Gifts for People that Like to Cook

gifts for anyone who loves cooking

Are you looking for a suitable gift for a keen cook? I have gathered together a selection of kitchen and cooking gifts they are bound to love.

Finding the perfect gifts for people that like to cook can be difficult. You need to consider gifts that are practical and useful, yet not too expensive.

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I have gathered together a selection of cooking-related gifts they are bound to love. These items come in a range of prices so there is something for every budget!

In this article, we’ll talk about some of the best kitchen gifts you could give as birthday, retirement, Mother’s Day, or Christmas gifts.

Personalized Fried Egg Earrings

These fired eggs in skillet earrings make a great gift for Mother’s Day, birthdays, and Christmas for any cook in your life with a great sense of humor.

The crystal on the earring represents the birthstone of the recipient, so nice to personalize a gift.

Fried Egg Birthstone Earrings, Personalized Frying Pan Earrings, Cook Earrings, Skillet Earrings, Foodie Jewelry Gift

Himalayan Cooking Salt Plate Block

This Himalayan cooking salt plate block makes the perfect gift for anyone who loves to cook!

This pink salt block is made from high-quality salt crystals. They are mined in the Himalayan Mountains, where they formed over 200 million years ago!

The result is a crystal solid block of edible salt, used for cooking directly on your stovetop, BBQ grill, or in your oven up to 500°F. It can be chilled for serving cold foods like cheese, fruits, and vegetables.

It adds extra sizzle to grilling meats, seafood, poultry, and vegetable dishes.

Makes a great table centerpiece!

UMAID Natural Himalayan Salt Block Cooking Plate 12 X 8 X 1.5 for Cooking, Grilling, Cutting and Serving, Food Grade Salt with Stainless Steel Tray Set with Recipe Pamphlet

Cute Ceramic Cat Measuring Spoons Set

These cat-shaped mini measuring spoons make super gifts for people that love to bake.

They are made of durable ceramic with cute little feline details to brighten up any cat lovers’ day.

Each set includes a tablespoon, a teaspoon, a ½ teaspoon & ¼ teaspoon, so a practical gift as well.

Cat Shaped Ceramic Measuring Spoons - Perfect Gift for Any Cat Lover - Cat Ceramic Measuring Spoons Baking Tool - Creative Functional Kitchen Decor - Comes in White and Gray - Set of 4

Cutting Board for a Perfectionist Cook

This cutting board is for a perfectionist cook or budding chef. It will make a much-appreciated gift because of its functionality and beautiful design.

It has laser engraved markings that are templates for the most common cuts and dice found in traditional French cuisine.

The templates make it easier to cut precise and uniform vegetables every time!

The permanent and precise laser engraving markings are designed not to fade.

It’s constructed of thick, long-lasting bamboo wood that’s simple to clean and won’t break or split!

The Precision Cutting Board, for the Perfectionist Chef, 9.75 x 13.75 in. Bamboo Wood

Bamboo Cookbook Stand

This bamboo cookbook stand is great for holding the page open when reading recipes from a book. Also, it will hold a tablet so great for people following Youtube cooking videos.

It can keep your recipe book open and steady without holding it in your hand or the constant page-turning.

It is sturdy but yet very lightweight making it easy to carry and store. It has non-skid rubber pads on the bottom of it that keep it stable.

Bamboo Cookbook Holder, Jiodux Folding Book Stand Reading Frame Rest Recipe Cook Book Stand Cookbook Stand Document Holder for Kitchen & Office-Mom Nana Grandma Birthday Gifts (10.9" x 10.6")

Funny Apron Cook Gift Idea

This Funny Apron Cook Gift plays on the iconic words from Game of Thrones with the phrase “I cook and I know things”.

Perfect for Birthdays, Christmas, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, or for any GOT fan who cooks.

BRITEREE Funny Aprons for Men, Women with Handy Hand-Wiping Towels - Game of Thrones Gifts for Men, Dad, Boyfriend, Husband, Friends, Him - Mothers Day Gifts for Mom, Wife, Her - Kitchen Cooking BBQ Grill Chef Apron with 3 Pockets

Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse Book

Zombie lovers will just adore this cookbook about the art of eating through the zombie apocalypse.

This funny cookbook contains more than 80 recipes, great for anyone that wants to survive what is possibly the end of the world as we know it.

