conjunction with the corresponding Anova app, this incredible kitchen gift takes on the role of chef, doing the work of a professional without requiring the pay. Controlling the temperature and the motion of the contents of your poor chef’s pots, it ensures food is cooked to perfection every single time. Anyone can serve up 5-star meals with the help of Anova, much to the delight of family, friends, neighbors, and best of all, you!
Chef'n Hand-Held Slicer
Healthy, delicious fresh food should never be limited to those gifted with high culinary skills. Regardless of their age or ability, your loved one can now get into the kitchen and serve the fresh flavors to impress and satisfy. With the help of a fruit slicer, slicing up finicky fruits and berries is efficient and safe. Multiple blades protected by a plastic cover promise to cut only the fruit placed underneath them. The chef’n slicer is ideal for those hoping to get in the kitchen with their young family without fear – or those simply eager to finish cooking and escape as soon as possible. Either way, it is an appliance that’s a cut above the rest.
Chef'sChoice Electric Knife Sharpener
Those that struggle to slice and dice might not be as unskilled as they believe; More often than not, poor cutting comes down to dull tools, not dull minds. An electric sharpener gifts every blade with the razor-sharp edge it needs to make short work of vegetables, proteins, and breads. An innovative 3-stage system lets the sharpener work its magic in a minute or less on almost any kitchen knife, regardless of material or serration. You don’t need to be the sharpest around to know that this is the perfect gift for your culinary-loving companions!
Napoleon Cutting Board
Cooking in the kitchen is high-stress enough, but when dinnertime heads outdoors, you know the heat is about to rise. Slicing up fresh veggies for burgers and kebabs is a tough task with limited counter space; Even worse, dropped pieces are a lost cause in the unclean, not so great outdoors. The gift of a Napoleon cutting board reduces the stress of your loved one’s next cookout by eliminating the need for any elaborate balancing act – once food has been cut, pieces can simply be swiped through the hole to the integrated bowl below, keeping every last bit pristine from the board to grill a burger.
KitchenAid Citrus Squeezer
When life gives you lemons, it’s time to pull out the citrus squeezer: fresh, homemade lemonade is on the way! With a squeezer gifted in both form and finish, it’s easier than ever to get every last drop of juice from produce. The built-in strainer catches pulp and seeds as your loved one juices to provide low-hassle, high-reward results for even the pickiest pulp-purest. Leverage is power in the world of juicing, and the squeezer is a sturdy, reliable kitchen tool that knows how to lever and wedge with the best of them.
What drink can’t be improved with the addition of some natural fruit flavor? From water to iced teas, your loved one can take every beverage to a new world of flavor with the gift of the fruit infuser. The strainer in the middle of the infuser pitcher allows the flavors of fruits and herbs to mix into a drink without letting any pulp get past its cage. Meanwhile, the solid glass exterior gifts it an elegant style while also supporting temperatures up to 300-degrees with ease, letting hosts serve their beverages at whatever temperature best suits them.
W&P Porter Plastic Bowl
Packing lunch from home is a major money-saver for those that know their way around the kitchen. A lunch is only as good as the storage containers used, though, so it’s worthwhile to ensure that your loved one’s Tupperware is top of the line. Compared to typical food storage solutions, the W&P bento box is far and away from the best option for the meal prepper in your life: it’s microwave safe, dishwasher safe, and secured by a silicone strap for convenience. The minimalist design of the lunch container makes this gift appealing to chefs of all ages and personalities, including the loved one in your life committed to bringing in meals from home.
Rainbow Titanium Cutlery Knife Set
That unique rainbow glow is more than just an aesthetic choice – that’s the strength of titanium shining through. These rainbow knife sets are premium blades that are up to any task your culinary legend can throw their way. Every knife in this 14 piece gift set is crafted of quality stainless steel and coated with durable titanium, resulting in a gorgeous, oil-slick finish that loved ones won’t be able to get enough of. Every kitchen needs a good set of knives in order to be considered complete, so why not make sure your loved one has the coolest, most unique, most durable set on the market today?
Adjustable Jar & Bottle Opener
Kitchen work shouldn’t come down to a test of strength, but with jar lids so troublesome, it seems only the strongest of the strong are able to harness every flavor they desire. The redesigned jar opener aims to put an end to the scourge of unopenable jars, relying on an ergonomic, stainless steel design and an innovative new form to pop every top. Gifted with an adjustable head, this opener is the tool to open the most difficult jars in your kitchen without asking you to break a sweat and is perfect for those with hand pain, muscle weakness, or an ego too big to ask another for help.
Sweese Large Butter Dish
Sticks of butter have your loved one in a sticky situation? Not anymore! The butter dish is a cute, rustic container capable of storing up to 4 sticks of butter in a no-mess home they’ll love. A butter knife is even stored right in the lid of the dish for your convenience, proving that the old-fashioned gift doesn’t always have to be an outdated one. Available in several bold colors to fit in every home, your loved one is sure to find a butter keeper that tidies their fridge and butters their bread.
The Kitchen without Borders
For someone that loves spending time in the kitchen, a cookbook might seem like an obvious gift. However, with 70 recipes compiled from refugee and immigrant chefs, there’s nothing obvious about the meals in this book. For the person that explores the world through its flavors, this inspirational cookbook makes for a fantastic first impression of Syria, Eritrea, Sri Lanka, and many, many more distant cultures around the world. And, with 2% of pre-order profits going towards humanitarian aid, it’s a gift that you can truly feel great about giving.
