10 Best Gifts for Cooks and Foodies

Shopping for your resident cook — or any cooking/baking lover in general — can be tough, especially if you don’t know your way around the kitchen. It’s hard to find something both useful and thoughtful, without being too bland and basic.

Here are 10 of our favorite gifts for foodies of all ages:

  • Aprons for the Mini Foodie, 2 for $45 1 of 10
    Aprons for the Mini Foodie, 2 for $45
    There are tons of cute options for kid aprons, but my favorite is from the shop Little Ticket. Handmade, reversible, and affordable, these retro-printed aprons are ready to ship.
    Buy from Etsy
  • Tattly Designy Temporary Tattoos: Complete Kitchen Set, $20 2 of 10
    Tattly Designy Temporary Tattoos: Complete Kitchen Set, $20
    The perfect stocking stuffer for foodies of all ages, these temporary tattoos are designed by Julia Rothman.
    Buy from Tattly
  • Meal-planning Gift Set, $22 3 of 10
    Meal-planning Gift Set, $22
    Whether the family cook loves or loathes making meal plans, this handmade kit (from The Small Object) will keep her organized and happy.
    Read more at's Holiday Gift Guide
  • Swiss Measuring Spoons, $16 4 of 10
    Swiss Measuring Spoons, $16
    Organized, convenient, and adorable. The perfect stocking stuffer for anyone who likes to cook or bake.
    Buy from Fred Flare
  • Jaime Oliver’s Meals in Minutes, $35 5 of 10
    Jaime Oliver's Meals in Minutes, $35
    The perfect gift for anyone who wants to cook quality, wholesome food — but fast.
    Buy from Amazon
  • Letterpress Recipe Card Binder Kit, $46 6 of 10
    Letterpress Recipe Card Binder Kit, $46
    This gorgeous recipe book is painstakingly designed with letterpress paper — made to be passed down from generation to generation.
    Buy from Etsy
  • Mixmaster Sterling Silver Necklace, $60 7 of 10
    Mixmaster Sterling Silver Necklace, $60
    Diamonds are lovely, but a KitchenAid is forever. Now she can keep her prized possession close to her heart — where it belongs.
    Buy from Etsy
  • Le Creuset Signature Round Wide Dutch Oven, $129.95 8 of 10
    Le Creuset Signature Round Wide Dutch Oven, $129.95
    Le Creuset is the ultimate of ultimates in cook wear, and a must-have in any foodie's cooking arsenal. Stumped on what to buy your favorite cook? This is it.
    Buy from Williams-Sonoma
  • DUKTIG Mini Kitchen, $138 9 of 10
    DUKTIG Mini Kitchen, $138
    There are so many play kitchens out there for aspiring chefs, but I'm partial to IKEA's simple, affordable version. And if you're looking for play food and cook wear to go with it, I recommend Green Toys, Plan Toys, and Hape appliances.
    Buy from IKEA
  • Herbs of Provence, $19.95 10 of 10
    Herbs of Provence, $19.95
    This is sure to be a huge holiday hit with any food lover. This classic blend of dried herbs from the south of France can be used on pretty much anything — and it's amazing. (I also love the little clay pot it comes in.)
    Buy from Williams-Sonoma

See more of our favorite food gifts at the Holiday Gift Guide.


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