My 2018 Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide shows you 25 items under $25 that any foodie would love to have!
The holidays are quickly approaching which means it’s time to start thinking about holiday shopping! Over the next few weeks I’ll put together some Foodie gift guides to help. At some point throughout the year I’ve rambled about these items. Whether you’re looking for a gift for your favorite foodie, a hostess/host gift or just want to treat yourself, these are items that I love! Happy Shopping!
Seriously cute kitchen towels! – Kitchen Towels Multi 5 Pack. Have fun in the kitchen! These towels are super adorable!
Oster Buffet Server, Triple Tray, 2-1/2 Quart, Stainless Steel. With the holidays approaching this buffet server is a great way to prep food ahead of time and keep in the server to stay warm!
OXO Good Grips Smooth Edge Can Opener – Leaves no sharp edges on can or lid. I have the HARDEST time opening a can without an electric can opener. This item is a breeze to use and actually got to me get rid of my electric opener!
[50 pack, 17oz] Food Storage Containers With Lids – Plastic Containers With Lids Plastic Containers for Food Container With Lid – Freezer Containers Plastic Food Containers Deli Containers Meal Prep. These are awesome for weekly meal prep as well as storing items in your pantry and fridge!
AmazonBasics Silicone Baking Mat – 3-Piece Set baking mats. These are great to use when you are out of parchment and want to make something and NOT have it stick to the pan!
Genuine Instant Pot Tempered Glass lid, Clear – 10 in. (26cm) – 8 Quart. Obviously this is only needed if you have an Instant Pot. This comes in 3 sizes. It’s awesome to use if you want to make popcorn in your IP!
Lodge 10.25 Inch Cast Iron Skillet. Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet Pan for Stovetop of Oven Use. Every kitchen should have a cast iron pan. They are one of the BEST types of pans to own in any kitchen. From cakes to brownies, steaks to omelets, these pans ROCK!
More 25 under $25!
The next batch of items under $25 are items that are true kitchen essentials. Whether you’re a baker, a home cook or something that just wants uniformly-sized cookies I have you covered. These are basic necessities that, as a chef, I use almost daily.
The Original Danish Dough Whisk – LARGE 13.5” Stainless Steel Dutch Style bread dough whisk for pastry, pizza. Great alternatives to a blender, mixer or hook. I use this frequently when I make my No Knead dough.
Award-Winning Pro-Grade Silicone Spatulas By DI ORO – 600°F Heat-Resistant Seamless Rubber Spatula – Perfect for Baking, Cooking, Scraping – Premium Stainless Steel Core Technology. I SWEAR by these! I have looked for decades for a worthy spatula and these are it!
DI ORO Premium Seamless Black Silicone Spoon Spatula – BPA Free Pro-Grade Non-Stick 600ºF Heat-Resistant Rubber Spoonula – Best Silicone Kitchen Scraper Tool for Stirring, Scooping, and Mixing. This is made by the same brand above and I LOVE LOVE LOOOOOOOOOOOVE it!
Ateco 19176 Maple Wood Rolling Pin – ideal for rolling out a variety of doughs such as cookie, pie, and puff pastry. What I love about this is that it’s large but not heavy and easy to clean. It allows for an even, consistent roll out!
Kitchen Royale 2 Pack Stainless Steel Taco Holder Stand, Rustproof Rack for 2 or 3 Soft Taco Shells Each – Dishwasher and Oven Safe for Baking – Perfect for a Backyard Party Picnic. Okay seriously I am in love with these! We use these not only for tacos but for lettuce cups, burritos, finger foods, etc.
Pack of 12-16 Oz French Square Glass Jars w/Labels, Bottles with Lids, Great for Kombucha, Herbs, Spices, and Juice for Organization and Storage In Kitchen, Pantry, Garage or Workplace, Large Size. I’ll made sweet tea and iced tea. These are great to fill up and take on the go.
Kitchen Twine with holder – Norpro Stainless Steel Holder with Cotton Cooking Twine, 220 feet. Kitchen twine is one of those things that, until you need it you tend to forget it about, Most use it for turkey and chicken but it’s also really great to use in helping to shape dough and make designs.
Jenaluca Cookie Scoop – Mini Cupcake Scoop – 18/8 Stainless Steel – Medium. I’ve been a huge fan of these for decades! Simply the best made cookie scoop!
OXO Good Grips Multi-purpose Stainless Steel Scraper & Chopper – the best way to clean off your counters and cutting boards! I would be so lost without my bench scraper. If you’ve ever tried to clean off your counter that has dough or stuck flour with a rag it’s near impossible. These work like a champ without harming your surface!
Non-slip Silicone Pastry Mat Extra Large – Measures 28”By 20” for Silicone Baking Mat, Counter Mat, Dough Rolling Mat,Oven Liner,Fondant/Pie Crust Mat. These are really great when you need to roll out dough/pastry to a specific size.
Deiss PRO Citrus Lemon Zester & Cheese Grater — Parmesan Cheese, Lemon, Ginger, Garlic, Nutmeg, Chocolate, Vegetables, Fruits – Razor-Sharp Stainless Steel Blade + Protect Cover – Dishwasher Safe. I absolutely LOVE this! I’ve gone through dozens and by far this is absolutely SUPERIOR!
Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Commercial Baker’s Half Sheet and Baker’s Quarter Sheet – Baked goods rise and bake evenly due to aluminum’s superior heat conductivity and the reinforced encapsulated steel rim prevents warping. I love Nordic Ware and their products. Their pans are superior and bake items evenly.
Last 5 plus 2 Honorable Mentions
OXO 1057961 Good Grips Box Grater – Attachable container included. Plus it has coarse, medium and fine grating surfaces, and slicing surfaces. Whether I’m grating cheese or carrots I love this grater! Plus the fact that is has a container attached makes it so easy to catch what I’m grating!
Nordic Ware 43347 Oven Safe Nonstick Baking & Cooling Grid (Big Sheet) – 20″ x 13.5″ x 0.75″, heat safe up to 400F. I love my cooling racks and use them not only to cool baked goods but also with my sheet pans when I want to ‘oven’ fry up something crisp!
J.A. Henckels International Kitchen Shears – from cutting twine to spatchcoking a chicken, these shears are THE BEST!
Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls – Set of 6) Polished Mirror Finish Nesting Bowl, ¾ – 1.5-3 – 4-5 – 8 Quart. These bowls ROCK and store easily! I love using stainless steel when prepping and mixing!
Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons and Measuring Cups Combo – Measuring cups: 1 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup, and 1/4 cup. Measuring spoons: 1 tbsp., 1 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon, 1/4 teaspoon Whether you’re a baker or a cook, every kitchen needs a set of each!
OXO Good Grips 4-Cup Angled Measuring Cup – Standard and metric measurement markings. This is great when you need to measure out liquids and be able to see how it’s filling it.
3 Piece Colander Set – Stainless Steel Mesh Strainer Net Baskets with Handles & Resting Base – 11″ 5 Quart, 9.5″ 4 Quart and 8.5″ 3 Quart – Strain, Drain, Rinse, Steam or Cook. From pasta to veggies, these nesting baskets are awesome!
As always you can check out my Amazon Store for more inspiration. In that store are items that I love and use!