Holiday Gifts We Love
Finish up your shopping and prepare to enjoy the holidays!
The biggest day of gift-giving is nearly upon us. It may be that your baking is done, your gifts are wrapped, and now you are just looking forward to visits with family and friends. But if that’s not you – following are some ideas for finishing up (or starting!) your holiday shopping.
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These silicone bag ties function like a zip tie but they are reusable.
Why we love it: They are adorable and functional.
Cutting board mats are thick enough for cutting and thin enough for easy storage. They are labeled for veggies, meat, poultry and fish.
Why we love it: They take up very little storage space and dishwasher safe.
A fun way to host a wine tasting party.
Why we love it: Get your friends over and have a great time!
Like the classic game but with a twist. Learn about wine as you collect and trade various wines.
Why we love it: The perfect game to play with a glass of wine!
Easily make the perfect crepes with this electric crepe maker/griddle. The temperature control knob keeps a precise temperature giving an evenly heated cooking surface.
Why we love it: It doubles as a griddle and we love multi-functional kitchen appliances.
A growler and tumbler set that allows you to take your favorite beverage to glass free zones. Double insulated to keep your cold beverages cold and your hot beverages hot!
Why we love it: Take your favorite beverage with you and never be without a cup.
A fun trivia game for all the food lovers out there!
Why we love it: Show off your foodie knowledge or learn something new Win Win!
This mixer attachment scrapes the side of the bowl using a silicone edge with every pass.
Why we love it: you won’t leave any batter un-beaten with this attachment!
A stainless steel ravioli and dumpling maker. Make the perfect dumplings every time with this tool.
Why we love it: It doubles as a dough cutter on the bottom!
Make your dish sponges last longer by using this silicone sponge to take off leftover food without scratching your pans or dishes.
Why we love it: Helps your sponges and your pans last longer.
No need to grease your pans or use parchment paper these non stick silicone mats will keep your foods from sticking.
Why we love it: Save money over time!
This set of veggie keepers is perfect because the containers look like the vegetable you are storing.
Why we love it: Easily identify leftover veggies in the fridge so you don’t have to hunt.
This set has everything one would need to start their kitchen and with stainless steel you know it will last.
Why we love it: Great gift for recent grad or new homeowners.
This cozy sweatshirt allows you to show off your passion and stay comfy.
Why we love it: We love snuggling up in this hoodie.
Store the bowl in your freezer and you’ll always be ready to make ice cream or sorbet.
Why we love it: I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM!
Don’t just give the special child in your life a toy they will likely play with a few times forget about. Give them an experience, to learn and bake with their very own baking tools.
Why we love it: This kit starts kids out early with their very own tools made for the kitchen.
This will be the wine lovers favorite gift this holiday season. This creative design looks as if the wine is being poured into a wine glass. The red heart in the glass is a little extra fun.
Why we love it: We love wine that’s why.
A tablet holder seemingly made for cooks in the kitchen. It attached to the edge of a counter or table and can be manipulated to just the right height.
Why we love it: Perfect for following a recipe from your tablet or following a cooking video.
Turn your dinner party into a murder mystery party! Add some props and costumes and you are sure to have a great time.
Why we love it: Can be played with 6-14 players and the host can participate!
A pizza cutter with a built in protective case so you don’t have to worry about cutting yourself when reaching into a drawer. It also comes with a Lifetime 100% money back guarantee.
Why we love it: It has 2K+ five star reviews!
This quesadilla maker will have you whipping up quesadillas all the time. It is non stick so clean up is easy, you get perfect impressions making them easy to slice for shareable portions.
Why we love it: Simply wipe it clean and tuck it away!
These bowls are perfect addition to your kitchen they are useful for preparing all your ingredients.
Why we love them: They have LIDS!
This nonslip baking mat makes getting the perfect size crust a breeze with its guidelines, measurement conversions, and common baking substitutes right in front of you.
Why we love it: No need to pull out your phone with this handy mat!
This incredible product removes the strong odors from your hands, which are inevitable for anyone who spends time cooking. All you need to do is run the RubAway over your hands, as you would any other bar of soap.
Why we love it: Easy to use easy to clean – and it works!
The ulu is a great kitchen tool. It has become my favorite for fine chopping, especially herbs. The rolling motion of the ulu keeps the herbs in their pile while mincing them nicely. The design of the ulu allows you to keep fingers clear of the blade – a great choice for children or people like myself who tend to be a bit clumsy with blades.
Why we love it: Decorative AND functional!
This set of reusable suction covers work equally great on cups, bowls and even pots. Food safe and BPA free, they are safe for -40° to 450°, so you can use these in the freezer, in the microwave and in the oven.
Why we love them: They work well and are more environmentally conscious than wraps that will end up in the trash.
