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    35 Mother's Day Gifts For Moms Who Love To Cook

    Your mom deserves the best — and sometimes that looks like a floral recipe tin or an entire pizza oven.

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    1. A floral tin recipe box from Rifle Paper Co. to help them *try* and break the habit of writing their recipes on bits of paper or saving torn out pages of magazines then popping them into in a plastic bag for "safekeeping." This can't possibly just be my mom, right?

    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).

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

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

    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 $27.50+ (available in three styles).

    3. Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Table, Volume 2, perfect for the mom who not only watched every episode of Fixer Upper and has filled her house with Magnolia Home furniture, but who has also already cooked their way through the first edition of the book. Keep the good eats comin'!

    joanna gaines on the cover of her book
    William Morrow & Company

    If your mom hasn't read the first book yet, you can also pick that one up here and make it a fun pair!

    Get it from Amazon for $17 or Bookshop for $32.20 (to support local bookstores).

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

    the cat measuring spoons
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I got this for a friend who is a cat lover and it was one of her favorite presents. 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 $17.86.

    5. A mandolin with 30 different cut options they can use to create one of those Food Network-worthy vegetable platters shaped like a flower or a rainbow — so fun!

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "This item is amazing for both its safety features and ease of use. I am a bit of a kitchen klutz and feel completely at ease and fearless with this device. I made my own potato chips — I sliced with my Dash mandolin and cooked in my Dash air fryer. The tasted just like the ones i get from my favorite Portuguese restaurant but I’m hoping they are much healthier. I honestly think this is a must have for all at home chefs." —Dawn

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in four colors).

    6. A dish towel that'll recreate a handwritten version of a meaningful recipe one of their parents or grandparents made, so special they may even tear up over how thoughtful you were while choosing a gift.

    a tea towel with a recipe transffered onto it
    FlatlandsBoutique / Etsy

    Promising review: "Tracey did an awesome job with the tea towels that I ordered! Even some of the discoloration from my grandmother’s recipe cards came through on the print! So authentic and amazing! She even sent me pictures of the final product before shipping them out to me! I have passed your name along to friends interested in having a similar gift made. Thank you so much!!!" —Aerdna Draeb-Nosdrahcir

    Get it from FlatlandsBoutique on Etsy for $14.50.

    7. A handheld knife sharpener to bring their most-used kitchen utensils back to life in a flash without destroying the countertop or cutting boards. Bobby Flay would be proud.

    someone using the small, handheld knife sharpener
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Buying this knife sharpener has changed my life! I used to burn water, but now I'm on par with chefs like Gordon Ramsay! My knives are so sharp that I could cut off a finger and would not even notice. Paper thin tomatoes and onions for a tuna fish sandwich? Not a problem! Thank you KitchenIQ, my life will never be the same." —J.W.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four colors).

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

    8. A pasta machine that'll help them create the Sunday Funday of their carb-loving dreams.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this as a pick me up gift for my mom who lives out of state. She was getting bored and lonely and worried throughout the Covid situation. This has been the perfect gift for her. She now loves making pasta and she sends me pictures of what she has made and it is beautiful! She says it is delicious as well. She is very happy with this purchase and therefor, so am I!" —Deniece Beekman

    Get it from Amazon for $67.99.

    9. Our Place's "Always Pan," which is designed to replace eight additional pieces of cookware — your mom and her kitchen cabinets will thank you.

    a model holding the matte sage green pan with a wooden handle and a lid
    ourplace / Via instagram.com

    This single pan can replace your frying pan, sauté pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, non-stick pan, spatula, and spoon rest.

    Promising review: "This pan is EVERYTHING! I went from making pasta in the basket to steaming broccoli in it and then finishing my meal in there. Then I forgot about cleaning it because I’m lazy and the non-stick cleaned up so easily. The sponge they include is incredible, I do all my dishes with it now. Also it looks really cute sitting on my stove all day." —Darby S.

    Get it from Our Place for $145 (available in six colors).

