Best Gifts for the Home Cook (Under $100)
A family who eats together, stays together. If you have someone in the family who cooks meals for you everyday, show them your appreciation with a gift this Christmas that will make their job easy, quick and fun. Here is our selection of the best gifts for the home cook which is just under $100.
If you are looking for a more affordable gift, try our gifts under $50 or if you want something more expensive check out our gifts above $100. We hope you find something special that will bring a joy to your loved one’s face.
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Sous Vide Precision Cooker
We start off our roundup with a kitchen appliance for the precision cook who takes pride in cooking food that comes out perfectly moist and tender. This gadget allows easy hands-off cooking of vegetables and meat with consistent control and precision. The Sous Vide Precision Cooker is a cool gift for the restaurant-style cook in your home. Price: $79.99
Hamilton Beach Single Serve Coffee Maker
If you have a coffee drinker in the family, this affordable, low-maintenance coffeemaker will make for a great gift. It can brew a basic or premium roast coffee in quick time. You can brew either a single cup of coffee or a full pot (12 cups) depending on your needs. The pot has a nonstick, hot plate that retains the piping-hot coffee after brewing and shuts off automatically after two hours. The built-in, programmable clock and timer let’s you program your ideal coffee-drinking time up to 24 hours in advance. It is versatile, easy to clean, durable and a great gift for coffee lovers. Price: $59.99
Le Creuset Stoneware Petite Round Casserole Gift Set
Every woman who owns the kitchen would like to own a Le Creuset. This premium French cookware manufacturer makes exquisite handcrafted casseroles or as the French say, cocottes. The mini 8-ounce cocottes are made of high-fired stoneware with a non-porous glossy enamel glazing, ensuring it remains odor and stain-free. It also won’t chip or crack that easily. The casseroles have a couple of loop side handles and a secure-fitting lid knob included. This is a gift every woman with a love for cooking will appreciate. Price: $68.35
Calphalon Nonstick Bakeware Set
This Calphalon bakeware set is a wonderful gift for the baker in your family. The comprehensive set includes everything needed to create amazing desserts, cookies, cakes and more. That’s a 12 Cup Muffin Pan, 12″x17″ Baking Sheet, 14″x17″ Cookie Sheet, Medium Loaf Pan, two 9″ Round Cake Pans, 9″x13″ Brownie Pan, 9″x13″ Covered Cake Pan and cooling rack. Comes with a full Lifetime Warranty too. Price: $79.99
Paula Deen Signature Collection 15-Piece Cookware Set
American celebrity chef Paula Deen’s Signature Porcelain nonstick 15-piece cookware set is an ideal gift set for a new cook in the family. This eye catching, high-quality, durable cookware that will be a great addition to the kitchen. The set includes 1-Quart & 2-Quart Covered Saucepans, 6-Quart Covered Stockpot, 2.75-Quart Covered Saute, 8-Inch & 10-Inch Skillets and a 5-Piece Rooster Measuring Spoon Set. Price: $96.99
Nova Deruta Soup Bowls
This set of newly launched soup bowls (set of 4) from Sur La Table is another beautiful gift for the family that loves elegant dining. Nova Deruta is vivid, colorful and elegant, handcrafted in a style inspired by the Umbrian region of Italy. The bowls are scratch and chip-resistant and microwave safe. The hand painted designs on the bowls makes this a vibrant addition to any table. Price: $80
Emojoy 15-Piece Kitchen Knife Set
There is a popular superstition that states that gifting a knife severs the friendship between the giver and the recipient. But there is a workaround. Tape a penny to the gift box and have the recipient return it to you (as payment). Or simply ignore the old wives tales and gift this brilliant set of professional knives. This includes an 8” Chef Knife, 8”Slicing Knife, 8”Santoku Knife, 8”Bread Knife, 5”Utility Knife, 3.5”Paring Knife, Kitchen Scissors, Knife Sharpener to stay sharp and 6 pieces of 4.5”Steak Knives. They are ergonomically designed and are the perfect mix of design & practicality. Price: $67
Emile Henry Pizza Stone
When it comes to cooking in style, there’s nothing more elegant than the beautiful French ceramics from Emile Henry. If pizza is a family favorite, you can gift this glazed flame colored ceramic pizza stone from Emile. It is made from natural materials and perfectly safe to use in the oven or grill. The large handle that makes it easy to remove from the oven and serve directly on the table. The stone will keep your pizza hot right through the meal. It also comes with 10 years guarantee. Certainly a wonderful gift for the pizza maker in your home. Price: $60
WACACO Portable Espresso Maker
For the coffee lover in your family who does a lot of hiking and camping in the wild outdoors, this portable espresso maker makes for a really cool gift. Just add coffee grounds and hot water and this little gadget makes the perfect cup of espresso. No battery or electricity required. It comes in two fancy colors along with a protective case. This incredibly beautiful and elegant gadget costs $80.
