Coming up with kitchen gift ideas for the cook in your life can be tricky. They could be a gadget lover, but maybe they’re a kitchen minimalist instead. Do they wear crossback aprons or strappy ones? And of all the incredible cookbooks published this year, how do you know which one is right for them?
Still, nothing feels better than finding the perfect cooking gift for the home chef on your list. (Play your cards right and they might even invite you over for dinner.) And we here at Bon Appétit want to help. All year long, our editors work hard to find the best cooking gear, specialty ingredients, and tasty treats on the market, literally giving our stamp of approval to the ones we like best. And to make things even easier, we’ve gathered the goodies we couldn’t stop thinking about into a whole slate of deliciously curated gift guides.
Below you’ll find our best gift ideas for youthful and refined palates alike, for cookbook connoisseurs, and for food lovers who live to puzz. Still can’t find the right gift for your beloved gourmand? We’ll be updating this page all the way through the holiday season with fresh ideas, so be sure to come back next time you’re feeling stumped.
Play your cards right and you’ll be repaid in brownies.
New cookbooks from Ruby Tandoh, Claire Saffitz, and Frankie Gaw that will shake up your routine.