It is time to start thinking about gifts for your favorite foodies. Here is a list to help you get a head start:
INSTANT POT DUO PLUS: is a life-changing new kitchen appliance. It has multiple functions and can be used as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté and brown, cake maker, yogurt maker, sterilizer and warmer. With 15 smart built-in programs, you can make soup/broth, meat/stew, bean/chili, cake, egg, slow cook, sauté, rice, multigrain, porridge, steam, sterilize, yogurt, keep warm and pressure cook. The slow-cooker setting has 3 temperature levels and can be programmed to cook between 30 minutes and 20 hour intervals. Includes stainless-steel steam rack with handles, condensation collector, rice paddle, soup spoon and measuring cup. This is the perfect gift for your gourmet friends!
And to go with your Instant Pot, THE ESSENTIAL INSTANT POT COOKBOOK: Fresh and Foolproof Recipes for Your Electric Pressure Cooker by Coco Morante is a perfect accompanying gift full of great recipe ideas for your instant pot. Risotto with lemon and peas; beef shank and barley soup; pomegranate walnut chicken; pulled pork adobo; Sicilian-style chard with raisins and pine nuts; and blueberry bread pudding are some favorites in this book.
ANOLON 10-INCH ROUND SERVING BOARD, TEAK WOOD W/ MARBLE is a durable and attractive serving/prep kitchen board for holiday entertaining. This 10-inch round board is made from Grecian marble and combined with Brazilian teak wood is the perfect backdrop for a beautiful array of artisan cheese, an elegant presentation for a tarte, or the platter makes an amazing holiday gift for your favorite foodie. The board can be easily cleaned with mild soap and water.
URBAN TREND ORBIT ROLLING HERB CHOPPER is an easy and super-safe way to cut through fresh herbs with the roll of a hand. The patented Orbit safety ring serves as both a cutting handle and then, with the push of a button, works to fold flat for easy storage. The blades are detachable for easy clean ups.
GUSTUS VITAE ARTISAN SEASONING SALTS started at the Venice Beach Farmers’ Market, crafting Non-GMO verified artisan sea salts and gourmet spice blends, using primarily locally-sourced sustainable ingredients. None of these blends is irradiated, or contain nuts, soy, or gluten. The spice blends are hand-packed in unique magnetic tins, wrapped with recycled paper labels and shipped to your door. Try the Guilty Pleasure collection with Italian black winter truffle sea salt, crystallized honey sea salt, and blue cheese sea salt. Or for those who like a little spice, try the Red-Hot Sea Salt collection inlcluding red cayenne sea salt, sriracha sea salt, and chipotle sea salt.
FRED SAUCED is a fun wine glass made from lead-free crystal which is accurately marked in ¼ cups and 2-ounce sips. The wine glass holds up to 12 ounces of liquid for cooking or just drinking! This is a fun gift for your favorite oenophile.
MICROPLANE GOURMET SLICER shears veggies and fruits into perfect, ultra-thin slices with the super-sharp stainless steel blades. The food holder protects hands while slicing and the nonslip end piece has stability to hold the unit in place. It works like a dream on carrots, apples, cucumbers, and potatoes. The gourmet slicer is dishwasher safe.
RACHAEL RAY STAINLESS STEEL MULTI-GRATER WITH SILICONE HANDLE is ergonomically designed with a curved shape that fits over pots, pans, bowls, and plates. The unique shape makes grating chores easier. The grater is curved so it can sit above a cutting board or prep mat with ease. The silicone grips at the sides and center of the grater provide a handholding feature that works even if you are left-handed. The grater is dishwasher-safe.