When you’re trying to come up with gift ideas for someone who likes to cook, you want to find something that’s both personal and practical. But finding a gift for a home cook that strikes that balance can be hard, especially if you’re the kind of person whose fridge is filled with takeout containers. That’s why we’ve gathered 15 of the best gifts that are available on Amazon for every type of home cook on your list, from the newbie who just wants to make a good grilled cheese to the home cook who has it all.
For the home cook who’s embracing hygge
For the home cook who takes farm-to-table seriously
For the home cook who’s been stress-cooking their way through 2017
For the home cook who’s still using that slow cooker from the 1970s
For the home cook who keeps accidentally slicing their fingers
This mandoline comes with a safety guard to keep vegetables and fruits stable and help prevent slipping fingers from getting sliced. (Chef Gabriel Kreuther also likes a slightly more expensive Japanese mandoline, which comes with its own plastic safety covering.)
For the tech-obsessed home cook who won’t stop talking about the Whole Foods and Amazon merger
For the home cook who has everything
For the aspiring home cook who just wants to learn how to make eggs correctly
For the home cook who swore off meat after watching ‘What the Health’
For the at-home pitmaster who has it all
For the baker feeling inspired after binge-watching ‘The Great British Baking Show’ on Netflix
For the sci-fi geek who wants appropriately themed movie-marathon snacks
For the college student looking to hack the perfect dorm-room grilled cheese
For the friend who’s tired of paying extra for guacamole
For the photo-obsessed foodie who wants to decorate their kitchen with Instagram-friendly everything
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