‘Tis the season to be jolly!
Christmas is right around the corner, and after a bumpy ride that is the year 2020, we all could use a little holiday cheer. And what’s a better energizer than awesome, new stuff? Whether you’re shopping for loved ones or yourself, we think that you’ll find these items to be a blast to unwrap on Christmas day.
The Coolest Gifts For Culinary Mavericks This Christmas
1. Global Kabuto 7-Piece Knife Block Set
The Global Kabuto 7-piece knife block set, with its elegant look and high carbon stainless steel blade construction, is a joy to use especially for tasks requiring great precision and delicacy. Any culinary enthusiast would be thrilled to have this premium Japanese knife set in the kitchen this holiday season.
2. Chef Sac Knife Bag
An excellent chef knife bag is not only a neat Christmas present, but also a great investment in your culinary career. Be it a handsome leather backpack or a sleek waxed canvas leather knife roll, a Chef Sac knife bag under the tree will most certainly bring a smile to any chef and cook this Christmas.
3. Kitchenmood Personalized Cutting Board & Clark’s Cutting Board Care Kit
Give your cutting board its own personality with a stylish custom design courtesy of Kitchenmood. Throw in a superb cutting board care kit from Clark’s as well to keep it clean and pleasant at all times.
4. Breville Smart Oven Pro
What’s the second-best thing about the holidays next to the gifts? You guessed it--the food! Whether it’s gingerbread cookies, pecan pie, or even Christmas ham, the Breville Smart Oven Pro will surely make your life incredibly easier this Christmas.
5. Vitamix E310 Explorian Blender
You can never go wrong giving a Vitamix to a loved one for Christmas, especially if it’s an E310 Explorian. This powerful blender will process anything from smoothies all the way to hot soup, making it the only food mixer you’ll need.
6. Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker Pro
Make overcooking or undercooking your meals a thing of the past this Christmas with the Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker Pro. This innovative kitchen product goes with any pot and perfectly cooks your food in water with your desired temperature. It even comes with an app that allows you to monitor the cooking process over Wi-Fi and gives you access to thousands of free recipes.
7. Capresso Ultima Pro Espresso Machine
What’s a finer way to show some TLC to your busy little chef this Yuletide season than with a nice, hot cup of espresso? A brand new Capresso Ultima Pro Espresso Machine, of course! Get them this vintage-looking beauty and enjoy delicious, frothy espresso together to give much-needed warmth to these cold winter nights.
8. Whynter Automatic Ice Cream Maker
If hot beverages aren’t your cup of tea (no pun intended), then perhaps ice cream is. After all, who doesn’t love themselves some ice cream? Named the best ice cream maker by Wirecutter, the Whynter ICM-201SB allows you to make scrumptious ice cream and other frozen desserts at the comfort of your own home--no pre-freezing needed!
9. Best-Selling Cookbooks
With either espresso or ice cream in hand, all that's missing to complete your cozy holiday evening is a good book to read. Best-sellers such as Ella Risbridger’s delightful Midnight Chicken (& Other Recipes Worth Living For), Diana Henry’s From The Oven To The Table, or the classic The Taste of Country Cooking by Edna Lewis are a surefire way to lift your culinary spirits up even while on vacation.
10. Herb Plants
Mistletoe and holly might be the plants symbolic of the holidays, but a chef’s need for fresh herbs and spices is never out of season. Mistletoe and holly aren’t edible anyway. If you’re thinking of gifting herbs for Christmas for a chef tower garden, here’s a useful guide on what plants you should get.