Foodie Gifts for Every Budget
It’s GO time! And it’s the 12 Days of Christmas!
As a foodie, there is nothing more wonderful than receiving gifts that relate to the kitchen and my passion for good, wholesome, healthy food. Whether it’s a fun new kitchen gadget, a beautiful cookbook, or a specialty ingredient, I just adore it when I receive (and give) gifts that just re-enforce my love of good food. If you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping, I hope these ideas will help you choose the perfect gift for the foodie in your life.
If you’re shopping for a co-worker or Secret Santa gift, and don’t want to spend a lot, or if you’re shopping for your spouse and really want to spoil them, here are foodie gift ideas for every budget!
$10 or Less
- Bamboo Wooden Spoons
- 3 1/2″ Paring Knife (a chef’s most inexpensive best friend!)
- Japanese Chop Sticks & Sushi Paddle set
- a quirky beer bottle opener
- bulk specialty spices such as organic ancho chili powder, roasted cacao powder, or pink peppercorns
- fleur de sel
- stainless steel drinking straws
- a gift card or certificate to one of their favorite foodie stores, such as Whole Foods, Vitacost, Amazon, or local shop
$11 to $50
- Le Creuset Stoneware Loaf Pan: you just cannot go wrong with Le Creuset!
- Olivewood Cheese Cutting Board
- Against All Grain’s Meals Made Simple cookbook (on the Amazon bestseller list since its release!)
- Paleo Patisserie — this one’s on my wishlist for sure!
- Traditional Cooking School membership — invaluable for the foodie who’s wanting to learn more traditional cooking methods such as cheese-making, fermentation, sourdough baking, and more!
- Himalayan salt plate
- a DIY e-book to create her own beauty products out of FOOD
- an attachment for a KitchenAid mixer, such as the grinder or slicer/shredder
- a spiralizer (one of my favorite gadgets!)
- unique measuring cups like these or these
$51 to $100
- Monogrammed cutting board
- a Cuisinart immersion blender w/ attachments
- a copper tea kettle
- a copper French press (noticing a trend here??)
- French glass ice bucket
- cute kitchen prints
- some vintage props such as towels, silverware, dishes, or utensils if your foodie is like me and photographs food before eating it 😉
The Sky’s the Limit
- Pre-made meals and snacks from Pete’s Paleo — a wonderful gift for any foodie who may find themselves needing a break ($90 – $270)
- Cuisinart 14-cup Food Processor: I’ve been drooling over this for a couple of years…hint, hint, Honey!
- BlendTec Total Blender
- Excalibur Dehydrator
- Le Creuset 5-piece Cast Iron Cookware Set
- this beautiful copper sauce pan
- Wusthof Santoku knife
- a 6-month CSA share or 1/2 a side of grass-fed, local beef for the organic locavore (check LocalHarvest.org for information about local growers, farmers, and ranchers in your area)
What are you giving the foodie(s) in your life this year? What’s on your own foodie wish list?
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