    10. A culinary blow torch so they can *finally* make their own baked Alaska after watching various chefs do it on TV for years.

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    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 $18.99.

    11. An AeroGarden for their countertop so they can grow their own herbs to take their recipes to the next level — whether they have a green thumb or not.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I purchased this as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend's sister-in-law who lamented not having a green thumb. In the two months that the sis-in-law has had the AeroGarden, the growth has been tremendous. I'm constantly in awe when she sends me pics of the new growth." —Mary A. Walls

    Get it from Amazon for $99.97+ (available in three styles).

    12. 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!

    a measuring cup with other gadgets stacked on top of it as well as a bottle top that's actually a funnel, making the entire product look like a colorful plastic bottle
    Amazon

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

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

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

    the automatic stirrer in a pan
    UncommonGoods

    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.

    14. And bicycle-inspired pizza cutter you should probably get for them if they religiously order a pie or two every weekend (ahem, me) or actually already own a pizza oven like the one I previously mentioned.

    Amazon

    I have this pizza cutter and while I could've easily gotten a standard one to do the same job, this one brings me joy *and* works well. Can't ask for much more than that!

    Promising review: "So cute and beautiful at the same time!! Sharp and cut the pizza like butter. Bought as a gift and will definitely buy again!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $22.88.

    15. A set of three fermentation lids they can use with an array of jars to bring some scientific fun into their next cooking sesh. They'll be making pickles and kimchi in no time at all!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am a first-time fermenter and was very pleased with this kit. I made dill pickles and some mixed veggies (cauliflower, carrots, onions, and green beans). They all turned out yummy. I used half gallon jars and the glass weights, and didn't have any mold problems! I was not prepared for the smells though. Love this product as it makes it so easy to get some tasty probiotics into your gut." —Claudia Turner

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    16. A "Best of BBQ" sampler pack from Pig of the Month that'll impress the socks off of your meat-loving mom who enjoys nothing more than cookin' up a rack of ribs.

    sliders, pulled pork, bbq sauce, and ribs
    Pig of the Month

    Pig of the Month is a woman-owned small business run out of Dayton, OH. This sampler set comes with two racks of Memphis-style baby back ribs (two pounds per rack), one pound of pulled pork, one pound of pulled chicken, and a bottle of Memphis BBQ sauce.

    Get it from Pig of the Month for $85.

    17. A magical plate set for the Disney Mom in your life who would love nothing more than to whip up a batch of Mickey waffles for you every single morning and serve 'em on these.

    a set of four plates one has a tiki room bird on it, another has cinderella castle, annother is the rabbit from alice in wonderland in a teacup, and the last one dumbo
    shopDisney

    Promising review: "I’m so happy I bought two sets of these adorable dishes. They are dessert size and perfect for fun celebrations. I just love them so much. Beautiful illustration and the colors are so fun!!" —Marleywood

    Get it from shopDisney for $34.99.

    18. An air fryer (from the makers of the INSTANT POT!!), perfect for anyone who hasn't always been a big fan of leftovers but wants to make the most of all their delicious homemade meals. Best of all? They can crisp up their fave foods without all that oil.

    Hannah Loewentheil / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Hannah Loewentheil finally caved and bought an air fryer while in quarantine, and she's glad she did:

    "I'd been contemplating buying an air fryer for quite some time, but it wasn't until I found myself cooking every night with my family due to COVID-19 that I finally decided it was the right time to get one. Friends of mine were raving about their new Instant Vortex Plus 6-in-1 Air Fryer, so after reading similar feedback on Amazon, I decided it looked like a winner. And it happens to be made by the same company that makes the crowd-favorite Instant Pot. I figured I would be using this appliance primarily as air air fryer, but as an added bonus, it can also roast, broil, bake, re-heat, and dehydrate food.

