Everyone knows some of those people who practically live in the kitchen—a.k.a. the people always posting drool-worthy pictures of what they cook like it's their job (maybe it actually is). The thought of picking out a food-related kitchen gift for that person can be a little intimidating, especially if you're personally more into delivery than DIY.
After all, this is cooking gear we’re talking about. Not only do these people know their stuff on the foodie front, but they probably like to reach for the best-of-the-best when looking for unique gadgets.
But before you stress-order Uber Eats, check out this list of the best kitchen gifts and consider yourself gifted with loads of delicious options. From air fryers and spice racks to small, affordable presents to build your own kitchen-themed gift basket, every kitchen gift on this list is guaranteed to make the resident foodie in your life give you a chef's kiss.
They will, of course, thank you with an invite to their next dinner party. Now that's what I call a win-win.
Your crystal-loving, geode-obsessed friend called, and she said she reallllly wants these bright and beautiful coasters. Available in tons of different earthy tones, buy one as a cute bar-cart accent, or a set if she deserves something faaahhncy.
On the other hand, really show your friend or family member that you *get* them by celebrating the home state they won't shut up about. Available in all 50 states, each laser-engraved cutting board includes a hanging hole and tie to double as a piece of art.
Your BBQ-loving BFF will *flip* over this reversible grill-griddle. With one side ribbed for cooking meats and veggies and the other smooth for eggs and pancakes, it’s a super easy way to turn any apartment stovetop into an indoor grill.
When they're out of episodes of GBBO to binge-watch, your obsessed friend or family member will love filling the Paul Hollywood–sized void in their life with this delectable dessert cookbook. It's chock-full of recipes easy enough to make on weeknights.
For your keto chef out there, this easy, delectable guide is a must. Not only is it by the Women’s Health and Delish teams, but it also includes expert-approved, yummy recipes and pro advice for keepin' up with the keto diet.
Seriously worth every penny, this baby is perfect for the person in your life (hi, Mom!) who nurses that cup of coffee all day long. Ember's magical mug connects to an app, allowing them to set their preferred temp, so she never has a Goldilocks moment again.
Steak and fish lovers, panini lovers, and basically anyone who enjoys low-fuss cooking will love getting their hands on Ninja's five-in-one grill. It's capable of searing, sizzling, and even air fry crisping.
For a place to put their fave cookbook while baking all those sweet treats: a trusty stand. Made of an earthy frame that works with any kitchen style, this holder also features paper clips to keep pages in place.
If your friend or family member has a recipe they're known for, turn it into a one-of-a-kind art print. You can choose whether you want the letters to be printed in gold, silver, or rose gold, and there are tons of sizing and framing options.
When it comes to kitchen goods, the more bowls the merrier. So, add to your giftee's collection with this cheery set of multi-colored ceramics that are the perfect size for portioning out chips for an evening snack or slurping up a bowl of cereal in the a.m..
There’s truly nothing better than those fresh finds from the Sunday farmer’s market, right? Right—that is, unless you’re able to snag some delish herbs without having to wake up with the sun on the weekend. This genius indoor garden takes care of your greens for you by monitoring their water, light, and nutrients all at the same time.
What's a better gift than helping your healthy friend make the most of their mornings? With this juicer, they'll never have to opt for the pricey store-bought green juice ever again and they can customize it to their own tastes.
Pretty sure you can never have too many fridge magnets. Gift your social justice-minded foodie with this oversized magnet, featuring a message all of us can get behind—it's the perfect stocking stuffer.
Want to make a coffee lover scream (in a good way, ofc)? Show up with this wrapped up in a big red bow. Not only can this serve up all kinds of espresso, but it also takes Starbucks pods, so they can have their favorite SB roast whenever they want.
This fun double-duty tool helps make dishes even more flavorful. Use the silicone brush for basting with ease. Or, remove the bristle head and add your fave herbs—like rosemary and thyme—then dip the brush in olive oil and slather away.
Perfect picnic, meet perfect cooler bag. They'll love showcasing this gorgeous insulated, waterproof duffle at their next outdoor party. It's big enough to hold several bottles of wine and at least a few courses.
If they don't already have an air fryer, they absolutely need one. And, if they got one way back when they first started to get cool, now's definitely the time for an upgrade. Get them this easy-to-use one that even comes with a cookbook to add to their repertoire of recipes.
High-tech toaster? Yes please! This unique appliance features a touch screen that allows you to choose your food item (bagels! English muffins!), then the desired amount of toasting on a scale from one to six. That means no more over or under-toasted food again—just perfectly crisp carbs to enjoy.
Brooklyn Delhi handcrafts spices and sauces that fuse western flavors with Indian ones. Your chef will love experimenting with these fresh flavors, from a tangy curry mustard to the lemony picked garlic dip.
For your BFF who needs just a little bit of inspiration in the kitchen, lend a hand by giving her this cookbook by acclaimed restaurateur David Chang. To top it off, feel free to add some spices straight from brand to get them started (the tingly seasoned salt is my personal fave).
Give the gift that everyone wants: the gift of time…in the form of a quick and easy waffle maker (you can put potatoes in it for fun hash browns, too!). This mini appliance has hundreds of thousands of reviews.
Truffle oil, truffle pasta sauce, and truffle-infused hot sauce? Yes, yes, and yes! As a proud member of the TRUFF fan club, I can say this dynamic trio has taken every dish that comes out of my kitchen to new heights.
Not that everything always has to look cute, but it doesn't hurt! Knife sharpeners can often be a bit of an eye sore, so if they like everything in their kitchen to look stylish, they'll seriously appreciate this sleek addition to it.
Cooking up a storm isn’t exactly great for keeping clothes clean. That’s why this pretty custom apron is so clutch. Made from 100 percent cotton, it’ll ensure the kitchen mess stays far away from your foodie’s outfit.
What better way to thank them for all those fun bonfires they invite you to than with a fun s'mores kit? This all-inclusive kit comes complete with roasting sticks, graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows.
If they love baking cupcakes or muffins, your search is over. These adorable silicone cupcake liners are going to make the cutest shapes out of their fave baked good—the best part? They can throw these in the dishwasher when they're done.
Developed by chefs and sourced from ingredients on a farm in Brooklyn, this kit comes with everything the chef in your life needs to make some apple cider doughnuts. Plus, it comes in a cute gift-ready bag.