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52 Gifts For Anyone Who Loves Cooking

From a garlic chopper that looks like Dracula to a set of cat-shaped measuring cups, even Gordon Ramsay would probably get a kick out of these gifts.

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1. A milk frother that'll transform their hot chocolate into one out of a Hallmark Christmas movie scene. Delish., Amazon

I bought this recently and have been using it to make pumpkin spice tea lattes — I can't wait to test it out with hot chocolate later this month!

Promising review: "OMG, this milk frother makes my homemade latte taste like it was made by a barista. It was perfect. So perfect that I bought a second one for my brother who loves coffee to use. I've already recommended it to some coworkers. It has changed my coffee drinking life. This comes highly recommended." —Michelle Pirestani

Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in 17 colors).

2. An automatic pan stirrer with a timer, perfect for any aspiring chef who tends to get a little absent-minded while following a recipe.

the automatic stirrer in a pan

Promising review: "My husband loves to cook. We have two very small children, so while his meals are mostly yummy, they are also sometimes burnt. :) This was perfect for him. He's able to turn it on, run into the next room to save the day with a plastic bag and a washcloth for whatever blowout-esque mess I'm dealing with, forget he's cooking, run back into the kitchen frantically when he remembers, and arrive only to find the meal practically cooking itself. Best. Gift. Ever." —Jake the ChefturnedDaddy

Get it from UncommonGoods for $25.

3. A colorful set of salt and pepper grinders that'll look *chef's kiss* perfect in anyone's kitchen.

ShabbyhappyDecoupage / Etsy

You can also go for a holiday themed set!

Promising review: "These shakers are so fabulous in our new restaurant!!! They go perfectly with the decor because they are smaller than a regular shaker but not tiny! They are feminine and petite which is great for our French bistro. Working with Poppy was great!!! She answers questions, finished my order of 20 sets very quickly and kept an eye on shipping and informed me of any delays. She is great to work with, does a beautiful job on the product and I hope I can purchase from her again soon!!!" —Laura English

Get them from ShabbyhappyDecoupage on Etsy for $48.86 (available in 15 colors).

4. A Le Creuset cast-iron pan for the serious chef who has been dying to get the *perfect* crust on their steak but hasn't had the right pan to really GET there.

Sur la Table

Promising review: "Love it! Distributes and maintains heat perfectly. Cleans up easily. Is beautiful and enjoyable to cook with. Item was well packaged and quick delivery from Sur La Table. Feels like early Christmas present to myself??" —Cailin M

Get it from Sur la Table for $179.95 (available in eight colors).

5. A Mastering the Art of French Cooking book pin they can wear in honor of the, dare I say, greatest TV chef of all time. Love you, Julia.

a light blue book pin with the words "mastering the art of french cooking" on it in gold and a cute snail in the middle
janemount / Etsy

Get it from janemount on Etsy for $11.

6. A pack of oven liners to protect the bottom of their oven from any overflow/oozing and let them continue on pretending they're competing on The Great British Baking Show worry-free.


Promising review: "I expected to be happy, but I'm thrilled! Each mat is pliable and fits the entire width of my standard oven. When the mat is against the back wall, it extends up to but not over the front lip of the floor. On first use, pizza cheese and sauce dripped onto the front edge of the mat and onto that uncovered lip. The baked-on cheese and sauce slid right off the mat! Effortlessly! After I cleaned up the lip, I layered a second mat to cover the lip. These mats are so great that I almost want food to drip on them so I can show off how wonderful they are." —Artset Outset

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $13.99.

7. Adorable cat measuring spoons that'll make them want to stop opening gifts and whip up a fresh batch of cookies right ~meow~.

the measuring spoons with grey and white smiling cats

Promising review: "I got this for a friend who is a cat lover and it was one of her favorite presents and she mentioned her sister and friend were jealous and loved them too! They came well-packaged in bubble wrap and are so cute and a great price." —Lisa Meade

Get them from Amazon for $23.99.

8. Oven mitts they'll love ~beary~ much — especially because they're actually heat-resistant.

a model wearing two oven mitts that look like bear paws


Get them from Amazon for $21.88+ (available in two styles).

9. Or a brown sugar bear that is as cute as it is functional and'll keep their sugar from getting hard as a rock over time. When the mood strikes to bake something delicious they won't have to head out to the store for an extra ingredient.