Well-respected knife company, Opinel offers this youth beginner set, which includes a knife, a finger guard and a peeler. The knife and peeler both have finger holes to teach young chefs the proper way to hold these tools.
Why we love it: Encouraging children to be creative in the kitchen will aid them as they grow up. This set will make your little ones will feel very grown up with their own kitchen tools.
Safety in the kitchen is important – and accidents can happen to chefs of all ages. Cut resistant gloves are not puncture or cut proof, but they can provide protection. They are woven from material with a stainless steel core wrapped in polyester and sealed with vinyl, have the highest level of cut resistance, and are machine washable.
Fill Angry Mama with vinegar and water and place her in your microwave. As soon as you press the start button, steam will come shooting out of her head to soften and loosen whatever mess has splashed on the ceiling or walls of your microwave.
Why we love it: Makes cleaning your microwave easy – and almost fun! A great conversation piece, too.
If you want to join the masses in eliminating plastic straws – but don’t want to enjoy your beverages with no straw at all, paper straws such as these may be your answer.
Why we love them: They are individually wrapped so you can bring them with you!
The Instant Pot has a heavy-duty stainless steel removable liner, easy-to-lock lid, and a handy built-in slot to hold the hot, drippy lid out of the way upon opening. The easy-to-use control panel, and an array of pre-programmed functions for soup, poultry, stew, rice, yogurt, etc., serve to inspire. Programmed or manually set, the process is nearly effortless with magically fast results.
Why we love it: Having one product that acts as slow cooker, pressure cooker, browner, steamer and warmer? We love a multi-purpose tool, especially when kitchen and storage space is an issue.
Let your child’s imagination shine through on an apron he/she can personalize for him/herself. Little bakers may draw cupcakes and cookies or they may decide on a seasonal theme. Perhaps they’d want to “twin” with an apron that looks like mom’s or dad’s. They could even design aprons for siblings!
Why we love them: Creativity and individuality – a double win!
A wine funnel with a fine mesh filter is a great product for catching small pieces of a broken cork and all but the finest sediment in older wines. The aeration it provides will also open up younger wines. This product can be used with or without the filter.
Why we love it: Keeps cork bits out of your glass and brings younger wines a fuller flavor.
Steel is the most recent ‘best’ way to make pizza at home; it delivers blazing heat for the ultimate crust. Try the pre-seasoned, carbon steel Dough-Joe Pizza Steel Baking Sheet–The Samurai™–15″ x 15″ x 1/4″ from the Falls Culinary, Inc.
Why we love it: Even cooking with a nice crispy crust!
With names like Whiskey & Cola, Rum & Cola, and Whiskey & Coffee – who could resist these lip balms?
Why we love it: A little bit of sweet and a little bit of naughty in one tiny gift!
For those tasks that require a non-wood utensil, consider this sturdy but flexible alternative. One of these OXO Good Grips 3-piece silicone spatulas work well to remove contents from jars or containers, or to scrape that last little bit of sauce from the corners of a pan. They are heat resistant up to 600° and safe for non-stick surfaces.
Why we love it: Easy to use, easy to clean – and the perfect shape for a stocking stuffer!
Do you pour the hot fat from browned bacon, ground beef, or chicken in a can, only to let it cool, harden and be thrown away? Why not feed it to the birds – literally! Pour that hot grease right into this square, high-sided You Do It Suet silicone tub. Add bird-friendly foods like seeds, nuts, fruit, and peanut butter, and refrigerate when not in use. When the tub is full you’ll have a suet cake ready for hanging.
Why we love them: Perfect way to repurpose your grease – and feed our feathered friends. Makes a great gift for the bird-watchers on your gift list.
None of the tricks we’ve heard about peeling eggs has ever worked consistently except for this brilliant little gadget that pierces a fine hole into the air pocket in the blunt end of an egg. We’ve used it for dozens of eggs and it has never failed us yet. Easy to store in a drawer, it has a safety lock so the needle won’t be exposed until needed.
Why we love it: This wonderful and inexpensive gadget is the perfect size for a stocking stuffer. The recipient will thankfully think of you every time they peel an egg!
Ceramic knives are lightweight and very sharp, great for slicing boneless meats, fish, poultry, and vegetables. Kyocera Advanced Ceramic Premier Elite Series, made in Japan, is in the upper strata of ceramic knives, a pleasure to the eye as well as in the hand. Etched black blades and satiny pakka wood handles are not the only upgrades to traditional ceramic knives — this series offers stronger and sharper blades as well.
Why we love it: It’s beau-ti-ful!
A precious ingredient for bakers, Tahitian vanilla beans make a thoughtful and luxurious gift. They arrive in a vacuum sealed bag, and once opened, will keep for a long time in the freezer. Just wrap them tightly in heavy-duty foil.
Why we love it: A unique gift that friends and family can appreciate long after the holiday has passed!