Best Gifts for Food Lovers Under $50
Good food and a warm kitchen makes a house a home. If you are thinking of gifting something personal and practical for a family member this holiday, a kitchen gadget would make for a great gift. Whether you’re looking to gift a newbie who is just learning the ropes, a seasoned home cook or for a person living a single life, there are plenty of great gifting options you can choose from our list of the ultimate foodie gift guide.
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Personalized Casserole Baking Dish (Set of 2)
A casserole baking dish would make for a good gift but this one from Teals Prairie & Co. is extra special. When you place an order for this dish, you can add a custom design or logo to it to make it extra special. You’ll be fondly remembered by the recipient every time the dish is used in the kitchen. Price: $49
Chefast Donut Pan Combo Set
Chefast Donut Pan Combo Set includes a large donut pan, mini donut pan, silicone spatula, five pastry bags, and baking tips and recipes. That’s everything needed to create delicious donuts for family and friends. And it’s a delightful gift for the home baker or donut lover in your family. So go ahead and delight them with this gift. Price: $28
My Family Cookbook
This is the perfect gift for passing on the family recipes to future generations. You can add your family’s secret recipes, store mouth watering photos of dishes and keep track of all the coolest food hacks in this customizable book to create great memories for the future. The book includes space for over 80 recipes in addition to tips, tables and an introduction with useful cooking guides for kitchen novices. Price: $35
Nostalgia Electric Fondue Pot
Everybody loves a good fondue because its not just good food you’re talking about its also the fact that you can enjoy it with a group of people. Gift this stylish electric fondue pot from Nostalgia and every time you have a family gathering, you’ll enjoy delectable hors d’oeuvres, entrées and desserts. Price: $30
Cuisinart Deluxe Grill Set
The Cuisinart 20 Piece Deluxe Grill Set has all the essential grilling tools you need to grill the perfect steak. Plus, this grill set also includes a Digital Temperature Fork with an integrated LED light that lets you grill even at night. A backlight display, timer function, and an alarm alerts you when food is done. The set also comes in a stylish and durable aluminum carrying case. This is the perfect set for anyone who loves to grill – an amateur griller, seasonal griller, or a professional chef. Price: $42
Hot Chocolate on a Stick
Who can resist premium Hot Chocolate on a stick! This is a 6 pack that contains 1 Dark, 1 Milk, 1 Vanilla, 1 Caramel, 1 Mocha and 1 Peppermint Hot Chocolate Sticks. Just fill up a cup of hot milk, swirl the hot chocolate on a stick until the chocolate dissolves completely and enjoy it with friends and family on a cold winter’s day. Price: $19.99
Wilton 46-Piece Deluxe Cake Decorating Set
Packed with pastry tips to swirl roses onto cakes or write messages or create other designs, disposable pastry bags to get started with decorating, a coupler for easily changing tips, a bag cutter so you don’t need to hunt for scissors, a tapered spatula, and a locking storage case so you can keep all the pieces together, this deluxe cake decorating set will be a pure delight for the creative baker in your family. Price: $40
Cake Decoration Kit with Fondant Tools
BigTeddy’s fondant decorating kit is another great gift for the baker in your family. This is a 108 piece set featuring plenty of designs, alphabets and numbers that can make any baker look like a professional cake designer. Price: $19.99
Bodum Chambord French Press Coffee Maker
Bodum, the true original, classic French press coffee makers have a wide range of products, including various versions of the French press. This one makes 12-ounces of coffee in just about 4 minutes. It has a stainless steel body, lid, filter, & plunger and a heat resistant borosilicate glass beaker that brews the most delicious coffee. Add a pack or two of the Bulletproof French Kick Roast Whole Bean Coffee in the gift pack and enjoy a cup of brew with the coffee lover in your family! Price: $40
Paderno Spiralizer Pro
Every kitchen must be home to a Paderno and this 7-blade spiralizer perfectly fits the bill. The cook in your home can transform ordinary dishes into flamboyant meals using this practical and innovative appliance. This is one of the premium spiralizers in the market and its 7 interchangeable blades makes it easy to make food in different shapes and sizes.
