33 Holiday Gifts for Foodies

From festive cheese boards and Instagram-worthy kitchenware to virtual cooking classes, we've done the dirty work so you don't have to.

By Jake Thompson, Emily Spain Oct 21, 2021 10:55 PMTags
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The holiday season is upon us and if you're like us, you're online shopping up a storm and getting ready for Santa's big day. With countless deals and so many new products to gift, holiday shopping can seem a bit overwhelming. But don't fret, shopping pals, we're here for you!

Have a foodie on your list and stumped on what to get them this year? We've handpicked next-level cooking appliances, celebrity cookbooksfashion-forward aprons and many more Michelin-star level gifts for the foodie in your life this holiday season.

From molecular gastronomy kits and wine preservation kits to Our Place's Perfect Pot and Brightland olive oil, we've done the dirty work so you don't have to. 

Here are 20+ drool-worthy gift ideas for the foodies on your list!

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Virtual Cooking Class

Cooking classes are one of the most thoughtful gifts you can give to a foodie! With the guidance of Sur La Table's expert chefs, you can learn how to whip up dishes like beef Wellington, apple pie, risotto and more. 

Opopop Discovery Kit

Upgrade your movie nights with Opopop's gourmet, gluten-free non-GMO popcorn! You won't be able to look at other popcorns the same way after trying the Cinnalicious and Fancy Butter flavors. This kit comes with seven pouches of flavor wrapped kernels, plus a BPA-free popper with lid for easy, mess-free cooking. 

Carbone Pasta Sauce Variety Pack (4-Count)

Bring Carbone's celebrity-loved pasta to your home. No reservations or trips to NYC required! Made with Italian-grown tomatoes and other fresh ingredients, these small batch sauces will take any pasta dish up a notch. 

CRUXGG ROTO Rotating Waffle Maker - Smoke Gray

There's nothing better than waking up on a weekend morning to perfectly crisp waffles! Surprise the breakfast lover in your life with a new rotating waffle maker that delivers thick Belgian waffles in under 10 minutes! Not to mention, this must-have appliance from Target's new collection with Ghetto Gastro offers a powerful 1000-watt heating system with six browning levels.

The I Love Trader Joe’s Cookbook: 10th Anniversary Edition By Cherie Mercer Twohy

If Trader Joe's is your happy place then this cookbook needs to be in your life. It features dozens of recipes like apple sausage and cheddar bites, brie and pear galette, chile and crab chowder, and lamb loin with pomegranate reduction.

Nachosaurus Snack and Dip Set

Elevate your chip and dip experience with this hilarious nachosaurus set! It is sure to put a smile on the recipient's face.

Perfect Pot

If you love your Always Pan, you'll love Our Place's latest innovation, the Perfect Pot, even more. Available in five gorgeous hues, this pot replaces a stockpot, dutch oven, sauce pot, roasting rack, steamer, strainer, braiser and spoon rest. We'll give you a second to process that. Whether you want to test your bread making skills, whip up a hearty stew or cook a roast, this mighty cookware must-have does it all. Plus, it's oven safe up to 425°.

Hedley & Bennett Apron

The cooking fanatic in your life is sure to love and appreciate Hedley & Bennett's premium aprons. There's a ton versatile colors and prints to choose from as well. We are obsessed with their new Grateful Dead collaboration!

The Luminous Capsule

Whether your friend is always in the kitchen or has a hard time finding motivation to eat at home, they'll love this set from Brightland. It includes the brand's bestselling Awake 100% Virgin Olive Oil, Parasol Champagne Vinegar, California Orange Blossom Honey and a convenient spout. 

Beast Blender

In the market for a new blender? Look no further than the Beast Blender! It features a 12-rib vessel design for increased turbulence and a 1-minute blend program to help you spend less time making your go-to smoothie or juice. Plus, clean up is so easy! Among the many reasons why we love it is that it comes with interchangeable blending vessels that you can take on the go. 

OTOTO Spaghetti Monster- Kitchen Strainer

You can't deny this is the coolest pasta strainer you've ever seen!

Fly by Jing Triple Threat

Upgrade any mealtime and let your tastebuds go wild with Fly by Jing's bestselling Sichuan sauces! The trio includes three memorable flavors: Sichuan Chili Crisp, Zhong Sauce and Mala Spice Mix. 

