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20 Best Gifts for Foodies Who Love to Cook and Have Fun

We know someone passionate about cooking deserves something special this holiday season. If you've been struggling to find the perfect gift for the foodie in your life, look no further! From kitchen gadgets to tasty treats, we've got the best foodie gift ideas right here.
20 Best Gifts for Foodies Who Love to Cook and Have Fun
20 Best Gifts for Foodies Who Love to Cook and Have Fun
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If you know someone who loves to cook, they'll love one of these 20 best gifts for foodies! These gifts will help them take their culinary skills to the next level, from cookbooks to kitchen gadgets to delicious gourmet sets.

These gifts will please anyone who enjoys cooking good food! And if they're not ready to tackle Gordon Ramsay's MasterClass just yet, don't worry - plenty of other options are on the list. So whether your budget is big or small, you're sure to find the perfect gift for the foodie in your life.

No matter what you choose, it's sure to be a hit with any foodie. Happy shopping!

1. Elegant and Functional Charcuterie Set Gift

Put the 'cute' in charcuterie with this beautiful and functional wooden cheese board with a cutlery set!

Anyone who enjoys hosting and dazzling guests with beautiful and creative spreads of cheese, cold cuts, and everything in between will love this bamboo charcuterie board set!

This board makes the art of charcuterie easy - a magnetic holder keeps four serving knives and utensils upright, two ceramic serving bowls for sauces and dips, and six sampler forks guarantee a dazzling and delicious spread every single time!

$39.99 at Smirly

Or browse through some other fantastic charcuterie sets Smirly has available.

2. Best Gift for Fun and Adventurous Foodies

Are you looking for a perfect gift for someone who loves to cook and is always looking for new combinations? Get them the Foodie Dice!

Foodie dice is a fun new way to shake up one's cooking routine and get instant inspiration for creating simple, seasonal meals. You get over 186,000 possible meal combinations to inspire creativity in the kitchen. Amazing!

$24 at Amazon

And if you want to make it a complete set, get the Mixology Dice as well! This is a fun way to learn the art of mixology and come up with over 1.5 million combos for delicious cocktails!

3. Perfect Gift for Zero-Waste Enthusiastic Foodies

Hydroponic growing systems for vegetables, fruit, herbs, and flowers are all the rage right now! They don't use soil to grow plants; instead, they use a nutrient-rich solution and don't need direct sunlight - perfect for city-dwellers who want to grow their produce in a small space.

While many different hydroponic systems are available in the market, this 7Pods Mini Indoor Garden Kit makes for a thoughtful, affordable gift for the foodies in your life.

$44.98 at Walmart

Save water and space, and grow herbs and veggies all year round!

4. A Modern Cookbook for Trendy Foodies

Do you have a friend who loves to follow all the trendy viral recipes yet is somewhat of an old-school lover at heart? "As Cooked on TikTok" cookbook will make them very happy!

“This cookbook is full of some of TikTok’s biggest trends, displaying innovative cooking and fun dishes to make at home.”—Gordon and Tilly Ramsay, from the foreword.

$13 at Amazon

It has all the fan favorites and recipe exclusives from more than 40 TikTok creators!

5. A Kitchen Hack for True Pasta Lovers

If you know someone who knows their farfalle from their fiori, their spaghetti from their capellini, and takes pride in making fresh pasta from scratch, these pasta cutters will be the perfect gift to make them happy!

These simple pasta cutters will make perfect pasta shapes without bulky machines and attachments! Choose one, or perhaps get a whole set for your Italian cuisine-loving foodie!

starting at $16 at Walmart

These pasta cutters can make the perfect long pasta, from spaghetti to tagliatelle, every single time.

6. One of a Kind Hot & Spicy Set

This unique hot and spicy set is perfect for foodies looking for new and exciting flavors!

Fly by Jing was created by the amazing foodie Jing from Chengdu. It is a one-of-a-kind gourmet experience inspired by the spicy flavors of Southern China.

"I founded Fly By Jing in 2018, inspired by the amazing flavors of my hometown Chengdu and its famous fly restaurants— soulful hole-in-the-wall eateries so good they attract diners like flies." - Jing, creator of Fly by Jing.

If you know anyone who enjoys out-of-this-world spicy flavors, this spice set will blow their minds!

$25 at Fly by Jing

Don't miss the 30% discount they are offering now!

7. Colorful Bowl and Measuring Set to Brighten Up Any Kitchen

Every foodie home cook needs a proper set of mixing bowls and measuring cups! Why not make it fun and colorful?

These mixing bowls and measuring cups are neatly stacked and easily identifiable by a beautiful bright color - any home chef will appreciate this fun and thoughtful gift!

$38.99 at Walmart

8. Make Bacon-Lover's Dreams Come True

Bacon makes everything better; there's no doubt. If you know a foodie who agrees with this statement, this bacon lover's gourmet gift crate is the perfect choice to make them beyond happy this holiday season!

