Do you know someone whose happy place is in the kitchen? For me, it’s my mom. Whipping up a batch of homemade cookies is her idea of a relaxing time. If you know someone who loves cooking, baking, grilling, or any other kitchen-y endeavors, I’ve got some ideas for gifts they’ll love. (Oh, and if you’re the chef in the house, I encourage you to get yourself a little something, too.)
This black titanium-plated knife set is a pretty good place to start. And you can’t go wrong with this six-piece nonstick bakeware set. It’s got everything you need for cakes, cookies, and muffins. While you’re grabbing those baking supplies, get a pair of these extra-long silicone oven mitts. They’ll protect your arms from burns when you reach in the oven to get that freshly-baked pie.
This 4.7-Star Cast Iron Skillet Is Perfect for Searing, Baking, Braising, Frying and More
I know people who swear by their cast iron skillets, and it’s hard to imagine one you could rely on more than this one from Lodge, which is rated 4.7 stars by more than 90,000 Amazon reviewers. Choose from a huge variety of sizes, and with or without a silicone handle holder. (I say, why go without?) This cast-iron skillet is seasoned with vegetable oil and can be used in the oven, on the stove, on the grill, or over the campfire.
This Supoon Is the World’s Best Cooking Spoon
The makers of the Supoon claim it’s the world’s best cooking spoon, a claim so bold that I decided I had to try it. This silicone tool is sturdy at the tip but flexible on the sides. It includes measuring marks, so you can use it to add ingredients directly to the pan without dirtying another spoon. It also has a bent handle, so it sits up off the counter, making one less spot I have to clean. So, yeah, I agree it’s the world’s best cooking spoon, or at least the best one I’ve tried!
This Multifunction Kitchen Scale Is A Bestseller With 4.6 Stars and 70,000+ Reviews
This is a kitchen scale you can rely on, earning Amazon buyers’ top marks. It offers readings in grams and ounces and comes in grey, black, red, blue, or stainless steel, at unbelievable prices ranging from $8-$15.
This Set of Six Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons, Plus Leveler, Are Amazon Buyer Faves
These heavy-duty stainless steel measuring spoons are rated 4.8 stars on more than 12,000 Amazon reviews! Buyers love them because they’re sturdy, fit perfectly in spice jars, and come with U.S. and metric markings on them. They nest together for easy storage and come with a bonus leveler.
Stop 99% of Hot Oil Splashes With This Grease Splatter Screen for Frying Pans
This is a truly clever invention, perfect for any home chef. These heavy-duty grease splatter screens come in three sizes: 11-inch, 13-inch, and 15-inch. They’re made of stainless steel and have heat-resistant handles with a hook built-in, so you can easily hang them on the wall. The extra-fine mesh of the screen allows steam to escape but protects you from splattering oil.
This Six-Piece Set of Teak Wood Kitchen Utensils Is Beautiful and Eco-Friendly
These lovely kitchen utensils are handmade of teak wood, which is durable and easy to clean. They won’t crack like bamboo utensils, and they won’t scratch your cookware. The set includes a shovel, a soup spoon, a filter spoon, a mixing spoon, and a pasta server, along with a matching wooden container to store them in.
These Nordic Ware Baking Sheets Are High-Quality
I can’t even tell you how many inferior quality baking sheets I’ve been through because they’ve stained or warped beyond use. These Nordic Ware aluminum commercial baker’s half sheets won’t do that, according to the 29,000+ glowing reviews! You can use them for everything from one-pan meals to the best batch of cookies, and they cook evenly and beautifully every time.
These Handsome Salt & Pepper Grinders Will Impress Any At-Home Chef
These bestselling salt and pepper mills are made of brushed stainless steel and BPA-free glass. Each one has an adjustable grinder that lets you set your desired level of coarseness. They come with a funnel for easy filling and are packaged in a box ready for gifting.
This Multi-Tool That Does All Kinds Of Jobs In The Kitchen
Kitchen utensils that do more than one thing are some of my favorite products on Amazon. This uni-tool does five different jobs. It can be a slotted spoon, a solid spoon, a spatula, a turner for grilling or pan-frying meat, and a cutting tool. So, basically, it does pretty much anything I want it to while I’m cooking in the kitchen.
Give Your Foodie Friend a Place to Store All Those Homemade Treats With This 24-Piece Glass Container Set
I love glass storage containers for my leftovers because glass doesn’t stain or retain odors the way plastic often does. This fabulous 24-piece set of food storage containers is rated 4.7 stars by more than 18,000 Amazon reviewers. You get 12 containers of different sizes (both square and round shape) with accompanying lids that provide an airtight seal. The containers nest inside each other for easy storage, and they’re dishwasher safe (without the lids).
Protect Your Hands & Arms From Burns With These Extra-Long Silicone Oven Mitts
I’m buying a pair of these for my mom right now! She’s constantly burning her arms as she removes cakes from the oven. These oven mitts are made of heat-resistant silicone and extend higher than the average oven mitt, offering increased protection. If you don’t need that extra coverage, you can get them in standard length as well. Choose from lots of colors, from subtle gray to bright red.