    I've had this air fryer for about three weeks now, and I can honestly say it's become the hero of my kitchen. It preheats quickly, it's large enough to hold a good amount of food at once, it's easy to clean, and it makes food taste crispy on the outside and moist on the inside without any oil. I've been using my air fryer to make vegetables just about every night and it makes them taste so good. If you're cooking for kids, picky eaters, or you just don't get so excited about eating vegetables, the air fryer could be perfect for you. If you like chicken, the air fryer might change your life, and I don't mean that to be dramatic. The air fryer produces restaurant-quality chicken that tastes absurdly decadent, except there's no oil involved in the cooking — just air. We also tried making sesame chicken in the air fryer using boneless skinless chicken thighs. The sesame chicken tasted almost identical to my favorite Chinese takeout, and it had nothing to do with my cooking skills. Thanks to the air fryer, the chicken gets so crispy. I couldn't believe I made this at home!!"

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99.

    Check out the full review, plus some air fryer recipe suggestions for more!

    19. Oven mitts to match their kitchen's neutral aesthetic and remind them it's never a good idea to remove the tray from the toaster with their actual fingers — the Bagel Bites will still be there, jeez!

    two of the linen oven mitts hanging
    DylanHomeGoods / Etsy

    DylanHomeGoods is a small business run out of Los Angeles that specializes in handmade household products.

    Promising review: "Fantastic handmade linen kitchen gloves! They are incredibly high quality and a perfect addition to our kitchen. Absolutely love them and can't wait to order more from this shop." —Karissa Barney

    Get a single mitt from DylanHomeGoods on Etsy for $16.50.

    20. A 52-piece cake decorating set your mom will be absolutely delighted over — they can *finally* whip up one of those adorable unicorn cakes for fun.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "All around 5 STARS! Great price, super easy to use — even for a first-timer like myself! Everyone complimented the cake and thought the grandma who usually makes them made this one. I would definitely buy this again if needed or gift it if I knew anyone looking into baking." —Kev&Britt

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

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

    spicetribe / Via instagram.com, 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.

    22. An embossed floral rolling pin to jazz-up their go-to butter cookie recipe and impress the pants off of anyone who eats 'em.

    cookies made from the floral rolling pin
    RollingPin13 / Etsy

    RollingPin13 is a small business that makes an array of playful rolling pins.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this rolling pin, it really made my great-great-grandmother's recipe molasses cookies look so much prettier. I think it will be be nice for making fairy tea cookies with my children as well. Shipped quickly and nice packaging." —Summer Wood

    Get it from RollingPin13 on Etsy for $17.15.

    23. An ironic garlic chopper inspired by Dracula to make them smile and prevent their fingers from smelling like pungent garlic all day.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    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 $19.

    24. An apron with built-in oven mitts and a sewn-in conversion chart that'll protect their clothes while they whip up your favorite meals whenever you visit.

    Food52

    Promising review: "I love this apron! I’m a petite 5'3" and get why some similar-sized people may feel it’s too big but I love the way it fits. It’s a heavier weight which makes it feel like a lot on my small frame at first but I don’t mind the extra length and feel very protected. Pot holder pockets still work length-wise for me and I have not gotten a stain or ruined my actual clothing since I got this. Maybe I’m a messier cook than most but other thinner, smaller aprons didn’t provide the same protection. It’s a bonus that it fits my tall husband too." —Caroline F.

    Get it from Food52 for $45 (available in one size and four colors).

    25. A pack of oven liners to protect the bottom of their oven from the river of cheese that sometimes escapes from their prized casserole.

    the oven liner covered in goo on the bottom of an oven
    Amazon

    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.

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

    a set of dark blue colored pans hanging from a pole
    caraway_home / Via instagram.com

    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 five colors).

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

    Amazon

    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 $11.49 (available in sizes S—XL).

