Katie’s Holiday Gift Guide

12 Gourmet Gifts For the Chef In Your Life


For the family member who became the resident Quarantine Chef or the new grad who still isn’t sure how to turn on their oven: this list has something for everyone. We even added some of our favorite drinks for the mixologist in your life. If the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, with this list you’ll be loved for life. Cheers!

#1 Dash Air Fryer

Air fryer

The trendiest kitchen gadget that will actually change your life. It can fit everything from individual meals to fully family dinners. Dash Air Fryer uses AirCrisp technology to rapidly circulate air, cooking your foods without the need for oil (but also, throw leftover pizza in there, trust us.)

Buy Here – $90

#2 Hamilton Pasta Maker

Pasta Maker

This pasta maker is sure to impress a dinner date, but also simple enough your kids could help you. Simply add ingredients, push a button, and sit back as the machine mixes, kneads, and extrudes pasta ready for boiling. You can pick from seven styles of pasta, yes of course we will help you try them all.

Buy Here – $129

#3 Instant Pot Duo

Instant Pot

This next generation Instant Pot is even better than the original. After crowd sourcing feedback from millions of message boards and food blogs, Instant Pot is back with 48 customizable cooking dishes. Plus it’s 70% faster.

Buy Here – $120

#4 Cuisinart 11 Piece Kitchen Tool Set

Kitchen set

All the essentials you forget until you desperately need them. This Kitchen Tool Set has all the basics, from a can opener to a whisk. Get this for a new homeowner or your college student whose closest thing to cooking is take-out.

Buy Here – $50

#5 Remi Measuring Cups

remi measuring cups

These measuring cups are precious. Enough said.

Buy Here – $28

#6 OONI Portable Pizza Oven

Pizza oven

Step up your outdoor space with this wood-fire pizza oven. It cooks authentic wood-fired pizza in 60 seconds, but is also great for cast-iron skillet cooking for meat, fish, or vegetable dishes. It’s light enough (27 pounds!) to bring on outdoor trips, and will make your socially-distanced happy hours the talk of the neighborhood.

Buy Here – $239

#7 Dutch Oven

Dutch Oven

Gift a colorful Le Creuset dutch oven to the lovely chef in your life whose favorite cold weather activity is cooking up tasty soups, casseroles, roasts, and desserts. The Dutch oven makes it easy to monitor food as it cooks to prevent burning or sticking. It’s dishwasher safe and a fun kitchen accent piece!

Buy Here – $154

#8 Hamilton Beach Quesadilla Maker

Quesadilla Maker

Restaurant quality, easily at home! Your whole family will love this quesadilla maker. Guac is extra, though.

Buy Here – $80

#9 Smirnoff Zero Sugar Infusions


This zero sugar infused vodka lets you save calories without realizing. Infused with the essence of real botanicals and natural fruit flavors, Smirnoff Zero Sugar Infusions offer balanced, natural flavors with zero sugar and without compromises on taste.

Buy Here – $15

#10 GreenPan Cookware Set

GreenPan cooking

The GreenPan 10-Piece Ceramic Nonstick Cookware Set is a fabulous housewarming gift for a family member or friend. Each piece in the set can help make delicious meals, anything from their favorite pasta to homemade cinnamon rolls— plus the ceramic bottom requires less oil for frying! They’re scratch resistant, dishwasher safe, and super easy to clean! Plus— Bed Bath & Beyond constantly has 20% savings so buying the whole bundle is worth the splurge.

Buy Here – $200

#11 Eli’s Cheesecake

Crispy Bar Holiday drive

For the people you love who skip right to dessert! Eli’s Cheesecake offers the best variety, and they’re one of Katie’s personal favorites. Send to a family member you wish you could be with this holiday season, or send to yourself to take one thing off of your To-Do list. Either way, use the coupon code KATIE for 10% off, a gift from Team KCM to you.


Buy Here

#12 Love, Mary The Cocktail Party Classic Collection

Love, Mary

And when you aren’t in the mood to be the group chef, Love, Mary did the work for you. This Classic Cocktail collection comes with everything you need for the perfect happy hour: from Everything Pigs In A Pie to Smoky Mac & Cheese Cupcakes. You can take the credit, we won’t tell.

Buy Here – $160

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