2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Favorite Kitchen Essentials & Stocking Stuffers

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Favorite Kitchen Essentials & Stocking Stuffers - gift giving guides for the cooks and foodies in your life!

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Favorite Kitchen Essentials & Stocking Stuffers – gift giving guides for the cooks and foodies in your life!

I love this time of year!  The Holidays bring such a joyful vibe to everyday life.  Even more than receiving gifts, I love to GIVE gifts.  Here I am sharing  some of my favorite ESSENTIAL TOOLS and STOCKING STUFFERS ideas for the kitchen.  These are the things I mention often because I use them ALL the time and LOVE them.  Also included are a few items on my own wish list that come highly recommended. 😉 

Happy Gift Giving, Friends!

 

ESSENTIAL APPLIANCES & KITCHEN TOOLS

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Favorite Kitchen Essentials & Stocking Stuffers - gift giving guides for the cooks and foodies in your life!

Instant Pot.  If you’ve been paying any attention at all to my blog lately, you know I’m obsessed with my Instant Pot.  I use it several times a week and am constantly amazed by all the things I can do with it. 

Hand Immersion Blender.  Probably the second most used appliance in my kitchen.  Due to my love of creamy soups (like this favorite), I couldn’t live without this handy tool.

Cookbook.  100 Recipes: The Absolute Best Ways to Make the True Essentials by America’s Test Kitchen.  I love this book, especially for new cooks who want to master the basics.

Baking Steel.  I don’t own one yet, but I’ve heard these are the latest and greatest for making artisan style, thin crust pizzas.  Better than traditional pizza stones and pretty much indestructible.

Ceramic Fry Pan.  Nonstick but safer and more environmentally friendly than Teflon.  Perfect for my morning eggs 🙂

Kitchenaid Mixer. This thing is VERY well loved.  My KitchenAid Mixer and I have been through a lot; I’d be lost without it!

Food Processor.  An essential in any kitchen.  One of my favorite things to use my processor for is homemade mayo (which I make A LOT) 

Electric Kettle.  I’m in the market for a new one!  This also gets used everyday for my favorite morning green tea (which I buy in bulk here) and cocoa for the kids.

 

STOCKING STUFFERS

Fun Aprons.  I love aprons in different patterns and designs, it just makes cooking more fun 🙂

Magnetic Measuring Spoons. Measuring spoons tend to disappear in my kitchen drawers, so I have high hopes for these!

Silicone Spatulas. I have a gobs of these and use them all the time!

Cute Wine Markers.  Aren’t these the cutest?  Perfect for parties and get togethers.

Wood Salt Cellar.  Keep this by the stove for quick access when cooking.

Tea or Coffee.  Which are you?  Most of us drink one or the other every day, making this a great gift!

Herb Scissors.  Simplify all the chopping with this handy gadget!

Cookie Scoop. Can’t believe I only recently started using this…so convenient!

 

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