Foodie-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide: Top Kitchen Gift Ideas

Kitchen Gift Ideas for anyone on your list who loves cooking!

The holidays are fast approaching along with the question, “What should I get for ____?” Maybe I can help! I love sharing my favorite kitchen gift ideas with anyone who will listen, because let’s admit it… I’ve tried them all! #kitchengiftideas #foodiegiftguide #kitchentools

Great Kitchen Gift Ideas from A Trusted Source

As a chef, I find myself testing out a lot of culinary tools. Some are given to me, others are recommended, and many have been in my family for generations. Once you find a tool you absolutely love, you stick with it, loyal to the very end…..and then you recommend it to anyone who will listen! Good kitchen tools (not the same thing as GADGETS, mind you) make such a difference whether you’re a professional chef or a home cook. Below is a list of tools that I want to share with you, especially as we think of our friends who make the hard-to-buy-for list each Christmas. Happy Shopping!

1. Wusthof Classic 10-Inch Super Slicer – this long, thin rounded-tip serrated-scallop knife makes slicing home grown tomatoes and breads such a lovely experience! A must-have for your kitchen knife repertoire. Gift Idea: Pair a knife with a beautiful, handmade cutting board!Foodie-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen

2. Chicwrap – Now you never have to fight with your plastic wrap again…EVER! I didn’t expect to enjoy this sooo much. Also available with foil and parchment rolls. Refill rolls available, too. Gift Idea: These are beautiful on their own, but would be received well with some colorful spoonulas and spatulas, or your favorite recipe cards.Foodie-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen

Are you looking for bigger kitchen gift ideas for under the tree? Then this Top Ten Gift List is your place for big-ticket items like Pressure Cookers, Mixers, and Cast Iron Cookware! (All fabulous kitchen gift ideas for your home cooks, by the way) Read on for a few more of my favorite small kitchen tools. aka: stocking stuffers!

 3. Deluxe Corn Stripper – No-mess corn removal. Works wonderfully – makes cutting corn off the cob to freeze so much nicer. Gift Idea: Give this corn stripper with a cute Butter Boy or Butter Girl and these Corn Holders!Foodie-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen

 4. Foley Fork – You’ll never use a pastry blender for small jobs again. This tool cuts butter into flour in nothing flat. Love this tool! Gift Idea: Tie this foley fork up with a mixing bowl or some cute kitchen towels!Foodie-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen

5. The Cheese Knife – No more cheese sticking to your blade as you cut that yummy block of super sharp cheddar into slices. 2 sizes – the smaller one (4″ blade) works nicely with charcuterie boards. Gift Idea: Pair with the buttons below and some delicious cheese!Foodie-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen

6. Cheese Buttons – Buttons for cheese….who knew?? These buttons give your guests a handle for holding a block of cheese in place as they cut a piece to enjoy. Gift Idea: Pair with a block of nice cheese, Aldi has some great selections this time of year!

Foodie-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen

7. Vollrath Measuring Scoop/Cup Set – This set is the perfect size and weight, and the smooth stainless steel smooths off easily making it the perfect scoop for your flour! I’ve used mine for years and get tons of requests for them. Gift idea: Pair with a pretty pie plate or baking dish.Foodie-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen

8. Pedrini Stainless Steel Tongs – Just my all-time favorite! I reach for these tongs every time. Gift Idea: Tie them up with a bow and a box of high-quality frozen beef or a gift card to your favorite meat provider!Foodie-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen

9. From the Land of Kansas – Wooden Cutting Board – This beautiful Kansas-shaped cutting board would make a special gift for anyone on your list! Gift Idea: Pair with a good kitchen knife or a set of festive kitchen cloths.Foodie-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen

 10. Norpro Fork and Whisk – You’ll want two of these when you see how great they work together for shredding meat in a pot or pan with Teflon coating! Gift Idea: I would absolutely pair this with an Instant Pot. It would make short work of all that shredded meat they’re going to make (while protecting the pot)!

Foodie-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen
I hope these kitchen gift ideas help fill your stockings this Christmas! I’ve enjoyed using these tools and I’m confident that your friends and family will, too!

Top Kitchen Gift Ideas for the home cook.

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Let’s Get You Cookin’,
Chef Alli

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Chef Alli

Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

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Super ideas for gift giving… or a special treat!

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