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Perusing a gift guide for the home chef (and hostess!) are *really* like shopping a gift guide for all of their guests, too! So be sure and shop with *yourself* in mind as you scroll through this list of goodies — there’s a strong chance that you’ll be the guest of honor if you’re adding these presents to your cart. From an eye-catching fruit bowl to a deluxe pasta maker, read on for the goods!
1. MoMA Design Store Wire Mesh Bowl, $50
Not only does this mesh bowl circulate air to keep their produce fresh, but it’s also *very* easy on the eyes.
2. Ovente Pasta Maker Machine,
This appliance will ensure the best-tasting pasta around. And bonus: they can also use it to make fondant for cakes, ramen, you name it!
3. Great Jones The Dutchess 6.75-Quart Enamel Cast Iron Dutch Oven with Lid, $160
We’re going to bet that this will live on their stove! Perfect for slow cooking, braising and roasting, this beauty is available in 7 colors to suit any palette.
4. Kosterina Olive Oil Trio, $70
PSA: Olive oil is always a good gift. This trio of 100% pure, ultra-premium extra virgin olive oil is cold-pressed from early harvest olives in southern Greece — and it’s totally okay to expect them to share.
5. Presto Professional EverSharp Electric Knife Sharpener,
Help them keep their tools honed with a 3-stage sharpening system that can handle a range of blades including kitchen and sports knives as well as Santoku knives.
6. Click & Grow Smart Garden 9 Self Watering Indoor Garden,
No matter how little space they have, they will still have room for their own herbs and veggies with this self-watering indoor garden!
7. Yamazaki Tosca Cookbook Stand,
This book stand is perfect for both cookbooks and tablets, so they can keep their pages and tech clean while they’re making something new!
8. Viski Belmont Cheese Knives (Set of 3), $50
Now *this* is a gift we’re hoping they share. These polished, gold-plated cheese knives will elevate any spread!
9. Brooklyn Brew Shop FarmSteady Fresh Cheese Making Kit, $30
Whether they’re pizza enthusiasts or they dream of creating their own cheese board, this fresh cheese-making kit from FarmSteady includes everything needed (besides milk) to create mozzarella, mascarpone, ricotta and burrata in their own kitchen.
10. Caraway Nonstick Ceramic 10.5-Inch Fry Pan, $95
Gift them something they’ll use every day! This ceramic-coated nonstick fry pan is sleek, durable, easy to clean and available in 5 eye-catching colors.
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Allison Castloo is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.