Our top 22 gift ideas your favorite foodies will actually like.
For the serious cook who has everything. Joe Schrum creates one-of-a kind knives using recycled and reclaimed materials from Missouri. Price: $250 and up.
Reduce food waste and save space. Vacuum seal your extras in cut-to-size bags included with the machine.
Never struggle with a cork again! Electric wine opener from Cusinart. Price: $38
Every serious kitchen needs a serious food processor. Essential for creamy hummus and quick pesto. Price: $130
Good balsamic vinegar with the right balance of sweet and acid is hard to find. But Creede Olive Oil Company in Colorado makes some of the best. Choose from traditional or flavored. They even have gift sets! Price: 100mL bottles start at $9.
Some nights, you don't want to heat the whole oven. This Breville toaster oven fits perfectly on the counter and can dehydrate your favorite fruits or cook a 14lb turkey. Price: $400
Keep your avocados fresher, longer with the Avo Saver. The flat design keeps good contact with the flesh, preventing oxidation. And it's dishwasher safe! Price: $10.
Since the late 1990s, Anson Mills has sought to transform rice and other heirloom grains using sustainable farming and on-farm processing. Shop for Carolina Gold rice, grits, polenta and other heirloom grains and flours. Price: starting at $6 for 12 ounces.
Get up-to-speed and slow down with a sous vide precision cooker. This one from Anova is our favorite. Price: $64-$140.
A quarterly subscription wine service we can actually get behind! Give your friends the gift of 9 by-the-glass sized portions of seasonally picked wines. Price: $72/quarter
As seen on Shark Tank, this home brewing kombucha kit will have your friends fermenting in no-time! Everything you need, including what to do when the brewing is done, is included in the kit. Price: $45.
Because we all have that one friend that refuses to use plastic. Made from silicone, these food storage bags are easy to use, dishwasher safe, and can go from freezer to oven to sous vide. Price: $10-20
Your cookies will NEVER STICK to the pan again with this super premium non-stick silicone baking mat. Many have tried, but no other company has come close to the technology from Silpat. Price: $15-25
Vegetable noodles are all the rage, so don't leave your friends behind! Paderno World Cuisine makes one of the most highly tested and rated spiralizers on the market. Price $23
We don't normally recommend single use kitchen gadgets. But this garlic peeler makes getting those feathery paper skins off garlic cloves much less frustrating. Makes a great stocking stuffer, and it comes with a case. Price: $7
If you aren't drinking cold-brew coffee, you are doing it wrong. This best-value counter top brew system from Oxo Good Grips will change the way your friends take their morning cup-o-joe. Price: $50
We are all about cookbooks, and we have hundreds! But Milk Street really brings it with thoroughly tested and easy to follow recipes. The Milk Street Cookbook includes recipes from all-different ethnic cuisines making it one of our favorites. Price: $32
Stick blenders are a fantastic multi-purpose tool every home cook should have. Easy to store, this KitchenAid cleans up in a breeze and comes with 4 attachments for versatility. Price: $75
Not the death-trap your mothers and grandmothers used. Intant Pot has changed the game to get dinner on the table, FAST! Your friends will thank you, hopefully with dinner. Price: $83
Support local in a big way! Our very own Chef Jeremy Iacocca in Indianapolis creates custom wood cutting boards, furniture and other unique pieces. Price: Salt Cellars starting at $30
Give the gift of in-home weekly meal prep! Price: Varies