It's not too late to grab something awesome for the enthusiastic cooks in your life.
Procrastinated on holiday shopping this year? If you’re still on the hunt for the right present to gift a loved one who’s a cooking enthusiast (or honestly, has any level of interest in or responsibility for preparing food for themselves), here are 10 universally awesome items you can order today and still receive in time for Christmas. From punny T-shirts to serious tech and kitchen essentials, this list has you covered for gifts that are guaranteed to impress—and quite possibly earn you a reputation for being the best ever gift-giver.
Le Creuset Dutch Oven, $330
We’re huge fans of Dutch ovens as a versatile kitchen must-have. Le Creuset Dutch ovens can be pricey, but they’re known to weather the test of time well.
Pho Sho T-Shirt, $15
Get this shirt as a last-minute gift or stocking-stuffer for the friend who’s a major pho-natic.
Knives are one of those kitchen basics that we’re often hesitant to splurge on for ourselves—so a high-quality chef’s knife is a gift that will definitely be well-received
Cast-iron skillets are another kitchen staple that are so versatile that anyone at any level of cooking experience will appreciate owning one. They’re also long-lasting: Buy this for a loved one now, and they won’t need to purchase a replacement for many years.
This colorful, bright kitchen set is an effortless gift or stocking stuffer for the friend who loves baking year-round.
Cheese Markers, $13
Have a loved one who loves entertaining? These cheese markers will be one of their favorite presents this year. They provide a simple way to add a touch of classy flair to any cheese board.
For the aspiring chef, a durable, high-quality apron will help them feel the part—it’s a splurge many wouldn’t make for themselves, meaning it’s perfect gift material.
Ninja Chef Blender, $160
It’s amazing how a solid, high-quality blender can make daily prep and recipes go so much easier. Grab this for the loved one who’s especially into soups and smoothies, or just looking to upgrade their kitchen basics.
Sous Vide cooker, $148
Sous vide is the kitchen trend that’s taking off—snag this for someone who’s all about being a few steps ahead of the curve (you know, the person who had a spiralizer well before you could buy prepared veggie noodles in the grocery store).
Grocery List Notepad, $11
Have a friend who’s hardcore into meal-prepping? This cute and convenient notepad lets you rip off pages to take your list to the grocery store and stay organized by planning meals for each day.