Apart from the main appliance, this gift will also include a extra blade caddy for safe blade storage, printed color user manual, an online quick-start guide with demo videos, and 4 exclusive Spiralizer recipe ebooks. Plus, you are covered by Spiralizer’s lifetime no-hassle replacement policy. Price: $29.99
Sur La Table Cast Iron Oyster Pan
Sur La Table’s cast iron oyster pan makes the perfectly smoky grilled oysters. The pan has 12 deep depressions to hold oysters on the half-shell or fully shucked. This pan is great to use and even makes for a great presentation. Give the oyster cook in your family this cool gift and impress the heck out of her. Price: $47.99
Thermos Food Jar with Folding Spoon
Thermos is a name synonymous with vacuum flasks but their product range also features vacuum insulated mugs, tumblers, water bottles and storage containers. This stainless steel food jar has a built-in insulated serving bowl (at the top) with a full-sized stainless steel spoon that can be conveniently folded for easy storage. It can keep things hot or cold depending on your needs.
If you’re packing a fresh fruit salad, it can keep it cool for up to 14 hours. If you’re packing your favorite hot soup, it can stay piping hot for up to 9 hours. It is also easy to fill, easy to clean and easy to grip. This one makes for a great gift for a family member who travels a lot and loves to pack home cooked meals. Price: $19.99
Contigo Stainless Steel Travel Mug
Modern life is fast paced which means almost all of us are traveling all the time. The Contigo stainless steel travel mug is an ideal gift for someone who loves to have a hot sip of coffee or iced tea while making the commute. The mug has Autoseal technology designed to stop spills. A button lock system ensures no accidental pressing of the Autoseal button. Vacuum insulation keeps the temperatures locked in for hours; drinks stay hot up to 5 hours or cold up to 12 hours. This is a perfectly handy gift for every member of the family. $20.99
KidKraft Tasty Treats Chef Accessory Set
This is a fun gift for the tiny tot in your family who loves to help mama with her baking. The adorable set includes a chef’s hat, apron, oven mitt, potholder, spatula, and mixing spoon. Its also a great way to get kids excited about cooking. Price: $19.99
Rabbit Wine Opener with Best Wine Accessories
If you have a family member who entertains a lot of people, consider gifting this top rated wine opener. It comes with a Corkscrew, Foil Cutter, Extra Spiral, Plus FREE Rabbit Wine Bottle Stoppers 2-Pack (Assorted Colors.) It lets you pull a cork in 3 seconds flat and its air-tight seal prolongs and preserve opened wine bottles. The opener fits all bottle sizes and it’s a fun and practical party flavor. This kit comes in a beautiful case perfect for gift giving. Price: $49.95
Infused Sea Salt Sampler Gift Set
The Caravel Gourmet Sea Salt Sampler set is a pack of 6 gourmet infused sea salts that are bursting with flavor. Samples include Smoky Bacon Chipotle and 5 Peppers, Garlic Medley, Rosemary, Hawaiian Bamboo Jade and Hawaiian Black Lava.
The salts are gluten-free, MSG-free, non-GMO, dairy-free, soy-free, and have zero calories, zero carbs, zero fat, no preservatives, and have no anti-caking agents. Each sampler is packed in a reusable tin, wrapped in another reusable tin box. A little wooden spoon is also included for doling out the exact portion of salt you want to use. Delight the foodie in your family with this wonderful gourmet gift. Price: $17.99
OXO Good Grips Cookie Press
The cookie maker in your family will love this OXO cookie press set, which is designed to deliver consistent shapes in a variety of designs. Its non-slip base and comfortable lever makes it easy to make batches of cookies without any stress. The press comes with a storage case and 12 stainless steel disks. Designs include the Daisy Flower, Sunflower, Fleur-de-lis, Butterfly, Bear, Shell, Leaf, Heart, Snowflake, Tree and Wreath. Price: $30
Marcato Atlas Deluxe Biscuit Maker
Marcato is one of the world’s leading producer of pizza, pasta and baking machines and accessories. If you’ve got a family member who bakes cookies all the time, they would surely love to own the elegant and stylish Marcato Atlas Deluxe Biscuit Maker. This appliance includes 20 traditional cookie disc shapes with a knob that lets you easily adjust cookie sizes. Gift this lovely Italian biscuit maker and delight the cookie lover in your family this holiday. Price: $46
Spode Christmas Tree Wine Goblets with Gold Rims
Gift this beautiful set of 4 wine goblets to the entertainer in your family and enjoy the finest holiday wine every Christmas. The glasses with their shapely stems, 22-karat gold trim and lovely decorated Christmas tree, colorful gifts, and mistletoe accent patterns will add to the cheer of the festivities. The set also comes with a handsome box for gift-giving. Price: $30.
