25 Gift Ideas For the Foodie in Your Life

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It’s no secret that food is an important part of the holiday season. But what about people who live and breathe food all year round? You know, the people who are always cooking up new recipes, streaming all the food shows, and documenting every restaurant dish. We all know how challenging it can be to shop for someone who seemingly has all the latest kitchen utensils and enough pot holders to last them until the end of time. So what do you buy for the ultimate foodie? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with unique gifts ranging from practical kitchen tools to fun foodie experiences. Shop the gift guide below for some *chef’s kiss* gift ideas for the foodie in your life. 


Etsy | Me Mother Earth

Cotton Mesh Produce Bags

Great for the sustainable foodie, these reusable produce bags are easy to pack along on their next trip to the grocery store.

Uncommon Goods

Avocado Huggers

For the foodie who loves avocado toast but doesn’t love brown avocados, the avocado hugger will keep their avocado halves fresh for longer for the perfect ripeness every time.

Uncommon Goods

Foodie Dice

When your loved one runs out of dinner ideas, they have this gift to turn to. A set of dice with cooking methods, protein, grain, and vegetable options will be sure to shake up their meals.

Thrive Market

Assorted Sandwich Wrap

For the eco-conscious foodie, Bee’s Wrap is made of organic cotton coated with antibacterial jojoba oil, beeswax, and natural tree resins. It can be used to cover leftovers and wrap up snacks and baked goods. Since it’s reusable, it's quite literally the gift that keeps on giving.

Author: Julia Turshen

Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food

Featuring over 100 recipes of nutritious comfort foods, this cookbook is perfect for the foodie who loves to create flavorful home-cooked meals.

Author: Samin Nosrat

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

If they binged the Netflix show Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, then they absolutely need the book the show was based on. This book will help them dive deeper into understanding these four elements of cooking.

Uncommon Goods

My Family Cookbook

For the sentimental foodie who loves learning about genealogy, this cookbook is a customizable way for them to pass on family recipes to future generations.

Hamilton Beach

Ice Cream Maker

If your loved one is team ice cream all year long, this is the gift for them. Flavor combinations will be limitless with this ice cream maker in their kitchen.

Crate & Barrel

Ice Cream Tub

This gift is a thoughtful addition to the ice cream maker. The tub will help keep their tasty creations chilled and its design fits perfectly in the freezer door.


Traveling Slow Cooker

For the social foodie who is always on the go, this traveling slow cooker is great for holiday parties, tailgates, and more.


Smart Meat Thermometer

For the practical foodie who loves to grill and practice good food safety, gift them this meat thermometer that allows them to check the internal temperature from their phone.


Mini Waffle Maker

If breakfast is serious business in your loved one's life, don’t sleep on this waffle maker. Its size makes it easier to store and more delicious than Eggo waffles.

Williams Sonoma

Imperia Pasta Machine

For the foodie who wants to take their cooking skills to the next level, this old-fashioned, Italian-made machine includes two pasta rollers to make delicious linguine, fettuccine, and more.

Etsy | CMT Impressions

Engraved Personalized Cutting Board

Nothing says "thoughtful" like a personalized gift. Engrave their name, initials, or a custom design to this cutting board and they’ll be sure to think of you every time they use it.

Blue Apron

Gift Card

Even the most devoted foodies get burned out from meal planning. Treat them to a meal delivery service so they can spend less time thinking about what to make for dinner and more time savoring their meal.


Cooking Classes

For the foodie who is looking for their next date night or girls' night in, the gift of a live virtual cooking class has got them covered.

Shori Bake

Bread Proofing Basket Set

Maybe they missed the bread-baking phase of 2020, but there’s no better time than the present, right? This set has everything they need to bake delicious loaves all year long.

Uncommon Goods

LED Self-Watering Multi-Herb Garden

For the friend with a green thumb, this is the gift for them. Every foodie knows the importance of cooking with fresh herbs, and this kit will allow them to grow their own, even in the dead of winter.

The Kombucha Shop

Kombucha Brewing Kit

Functional drinks like kombucha are one of the hottest food trends right now, and this kit makes it easy to make at home. If the foodie in your life loved science experiments as a kid, they will love brewing their own kombucha.


Macaron Baking Kit

These small but delicious cookies are notoriously difficult to make. Gift the baker in your life this kit to help them make perfect macarons every time.

Brightland Ca.

The Mini Essentials

For the foodie who knows that the right oil and vinegar make all the difference, the Mini Essentials kit from Brightland includes four of their best-selling olive oils and vinegars (and the cute packaging means no gift wrapping is required!).

Milk Bar

Truffle Trio Holiday Bundle

For the friend with a sweet tooth, treat them to these holiday truffles. With three flavors, these indulgent and delicious truffles will be sure to satisfy every holiday craving.

Mike's Hot Honey

Mike's Hot Honey Original & Extra Hot Combo Pack

Spice up your foodie’s holiday with Mike’s Hot Honey. This hot honey is perfect for adding flavor to roasted veggies, drizzling over pizza, or even pairing with avocado toast.

Cheese Month Club

The Gourmet Cheese of the Month Club

For the friend who loves charcuterie boards or can get behind a good cheese and wine pairing, The Gourmet Cheese of the Month Club will supply gourmet, artisan cheese options and pairing suggestions for their next wine night.

Etsy | Luciles Kitchen

Food Prints

Whether the foodie in your life loves to travel abroad or just to the fridge, this artist has got them covered. Her collection of prints features food from all over the world and is the perfect art addition to any kitchen.


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