Looking for the perfect gift for the foodie in your life? Look no further! Our selection of kitchen gadget gifts is sure to impress any culinary enthusiast. From innovative tools that simplify meal prep to trendy appliances that elevate their cooking experience, we have something for everyone. Discover unique and practical presents that will make their time in the kitchen a breeze.
21 Kitchen Gadget Gifts Everyone Will Love
Christmas is a great time to give and receive fun kitchen gadgets that you may not have bought for yourself throughout the year. With more people cooking at home now than ever before, having time-saving and innovative kitchen gadgets can make the experience even more enjoyable. One such gadget that you might be interested in is the Philips 3200 Series Fully Automatic Espresso Machine, perfect for coffee lovers. This list contains 21 of our favorite kitchen gadgets that make great gifts for home cooks, whether they are beginners or experts in the kitchen.
If you don’t already own an Instant Pot, you’ve likely heard about it and wondered if it’s worth getting. The Instant Pot is a versatile tool that can cook food quickly, making it ideal for busy individuals or families. It can pressure cook large cuts of meat in under an hour, allowing for easy meal prep. Similarly, an air fryer is another convenient gadget for quick and mess-free cooking.
For breakfast enthusiasts, a breakfast sandwich maker can make preparing a delicious morning meal hassle-free by toasting the English muffin, frying the egg, and heating sausage or bacon all at once. Another useful gadget is the vacuum wine stopper that helps preserve the taste of leftover wine for up to 7 days.
To save space in your kitchen drawers and cabinets, consider an all-in-one multipurpose kitchen gadget shaped like a wine bottle. It includes various tools like a funnel, juicer, grater, egg cracker, shredder, can opener, egg separator, and measuring cup. Additionally, a meatball maker tool simplifies the process of making meatballs by turning 2 lbs of ground meat into 32 perfectly sized meatballs.
If you’re looking to reduce plastic waste in your kitchen, reusable beeswax food wraps are a sustainable alternative for storing leftovers or small amounts of food. Another eco-friendly gadget is the iceless wine chiller, which keeps your bottle of white wine or bubbles chilled for up to 6 hours without the need for ice.
For coffee enthusiasts, a milk frother is an essential tool to create the perfect latte or cappuccino at home. An electric pasta maker can make fresh pasta in just 15 minutes, offering seven different pasta shapes. Similarly, an electric pizza maker that cooks up to 40% faster than a regular oven is ideal for pizza lovers.
A rice cooker is a must-have kitchen gadget that not only cooks rice but also allows you to steam other foods simultaneously. Reusable Mason jar lids are a practical solution for storing leftovers and sauces without worrying about rusting or leakage. Special corers for apples and pineapples save time when preparing these fruits by removing cores and skins effortlessly.
To make cleaning the microwave easier and more enjoyable, consider using a microwave cleaner shaped like an angry woman. Non-stick baking mats are perfect for preventing food from sticking to baking sheets while being more environmentally friendly than parchment paper or tin foil.
An herb stripping gadget makes quick work of removing leaves from stems, particularly useful for herbs like oregano, rosemary, thyme, tarragon, as well as making healthy snacks like kale chips. Lastly, if you often make burgers for barbecues or parties, a burger press can save time by shaping multiple patties at once.
1. Instant Pot
The Instant Pot is a must-have kitchen gadget for any home cook. It not only cooks food fast, but it also allows you to make large meals in a short amount of time. With its pressure cooking feature, you can cook a large pork shoulder or beef roast in under an hour, perfect for meal prep. The Instant Pot is easy to learn and there are plenty of recipes available for it. Plus, it’s easy to clean up after use.
2. Breakfast Sandwich Maker
One of my favorite appliances in the kitchen for breakfast is this breakfast sandwich maker. You can make all of the pieces of a perfect breakfast sandwich at one time in this little machine. Toast the English muffin, fry the egg, and heat the sausage/bacon/ham all at once in the different layers of the machine. It’s ready in 5 minutes. It’s not only meant for breakfast sandwiches either. You can make pizza muffins, taco cups, molten lava cake and many other creative recipes in this thing.
3. Vacuum Wine Stoppers
If you don’t finish a bottle of wine in one sitting, you might find that it doesn’t taste very good the next day. These vacuum wine stoppers prevent that by sucking the air out of the bottle by pressing the button on top of the stopper. Using these stoppers will help preserve the wine flavor for about 7 days, which is quite a few more than without. It will save you from having to toss out left over wine. And it’ll give you the leeway to have just a glass now and then, without wasting the rest of the bottle.
