Holiday shopping for your favorite foodie? You’ve clicked your way to the perfect gift guide, so ready your credit card. Whether your giftee is a baker extraordinaire, grill aficionado, or a pro when it comes to stovetop delights, these gift ideas for foodies will have them grinning on Christmas day.
Here are 13 gift ideas for foodies that are guaranteed to make them drool.
Gourmet snacking is arguably one of the best gifts a foodie could receive! This four-piece set from US-based Wilderness Poets includes organic plump heirloom pumpkin seeds, apple juice sweetened cranberries, savory hazelnuts, and delicious blueberries.
Kilne The Knife Set, $210
Whether your foodie is a skilled at-home chef or still learning the ropes, Kilne’s high-quality knives will impress. They were created with the at-home chef in mind and tested by professional chefs. The Knife Set includes a 8″ Chef’s knife, 7″ Santoku knife, 8″ bread knife, 3.5″ paring knife, kitchen shears, and sharpening steel all within an acacia knife block.
Here’s a fun find for the baker who likes to dabble in new recipes. This deluxe recipe kit from Olivelle supplies your giftee with things they need to whip up a traditional Olive Oil Cake—complete with a drizzle of lemon icing. Your giftee will receive a vanilla maple infused olive oil, meyer lemon white balsamic vinegar, vanilla bean sea salt, and a recipe card within a lovely gift box.
Williams-Sonoma Baguette Miter, $44.96
No more awkward moments while cutting baguettes. This handsome miter, made from acacia wood, fits a traditionally sized baguette, and has built-in notches for perfectly even slices every time.
Unwrapping a fine piece of glimmering cookware will delight any cook. Founded over 40 years ago in Clarksville, Tenn., Heritage Steel’s name is synonymous with superior craftsmanship. The 4-Quart Sauté Pan is an everyday essential, making it the perfect gift for cooks. Your recipient can use it to sear meats, sauté veggies, or create reductions and sauces. It’s also safe to pop in the oven for braising.
Not all ice cream is created equally, and Jeni’s arguably does it better than most. Their gourmet flavors excite your senses before you even get a taste! Think Brambleberry Crisp, Sweet Cream Biscuits & Peach Jam, and Wildberry Lavender. Your foodie friend will thank you for the introduction to this creamy goodness.
Fresh bread begs for top tier dipping oil and vinegar. Packaged beautifully, the set comes with cold-pressed EVOO from a single blend of early harvest Koroneiki olives grown in southern Greece, as well as a Balsamic Vinegar made from Lambrusco and Trebbiano grapes of Modena, Italy.
Not sweet, not spicy, but oh so salty! This deluxe pantry kit comes with three jars of essential salt, 2 infused sea salts (a tasty black garlic and zingy lemon zest), five sea salt tablets (ideal for salting pots of water), and a salt cellar. Your foodie will also get a starter kit guide book and on salt 101s ‘cheat sheet’ magnet.
The Challah Box, $45+
Founded by two women in NYC, The Challah Box is a month-to-month subscription plan that comes with five pre-measures (and labeled) ingredients along with simple instructions for some tasty challah. You can give one box for $45, three months for $114, or six months for $210. Each box makes eight loaves.
Dedicated to Julia Child—the queen of confections—Elements’ Baker’s Set Includes the building blocks for an inspired baker. That includes the brand’s delicious cinnamon coconut sugar, award-winning Ashwagandha infused drinking chocolate, and two black lava salt chocolate bars ideal for chipping, chopping, and shaving.
Give the gift of flavor with this giant spice rub kit from Spiceology. It features 12 1oz. different rubs for all occasions, including the Black & Bleu Rub, Black Magic Cajun Rub, Chile Margarita, Cowboy Crust Espresso Chile Rub, Greek Freak Mediterranean Rub, Jamaican Jerk, Korean BBQ, Oh Canada Steak Rub, Pink Peppercorn Lemon Thyme, Raspberry Chipotle, Smoky Honey Habanero, and Tandoori Glory.
Micro greens add a delicate and tasty touch to salads, sandwiches, and beyond. Back to the Roots’ Microgreens Grow Kit allows your giftee to wield their green thumb and keep a fresh supply in the kitchen.
Ask any cook how they feel about prepping equipment and they’ll become giddy at the thought! This eco-friendly set from Bamboozle includes one large and one medium-sized Prep ‘n Serve Tray, as well as 6 stackable Prep ‘n Serve Cups. Choose from a pale, robin’s egg blue or soft muted red.