Atlas Coffee Club Subscription
Give the coffee lover in your family a coffee gift subscription from Atlas Coffee Club. They offer a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription plan at prices starting from $60 to $240. In each subscription box, you can expect a curation of the world’s best single origin coffee, coffee & postcard from a new country each month and tasting notes & brewing tips for each batch.
Marcato Atlas Pasta Machine
For the pasta loving family, the world famous Marcato Atlas Pasta Machine would make an exciting gift. This machine makes 3 types of traditional pasta – lasagne, fettuccine, and tagliolini. It also allows you to attach a Pasta Drive motor or any of 12 pasta cutting accessories that are sold separately. The easy to use controls let you choose who thick or thin you want your pasta. Cooking delicious home made pasta will be so much fun with the Marcato Atlas Pasta Machine. Price: $79.95
Cuisinart 5-in-1 Griddler
This is a versatile machine that works as a contact grill, panini press, full grill, full griddle and half grill/half griddle. That means grilling everything from pancakes, sausages and grilled cheese to steaks, hamburgers and Panini’s. The simple controls lets you easily set the various functions and adjust the temperature with ease. The plates are removable and dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning. Gift the 5-in-1 griddler for the chef who loves to grill indoors. Price: $70
Fitz And Floyd Whiskey Decanter Set
For the entertainer in your family, this elegant whiskey set from the Bridgeport collection would make a great gift. It is a curvaceous decanter with stunning linear pattern with a large stopper for easy handling. It also includes a includes a rectangular nickel-plated tray for elegant serving. Price: $55.
NordicWare Large Copper Roasting Pan
If you are making a red wine and peach glazed ham, cheesy potato and cheese gratin or roasting a Turkey for a family gathering, this stylish new copper metallic pan from Nordic Ware will make the job easy. Gift it to a loved one and enjoy the benefits of a great meal, every time. Price: $75
Instant Gratification Gift Box
Chelsea Market Basket has great holiday gift boxes and this particular basket has a comprehensive collection of sweets and savories, all packaged inside a set of three boxes.The contents of the box include Cheddar, Fastachi’s Cranberry Nut Mix, Leonidas Chocolate, Shortbread House of Edinburgh Shortbread Fingers, Shortbread House of Edinburgh Oaties, Bequet Caramels, The Great British Biscotti, Uncle Joe’s and The Foods of Athenry Toasts. Price: $99.
Finally, we polish off this list with a dessert favorite!
Cuisinart Yogurt Sorbet & Ice Cream Maker
For the dessert lover in your family, this Cuisinart ice cream maker is the perfect gift. This one makes up to two quarts of ice cream per batch in as little as 25 minutes. The appliance can also be used to make frozen Yogurt Sorbet and other desserts too. With the Cuisinart Yogurt Sorbet & Ice Cream Maker, enjoy homemade quality ice creams any time you want and in any flavors you like. Price: $85
That’s a roundup of our favorite gifts for food lovers and for the home cook. As always, we hope you find something wonderful in this list to gift your loved one this holiday season.
Happy Holidays and Happy Shopping Folks!