Promising review: "After multiple containers for my brown sugar and continuously throwing my brown sugar away due to giant hard lumps, I began to wonder why our brown sugar never lumped as a child. That's when I remembered a weird brown bear in our sugar, After a quick Google search I found this! I soaked it in water for 30 minutes and then added to my lumpy brown sugar...two days later there is not a single lump in my sugar! Yay!" —Sneezeloaf

Get it from Amazon for $4.70 (available in three styles).

10. Momofuku seasoned salts from the great David Chang (you may know him from watching Netflix's Ugly Delicious) that'll help them bring all new flavors to their boring weeknight dinners.

Momofuku, davidchang / Via

This set of salts includes three different flavor palates *and* a portion of the proceeds goes directly to the Momofuku Bluetape Fund which supports members of their teams who have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis. David Chang and his squad worked for 10 years to develop these flavors, so you knoooooow they're gonna be good. My husband and I invested in them and, WOW, they are delicious. We've used all three (mostly to amp up grilled chicken) and I can confirm they make my tastebuds happy.

Get them from Momofuku for $28.

11. An ironic garlic chopper inspired by Dracula that'll make any chef smile and prevent their fingers from smelling like pungent garlic all day.


You can also use it to chop nuts, fruits, and veggies!

Promising review: "I purchased this as a gift for my friend who is a fantastic cook — she uses fresh ingredients almost exclusively — but pressing fresh garlic is a task usually delegated. No longer — Gracula is there for her. She uses him nearly every time she needs garlic (which is basically daily) and months later still makes a point of saying how much she enjoys the gift. I'm pretty sure she likes it better than other gifts I've gotten her which were more expensive/thought out, and I'm fairly certain it's what took me from 'good friend' to 'best friend,' but it be that way sometimes. Anyway, definitely recommended for people who cook with garlic and have a sense of humor." —L

Get it from Amazon for $17.20.

12. A bottle of Truff truffle-infused hot sauce they'll probably want to start planning their meals around — it's THAT good.

BuzzFeed / Hannah Loewentheil

BuzzFeed Writer Hannah Loewentheil is a biiiiiig fan of this delicious sauce:

"There's one ingredient that makes even my most average home cooking taste amazing, and it's this TRUFF truffle-infused hot sauce. I first heard about TRUFF on a list of Oprah's favorite things, and I knew she would never lead me astray. So I quickly realized I needed TRUFF in my own kitchen.

There are three kids of TRUFF hot sauces: the classic black truffle sauce, a 'hotter' sauce, and the crown jewel, the creme de la creme, a white truffle hot sauce. Look, the white truffle-infused hot sauce quite literally tastes like heaven, but IMO, the classic black truffle hot sauce is the most versatile and a staple in my kitchen. And while at first $20+ seemed like an absurd price to pay for hot sauce, this stuff is worth the price tag. I mean...truffles. And here's the thing: I've tried plenty of truffle-infused hot sauces, olive oils, and what-nots in the past, but they often taste overpowering or low-quality. TRUFF hot sauces are the perfect balance of decadent truffle, heat, spice, and a tiny bit of sweetness. Now I'm completely and most likely irrevocably hooked to this liquid gold. I slather it on pretty much everything savory from eggs and tacos to sandwiches and fried rice. If you're looking for a way to add flavor to your home cooking or turn basic meals into pure extravagance, you should probably invest in a bottle of TRUFF."

Get Truff from Amazon: the black truffle hot sauce for $17.98, the "hotter" sauce for $17.98, and the white truffle hot sauce for $34.99.

13. Cut resistant gloves — a must-have for anyone who isn't super confident in their knife skills and would like to keep all of their digits.

a model using the thick grey gloves to cut a steak

You can even pop these in the washing machine for a thorough cleaning.

Promising review: "After my husband sliced his finger on our mandolin I decided to check out these gloves. We are both very impressed with how well they work. The company who sells these is also wonderful — they sent a follow-up email to ensure that we liked the gloves and would have replaced or refunded our money if we weren't happy. The only thing I was concerned about when I ordered the gloves was if I was buying the right size. My husband and I have different hand sizes, but the medium is working well for both of us. And knowing that they would send a different size free of charge was wonderful. Now we don't have to worry about slicing off our fingers!" —That Author Guy's Wife

Get them from Amazon for $9.76 (available in sizes S—XL).