$129.99 at Igourmet


OR

154.98$ at Walmart

including delivery.

9. The Perfect Gift for Fungi Foodies

2FUNGUYS, founded and owned by Howard Berk and Todd Pittard, is a mushroom-growing company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Not only do they grow shiitake and oyster mushrooms for sale to local restaurants, but they also inoculate logs that can be used in your very own mushroom garden. Fun, delicious, and thoughtful!

Get the perfect foodie gift set of shiitake and oyster mushroom logs directly at their website!

$71 at 2FunGuys

10. Edible and Functional Candy Canes

Sweet and minty candy cane spoons are a perfect Christmas stocking stuffer! Any fan of classic holiday flavors will enjoy these delicious and efficient candies!

And if you want to make your gift a little bit more special, pair these candy cane spoons with a jar of homemade holiday cocoa mix!

$9.45 at Walmart

11. A Unique Gift for a Foodie Mixologist

This at-home alcohol infusion kit is every home mixologist's dream! It looks fantastic and will help serve up seriously impressive cocktails.

Any cocktail enthusiast would love this set-up on their bar cart.

$25 at Uncommon Goods

12. Gourmet Sea Salt Gift Any Foodie Will Appreciate

Any foodie knows the importance of using proper salt in their cooking. Knowing your salts is step #3 on the way to becoming a better cook in my book.

Maldon Sea Salt has been hand harvested from the coastal town of Maldon on the East Coast of England since 1882. It is loved by chefs and aspiring cooks worldwide for its all-natural soft and crunchy flakes are recognized for their unmatched quality and flavor.

$20.50 at Walmart

Your foodie friend will definitely appreciate this bulk-sized resealable bucket of this quality sea salt flakes.

13. State of Art Cast Iron Tortilla Press

This traditional press made from seasoned cast iron is excellent for transforming dough balls into flat, ready-to-cook homemade tortillas. It is a unique foodie gift any Mexican cuisine fan will appreciate!

$39.95 at Surlatable

This is a true gem of unique foodie gifts!

14. Exquisite Griottines (Drunk Cherries)

Griottines are cherries macerated in eau de vie or Kirsch. These wild cherries are picked by hand only when the cherries reach the peak of ripeness. The fruit is soaked in Kirsch before being jarred in these beautiful glass display bottles.

These gourmet cherries make a perfect Christmas gift for a foodie who enjoys exquisite flavors and elegant desserts! The intoxicating smell of these cherries will win over any true gourmand!

$35.99 at Walmart

15. Souper Cubes for Super Home Cooks

Souper cubes have earned their place on our list of More Taste, Less Waste Cooking Tips for a reason!

Freezing sauces and reduced stocks is a genius cooking hack any true foodie who loves to cook knows to be true!

These are a true game changer in the kitchen - they will be a great gift for anyone who loves smart meal prep.

$19.95 at Amazon

16. A Foodie Gift for an Avid Baker

The adjustable rolling pin is a magical kitchen gadget for anyone who loves to bake! No more using measuring tape because there are centimeters and inches marked on each end of the rolling pin.

Plus, it comes with four removable thickness guides, ensuring your dough is evenly rolled just as you need it to guarantee uniform baking and perfect result.

$21.59 at Walmart

17. A Smart Kitchen Gadget for Potato-Loving Perfectionists

If you know anyone who loves a potato cut part of the way through into small slices, baked, roasted, or fried to perfection, this is their gift.

This handy kitchen gadget aids in cutting potatoes into uniform thin connected slices and saves a ton of time.

$15 at Uncommon Goods

18. A Beautiful Gift for a Nostalgic Foodie

Retro wooden cookie molds are a perfect gift for a cookie enthusiast who appreciates cookies not only for their deliciousness but also enjoys aesthetics and tradition.

There is something extra festive and unique about the cookies shaped in a traditional wooden mold. Any foodie who loves baking cookies and takes pride in the original artistic presentation will be happy to get these as a present!

$28.99 at Walmart

19. Gourmet World Flavors Seasoning Set

This six-piece seasoning blend collection will help your foodie home cook friend unleash authentic flavors from all over the world and make some of the world's richest and most storied cuisines: Thailand, Jamaica, Morocco, Tuscany, Cajun, and Greece.

$31.49 at Amazon

20. Artisan Herb Infused Oil Set

The aromatic herbal cooking oils from La Tourangelle Infused Oil Trio are the perfect gift for a foodie. The best part? These artisanal creations make it possible to satisfy professional chefs and novice cooks; they're great as salad dressings at home with friends and family.

The unique flavors lie in the quality, type or herbs used to create these fantastic infused products; they are sure to please your home chef foodie.

$15.98 at Walmart

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