Joseph Joseph Adjustable Rolling Pin
The thickness of a dough is of vital importance when a person’s in the kitchen. Who has a rolling pin for every recipe, though? With the Joseph rolling pin at their disposal, it turns out just one tool is all your chef needs to get cooking. By adding and removing the labeled discs from the ends of the pin, your cook can determine the thickness of the dough that they’re rolling: once the Rolling Pin no longer touches the mix, it’s time to move on in the recipe! Don’t leave anything up to chance with a process as important as, say, making cookies – get every measurement right with a one-of-a-kind, four-in-one rolling pin.
KORIN Japanese Can Opener
Electric can openers are fine and dandy, until they run out of batteries or one of the moving parts breaks. You’ll never have to worry about those issues with this Japanese can and bottle opener from Ganji Kankiri. Just pop the blade into a can and let the built-in guide help you keep on track as you open. The blade is made of stainless steel and will hold its edge for a good long time. Made from one solid piece of stainless steel, with no moving pieces and smooth edges so there is nowhere for food particles to get stuck. This little opener is so sturdy that you will be able to hand it down to your grandchildren.
Kuhn Rikon Strawberry Knife
This neat little Kuhn Rikon knife is the perfect kitchen gift for a friend who loves gadgets, and fruit. The swiss army knife will cut your topping and slicing time of strawberries in half. One side has a fold-out knife blade for slicing and the other end has a little scoop that is the ideal size for taking off the tops while leaving the maximum amount of fruit. This small knife may look cute with its red and green strawberry pattern, but the blade is made from high-quality Japanese steel so take care that the only thing you’re slicing up is berries and not fingers.
PETA All-purpose Knife
For many people, cooking and working in the kitchen is a relaxing part of their day, but continuous chopping and cutting can strain tendons in the wrist. This Peta all-purpose knife has a unique no-slip handle that sits at a 90-degree angle to the blade, making it much more ergonomically friendly than a traditional knife. This knife would make a great gift for a family member who enjoys the kitchen but is losing grip strength or dealing with arthritis. Additionally, it would work well for that family member who is accident-prone as the handle design keeps your fingers far away from the path of the blade.
Kyocera Mandoline Vegetable Slicer
Using a slicer rather than a knife to prep large amounts of vegetables always seems like a good idea, until you can’t get the thickness quite right, or you lose the skin on your knuckle when the veggie gets too small. These are no longer problems with this Kyocera slicer, it comes with a handguard so you can use up the entire vegetable without risking your fingers. A dial on the handle allows you to easily adjust your slices to four different thicknesses and the grooves underneath allow the slicer to be hooked onto a bowl or jar for extra stability. Blades are a proprietary zirconia material that will not rust and stays sharp longer than steel. The best part? They come in three color options so you can give them out to multiple friends or family members.
Mini Refrigerator Door Lock
Anyone who has ever lived with a toddler will understand the appeal of this refrigerator door lock. This simple lock system comes with two adhesive-backed plates, no need to drill or hammer anything into place. Lock plates come with two keys and are connected by vinyl-coated, steel aircraft cables, no kid is going to break these cables unless you live with baby Hulk. Say goodbye to late-night pudding snacks and to milk getting spilled all over the product while your back is turned. This lock would make an excellent baby shower gift. While they may side-eye you now, they will thank you later.
Chef's Path Airtight Food Storage
Everyone has a Type-A personality sister or aunt who would be over the moon to receive this kitchen and pantry organization set from Chef’s Path. This bundle of seven dishwasher safe containers comes in a variety of sizes that are perfect for everything from spaghetti noodles to flour to cookies or even liquids. The impact-resistant ABS plastic lids lock on securely and will keep your food fresh while also surviving a tumble or two to the kitchen floor. The container set also comes with reusable chalkboard labels and a chalk pen for tidy labeling. What is more satisfying than tidy labeling?
Prepara Herb Savor Pod 2.0
Herbs are just better fresh every time, but keeping fresh herbs can be a hassle as they are spendy and do not last long in the fridge. The Prepare herb savor will extend the life of your herbs by up to three weeks. Just add water to the reservoir and make sure your herb stalks are submerged. Then pat dry herbs and refresh the water every few days. The pod’s futuristic pod shape allows herbs to breathe and receive needed hydration while protecting the leaves and being stored conveniently in any refrigerator door. Also, work great for asparagus if you’re into that sort of thing.
Prepdeck Recipe Preparation Kit
Meal-prepping has been gaining popularity lately because it saves so much time. This recipe preparation and storage kit from Prepdeck would make the ultimate kitchen gift for anyone interested in meal planning. This set comes with everything you need to prep several meals and then store them. Eight prepping tools, including a slicer, grater, juicer, all attach to the top of the storage containers for easy use and then fit nicely back into the kit and then the attached cutting board folds back over the whole set and keeps everything inside and tidy.
KitchenAid Queen of Hearts Stand Mixer
Let’s be honest, a KitchenAid is pretty much the ultimate kitchen gift. In honor of 100 years of making baking easier, KitchenAid has released this limited edition “Queen of Hearts” that is red on red and absolutely beautiful. This mixer comes with the standard four attachments, pour shield paddle, whisk, and dough hook, but as it’s a Kitchenaid, there are 14 additional attachments you can get for it. These machines have attachments for everything from cutting pasta to sifting flour – they are immensely popular for a reason.
Rhineland Angle Pro Sharpener
Sharpening knives is one of those kitchen chores that tend to get put off because different blades need different angles and techniques. It’s a hassle. However, putting it off only leads to dull knives and dull knives lead to cut fingers. The AnglePro makes sharpening any knife easier, and the angle gauge makes sure you are getting the right angle for your blade. With 3 options, either sharpen with the diamond wheels, gone with the ceramic wheels, or put a new edge on the blade with tungsten rods, this is the only sharpener you’ll ever need. It would make an awesome gift for anyone who hunts or fishes and needs to keep their game knives in top condition.