My 2020 Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide shows you some of my favorite kitchen must-haves under $50 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!
Kitchen Equipment under $50
6 quart Instant Pot – 7 appliances in 1: Pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, saute pan, food warmer, and yogurt maker
Pizza Stone – This Emile Henry Pizza stone is EVERYTHING!
LloydPans Detroit Pan – The BEST pizza pan in the world!
8-Serving Raclette Electric Indoor Grill – 200 square inch nonstick, die cast grilling surface plus 8 heat resistant Raclette trays and spatulas provide plenty of room for up to 8 guests to cook
10-Cup Food Processor – 10 cup, 450 watts of power!
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!
Emile Henry Baking Pan – 11×8″ pan. For use in the oven up to 520 degrees F. Oven, broiler, and microwave Safe: can go directly from freezer or refrigerator, to a hot oven, to Table
4.3 quart Dutch Oven – Oven save to 400F.
Kitchen Utensils and Must Haves
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!
Pizza Rocker – the ONLY thing you should use to cut pan pizza!
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!
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.
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!
Kitchen Baking & Cooking Essentials
P&P Chef Stainless Wire Racks – Each baking rack measures 16.6”x11.6” to fit inside large 18” x 13” half cookie sheets, Allowing air to circulate on all sides of the food, Baking evenly for cooking quickly and saving time on repeat roasting, Cooling evenly for uniformly and quickly cool the cookies
Jenaluca Cookie Scoop Set – Small, Medium, and Large
Jenaluca Mini 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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
Holy Sweet! – 60 Indulgent Recipes for bigger, better desserts!
The Pizza Bible – If you love pizza, then this book is a must-have!
Platters and Boards – for beautiful spreads, charcuterie boards, and platters by Shelly Westerhausen
Cook with Me – 150 recipes for the home cook by Alex Guarnashchelli
The Elements of Pizza – Unlock the secrets to world-class pies!
Modern Comfort Food – 85 new recipes by Ina Garten
Super Simple – 125 recipes for instant, overnight, meal-prepped, and easy comfort foods by Tieghan Gerard
As always you can check out my Amazon Store for more inspiration. In that store are items that I love and use!