4. All-in-1 Multipurpose Kitchen Gadget
The All-in-1 Multipurpose Kitchen Gadget is a wine-bottle shaped tool that takes care of all those little pieces in your kitchen. It includes a funnel, juicer, grater, egg cracker, shredder, can opener, egg separator, and measuring cup – all stacked into one easy-to-store wine bottle shape. This gadget is not only useful but also makes a fun Christmas or wedding gift. Say goodbye to cluttered drawers and cabinets with this all-in-one kitchen tool.
5. Shape+Store Master Meatball Making Tool
Making meatballs can take a lot of time. We use them in our popular Meatballs & Mashed Potatoes recipe. If you’re making a dozen or more meatballs, it can take 20 minutes or longer. If you’re cooking for a large family, or just want to make a bunch of meatballs to use with freezer meals, this meatball maker tool is very useful. It turns 2 lbs of meat into 32 meatballs. Each meatball is approximately 1 oz and 1.5 inches in diameter. All you do is load up the tray with ground meat and press the top down onto the meat to form the balls. It’s super simple. It’s also ideal for portioning and freezing cookie dough, rice, sauces, herbs, and more.
6. Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps
For someone who is environmentally conscientious, these reusable beeswax food wraps make the perfect Christmas gift. They are very useful for storing little bits of food, like half an onion, or some carrot sticks, or a wedge of cheese. And they are a sustainable, natural food storage alternative. Simply wash them with cool water and gentle soap, then reuse again and again. Say goodbye to plastic baggies and hello to eco-friendly food storage with these beeswax wraps.
7. Wine Cooler
Any wine lover will find this iceless wine chiller useful! Whether you’re just outside having a BBQ or you’re at the park doing some day drinking, this chiller comes in handy. You won’t need any ice to keep your bottle of white wine or bubbles chilled for up to 6 hours with this kitchen gadget. It comes in a beautifully packaged die-cut presentation box that’s environmentally friendly and 100% recyclable.
8. 4 in 1 Electric Milk Frother and Steamer
This electric milk frother and steamer is a versatile kitchen gadget that any coffee or matcha tea lover will appreciate. It can create warm dense milk foam, warm airy milk foam, cold milk foam, and warm milk, giving you a wide range of options for your favorite hot beverages. With this frother, you can achieve the perfect finishing touch to your latte, cappuccino, macchiato, or hot chocolate.
The compact size of this milk frother makes it easy to fit into any kitchen space. It’s a great alternative to investing in an expensive espresso machine just for making lattes at home. The convenience and versatility of this gadget make it a practical gift for any home cook or coffee enthusiast.
9. Ninja Air Fryer
An Air Fryer is incredibly useful for cutting down on time and mess in the kitchen. It cooks just about anything, from spaghetti squash to potato wedges, and even cinnamon rolls. The Ninja air fryer is a great choice because it’s easy to use and it doesn’t take up a lot of space. It can be used to cook, crisp and dehydrate. See our guide to using an air fryer for more information.
10. Electric Pasta Maker
Fresh, homemade pasta is now as simple as adding ingredients and pushing a button. In 15 minutes or less, you can have pasta that’s ready to boil. The pasta machine mixes, kneads and extrudes the pasta for you. This electric pasta maker has 7 different pasta shapes: thick spaghetti, lasagna, spaghetti, angel hair, wide noodle, penne and fettuccine. It’s pretty brilliant.
11. Electric Pizza Maker
The electric pizza maker by Hamilton Beach is a must-have kitchen gadget for pizza lovers. It cooks up to 40% faster and is up to 52% more energy efficient than a regular kitchen oven. This compact machine doesn’t take up a lot of space and features a handy viewing window, allowing you to keep an eye on your pizza as it cooks.
12. Rice Cooker
A rice cooker is a must-have kitchen gadget for anyone who loves rice dishes. This appliance takes the guesswork out of cooking rice and ensures perfectly cooked grains every time. With a rice cooker, you can cook anywhere from 2 to 6 cups of cooked rice without having to babysit it like you would on the stovetop.
This particular rice cooker also has the added feature of being able to steam other foods while the rice is cooking. You can steam meats, fish, and vegetables, making it a versatile tool in the kitchen. It’s not just for making plain white rice; you can also use it to make soup, chili, and other dishes like jambalaya.
13. Mason Jar Reusable Lids
We use a lot of Mason jars in our kitchen. They’re great for storing leftovers because they take up a lot less space than Tupperware and you can clearly see what’s in them. We also use them to store vegetables like carrot sticks and celery sticks for snacks. We use the smaller jars for sauces and salad dressings that we make in bulk to cut down on prep time.
The problem with Mason jars is the lids. The lids of these jars are made for canning, so they are in two parts, and can get rusty quickly. They can’t be put in the dishwasher. Instead, we use these reusable Mason jar lids. These are airtight, freezer safe, dishwasher safe, and BPA-free. Problem solved.
