Sometimes the best kitchen gifts are the ones you'd never think to get. They're the ones that fill a void or solve seemingly unsolvable problems, from opening a stubborn jar lid to quickly slicing a pineapple. And some other ones are just plain strange (we’re looking at you, bacon microwave cooker). But no matter the cook you’re shopping for, we think they’ll love these top kitchen gift ideas, all of which you can find on our site.
The best cooks incorporate an array of herbs and spices. Whether they’re cooking with oregano or rosemary, or trying to grind up a small tree, they’ll dig the ease of these titanium herb grinders.
Truly resourceful cooks can reuse just about anything, including bacon grease (great for mustard greens and french toast, by the way). They can save that liquid gold with this steel can, one of the few gifts that’s also a great excuse to have someone cook you bacon.
Behind every great cupcake is a great cupcake baker. And behind every great cupcake baker is an even better cupcake maker, like this one, which boasts a non-stick coating and a carrier handle.
If there’s someone out there who doesn’t like popcorn, we haven’t met them. So this microwave popcorn popper is one of the most surefire of kitchen gift ideas. Best yet, it makes popcorn with no oil required.
Save your strength for lifting your glass with this motor-powered electric bottle opener. Pretty soon everyone will be saying, “remember when we had to use our hands to open a bottle of wine?”
Help your pie-making friend tackle the hardest part of making cherry pie with this little powerhouse, which pops the pits out of multiple cherries at once. Maybe they’ll make you a pie as a thank you?
Give the gift of fresh-squeezed juice. While this juicer has a “nostalgic” look that may remind you of a turn-of-the-century device, its design actually provides the maximum amount of leverage. One glass of OJ for us, please!