This Three-Piece Set of Cutting Boards Is an Amazon Buyer Fave and Only $16.97!
Anyone who spends a lot of time in the kitchen can use a nice set of cutting boards, and this set is top-rated at 4.7 stars. The boards are made of thick, BPA-free plastic and have juice grooves around the edge to catch mess as you chop those tomatoes and mangoes. When you’re done using them, just pop them in the dishwasher, and they’re ready to go again. Choose from five color schemes.
This Beautiful Blue Stoneware Dish Service for Four Is Only $39.98
Anyone who spends a lot of time in the kitchen will appreciate a nice table setting to showcase their culinary masterpieces. I really love this blue stoneware set. (And buyers do, too, rating it 4.7 stars.) Service includes four each of the following: dinner plates, dessert plates, soup/salad bowls, and mugs. Each item has a modern square design with black on the outside/bottom and blue on the inside/top.
This Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Is an Amazon Bestseller, Rating 4.7 Stars on More Than 175,000 Reviews
You can’t go wrong with a product that more than 175,000 Amazon buyers rate 4.7 stars! This instant pot is available in 3, 6, 8, and 10-quart sizes. It does the work of seven kitchen appliances: pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, saute, yogurt maker, and warmer. It’s got 14 one-touch presets for stuff like ribs, soups, beans, rice, and poultry.
This Set of Three Mixing Bowls Has Slip-Resistant Bottoms and Handles
Gorilla Grip has taken mixing bowls to the next level with this three-piece set. They have slip-resistant bottoms and handles and an extra-wide pour spout. They come in 1.5, 3, and 5-quart sizes that nest inside each other for easy storage. Buyers rate them 4.8 stars! Choose from more than a dozen colors.
Store It All in This 14-Piece Set of Airtight Food Containers — With Bonus Labels & Measuring Spoons
This set of 14 airtight storage containers (with lids) is ideal for literally everyone. After all, every kitchen has items like pasta, cereal, flour, dried goods, snack foods, and more. You can use these storage containers for all of that and more. The set comes with labels, a chalk marker, and a set of measuring spoons.
These Non-Stick Silicone Baking Sheets Are a Kitchen Essential — Rated 4.8 Stars!
More than 30,000 Amazon buyers can’t be wrong. They rave about these nonstick silicone baking sheets. I have a set myself! No more lining pans with aluminum foil, which creates unnecessary waste and mess. These baking sheets keep food from sticking and are so easy to clean up that you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them.
This Two-Piece Set of Anti-Fatigue Kitchen Mats Will Take the Pain Out of Meal Prep
Chopping vegetables, standing over the stove, and washing dishes can really put a kink in your neck and an ache in your back. These anti-fatigue kitchen mats can help with that! Just put them in the most-used areas of your kitchen, and your body will thank you. The mats help cushion your body from the jarring effects of walking and standing on a hard floor. And these mats have an attractive gray-and-white pattern that’ll add a touch of style to the room, too.
This Kitchen Utensil Holder Has a Modern Farmhouse Style That Adds Charm
Add a touch of rustic style to your kitchen with this white stainless steel utensil caddy. It’s perfect for storing your wooden spoons, whisks, tongs, silicone spatulas, and more, keeping them close at hand for easy access.
These 4.8-Star Baking Sheets Are a Must-Have for the Kitchen Enthusiast
With almost 30,000 Amazon reviews rating these babies 4.8 stars, you really can’t go wrong. Made of natural aluminum, these pans will never rust. The superior heat conductivity of aluminum means items will bake and brown evenly. And the reinforced, encapsulated steel rim prevents warping and adds strength. Choose from lots of sizes and styles for all your baking and roasting needs.
This Silicone Utensil Rest May Be the Most Useful Item You Ever Buy — And It’s Only $13.99!
No more setting your sloppy spatula on a paper towel and then realizing that it’s stuck to it. This silicone utensil rest is heat resistant, so you don’t have to worry about how hot that ladle is when you set it down. It’s also super easy to wash, by hand or in the dishwasher. And there are slots for four utensils at once. Choose from 17 different colors to match your decor.
This Set of Magnetic Measuring Spoons Is Rated 4.9 Stars by More Than 15,000 Buyers
I’ve rarely ever seen a product so highly rated by so many buyers. That amount of stars is hard to achieve on more than 15,000 reviews! That means these measuring spoons are something special. They’re made of heavy-duty stainless steel and nest inside each other magnetically. Each spoon is dual-ended, with a narrow scoop on one end for inserting into spice jars and a round scoop on the other end. The spoons lay flat on the counter without spilling their contents, and they come with a leveler.
This Six-Piece Set of Stainless Steel Bowls Is Great for Cooking, Baking & Prep
I make a salad in a stainless steel bowl like this nearly every day. This set comes in six different sizes, and they nest together for easy storage. Use them to mix batter for baking, prepare salads, and lots more. The bowls are lightweight and safe to use in the freezer and dishwasher. More than 20,000 Amazon buyers rate them 4.7 stars.