14. Apple / Pineapple Corers
One of my hesitations with buying pineapples comes from not wanting to spend the time it takes to cut off the rough skin, then cut the core out, and chop into pieces. The pineapple corer is a huge time saver because all you do is push the device into the pineapple and it not only removes the core, it also cuts off the skin. When you remove the device, perfect rings of pineapple come out. Then you can use the cutter to make slices. It’s brilliant.
The apple corer just plugs in and removes the core – super simple. Then all you have to do is cut up the apple and serve. Huge time saver.
15. Microwave Cleaner
This little gadget is the perfect stocking stuffer. And it makes a good conversation piece too. How many people hate cleaning the microwave? It’s the same concept as putting a bowl of water and vinegar in the microwave, only this little device is covered and has holes in the head that allow steam to spray instead of boiling water getting all over the floor of your microwave. It’s a simple way to clean, but also super fun to watch. And it feels cathartic because she looks as angry as I do when I have to clean the microwave.
16. Silicone, Non-Stick, Food Safe Baking Mat
We use these non-stick baking mats a lot in the recipes we make on this site. They’re perfect for keeping food from sticking to the baking sheet and they’re more friendly to the environment than parchment paper or tin foil. You don’t need to use any cooking spray or oil when you use these mats. They make it really easy to just pull the food right off. French fries will stick to the pan without oil, biscuits and cookies adhere to the pan. Not with this mat, though. Food comes right off.Oven-safe up to 480 degrees F They’re all oven safe up to 480 degrees F and very easy to clean. These fit half-sheet size pans.
17. Herb Stripping Gadget
This herb stripping gadget is the perfect tool for quickly removing leaves from woody herbs like oregano, rosemary, thyme, and tarragon. It can also be used for making kale chips and other healthy snacks. Simply insert the stem through the hole and pull it back out to strip the leaves off in one quick motion. This gadget makes prepping herbs a breeze and saves time in the kitchen.
18. Burger Press Hamburger Patty Maker
Making a bunch of burgers for a barbecue or party? Instead of spending all that time pressing out and shaping each patty, you can use this burger press hamburger patty maker. It allows you to quickly and easily shape uniform patties with just the right thickness. Simply place your ground meat in the press, close the lid, and press down to create perfectly shaped patties. This gadget is a must-have for any burger lover or grill enthusiast.
19. Dough Press / Pierogi / Empanada Maker
If you love making homemade dumplings, pierogis, or empanadas, then this dough press is a must-have kitchen gadget. It takes the hassle out of shaping and sealing each individual piece of dough by providing a quick and easy way to create perfectly formed pastries.
The dough press comes in different sizes, allowing you to make small bite-sized treats or larger hand pies. Simply place your desired filling in the center of the dough circle, fold over the press, and give it a gentle squeeze. The result is a beautifully sealed pastry with uniform edges.
20. Food Chopper
If you’re tired of spending a lot of time chopping vegetables or herbs, a food chopper is a must-have kitchen gadget. It makes the task quick and easy, saving you valuable time in the kitchen. Whether you’re making salsa, pesto, or just need finely chopped onions or garlic, a food chopper will make your prep work a breeze.
21. Kitchen Knives
Kitchen knives are an essential tool for any home cook, and having a good set of knives can make a big difference in the kitchen. Whether you’re chopping vegetables, slicing meat, or dicing herbs, having sharp and reliable knives will make your tasks much easier and more efficient.
Investing in high-quality kitchen knives is worth it, as they will last longer and provide better precision when cutting. Look for knives with a comfortable grip and a strong, durable blade. A set that includes various types of knives, such as a chef’s knife, paring knife, and bread knife, will cover all your cutting needs.
In conclusion, there are plenty of fun and useful kitchen gadgets that make great gifts for home cooks. Whether it’s an Instant Pot for quick and easy meals, an air fryer for mess-free cooking, or a milk frother for the perfect latte, these gadgets can enhance the cooking experience and save time in the kitchen. Other handy gadgets include a meatball maker tool, reusable beeswax food wraps, an iceless wine chiller, and an electric pasta maker. Additionally, items like a rice cooker, Mason jar lids, fruit corers, microwave cleaner, non-stick baking mats, and herb stripping gadget can make cooking and cleaning more efficient. These kitchen gadgets are sure to be appreciated by both beginner and expert cooks.
In conclusion, kitchen gadget gifts are a practical and thoughtful choice for any occasion. These versatile tools can enhance cooking experiences and simplify tasks in the kitchen. From novice cooks to experienced chefs, everyone can benefit from these innovative gadgets that make meal preparation more efficient and enjoyable. Whether it’s a sleek blender, a handy Instant Pot, or a stylish espresso machine, there is a wide range of options available to suit every taste and budget. So why not consider gifting a kitchen gadget to your loved ones, giving them the joy of creativity and convenience in their culinary adventures?
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