Indigo Oven Mitts by MyMercantileShop

You can never have too many oven mitts! These handmade mitts will allow you to take your cookies, roasts and other eats out of the oven in the most stylish, safest way possible.

Rainbow Bagel Kit

No need to go to a fancy bagel shop on the weekends when you can whip up Instagram-worthy rainbow bagels at home! This kit is perfect for foodies of all ages.

Beautiful 6 Quart Touchscreen Air Fryer by Drew Barrymore

This air fryer from Drew Barrymore's kitchen line keeps selling out, so you better add it to your letter to Santa! It has gold detailing and touch-activated illumination. Whether you're heating up leftovers or making a healthy meal, the 1700-watt system provides faster heat-up and cool-down time.

Egofine 1200W Hot Air Popcorn Poppers Machine

Movie night never tasted so good! This popcorn machine will help you recreate the movie theater at home and provide you with snacks for days.

Always Pan

Behold, Instagram's favorite kitchen essential: The Always Pan! The best-selling pan was designed to replace eight different pieces of cookware and allows for easy clean up. Plus, it comes in the most dreamy hues!

Marble Star Cheeseboard

This marble cheeseboard will have the foodie on your list starry-eyed when they open it. You can personalize it with their initials to make their charcuterie creations even more special.

Thermapen® One

No more second-guessing if your meat is ready. This meat thermometer delivers accurate full readings in one second or less! Plus, it comes in tons of fun colors.

Goldbelly Gift Card

Spread the love this holiday season through Goldbelly! With a Goldbelly gift card, your loved ones can get meals and sweets delivered straight to their doorstep from award-winning eateries from across the country.

S'mores Griller

Enjoy less mess and more ooey gooey s'more creations with this steel griller that can cook six s'mores at a time.

Enhanced Cold Brew Coffee Shots (12 Pack)

Do you know someone who could use a pep in their step? Have them try these enhanced cold brew coffee shots! Now you can taste test Humblemaker's best brews like Boomtowne, Black Sea, La Fonda and Ojai Valley. Even better, Humblemaker Coffee also donates 10% of annual profits to a program they established called TenForAutism. Nothing better than a gift that gives back!

SodaStream® Fizzi One-Touch Sparkling Water Maker

Add some fizz to your favorite drinks with SodaStream! Perfect for creating one of a kind drinks for holiday celebrations or to gift to the soda aficionados in your life.

The Gourmet's Smoking Cloche

Add complex notes to drinks and dishes with this sophisticated but easy-to-use smoker.

FOTILE Chefcubii 4-in-1 Countertop Convection Steam Combi Oven

Bake, steam, air fry and dehydrate with this space and time-saving oven! The oven's steam cooking method allows for less oil to be used, helping you create even healthier meals for your family. Stumped on what to make for dinner? 40 preset fail-proof recipes are included for you to wow your family with.

ChocoVine Original Dutch Chocolate

Mix your two favorite indulgences: wine and chocolate! This sweet & smooth blend is perfect to serve after a savory meal or holiday dinner.

From Crook to Cook: Platinum Recipes from Tha Boss Dogg's Kitchen

Learn how to upgrade your meals from the one and only Snoop Dog! We are dying to make his Cinnamon Rollin' and Remix Gin & Juice.

Coravin Model Two - Wine Preservation System

The Coravin Model Two is the ultimate gift for the wine lover in your life. Not only does it help preserve your favorite wine from oxidation, it also allows the wine to age naturally.

Keurig K-Supreme Coffee Maker

With new MultiStream Technology™, the Keurig K-Supreme presents a new way to more evenly saturate the coffee grounds. With so many other new features, you can get more out of your cup of coffee.

Berry Buddy

Give farm fresh berries a rinse with this beautiful stoneware strainer!

Molecular Gastronomy Kit

Experiment with molecular gastronomy in your own kitchen with this comprehensive kit.

OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer - Green

Featuring a non-slip grip, this stainless steel avocado pitter removes pit with one quick twist and lifts fruit from skin in seven perfect pieces. Talk about the ultimate stocking stuffer!

3-Stage Knife Sharpener

We used to think knife sharpeners were reserved for professional chefs, but they are game-changers for any kitchen regardless of your skill level.

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-Originally published on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 2:11 p.m. PST.