Cooks will be happy to hear that this terracotta roaster can be used for chicken, poultry, casseroles and veggies. It’s also cute enough to be used as a serving dish and can keep meals toasty if the lid stays on.
Even serious cooks can’t stand using a pot and colander to make pasta, and with this 5-quart pot and built-in strainer, they don’t have to. A distinctive oval shape allows you to cook spaghetti and lasagna noodles without having to break them. The pot can even handle two 1-pound lobsters or six ears of corn. Best of all, it comes in fun colors such as sizzling red, smoky gray and magnetic blue.
For food-loving friends with small kitchens, this compact spice rack will save the day. Made with iron and white enamel, it mounts on the wall and comes with recycled glass jars and cork lids.
Get it Now: Hanging Spice Rack, from $19 at westelm.com
Cordless Wine Chiller
The perfect gift for any wine lover, this cordless chiller brings bottles to the right temperature in minutes.
Get it now: Waring Pro Cordless Brushed Chrome Wine Chiller, $57.99 at overstock.com
For the chef who has everything, a quesadilla maker is an unexpected gadget that promises lots of fun.
Get it now: Nostalgia Electrics 8-inch Quesadilla Maker, $24.35 at overstock.com
Opening a bottle of wine has never been easier thanks to this electronic corkscrew that even comes with a foil cutter. It takes just seven seconds to open a bottle and when fully charged, the device can open up to 30 – perfect for parties!
Get it now: Kalorik Electronic Stainless Steel Corkscrew with Foil Cutter, $39.99 from overstock.com
Personalized Bamboo Cutting Board
Surprise the top chef in your life with a customized cutting board that can be laser engraved on the top and bottom with a name or special message. Made from pressed bamboo with a natural hand-rubbed olive oil finish, bamboo absorbs very little moisture, does not shrink or swell and is harder than most woods.
Perfect for the friend or family member who loves to entertain, this appetizer plate is made from recycled soapstone and can be easily heated or chilled to keep food at the right temperature.
Get it now: Sparq Thermal Appetizer Plate, $45 at sparqusa.com
The Corkcicle maintains the temperature of chilled white wines and brings room temperature reds down to a more suitable cellar temperature. Available in white, pink, orange, blue, green, yellow or classic cork, it’s designed to fit a standard wine bottle and is PBA-free.
This 12-inch saute pan from Italy’s number one selling white ceramic non-stick cookware line will delight eco-conscious cooks. Free from PFOA, PFTE and cadmium, its “nano-ceramic” coating also resists scratches and is easy to clean.
Sleek and stylish, this compact grinder comes in black, white or red and has stainless-steel blades that guarantee an even grind. Coffee lovers can grind up to three ounces of coffee beans at a time, but it works wonders on spices, nuts and whole grains as well.
Get it now: Krups Electric Coffee and Spice Grinder, $19.99 at amazon.com
Omega Mega Mouth 330 Juicer
This heavy-duty juicer can tackle the heartiest fruits and vegetables and will make health nuts jump for joy.
For the family that likes fries, chicken fingers and fish fried to perfection, this Emeril-approved deep fryer is the way to go. An automatic oil replacement indicator ensures oil always stays fresh and it’s an easy gadget to clean, drain and re-use.
Get it now: Emerilware Large Stainless Steel Fryer with Oil Filtration System by T-Fal, $99.90 at hsn.com
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By Lia Wiedmann
Looking for cool kitchen gadgets to give the food lover on your holiday gift list? These are our favorite must-have kitchen gifts for anyone who loves to cook!
Check out the slideshow above to view some of the best innovative kitchen gifts!