14. A set of LED light saber chopsticks you'll probably misplace in their utensil drawer but then have the opportunity to exclaim "THESE are the ones I've been looking for!" once they finally find them., Emma Lord / BuzzFeed

Promising review: "I purchased these for a friend's birthday present (he is a sushi waiter) and these are flippin' AMAZING. I ordered two sets by mistake, but I am totally keeping the second pair for another gift (or for myself!). These are sure to be great conversation pieces and attention-getters. Way to go!" —T. Redwood

Get two pairs from Amazon for $13.97.

15. An immersion blender from BuzzFeed's Goodful collection to upgrade your pal's kitchen gadgets and help them create smooth soups and and sauces in a snap.

a white stick blender, blending cup, and attachable beaters

An immersion blender was one of the first things my dad bought for me when I moved into my apartment. It's perfect for getting all the lumps and bumps out of your favorite homemade soups, sauces, and mashed potatoes (if you prefer yours to be smooth). It's also super easy to use and clean! This one also comes with an attachment so you can use it as a full-fledged hand mixer as well!

Promising review: "Was so excited about finally having a stick blender. Making a breakfast fruit smoothie with this blender was a quick and easy! Frothing milk for a latte was perfect and blending fresh herbs for vinaigrette dressing was great. Can't wait to use this for my winter soups and sauces!" —Karen Fox

Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line on Amazon for $55.99.

16. A microwave two-cavity egg poacher they can use to recreate their favorite overpriced brunch order in a snap from the comfort of their own home.

The egg poacher with two yolks in it

Promising review: "Great little gadget. Good stocking stuffer. Want to try omelet gadget too." —Target Reviewer

Get it from Target for $12.

17. Claire Saffitz's book, Dessert Person that'll inspire them to try out a whole slew of new recipes (and hopefully share 'em with you).

Amazon, csaffitz / Via

I'm still daydreaming about the gourmet Hot Pockets, TBH. In her debut book, Claire unveils over 100 (!!!) recipes like how to make Babkallah (a babka-Challah mashup) and a crispy mushroom galette in addition to sharing her pro-baking wisdom with us all. I, for one, can't wait and I know I'm not alone in this excitement!

Get it from Amazon for $17.97 or Bookshop for $32.20 (to support local bookstores).

18. Guitar-shaped bamboo kitchen utensils for your musician friend who moonlights as a chef on their off-hours., Amazon

Promising review: "This was a gift for my musician/chef fiancé and he absolutely loved them! We have not used them yet, but they look quite durable and also the design is great. I like that there are holes at the top of each one, so they can be hung on the wall if we choose to do so. Functional art! He left them out when we had friends over and we had quite a few compliments and people asking where I found them. Thank you so much!" —Ellen

Get a set of four from Amazon for $18.99.

19. A gourmet butcher subscription that'll ensure they always have something delicious to whip up for an impromptu celebratory dinner.

an array of meat cuts
certifiedpiedmontese / Via

You can choose monthly or quarterly deliveries to stock up the freezer as needed. They'll receive items like sirloin filet, flat iron steaks, 85% lean ground beef, beef tips, and more delicious cuts they'll be so thrilled

Get it from Certified Piedmontese for $100/month or $250/quarterly.

20. A handheld knife sharpener they can use to bring their most-used kitchen utensils back to life in a flash without destroying their countertop or cutting boards.

a model using the tiny sharpener to revive their knife

Promising review: "I gotta say this is the best sharpener I ever bought in my whole life. I got it today and brought it to work. I work at a Japanese restaurant as a sushi chef and I sharpened it at work and, wow, my knife was as sharp as a samurai sword! Even my coworkers were surprised and asked me to order one for them. Thanks for the product ! Now I don't have to use the stone or sharpen rod that much anymore." —Rodrigo

Get it from Amazon for $7.09 (available in three colors).

Check out our full review of the KitchenIQ 50009 Edge Grip 2-Stage Knife Sharpener.

21. A new set of nonstick pots and pans, free of toxic metals so they can keep on cooking without fear of ingesting anything they shouldn't be.

the pots and pans in their shelving in marigold
caraway_home / Via

I actually got these for my parents and they love them. Cleaning them has been a breeze, they love the deep coloring on the ceramic, and the magnetic pan rack has been a game-changer. The set comes with a fry pan, a sauce pan, a Dutch oven, a sauté pan, four magnetic pan racks, and a canvas lid holder.

Get it from Caraway for $395 (available in six colors).