    28. An OXO dusting wand that'll transform their cakes and pies into a sugary work of art. Hope you've got your camera ready — your mom is gonna want to post the final product on Facebook.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Absolutely LOVE this little dusting gadget. If you want to sprinkle powdered sugar on cookies/cannolis — PERFECT! Want to sprinkle your cake pan with flour — PERFECT! Making Tiramisu and want to dust it with cocoa powder — PERFECT! Awesome little tool." —Cheryl

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    29. A too-cute egg white separator they'll be *egg-cited* to use whether you're prepping an omelet or baking a cake.

    a ceramic egg shell shaped chick with little wings and a beak
    ColorfulCottonCandy / Etsy

    ColorfulCottonCandy is a small business run out of Hong Kong.

    Promising review: "Item was very well packaged, it was cute and well made. Can’t wait to use it. 😍Candy, the seller, was fantastic at communicating/providing shipping updates. 🤩 Looking forward to seeing new products get added to the shop. Will be buying again with no hesitation. " —Yvonne

    Get it from ColorfulCottonCandy on Etsy for $13.40+ (available in two colors).

    30. A set of stackable fridge drawers that'll seem like an odd gift at first but have her praising you for being so thoughtful when she sees how easy it'll be to grab precisely the ingredients she needs at any given time.

    reviewer's fridge with food organized in each shelf
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Excellent organization system! I once opened the fridge often, always looking for something I hadn't seen the last time I checked. The thing is — I often found something new because it just wasn't organized in a functional way. Now, with this system, I find what I'm looking for the first time. And when a bin is empty, I know I need to buy more of that product and just ask my smart home to add that item to my shopping list. Very grateful for the sense of calm and control that this fridge organization system has given me, and for all of the food that is no longer going bad in the back of the fridge!" —Chelsea T.

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $36.53.

    31. A rapid egg cooker that'll help them make breakfast faster than you can say, "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?"

    Amazon, amazon.com

    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.

    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 $18.69+ (available in six colors).

    Check out our deep dive into the Dash Rapid Egg Cooker.

    32. A Baby Yoda dishwasher magnet to help them remember whether they have a clean plates ready to go for when their most recent dessert is ready to be served.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Who doesn't love Baby Yoda? I was tired of my husband saying he didn't know if they were clean or not and with us being Star Wars fans I had to go with this design — it's just adorable!" —Melsa

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in two styles).

    33. 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

    Promising review: "If you are new to hot sauce in general, or looking for a safe thing to try or gift to an enthusiast in your life, give the original bottle a try. If you handle heat well and are looking to venture into flavor country, the Red Bottle is life changing. Truff is an experience that all hot sauce enthusiasts to try at least once." —Spacemonkey

    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.

    34. A lemon squeezer they can use to literally live out the old saying "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Just picture them sipping on a freshly squeezed glass while basking in the sun. Simply divine.

    a yellow and green lemon squeezer
    Amazon

    My mom got one of these and continues to rave about it to me each time she uses it. I wasn't sure what all the hype was about until I watched how easily she was able to squeeze a slew of lemons for a recipe she was working on. Easy peasy lemon squeezy.

    Promising review: "This thing changed my life! We have a very high yielding lemon tree and I dreaded the though of hand squeezing hundreds of lemons this year. This tool makes it effortless to get all the juice out of citrus. I ordered one for my mom who has arthritis in her wrists and she loves it too." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in eight styles).

    35. And colorful garden markers that'll make any Plant Mom/chef smile from ear-to-ear, especially if they're the type to pot a bunch of herbs and promptly forget which ones they put where.

    Magpiemischief / Etsy

    Magpiemischief is a woman-owned small business based out of Wyoming, Michigan that sells modern ceramic gifts.

    Promising review: "These garden markers are absolutely darling! I ordered five in different colors, and they arrived perfectly. The packaging was so careful and everything came in one piece. I just love how unique these are — it's such a special handmade element to include in my herb garden and they make me happy just looking at them!! I'll definitely be purchasing more." —Kelly Golia

    Get it from Magpiemischief on Etsy for $7.20 each (available in 5 colors and 11 herbs).

    Your mom opening all of her new kitchen gadgets this Mother's Day like:

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    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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