The Original PowerLix Microwave Popcorn Popper
No fun gathering is complete without a popcorn party. The PowerLix popcorn maker is made of 100% Food Grade Silicone BPA and PVC free Materials and makes the healthiest popcorns. It is easy and convenient to use and to clean and only takes about 4 minutes for making the crunchiest popcorns. This device is also collapsible making it easy to store in kitchen cabinets. Price: $15
Baker’s Edge Brownie Pan
For brownie lovers in the family, here’s a perfectly designed brownie pan that makes brownies with chewy edges, moist centers and a paper thin crust. It is also perfect for making brownies from box mixes without the need for making any adjustments. It has a durable non stick coating and interior walls to enable even cooking. Price: $40
BIG RED HOUSE Oven Mitts
For the baker, griller and cook in your family, there’s nothing more useful that a pair of good oven mitts. These ones from The Big Red House are practically everyone’s favorites. Great design, high quality, good flexibility and soft and comfortable to wear, these mitts are sure to bring a smile to the harried home cook. Price: $12
Nordic Ware Hi-Dome Covered Pie Pan
For every pie lover in the family, a good quality pie pan is a must. This one from Nordic Ware is durable, cooks evenly and better still, allows for storing too, thanks to the hi-dome cover. Another great gift for the baker in the family. Price: $20.40
Gourmia Mini Pancake Pan
For the family that loves its pancakes, this mini pancake pan makes for an ideal gift. Its unique griddle has 7 indentations for making perfectly uniform Silver Dollar pancakes. Easy to cook perfectly rounded pancakes quickly for the whole family. Price: $20
ICO Professional Aluminum Cream Whipper
For the baking expert in the family this aluminum cream whipper will be a godsend. It can turn 500 ml into 2 litres of whipped cream in under 30 seconds. Its airtight vacuum seal ensures easy preservation for up to 14 days. But this is not just for whipping creams you can whip soups, dips, mousse, cold brews and batter too. Price: $31
Chef’s Brand Whipped Cream Dispenser
This stainless steel whipper is perfect for quickly making homemade whipped cream and decorating cakes, pies, pudding & other desserts. It comes with 3 stainless steel decorating tips to create gorgeous dessert masterpieces. As a bonus you also get a recipe book with 100 delicious recipes. This makes a great gift for the baker in your family. Price: $39
Presto Belgian Waffle Maker
Presto’s Belgian waffle maker has a unique 180° flip design that ensures an evenly spread batter that makes crispy waffles with fluffy insides. A countdown timer and digital display let you know when the baking time is up. This gadget is also easy to clean and store. If you have a waffle maker in the family, this will make for a nice gift. Price: $49.99
That’s our roundup of the best Christmas gifts for cooks and food lovers. I hope you find someting wonderful from our list to gift your loved ones this year. If you know of any great ideas that should be on this list, share them with us in the comments section.
Internet’s Best Stainless Steel Egg Separator
Sometimes the simplest gifts make the greatest difference. Every cook who works with eggs needs an egg seperator but rarely has one. This simple stainless steel tool ensures you never have broken shells in your separated egg ever. This is a perfect stocking stuffer. Price: $9.
Jot & Mark Recipe Card Gift Box
For the cook in your family who loves to maintain recipes in a journal or book, this is a great gift. It is a pretty, feminine tin box with laminated dividers to keep recipes. There are 50 4″ x 6″ printer friendly recipe cards with a lovely floral print and 14 index tab dividers with options to add hundreds more. There are clear labels and sections to organize and keep track of different recipes. Price: $27
Treasured Recipes Journal
This is a pretty good gift for anyone new to cooking who wants to keep all their tips and recipes in one place. It has a customizable table of contents for filling in recipe sections of your choosing. There are 120 pages for filling instructions and 8 color coded sections to organize recipes the way you want. A handy reference section contains extra details such as measurement conversions, a culinary glossary, and common food substitutions. Price:$10