22. And felt pot and pan protectors that'll keep their new ones (or old ones!) in tip-top shape.

grey foam inserts shaped like asterisks to insert in between pots
World Market

When my husband and I received our first set of REAL pots and pans from our wedding registry, we knew we wanted to keep them in great condition for as long as possible. We bought a set of these immediately. It's great that they come in various sizes so you can nest your pots/pans inside each other without causing any damage.

Get a set of three from World Market for $12.99.

23. A devilish gadget they can use to pull out pesky toaster trays or oven racks without burning their fingers.

a red smiling rubber tool with devil ears

I was given this as a stocking stuffer one year and surprisingly use it a lot! It latches onto any tray or dish and helps safely pull them closer so I don't have to reach deeply into a hot oven.

Promising review: "It is exactly as advertised. I have a double oven and find that sometimes there just isn't enough space between the rack and the coils and often burn myself trying to take things out (on the small oven part), this has greatly reduced my injury rate :)" —Megan

Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

24. A rustic wooden stand that'll hold their cookbook or tablet so you'll be able to follow along with any recipe hands-free.

the wooden cookbook holder that is somewhat shaped like a cutting board

Promising review "This cutting board style wood cookbook and iPad stand holder is very nice! I like the style and the convenience of having it in the kitchen. It doesn't take up too much counter space and works very well for my cookbook." —Jynnifer

Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in three styles).

25. A breakfast sandwich maker for those rainy Sunday mornings where all they want is a cure to their hangover but can't physically venture farther than the kitchen., Amazon

Promising review: "FAM. I need you to lissssssten. I would give this product 87 stars if I could. You'd think it would be one of those gimmicky kitchen appliances that barely even works. EXCEPT you're wrong. It's amazing. It's quick. Look. Lissssten. You put the ingredients in and about two minutes later your tummy is all like 'oh yesssss.' Basically. Just buy it. Purchase the sammich maker. You're welcome." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two colors).

26. Or a rapid egg cooker that'll make their breakfast faster than they can say, "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?".


One little machine that can whip up hard-boiled eggs, poached eggs, scrambled eggs and omelettes? Sounds magical! And let me tell you — it is. Get one of these egg-cellent appliances ASAP. Read our deep dive into the Dash Rapid Egg Cooker.

Promising review: "If you are on the fence about getting one of these, GET ONE. It really is as easy as it sounds to have a perfectly cooked egg, no guesswork. Just have an ice bath ready next to the cooker and let the eggs sit for a minute or two in there...peels come right off :) Makes healthy eating a breeze in the morning! Where has this been all my life!??!?" —rebecca

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in eight colors).

27. A tortilla press that'll help you take their Taco Tuesdays to the next level without going above and beyond their cooking skill level.

Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

Like many of you, I've been trying all kinds of new things while spending time social distancing over the last few months. My latest challenge? Making my own corn tortillas. Except, thanks to a handy lil' tortilla press from Verve Culture, it wasn't much of a challenge at all. The press is made in Mexico from old Singer sewing machines and other recycled irons! The cast-iron should last you, basically, forever so it's definitely worth your money. I still can't believe how easy they were to make! We used Maseca's corn flour (the bag has instructions on the back how to make the tortillas) and it was so simple. They came out *so* well I was beyond impressed with myself.

Check out my full review of this awesome tortilla press!

Get it from Amazon for $45.

28. A Little Tikes Tasty Jr. kitchen set so the budding chef in your life will feel prepped and ready to create some delectable faux treats.


Our too-cute kit (from BuzzFeed's Tasty!) comes with over 40 pieces of food and accessories, a pretend play oven and fridge, and has adjustable heights so kids can continue to play as they grow.

Promising review: "We were going to wait for Christmas but decided to bring it out this past weekend for my daughter. It's REALLY cute. I've seen other Little Tikes models but this set is super fun because it has little modern foods and cute emoji faces on em. It's adorable and you can build it into a shorter or taller set up depending on your child's age." —Emmy Nicole

Get it from Amazon for $78.99.

29. An 8-in-1 kitchen gadget tool complete with a funnel, a juicer, a grater, an egg cracker, a shredder, a can opener, an egg separator and a measuring cup. They'll never be without a must-have tool again!

the tool that when assembled looks like a bottle

Promising review: "It's one product I highly recommend it to everybody. It's very convenient and it takes up less space and I just sit it right on the counter and my kitchen and just grab it when I need it and it ideal for everything and it's perfect." —jennifer h.

Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

30. A reversible silicone baking mat to keep their baking sheets nice 'n' clean. Let's be honest, no one enjoys scraping pans for an hour after making dinner.

two baking sheets with white baking mats with circles as guides for cookies
Pampered Chef

The mat also features guidelines for how far apart to space your cookies so they won't melt into a lumpy mess (which has happened to me on multiple occasions).

Promising review: "Love this mat! The cookie layout is super helpful. The mat is easy to clean with a little soap and water. I use these mats for all things oven related and have seriously cut down on parchment and foil costs. We own two already and have two more on order." —Erin

Get it from Pampered Chef for $30.

31. A brass and marble serving stand that'll let them host a tea party the Queen of England would approve of — tiny finger sandwiches and all.

two marble circular tiers and a brass pole through the middle
West Elm

Get it from West Elm for $36.

32. A set of Kai Pro knives which comes with four different stainless-steel knives, a honing steel and a slim knife block, a great gift idea for anyone who recently moved or got into cooking at home.

the sleek knives with black handles

Promising review: "This was actually a birthday gift for my son. He knows I'm the kitchen gadget guy in the family and I have good knives in my kitchen that I keep very sharp. These knives have a very distinct look and I knew he would like that. He was very pleased to receive them and I hope they last him a very long time. He knows how to sharpen and take care of knives so I'm sure he'll enjoy them. It took me some time to find the perfect combination of price, manufacture and aesthetics for this purchase and Amazon did not disappoint! I recommend highly!" —Russell Williams

Get it from Amazon for $69.95.

33. Or nonstick donut pans they'll be so glad they own come the middle of summer when they irrationally find themselves craving an apple cider donut.


Promising review: "Bought donut pans for baking vegan donuts!! Amazon delivered them, gave them a quick wash, and got our first two dozen baked the same night! We baked a lemon with a lemon zest glaze and a pumpkin spice with cinnamon maple glaze! The pans are of great quality, no sticking, even baking and easy clean up! Perfect! Can’t wait to try some more recipes! So much fun!!" —J

Get a set of two from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in two styles).

34. A starter set of spices from Spice Tribe that'll help them take the flavor of their boring weeknight recipes to the next level with just a shake.

spicetribe / Via, Spice Tribe

My husband and I have been cooking at home now more than ever, so we figured it was time to branch out a bit and try out some new ways to improve our meals. We recently picked up a set of spices from Spice Tribe, a company that works directly with small farms around the world to procure their spices. The flavors are *unreal* and their website offers a ton of recipes designed to go with each spice!

Get a starter set from Spice Tribe for $24.99.

35. A floral tin recipe box from Rifle Paper Co. to help you *try* and help your not-so-confident chef buddy break the habit of calling their mom to ask "how long do I bake the cookies for?" since they'll be able to pull the instructions out as needed.

Amazon, Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

I have one of these and have surprised myself by actually using it over the years. Anytime my husband or I try making something new and it comes out good we write it down and add it to the box! This recipe tin comes 24 recipe cards and 12 recipe dividers. Also it's just super cute.

Promising review: "I ordered this for myself and absolutely love it, it’s even prettier in person! Larger than I expected too, It’s perfect! I’m going to order my mom one for her birthday." —MaddMom09

Get it from Amazon for $33+ (available in three styles).

36. A pastasaurus serving spoon they'll love as much as they loved Jeff Goldblum's character in the original Jurassic Park.

a green spoon shaped like a dinosaur

Promising review: "Pastasaurus has been my faithful pasta cooking companion since June 2014 and he looks as young as the day I got him. His teeth haven’t dulled and his color is still vibrant. I love being greeted by his toothy grin at meal times. We’ve boiled through a lot of pasta together too. Penne, rigatoni, fusilli, vermicelli — you name it, we’ve boiled it. We’ve also splashed through a rainbow of sauces, tomato-based, cream-based, oil-based, and he cleans up very well every time. Bonus, he’s a great hiding spot for Easter eggs!" —J.G.

Get it from Amazon for $13.32.

37. And a spaghetti monster colander to go with it. I don't know about you, but I'd suddenly want to make pasta every single night.


Promising review: "My wife received this as a Christmas gift from myself, and she smiles every time she pulls it out from its home in the cabinet. That alone makes it worth 5 stars in my book, but it's also sized nicely (just slightly smaller than a 'standard' colander), is made of very strong plastic, and has extremely expressive eyes which make for great handles. What's not to like?" —Gentleman Rock

Get it from Amazon for $18.20.

