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    48 Gifts For Anyone Who Loves Cooking

    Time to turn off Ratatouille and buy your real-life chef friend some holiday treats!

    1. 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.

    2. A quirky peeler that'll let allow any wannabe cook to ~monkey around~ in the kitchen.

    3. 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.

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

    Gray and white cat measuring cups with white ribbon holding set together

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

    Model wearing brown bear paw-shaped oven mitts

    6. 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.

    7. A cast-iron skillet so they can cook yummy dishes like rosemary chicken, pasta with veggies, and veggie fajitas. If they're whipping up dinner for a party of two, three, four, or more, this pan will quickly heat up large quantities of food. It also has great heat retention, so their meals won't get cold when it's time to eat.

    Penne with meat crumbles, tomato, basil, and cheese in a black cast-iron skillet

    8. A muffin pan decked out in confetti to ensure every time your pal bakes or gets appetizers ready it'll feel like a party.

    white confetti-pattern muffin tin filled with appetizers

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

    10. 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.

    Model wearing gray and white gloves while cutting meat with a knife

    11. A Tasty by Cuisinart immersion blender to add a pop of color to your pal's kitchen and help them create smooth soups and and sauces in a snap.

    green immersion blender

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

    13. 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.

    Model holding small black knife sharpener, while sharpening a knife

    14. A 12-piece set of ceramic cookware your significant other who does the majority of the cooking in your house might actually shed a tear over.

    the 12-piece cookware set with pots, pans, and wood cooking utensils

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

    gray felt pot and pan protectors in between stacked black pans

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

    devil-shaped oven pull on top of lasagna pan in oven

    17. 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.

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

    19. A set of silicone popsicle molds so they can make their favorite dessert right from the comfort of their own kitchen. Plus, it'll give them free rein to explore new flavor creations.

    person grabbing a frozen popsicle from the green molds
    pink and blue popsicle molds with two orange popsicles on a plate in front of them

    Promising review: "I have two of these now because they are the best popsicle molds EVER. The easiest to fill (no mess), the easiest to pop out (no running under water trying to get popsicle to separate from mold), and the easiest to clean (dishwasher safe). I make sugar-free juice pops, dark chocolate fudgesicles and, keto yogurt pops. So healthy! So good!" –Lisa W.

    Get it from HuBee for $19.69 (available in four colors). 

    20. An easy-to-read food scale they can keep handy to make recipes with the utmost accuracy.

    21. 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!

    Clear measuring cup with measurements along side next to rainbow-colored plastic cooking tools

    22. A silicone baking mat set so their salmon and asparagus meal can heat up well without causing a mess. They can place one of these on a baking sheet if they don't want to deal with drippings or moisture after an oven session.

    23. An elegant cupcake stand that'll let them host a tea party the Queen of England would approve of — tiny finger sandwiches and all.

    white three-tier cupcake stand with pink and white frosted chocolate cupcakes

    24. An electric indoor s'mores maker, because a treat as tasty as this shouldn't only be enjoyed in the summertime.

    25. Or a non-stick donut pan they'll be so glad they own come the middle of winter when they irrationally find themselves craving an apple cider donut.

    26. A ceramic "Grate Plate" for all of their garlic, ginger, and citrus grating needs. It's fully equipped with a silicone garlic peeler and a wooden handle gathering brush, so no flavorful bit will go unused! 

    A blue hexagon-shaped plate with a grated surface with grated garlic on top
    The plate used to crush ginger
    The Grate Plate/Etsy

    The Grate Plate is an Oregon-based, mother and daughter–owned Etsy shop established in 2016 that specializes in colorful, handmade graters.

    And for major bonus points, these are dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "So excited to gift this to my sister! She loves to cook, but also ends up grating her fingers fairly often, so this was the perfect solution. It is of great quality, the color is beautiful, and the packaging protected it during shipping (and, as a bonus, all I need to do is seal the box back up and wrap it for the holidays)." —Meg

    Get it from The Grate Plate on Etsy for $31.99 (available in 19 colors).

    27. A clip-on colander that'll be incredibly helpful if they're draining pasta with one hand. It easily fits on round pots and pans and gently lets water out. They won't have to worry about rotini or ravioli pieces falling in the sink anymore.

    Model uses silver pot with clip-on green strainer to strain water out of a batch of pasta in a sink

    28. And a pasta and salad monster serving spoon that's way cooler than a basic cooking utensil. I don't know about you, but I'd suddenly want to make pasta every single night.

    Reviewer image of yellow serving spatulas with monster eyes at the end next to box of pasta

    29. A set of four waterfall champagne flutes so you both can toast to how delicious the meal your cooking fiend of a friend just made.

    Set of four light blue and clear champagne glasses with gold accents

    30. An electric food chopper to cut down your roomie's meal prep time so you can spend those precious hours binge-watching Friends together for the hundredth time instead.

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

    32. A monogrammed tile-style mug that'll make their morning cup o' Joe feel all the more special (and unmistakable). 

    four monogrammed tile mugs, three with the letters A, B, and C showing

    Promising review: "I love the style and look of these elegant! I first purchased two for my husband and myself and ended up purchasing for all four of my kids to be able to enjoy hot cocoa or tea with us. I hand-wash and don't microwave in them just to be safe and extend the life of them. Love!" –NeeHi

    Get it from Anthropologie for $14 (available in 22 letters). 

    33. 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.

    34. 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.

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