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When the way to their heart is through their stomach, choose one of these kitchen gadgets and tools to show the special chef in your life how much you care.


Oven Rack Covers

Whether they’re making a single batch of cookies or a five-course meal with dishes going in and out of the oven, the chef in your life will appreciate this gift that helps keep them safe. These silicone covers help prevent burns when someone’s arm accidentally comes into contact with an oven rack. Perfect for chefs of any age and ability.

Nonstick All-Purpose Pan

Kitchen gadgets are fun, but they can add up – and take up space – quickly. If you’re going to get your loved one something new this year, try this all-purpose pan from Calphalon. It’s stovetop- and oven-safe, so they can sauté, fry, bake, serve and more all in a single vessel. Plus, because it’s deeper than your standard skillet, doubling or tripling recipes just got easier. Perfect for those perfecting their skills in a small galley kitchen and large families.

Bread Proofing Basket

The right tools make all the difference, especially when you’re baking something as finicky as bread. Help the baker in your life get the perfect rise with this kit that includes a rattan basket, dough scraper and linen liner cloth. Perfect for home bakers and those who think the bun is the best part of the sandwich.

Philips Airfyer XXL

With little to no oil needed, this can help the healthy eater in your life fry, bake, grill and more with less fat. It comes with a recipe book and app to make cooking even easier, and this XXL model is large enough to feed the whole family. Perfect for health-conscious eaters, home chefs with little time and those who think reheated French fries should actually taste good.

June Smart Countertop Convection Oven

A smart convection oven that bakes, fries, toasts, dehydrates and also acts as a warming drawer? And it works with Alexa? Your someone special be wondering why this wasn’t on their wish list sooner. Sensors and cameras help to cook the food deliciously every time. Perfect for aspiring chefs, smart home owners and those who like one gadget that can do it all.

Flexible wood cutting board

Being able to fold your cutting board makes getting everything in the pan or bowl extra easy. But typical plastic boards just look cheap. This one adds a touch of style with natural wood on one side and silicone on the other. Perfect for sous chefs who don’t like to make a mess.

Chef's Choice Trizor XV Edgeselect

Every good chef needs a good knife. chose the Trizor XV EdgeSelect as it’s best overall knife sharpener. Because it’s electric, your loved one will spend less time getting their tools ready and more time cooking delicious meals. They’ll also appreciate how it holds the knife at the right angle so the blade is perfectly sharpened every time. Perfect for those who are picky about their tools and hate squishing tomatoes instead of cutting through them.

Knife and Cutlery Cleaner

Keeping your knives clean is a good way to keep them nice and sharp. This brush is inexpensive, safe and easy to store, meaning there’s really no excuse to mistreat your knives again. Perfect for anyone working on their chopping skills and kids who are helping with the dishes.

Wine purifier

Virtual wine tastings have become extra popular recently, meaning your friends and family might have a more refined pallet when it comes to their vino. Gift them the Ullo Wine Purifier so they can enjoy their favorite vintage even more. It claims to remove select sulfates for better flavor while also aerating your wine. Perfect for those who like a smooth finish.

Milk frother

If your loved one is making more brews at home but misses visiting the coffeehouse, gift them a handheld milk frother. They’ll be able to put the finishing touch on their cappuccino or mix a delicious hot chocolate for the kids. Perfect for anyone who love fancy, foamy drinks on a basic budget, those working from home and budding baristas.

Lunchskins reusable bags

Whether you’re packing lunches or simply storing produce, these reusable bags will help your loved one and the planet. They come in a variety of sizes, colors and designs, and you can even choose between zippered pouches or Velcro. They’re also dishwasher safe, so cleaning is a cinch. Perfect for little lunchers and those who want to leave the planet better than they found it.


Do you or your favorite chef also love to entertain? Get tips for hosting holiday gatherings, backyard parties and simple family get-togethers at the Schlage blog.



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