Is there a deserving foodie in your life? Someone who lives and breathes cooking and doesn’t go a day without watching their favorite celebrity chef on television or commenting on a food blog?
If you’re the beneficiary of all their culinary exploits, why not say ‘thank you’ with something one of the best gifts for foodies you can think of? They will surely appreciate it.
I’m sure there is a gadget or tool they’ve been secretly lusting after that will take their cooking to the next level . . . along with your taste buds. Here are a few suggestions.
Gift Ideas for a Foodie
Breville BOV800XL Smart Oven
During the holiday season you can’t have too many ovens. When you’re preparing to entertain, it seems that there are never enough cooking surfaces. Having a toaster oven solves the problem. However, the Breville BOV800XL Smart Oven 1800-Watt Convection Toaster Oven with Element IQ is not your grandma’s toaster oven. This is a convection oven so your food will cook quickly and evenly.
Don’t worry about it being able to handle what you need it to do. The oven is sophisticated but simple to use. You may find that you prefer it over your full size oven. It has several presets so you don’t have to wonder about temperature.
Swissmar KF-77081 8-Person Stelvio Raclette Party Grill with Granite Stone
Does your foodie like to entertain? How about grilling? This grill will let you kill two birds with one stone in a manner of speaking.
It seems the Europeans have been doing this type of indoor grilling for a while, but we’re just catching on the U.S.
The dual cooking surfaces will cook food above and below and allow you to be creative with meat and veggies.
Best of all, your foodie won’t be isolated in the kitchen, but can be part of the party.
OXO Good Grips Stainless Steel Food Scale with Pull Out Display
Making big meals for family and friends requires professional tools. Instead of the occasional pie or cake, the foodie in your life is most likely going to have to crank out several made-from-scratch dishes during the holidays.
When you’re cooking en masse you’re not measuring out ounces but gallons. Your foodie will appreciate your thoughtfulness every time they measure out the ingredients for the recipe to your mom’s fruit cake.
Korean food is hot right now – literally and figuratively. The spicy cuisine has something for everyone. No matter if it’s seafood, poultry, pork, or beef, the unique spices of Korea make for flavorful mouth-watering dishes that are also very healthy.
Korean food is known to use lots of fresh vegetables, and many of the foods are fermented or have fermented ingredients which are great for the digestive tract.
Perhaps the foodie in your life has mentioned wanting to cook some of the dishes from your favorite Korean restaurant. No time like the present I always say. You’re off to a great start with this book.
Le Creuset is legendary French cookware. Enamel on cast iron or stoneware, it’s virtually indestructible and you will likely pass it on your children and so will they. This brand is known for style and durability. The bright colors seem to spark creativity in the kitchen.
Professional chefs and homemakers alike appreciate a quality product, and you will earn major bonus points from the foodie in your life when you gift a set of Le Creuset cookware.
Yes, it’s pricey but you won\’t have to buy another set of cookware the rest of your life.