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    26 Gifts For Anyone Who Really Loves To Cook

    These gift ideas deserve a chef's kiss.

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    1. A bestselling KitchenAid stand mixer that'll unleash their inner Martha Stewart. The KitchenAid is the holy grail of cooking appliances and it comes with a flat beater, a dough hook, and a wire whip to do all the heavy lifting.

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    I personally own one and I'm constantly looking for ways to use it. My favourite thing about it is the dough hook because it cut my kneading time by more than half and makes baking homemade bread easier than ever. It's a little pricey, but it's absolutely worth it in the long run!

    Get the stand mixer on Amazon Canada for $371+ (available in 15 colours).

    2. Or if they already own a KitchenAid Mixer, you could get them a spiralizer attachment. It transform regular fruits and vegetables into long noodles. Say hello to homemade zoodles!

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    It attaches right onto the power hub at the front of the mixer and comes with three types of blades to peel, slice, and spiralize food. It also comes with two slicing blades, two spiralizing blades, and a peeling blade.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $114.35.

    3. An Instant Pot that combines nine different kitchen appliances into one and saves space while doing it! It's a great gift for anyone who doesn't have a lot of time to make elaborate meals or just hates cleaning multiple pots and pans for one meal. Now they can cook everything in one pot, making it easier to clean up afterward.

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    The Instant Pot replaces the biggest and bulkiest of kitchen appliances like a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and steamer. It has 13 smart programs so they can stew, steam, and slow cook all their favourite meals. It also has an automatic feature that'll keep food warm for up to 10 hours. The three-quart Duo Plus Mini is the perfect size for one or two people, but also comes in six and eight-quart size.

    Get a three-quart Instant Pot on Amazon Canada for $94.99+ (available in three sizes).

    Check out BuzzFeed’s full review of the Instant Pot.

    4. A fun cookbook that'll inspire them to make all the recipes their favourite celebrity chefs make on TV! This cookbook has over a 100 tasty recipes by Mary Berg, the winner of MasterChef Canada and host of Mary's Kitchen Crush. Reviewers loved how easy the recipes were to follow, especially for the amateur cook.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.34 in hardcover (also available for Kindle).

    5. A mini waffle maker, because there's nothing better than having a stack of perfectly golden waffles for breakfast. The compact size makes it easy to travel with and even easier to store, especially if they live in a small space.

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    They can use the waffle maker to make paninis and hashbrowns, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99+ (available in six colours).

    6. A small and savvy knife sharpener that'll restore their knives to their former glory. It'll protect their knives and countertop from unnecessary damage. It's designed with two slots: one that sharpens dull knives and another to polishes them to perfection.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    7. A stainless steel pasta measurer that'll help them measure the perfect portion of pasta every time. It's made of stainless steel, so it's super durable and won't rust. Plus, it'll prevent them from make extra servings of pasta, so nothing goes to waste.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.97.

    8. A pack of spacious storage containers that'll keep their pantry looking super tidy. The button on the lid locks the canisters with an airtight seal, keeping their dry foods fresh AF!

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    Get a pack of five containers on Amazon Canada for $57.56.

    9. A colourful cast iron Dutch oven that they'll want to use every night. This multipurpose pot can bake, broil, and roast just about anything and can withstand oven temperatures of up to 400°F. It's both spacious and easy to clean, making it the ultimate cooking companion.

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    It's pretty heavy, so handle with care. It's also recommended that they wash it by hand, because it's not dishwasher safe.

    Get a 4.5-quart Dutch oven on Amazon Canada for $53.54+ (available in four colours and three sizes).

    10. A game-changing batter dispenser tool that'll make cooking pancakes infinitely easier. It can hold up to four cups of batter and has a small lever along the handle, so they can control how much batter gets distributed.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99.

    11. A heavy-duty pot and pan organizer for the person who has a lot of cookware, but doesn't have a lot of storage space. They can position the rack either vertically or horizontally to save space. It's made of sturdy metal wire and accommodates a range of frying pans, lids, and cooking pots.

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    The organizer holds five pans and/or pots.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    12. A 3-in-1 herb cutter that'll make slicing and dicing their herbs so much easier. This multipurpose device can strip, mince, and scrape herbs in minutes, so they can spend more time cooking and less time prepping ingredients.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.49.