38. Iridescent stemless wineglasses so you both can toast to how delicious the meal your cooking fiend of a friend just made.

a textured glass with a gold rim and iridescent sheen

Promising review: "I’ve had my set awhile and they’ve held up just fine with hand washing, and honestly they’ve probably ended up in the dishwasher a few times too. They are so pretty! Every time I have girl friends over we drink out of these because they feel special and honestly, there days pretty things make me happy even more so. Absolutely love them and have given them as gifts 2x as well." —Lolo444

Get a set of four from Anthropologie for $56.

39. A picture-perfect Kate Spade kettle they'll probs want to display on their counter because it's just SO pretty!


It even says "whistle while you work" on the spout! I dieeeee for this kettle.

Promising review: "This is such a cute centerpiece for my stovetop. Not to mention it works great! Love that the whistler is soft and not overly loud. You have to be careful as the handle gets hot." —Kar22

Get it from Amazon for $51.50+ (available in seven styles).

40. A festive pie dish that'll slowly reveal a wintry scene of penguins in adorable winter garments as they serve up their famous pumpkin pie.

a red pie dish with a white inside showing a wintry scene

The pie dish also has coordinating ramekins, measuring cups, and a rolling pin.

Get it from Anthropologie for $42.

41. An ever-popular Instant Pot with so many uses they'll need to take a deep breath before deciding what to make with it first.

Instant Pots are having a MAJOR moment these days, so it's time to jump on the bandwagon and get your own if you don't have one already! This bad boy is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, and food warmer, plus it can sauté. I don't really think further explanation is necessary. Read our full review of The Instant Pot.

Promising review: "I've had it for only two weeks and I swear I haven't touched my stove or pans. So easy to use and so many functions. You can sauté meat, make hardboiled eggs, perfect rice and beans, and steam vegetables in a matter of minutes. The Instant Pot community is large and there are always recipes to be shared. So simple to use and clean. I've made anything from perfectly hard boiled eggs whose shells just fall off on their own, to soups, Mongolian beef and spaghetti! I am so glad I jumped in the instant pot bandwagon and cannot wait to purchase accessories in the future to make cheesecake and other things." —yestfl

Get it from Amazon for $59.49+ (available in 3-quart, 6-quart, or 8-quart).

42. Stainless-steel mixing bowls that'll nest nicely inside one another so they won't have to worry about where the heck you're going to store six bowls in their tiny (but efficient!) kitchen.


Promising review: "These bowls are AWESOME! Whether I'm mixing cake batter or cookie dough, putting together pasta salad or mixing nuts before baking them for hostess gifts this past holiday season, these bowls were phenomenal. You can really get in there and stir up the contents whether you're using a hand mixer or a spatula. These were a great buy and I am delighted with them. I honestly use them every other day and they are great to store the finished product in until you're ready to pretty it up for serving. Can't say enough good things about this set of bowls." —Ema Nnep

Get a set of six from Amazon for $24.99.

43. An electric indoor grill, so they can make mouthwatering burgers all year long whether it's 20 or 90 degrees outside.


Using this lil' grill is so simple a monkey could probably do it. Throw your meat on, close the top, and BOOM — dinner is served. It even has a viewing window so you can make sure your food isn't burning.

Promising review: "Seriously, I love this grill. Recently moved into the city and can't use my grill so thought I'd give this a try. Man, it's amazing how well this works considering what it is and what it costs. I really can't see why anyone would have ANYTHING negative to say about it. The first two meals I cooked on it looked fantastic and tasted even better. Seriously, if you've been on the fence about this grill, get off and just buy it. You won't be disappointed." —AdventureChuck

Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

44. A Star Baker apron to protect their clothes from flour, oil, and other debris that can usually be found flying around their kitchen.

a model wearing a black apron with the words "star baker" on it in white and a decorative flourish below the words
HumorStyle / Etsy

Promising review: "The print on the apron looked and felt to be on there really well. Just a super cute item for cooks/bakers who are a fan of the show!!!" —Andrea Lishen

Get it from HumorStyle on Etsy for $22.24.

45. An adjustable rolling pin that'll help them roll any dough to a specific width. I see a lot of "thank you" pizza, pies, and cookies in your future ;).


