Are you like me and find it harder and harder every year to choose just the right gift for the people in your life? You want to find the perfect combination of cool, useful, unique and something they don’t already have….that can be a hard order to fill! This year we are putting together some fun gift giving guides to inspire you to find the perfect gift for everyone!
Up first….a gift guide for CHEFS in your life!
Inspired by Macy’s Cookware Buying Guide, I’ve created this fun gift giving guide for the chef….even the one who seems to have everything!
GIFT IDEAS FOR THE HOME CHEF
I love garlic, but I hate the smell left on my hands after cooking with it. This stainless steel garlic crusher, keeps the smell of what you’re preparing off of your hands. Simply apply pressure and a rocking motion to crush and dice cloves to perfection.
2| Fat Separator
You know I’m all about separating from the fat these days…grin! Now here’s an ingenious way to separate it from your gravy! Pour your gravy into the separator and watch the fat rise to the top while lean gravy settles to the bottom. Includes its own strainer to catch unwanted bits and stopper which keeps fat out of the spout.
3| Bamboo Steamer
Bamboo Steamers are extremely versatile! Simply add ingredients, place over a wok, turn on the stove, wait for water to boil and then set the timer-veggies, fruit, meat, dim sum, dumplings, fish and more are cooked to perfection by the steam that passes through, locking in rich flavor and healthy nutrients.
Nothing says love from the kitchen like homemade pasta! Cut and seal homemade ravioli with this easy to use stamp, a must-have for authentic Italian dishes made right in the comfort of your home, which also doubles as a wonderful cookie cutter!
5| Asparagus Pot
Cook your asparagus to perfection in this unique asparagus pot! You will be whipping up recipes like our Balsamic Asparagus with Goat Cheese in no time!
6| Adjustable Potato Ricer
A mashing hit! Your go-to for masterfully-made mashed potatoes, this smart tool tackles the tough veggie with ease, commanding strength with a stainless steel handle and a non-slip grip. A range of settings, from fine to coarse, allow you to have the dish just the way you love it!
A native of Denmark, ebelskivers are light, puffy pancakes that can be filled with fruit, chocolate, jam or cheese and served for breakfast or as an hors d’oeuvre, dessert or light supper. A perfect gift for the chef that truly has it all, this nonstick Ebelskiver pan creates the perfect puff pancake every time!
8| Food Mill
Sauces, purees, soups, garnishes and more become commonplace in your kitchen with the handheld convenience of this precision food mill. A food mill is a must have item for every home chef!
9| Nonstick Grill Basket
A handy tool for the grill master! This nonstick grill basket is a great addition to the your chef’s grilling arsenal. The perfect way to grill those small vegetables and sides.
We’d love to hear what your must have item for the home chef is! Stay tuned for some more fun gift giving guides!