It is a great gift for Halloween, birthdays, Christmas stocking stuffers or any other occasion.

The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse: A Cookbook and Culinary Survival Guide

Set of Fruit and Vegetable Garnish Tools

These fruit garnishing tools make a great gift because they make food prep easier and faster than ever.

They can be used to make delicious treats, and spectacular displays from fruits and vegetables, in just a few minutes!

The set comes with an apple corer slicer remover, carving cutter knife, citrus lemon peeler, chopping board, forks, and more.

This unique kitchen tool is perfect for both fruits and vegetables and has durable cutting surfaces and non-slip grips.

It’s dishwasher safe and made from eco-friendly design with a perfect design to suit every kitchen enthusiast!

Coralpearl Garnish Shape Tool Set for Fruit Vegetable:Melon Baller Scoop,Apple Corer Slicer Remover,Carving Cutter Knife,Dig Pulp Separator,Citrus Lemon Peeler,Chopping Board,Forks Kitchen Gadget (9)

Silicone Heat Resistant Gloves for Cooks

This set of silicone heat-resistant gloves make great gifts for cooks because they protect hands while cooking with the oven, stovetop, or grill. They can be used for pretty much any kitchen task and are heat resistant up to 450F.

They are flexible, puncture-resistant, and dishwasher safe.

The soft cotton lining is nice and comfortable while also protecting hands against hot surfaces while the silicone outside provides superior protection without sacrificing comfort or dexterity.

Give these gloves to anyone who loves cooking and needs protection from burned hands while they’re baking, cooking, grilling, or otherwise working in the kitchen.

AYL Silicone Cooking Gloves - Heat Resistant Oven Mitt for Grilling, BBQ, Kitchen - Safe Handling of Pots and Pans - Cooking & Baking Non-Slip Potholders - Internal Protective Cotton Layer

Hand-Held Chopper Scissors for Herbs

Hand-Held Chopper Scissors for Herbs make great gifts for cooks because they are a perfect tool for cooking and preparing fruits, vegetables, meat, and more.

Chopper Scissors make quick work of preparing herbs, cutting up fruits and vegetables for salads, soups, stir-fry dishes, pot roasts, or other cooked recipes where you want your aromatics to retain their freshness.

Makes an awesome gift because it is just useful and easy to use.

Chefast Herb Scissors Set - Multipurpose Cutting Shears with 5 Stainless Steel Blades, Jute Pouches, and Safety Cover with Cleaning Comb - Cutter / Chopper / Mincer for Herbs - Kitchen Gadget

Electric Coffee and Spice Grinder

This Electric Coffee and Spice Grinder is the perfect addition to any kitchen counter. Not only can you grind fresh coffee beans, but also other ingredients like nuts, seeds, herbs, and spices.

The sleek design easily fits on any countertop so anyone can begin preparing their favorite coffee drinks or spice blends right away!

Cordless Coffee Grinder Electric, Olrid Spice Grinder Electric, Coffee Bean Grinder, Espresso Grinder for Nut Grains and Dry Herbs, with Stainless Steel Blade & Detachable Bowl, 2.5oz/12 Cups - White

Cuisinart Breadmaker

This Cuisinart Breadmaker would make the ideal present for anyone who loves baking because it’s ideal for any cook who is either starting out or has been baking for quite some time.

It also would make a great gift because it can be used by vegans, vegetarians, and people with gluten intolerance. So they are in control of the ingredients they put into their own bread.

Cuisinart Bread Maker, Up To 2lb Loaf, New Compact Automatic

Red Stand Mixer for Bakers

This mixer comes with a whisk, dough hook, and mixing beater that will help to mix cake and bread ingredients together.

It has a tilt-head so you can easily remove the bowl making it easy to clean.

This would make a great, birthday or holiday gift for someone who loves to bake!

Tip: Before buying as a gift check that they don’t already have a stand mixer. These take up quite a bit of counter space so no one would want two of these in their kitchen.

HOWORK Stand Mixer, 660W Electric Kitchen Food Mixer With 6.55 QT Stainless Steel Bowl, 6-Speed Control Dough Mixer With Dough Hook, Whisk, Beater (6.55 QT, Red)

Sandwich and Panini Grill

A panini grill is a great gift idea for anyone who enjoys sandwiches and other grill-pressed items.