Promising review: "OMG! I have been looking for this my whole life! I make sugar cookies and I like them pretty thick and it is hard to roll them out evenly. This is PERFECT...and I mean PERFECT!! I baked three batches of cut out sugar cookies in less than an hour an a half!!! No joke! I was going to buy one of those cookies things with the side bars but they are over $50. This works amazingly well and the price is perfect. Great product!!!" —L. Stanley

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two styles).

46. Reusable baking cups so they can say "see ya'!" to getting frustrated while attempting to peel the paper off your freshly baked muffins and cupcakes.


And! It's way less wasteful and more environmentally friendly to reuse those colorful cups instead of paper ones!

Promising review: "I have always wanted to buy silicone cups because I love to bake (but hate foil and paper cups), so I'm glad I finally got around to it. These are perfect. They are fun and colorful, and despite feeling thin, they are very durable and hold up to oven temperatures no problem. I didn't have to adjust baking times, or grease the cups. My muffins came out really easily with minimal residue. A little tedious to clean because the crumbs get caught in the grooves, but not a huge deal. I just flipped them inside out, and scrubbed with hot water and soap. I would definitely recommend these for any baker!" —Paula

Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $7.99+ (also available in a set of 24).

47. Shredder claws so they won't have to suffer from burnt fingertips while trying to finally get a smidge closer to flawlessly replicating their grandma's famous pulled pork recipe.

a model using the black claw-like shredders to tear apart meat on a plate

Promising review: "Works well for shredding larger portions of meat, like pork. Plastic appears to be of higher quality. Sufficient room in the opening for most finger and hand sizes. The pointed tips shouldn't cause injury unless you're careless. I'd highly recommend the use of quality protective gloves; you're not only dealing with the mess of shredding itself but also, most likely, some elevated temperature food." —Legardi11

Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in four colors).

48. A batter dispenser, that'll let them create perfectly round, fluffy pancakes that honestly could be featured on the cover of Food Network magazine.


Promising review: "Finally a kitchen utensil that saves time, mess, and frustration! I ordered this because my 10-year-old daughter loves to make pancakes but she also leaves an incredible mess. She also loves to make cupcakes and that's even a double mess. Upon receiving the batter dispenser, my daughter took it out of the package and started making pancakes right away without my instructions. She loved the ease to make the pancakes in the container and then one click on the pan with no mess." —Jim Hudson

Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

49. A 12-piece set of colorful silicone cooking utensils to replace the likely half-melted, crusty, old ones they've been using since college.

the colorful utensils

Promising review: "These are SO cute and so colorful and bright, they make me happy. I have no clue what people are talking about being not dishwasher-safe... I'm WAY too lazy to hand wash these things so I threw them in the dishwasher and they came out just fine. Clean with no water spots. They're so sturdy and so cute and can withstand super high or low temperatures." —Bree

Get them from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in four styles).

50. Chrissy Teigen's Cravings and Cravings: Hungry for More cookbooks, so you can replicate her mouthwatering recipes for banana bread, mac 'n' cheese, or John Legend's "Frito Pie" (don't knock it 'til you try it).

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I *know* Chrissy Teigen doesn't have an actual cooking show (yet) but, TBH, between her constant tweeting, Instagram posts, and her IG stories, I feel like many of us are following along with her cooking journey! I have both of these cookbooks and have made many delicious things from them (the mac and cheese is SO good). The recipes are easy to follow and are fun because they're written exactly as Chrissy would explain them. Added bonus? There are lots of recipes from her mom and John, too. Go on, treat yourself to both copies.

Get them from Amazon: Cravings for $16.85 (or $9.99 for Kindle), Cravings: Hungry for More for $15.20 (or $15.99 for Kindle).

51. A sweatshirt that'll show off the Tasty recipe for spaghetti and meatballs they *had* to try after watching the video on a loop for an entire day.

a white sweatshirt with a diagram showing the different ingredients used to make spaghetti and meatballs
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Get it from Shop BuzzFeed for $34.99 (available in unisex sizes S–5XL and five colors).

52. And a culinary blow torch that'll make you the coolest gift giver EVER — mark my words., Amazon

Promising review: "This mini torch is easy to use with an adjustable flame. It's not too fancy shmancy, but it's not expensive either. It does everything I need it to do including lighting candles that have burned too far down to reach with a match. (although I know that's not its intent at all) Unfortunately it doesn't arrive with butane; but once you fill it, it lasts a pretty long time!" —Vero

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

The chef in your life is definitely going to give you a 5-star rating in gift-giving ;)

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