These Teal Silicone Kitchen Utensils Are Attractive & Effective
This set of six kitchen utensils includes a ladle, a slotted turner, two spoons (one slotted, one not), and a spoonula (sort of a spoon-spatula hybrid). They’re made of high-quality silicone that’s BPA-free and heat resistant up to 600 degrees. And they come in three bold, attractive colors: teal, red and charcoal grey.
Amazon Buyers LOVE This Vegetable Chopper and Slicer
More than 1,300 Amazon buyers rave about this vegetable chopper. It’s got four interchangeable blades that let you julienne, chop, and slice vegetables with ease. The collection tray beneath the blades holds your freshly-chopped vegetables for easy use. Just pop the chopper in the dishwasher when you’re done.
The Look and Feel of These Oil & Vinegar Dispensers Is Out-of-This-World
A nice set of oil and vinegar dispensers is essential for any home chef, and this set is an Amazon buyer fave, rating 4.6 stars. The pour spouts enable you to control the amount dispensed, which is oh-so-important when it comes to getting the flavor right. They’re designed with lead-free glass and premium smudge-free stainless steel for a sleek, modern look.
Everyone Is Talking About These Swedish Dishcloths — They Hold 20x the Weight of a Sponge!
These little miracle cloths earn 4.6 stars from nearly 20,000 Amazon buyers. They’re made of sustainable cellulose and natural renewable cotton. The 3D diamond pattern on them makes for extra grip and cleaning power. They absorb 20x more than the average sponge and can be reused more than 50 times! Choose from seven colors.
This Food Processor and Vegetable Chopper Is a Kitchen Essential for the Home Chef
Slice, dice, mince, and puree with this Hamilton Beach food processor and vegetable chopper. More than 20,000 Amazon buyers rate this 4.6 stars, making it a bestseller. A food processor is perfect for making sauces, soups, dips, and other tasty treats.
Save Space in the Kitchen With This Collapsible Set of Two Silicone Strainers, in Red or Blue
These colanders are unbelievably cute! You get two in the set, one 8 inches, and the other 9.5 inches. Choose from red or blue. They’re made of BPA-free silicone and are dishwasher safe, making them easy to care for. And because they collapse down to less than two inches thick, they take up very little storage space. Buyers rate them 4.7 stars.
Take the Struggle Out of Opening Jars With This Under-Cabinet Lid Opener
This under-cabinet lid opener really takes the pain out of preparing meals. No more struggling to get the spaghetti sauce open. No cursing up a storm as you fight with the peanut butter jar. Just slide the container into this device and twist to pop the top easily. Amazon buyers give this lid opener a whopping 4.8 stars!
Make Smoothies, Milkshakes & More With This Top-Rated Blender
More than 15,000 Amazon buyers love this Power Elite blender, giving it 4.4 stars. It runs at a powerful 700 watts, has 12 blending functions, and includes an easy pouring spout in the lid. Jar, blades, and lid are dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.
This Electric Hot Air Fryer Is a 4.7-Star Bestseller — Choose From Three Colors
Make delicious fries, chicken, and lots more with this hot air fryer that reduces the fat in all your favorite dishes. In addition to air frying, you can use this machine to grill, roast, and bake with hot air technology. Almost 15,000 Amazon buyers rate this air fryer 4.7 stars.
Store Your Baking Ingredients, Snacks and More in This Four-Piece Ceramic Canister Set
This four-piece ceramic canister set comes in black, red, gray, beige, mint, turquoise, and white. They look great on the countertop! Each canister has an airtight clamp top to keep the contents fresh, as well as a small spoon that stores neatly on the side. I use a canister like this to store my coffee grounds. The little spoon is perfect for scooping out each day’s brew.
This Six-Piece Black Titanium-Plated Knife Set Is a Home Chef’s Best Friend
A home chef can never have too many sets of knives. I love the look of this six-piece knife set! They’re made of stainless steel plated with black titanium, which contrasts nicely with the white handles. (Also available with brown or black handles.) You get one each of the following knives: Chef, santoku, carving, bread, utility, and paring.
This Three-Tier Cooling Rack Is a Must-Have for Baking Enthusiasts
My mouth is watering just looking at the picture of this three-tier baking rack chock-full of cookies. For just $12.50, this handy rack gives you space to cool down those cookies without taking up all the surfaces in your kitchen. Amazon buyers rate it 4.7. stars.
Stop Cutting Your Fingers on Those Sharp Can Edges With This Clean-Cut Electric Can Opener
For less than $30, this electric can opener makes it a breeze to pop the tops on cans without exposing yourself to those jagged edges. Lightly touch the lever on the top, and your can is cut cleanly around the lip. Amazon buyers love this machine, rating it 4.8 stars on more than 35,000 reviews!
Organize the Kitchen and Make Your Meal Prep More Enjoyable With This Drawer Tray for Cutlery
Stop rifling through the drawer looking for that wayward spoon. Increase efficiency and bring greater joy to your kitchen with this in-drawer organizer tray that keeps your silverware sorted in one compact space. It’s got eight handy slots for all your cutlery, and the slots are slanted upward for easy access.