Makes a great kitchen appliance gift idea for someone who lives alone or spends a lot of time at home. It can help them prepare healthy food quickly and easily.

Chefman and Gourmet Sandwich Maker w/Non-Stick Coated Plates, Opens 180 Degrees to Fit Any Type or Size Food, Dishwasher Safe Removable Drip Tray, 2 Slice, Stainless Steel/Black

4 in 1 Hand Blender

A great practical gift for a cook because it has so many uses, is easy to use, and takes up little space. Unlike stand mixers and blenders, they can be easily stored in a kitchen cupboard.

Perfect for preparing all kinds of foods and recipes for example salad dressings, soups, purees, shakes, smoothies, mayonnaise and so much more.

YISSVIC Hand Blender Immersion Blender 1000W 4 In 1 Stick Blender 9 Speed 500ml Food Processor 700ml Cup Whisk for Infant Food Smoothies Sauces Soups

Meat Grinder and Sausage Maker

Here is the perfect gift for a friend or family member that loves meat.

Everyone will love the delicious food prepared with this powerful little machine.

Meat Grinder Electric, Sausage Stuffer Maker, Max 2600W Food Grinder, Meat Mincer Machine with Attachments Sausage Tube Kubbe Kit Blades 3 Plates for Home Kitchen Commercial Use

Pasta and Ravioli Maker

One for fans of Italian food is this pasta and ravioli maker that creates some of the most authentic, delicious pasta dishes.

Make pasta shapes like spaghetti, tagliatelle, fettucini, and lasagne with this machine or ravioli using the star-shaped cutter.

This is bound to help anyone make tasty Italian meals at home.

Pasta Maker Machine by Imperia- Deluxe Set w 2 Attachments, Star Ravioli Mold and Rolling Pin

10Electric Food Slicer, Shredder and GraterB00006IV0R

An electric food Slicer offers convenience, ease of use, and quick clean-up. Making it the perfect gift for any cook that caters for large numbers of people.

Now it is easy for you to get the perfect slices every time, great for everything from slicing cucumbers in moments to grating cheese quickly.

With this handy gadget, anyone can prepare delicious salads in moments.

Presto Salad Shooter Electric Slicer/Shredder,White

Large Capacity Blender for Soup and Smoothies

This blender for soup and smoothies will easily make smoothies, dips, sauces, frothy cappuccinos, baby foods, and soups in moments.

Also, it is powerful enough to crush ice in seconds perfect for frozen drinks and cocktails.

BATEERUN Professional Blender, 2200W Countertop Blender for Shakes and Smoothies, High Speed Smoothie Blender, 68 Oz Tritan Jar Commercial Blender with 6 Blending Preset Programs,Red (Model 1)

Hamilton Beach Personal Blender and Shake Maker

This Hamilton Beach personal blender and protein shake maker is the perfect gift for the person that is always on the go.

They can blend and take their smoothie or shake right along with them in the convenient travel cup.

It also has its uses around the kitchen though making salad dressings, mayonnaise and purees.

Hamilton Beach 51102V Personal Blender for Shakes and Smoothies with 2 BPA-Free Portable 14oz Travel Jars, 14 oz, White

4 Slice Toaster

The 4 Slice Toaster is perfect if you are looking for a practical gift for someone that has just moved into their first apartment. It’s not too big so it won’t take up too much space in their kitchen, while still offering all the features they would need including defrosting and bagel functions.

Also, this roomy toaster can toast 4 slices of bread at once which makes it great for people with large families. The wide slots mean that it can accommodate even the large bread slices.

Toasters 4 Slice, Keenstone Retro Stainless Steel Bagel Toaster with High Lift Lever and Removal Crumb Tray, Green


Choosing gifts for people that love to cook can be difficult. You don’t want to get them something they already have, but you also don’t want to get them something they wouldn’t enjoy.

When giving a gift make sure it’s one of the better gifts for cooks on the market. This way your friend or family member will enjoy using their new gifts in the kitchen and think about you every time they use them!

If you’re shopping for someone who loves cooking, consider getting them one of these gifts for this holiday season, birthdays, Mother’s Day, and Father’s day.

They’ll surely thank you when they open up their present and find out what a great gift you got them!

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