Looking for Christmas gifts for your favorite cook? Check out my list of 60 Kitchen Finds for Christmas. 50 things I love to use in my kitchen… And a few I hope to get this year myself!
If I received any of these kitchen goodies this season I would be a very happy girl. I’ve included many favorites covering a variety of price points, for the big ticket gift down to stocking stuffers.
Happy Holidays and Happy Cooking!
60 Kitchen Finds for Christmas
Barn Light Electric Enamelware Nesting Bowls – Sturdy vintage porcelain enamel nesting bowls. They are gorgeous and will last forever.
Copper Nesting Bowls – A splurge for the cook who has everything. Stunning and unique!
FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer – Store your food in airtight bags for long lasting freshness.
8 Quart Programmable Slow Cooker – Slow Cookers have come a long way in the last 10 years. Get your beloved cook a large slow cooker so he/she can feed the neighborhood.
Sous Vide Supreme Water Oven – Vacuum seal and cook in a low temperature water bath, just like a chef!
Multi Cooker with Sear Function – A slow cooker you can start at high heat to sear meat or sauté onions.
OXO Egg Beater – Best egg beater on the market. It makes your raw eggs extra frothy for light fluffy scrambled eggs. Plus it’s easy to clean.
OXO Steel Mandolin Slicer – I love this mandolin so much. Just make sure to use the hand guard.
Cookbook Stand – Keep you cookbooks open to the right page, and keep them clean, with this page guarding cookbook stand. Also great for tablets!
Vintage Aprons – Look as good as the dishes you cook in one of these sassy aprons.
Flat Whisks – Great for making smooth pan sauces.
KitchenAid Stand Mixer – Every cook needs a KitchenAid Mixer. Period.
KitchenAid Mixer Attachments – There are so many things your mixer can do, if you add an attachment on the front. Try the Pasta Roller, Spiralizer, Juicer and Sauce Attachment, or the Grain Mill.
GIR One-Piece Silicone Spatulas – A one piece design makes it easy to clean, and heat resistant.
Microplane Graters – Easy grating and zesting. Get both a fine and course grater!
Pineapple Corer – Cores and slices a whole pineapple in 60 seconds flat. If you love fresh pineapples you have to own this.
Best Veggie Peeler – Comfortable to hold, plus it swivels to help you work your way around curvy veggies.
Amazing Kitchen Shears – Shun makes an amazing pair of shears to cut through herbs, bacon, or pretty much anything you might tackle. They come apart for easy cleaning.
Sink Fitted Colander – An over-the-sink colander that collapses for easy storage. Love!
Food Mill – For extra silky cream soups and and no-lump potatoes you definitely need a food mill.
An Amazing Chef’s Knives – I’m a sucker for a great Wusthof knife. Go for a 8-10 inch chefs knife or santoku.
Pretty Knives – A trophy knife block definitely says “I love you.” at Christmas. These New West Knives are stunning and sturdy.
Wood Cutting Boards – There’s nothing like a thick sturdy wooden cutting board for slicing and dicing. I’ve tried bamboo, plastic, and composite with some success, but nothing beats good ol’ wood.
Funny Tea Towels – A great stocking stuffer or personalized friend gift.
Swiss Diamond Nonstick Cookware – Honestly, the best nonstick cookware in the whole wide world. Safe, healthy, and slick as a snake. Start with a 10 inch skillet or invest in a whole set.
Heavy Duty Food Processor – Grate cheese, chop onions, make pie crust, and whip cream all with one machine. I use my food processor several times a week.
Immersion Blender – Fantastic for pureeing soups and sauces right in the stockpot. Plus most models have a whisk attachment and nut chopper.
Ice Cream and Gelato Maker – This one makes super rich and silky ice cream, with extra settings for frozen yogurt and gelato.
Heavy Duty Blender – A serious blender (with major motor power) can blast through anything. This one also has other cool features that make it a standout.
Digital Meat Thermometer – Test the internal temperature of meat and seafood in 3 seconds. This one is easy to store and clean.
Digital Kitchen Scale – Serious bakers, and those watching their weight, would love a new kitchen scale as a gift. They come in handy when measuring fruit for pies, flour, and for measuring out serving portions.
KitchenAid Siphon Coffee Maker – For the true coffee connoisseur. A siphon coffee maker brews an amazingly rich cup of coffee with a little visual drama.
Avocado Cuber – Maybe it’s a little gadgety, but this is a pretty great tool. Perfect avocado cubes in one swipe.
Salt Box – Keep your sea salt out on the counter in a pretty salt box.
OXO Angled Measuring Cups – I have these and use them almost every day. A great kitchen classic.
Jalapeno Corer – Sensitive skin? Use this jalapeno corer to remove the seeds so you don’t have to touch the inside.
Baking Stone – Baking stones provide the most evenly heated surface for baking. Instead of wearing out, they only get better with age!
French Double Boiler – I splurged on this in France this fall and am crazy over it. Perfect for melting chocolate and cheese.
Suction Seal Bowl Covers – No more loose plastic wrap or foil over your bowls and baking dishes. This set of suction sealed lids works on most bowls and dishes to keep air out and aromas in.
Booze or Oil Infuser – Infuse oils or liquor with fresh herbs and citrus rind at home.
Bar10der Tool – For the cook that’s also a Mixologist. All the bar tools you need in one!
Cupcake Carrying Box – Deliver a cake or cupcakes safely in style with this handy wooden box with pull out shelves.
Unique Bundt Pans – You can never have enough bundt pan in my opinions. There’s so many shapes and sizes to choose from!
Slate Cheese Board – Every cook likes to have something pretty to set cheese and charcuterie on before dinner.
Cast Iron Press for Bacon and Sandwiches – Press your sizzling bacon, sandwiches, even steaks or chicken with this heavy duty iron press.
One-Handed Rolling Pin – Great for small baking projects and rolling out pizza dough.
Frosting Spreader – If frosting cakes is theraputic to you, you’ll love a long flat frosting spreader.
Automatic Salt and Pepper Grinders – Freshly ground sea salt and ground pepper at the touch of a button!
Himalayan Salt Plank – Sear steak, scallops, and veggies right on the salt block. Once heated, this gorgeous salt plank can be used as an indoor grill.
Garlic Rocker – The fastest way to mince garlic. Keep your fingers odor free by rocking your garlic.
Fondue Set – Throwing fondue parties is one our favorite holiday traditions. Start with a great fondue pot and melt away!
Wine Barrel Lazy Susan – If you’ve got a round table, or a large bar, a decorative lazy susan is a great way to make your serving area more versatile.
Salad Spinner – Wash and air dry your greens at high speed.
Hawaiian Shaved Ice Maker – My kids favorite small appliance. The grownups love to use it too, for adult slushies!
Herb Keeper – Stop throwing out slimy herbs. Keep them in an herb keeper instead!
Ceramic Tagine – Slow simmer and retain moisture in this exotic cooking vessel. Plus it looks cool!
Stress Relieving Floor Mat – Barefoot in the kitchen will have a whole new meaning.
Advanced Pressure Cooker – Pressure cookers aren’t what they used to be, and that’s a good thing! Safely prepare “slow cooked” recipes in a hurry.
Air Fryer – Make all your favorite fried foods without the guilt!
Norwex Towels – Environmentally friendly cleaning towels that disinfect with just water. Pretty amazing!