    13. A set of mixing bowls that are are made with stainless steel, so they can mix, whisk, and serve food in the same extra-durable dish. Plus, they can easily stack and store the bowls in the fridge or freezer because they come with airtight plastic lids.

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    They also come in different sizes, so they can nest one inside of the other when they're not using them.

    Get a set of five bowls on Amazon Canada for $27.99.

    14. A pair of salad scissors, so they can slice fruits and vegetables as fast as Edward Scissorhands. They can easily chop produce right into the bowl, so they won't need a cutting board. Making a salad just got ten times easier!

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    The scissors can go into the dishwasher for cleaning and have a lock, so they can be stored safely.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.85.

    15. An emulsifying bottle for the person who really likes making homemade salad dressings, sauces, and marinades. The bottle comes with a built-in blender ball that'll keep oil and vinegar mixed for up to an hour and a handy spout on the lid, so they can drizzle the perfect amount of tasty dressing over their salad.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $30.34.

    16. A microplane with razor sharp edges, so they grate or zest with ease. They can use it on cheese, garlic, citrus fruits and more to add an extra bite of flavour on their favourite meals.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.95.

    17. A heat-resistant rack puller that'll make it easier to push and pull the racks in the oven. The silicone stick is easy to clean and keeps their hands and arms out of the oven.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.97.

    18. A set of heat-resistant cooking tools that even Julia Child would approve of. These non-stick silicone utensils are super durable and won't scratch their pots and pans while they're whipping up their next meal. Also, the two-toned aesthetic of this adorable utensil set provides a certain je ne sais quoi, no?

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    Get a set of 10 utensils on Amazon Canada for $34.99+ (available in three colours).

    19. A collapsible colander that will stand the test of time — and save them storage space, too. It can extend right over the sink, making fruit rinsing and pasta straining, easier than ever.

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    It’s made with non-toxic materials and is BPA-free, heat resistant, and dishwasher safe.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99 (available in four colours).

    20. An egg cooker that'll prepare hard-boiled eggs, poached eggs, omelettes, and scrambled eggs in minutes. It's an ~eggcellent~ gift for someone who doesn't have a lot of time in the morning to make a full spread or for the person who loves to host brunch on a regular basis.

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    Get it from Amazon for $28+ (available in five colors).

    21. An animal-shaped utensil holder that clips right onto the side of a pot or pan. It will chomp right onto your spoons or spatulas, keeping them secure and keeping your countertops spotless.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.34+ (available in three shapes).

    22. A nonstick lasagna pan that's split into sections, so they can make THREE different recipes in ONE pan. It's the perfect gift for anyone who loves lasagna as much as Garfield, because they can sample three different types of lasagna and only clean a single dirty pan.

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    They can also use the pan to make loaves of bread and cakes!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $27.94.

    23. A thick canvas apron that'll protect their clothes from getting dirty and provide them with a bunch of helpful cooking info. The apron has a measurement conversion chart, a meat doneness scale, and veggie cooking time chart, and it's all printed upside down, so they can read it easily. It's the ultimate life hack for any amateur cook.

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    Get it from Amazon for $37.80.

    24. A pair of shredder claws, so they can shred meat like Wolverine in the kitchen. It'll protect their fingertips from getting burnt and make it way easier to prepare that pulled pork recipe they've been dying to try out.

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    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    25. A Breville smoking gun that'll take their food to the next level. The machine uses cold smoke technology, so they can even use it on ice cream, butter, or cocktails as well as meats and cheeses! It has two speeds, so they can choose a gentle or intense smoky flavour, and comes with hickory and applewood wood chips, so they can use it right away.

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    It also comes with four AA batteries, two replacement mesh filters, and a recipe book.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $96.80.

    26. And finally, a Click and Grow countertop garden, that'll turn their kitchen into a personal vegetable plot. It's a super low maintenance garden and is spacious enough to fit up to nine plants. Now they can grow their favourite herbs and vegetables all year around and use fresh produce in their cooking that's completely free of harmful herbicides or pesticides.

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    It comes with three mini tomato, three basil, and three green lettuce plant pods, so they can start growing right away. It's also super easy to use. They just place the plant pods into the cavities, plug it in, fill it with water, and 🎶 let it grow, let it grow! 🎶

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $199.99 (available in three colours).

    Them preparing their next meal:

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