The holidays are coming up fast and there are plenty of delicious meals to look forward to, many of which are courtesy of the chefs and bakers in your life. To make the most chaotic time of year for cooking go a bit smoother for them (or yourself), find a holiday gift that will add convenience among all that chaos in the kitchen.
From Kitchenaid food processors to speed up all that slicing and dicing on your to-list, to a portable outdoor pizza oven, there’s a gift out there to spark joy in any chef’s life. Dodge the previously inevitable powdered sugar snowstorm with a scale and sifter Kitchenaid attachment, or skip the constant cleaning of your countertops and backsplash with a nonstick splatter guard.
It’s time to give back to those who work hard in the kitchen to keep the holidays sweet. Here are the best kitchen gifts for chefs.
Shopping for a pastry chef? This rolling pin from Williams Sonoma is a straight pin made from maple.
This ice cream maker from Cuisinart eases the work that goes into making your favorite frozen desserts.
Professional chefs love a sous vide, and if you’re shopping for a home cook, they’ll appreciate the quality of this one from Anova. It perfectly cooks any piece of meat without a flame.
Whether you have a professional chef in your life or they’re an aspiring chef, a proper oyster knife is an essential kitchen tool.
This splatter guard will take all the danger out of cooking with hot oil, and help avoid extra messes in the kitchen.
Truffle oil- the best secret ingredient to have in your kitchen. This gift set includes black, white and English truffle oil, great for a burgeoning foodie.
Measuring ingredients is that much easier with this stand mixer bowl with convenient measurement markings.
This set includes three four-layered bamboo cutting boards of various sizes to suit all your slicing and dicing needs.
This knife is an all-around great one for multipurpose cooking activities including mincing, cutting, chopping, slicing and prep work. If you aren’t ready to take on a whole knives set, this one has you covered.
First things first, if you don’t have a stand mixer yet headed into the holiday season, you may want to change that. This bowl-lift stand mixer fits a 5-quart capacity bowl, has 10 speed options and comes with three beater attachments to help you make anything from appetizers to dessert.
With this oyster mushroom log, you can have a mushroom farm right on your countertop and watch your ingredients grow in front of your eyes. Oyster mushrooms also make a great meat substitute for any chef looking to explore plant-based recipes.
This dutch oven is designed to be a versatile cooking tool that can handle anything from braising to baking, soups to casseroles, and its sleek design and appealing colors look great on any countertop.
Cut vegetables evenly and easily with this multi-blade mandoline slicer that includes five interchangeable blades.
Frost your heart away with this wire whip attachment that makes it easy and sweet to whip up frosting, eggs, sponge cakes, heavy cream and holiday candies.
Dust dough with flour or baked goods with sugar of all kinds to your heart’s content with this handy little device, sure to make any baker’s day.
Avoid injuries during those crucial and chaotic cooking moments with this attachment that can dice, slice, shred and julienne any fruits, vegetables or hard cheeses that you need. Adjust the thickness of your slices with just one lever.
Customize this wooden rolling pin with an engraving of the recipient’s name for an extra personal touch to this sweet gift.
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Make up to two quarts of ice cream, gelato or sorbet in under half an hour with this scream-worthy attachment.
This pie plate will give the no-doubt-delicious dessert being served inside of it some competition for the prettiest piece on the table.
Customize this apron for the chef that deserves a little extra recognition for their efforts in the kitchen.
Heads will roll over the homemade pasta you can make with the help of this pasta roller attachment which also includes spaghetti and fettuccine cutters.
These kitchen scissors can cleanly cut veggies, meats, cheeses and more and are a great tool in the kitchen, especially for someone who isn’t fond of chopping everything with a big knife.
Or try your hand at making up to six types of pasta this holiday season. This attachment can make fresh spaghetti, bucatini, fusilli, rigatoni, small macaroni and large macaroni. Bellissimo!
With dishwasher-safe trays and a built-in digital thermostat and timer, making dehydrated fruit chips or your own jerky has never been more (deliciously) convenient.
This portable pizza oven can reach temperatures over 930 degrees Fahrenheit and is equipped with a built-in thermometer, retractable legs and detachable dual-fuel burners. Enjoy the convenience of a gas burner while still having the option to buy a detachable wood burner accessory to cook your pizza exactly how you want it, on the go or in your own backyard.
This helpful baking tool will measure, sift and automatically add the proper ingredients directly to your mixing bowl, saving you precious minutes in the bustling kitchen.