Gift Ideas {for a foodie}

Time to get cracking on that shopping list, people! I’m all done with mine…but now I’m a little tempted to do some shopping for myself! I want everything on this list!  These are great, low-priced gift ideas for all the food-lovers in your life. Hope it gives you some good ideas! 

OXO Good Grips Mini Measuring Beaker Set, 4-Piece ($9.99)

I am so in love with these! They measure small amounts of liquid ingredients–included in the set is a 1 ounce, 2 ounce, 1 teaspoon and 1 tablespoon. Aren’t they adorable? I think they would be a great stocking stuffer. Photo from

(Disclaimer: I was provided these for free from OXO to try. Opinions are mine, as always.)

Le Creuset Mini Cocotte Candle ($35.00)

I’m obsessed with these. On my wish list, in case anyone is wondering! Once the candle has burned, you can use the mini cocotte for food uses. Photo from

Whisk Necklace ($12.99)

Isn’t this just the cutest? And for only 12.99, it’s worth the whisk of the person not liking it. Sorry, I couldn’t resist. Photo from

Fred Equal Measure Measuring Cup ($12.12)

The nerd in me just LOVES this measuring cup! It is full of (useless) fun facts,  including what amount is equal to the volume of one human breath and a million grains of sugar. Important information, people! Photo from

Thermos 16-Ounce Vacuum-Insulated Travel Tumbler, Stainless Steel ($24.99)

This is simple, it is the. best. mug. ever. Completely leak-proof and will keep your coffee hot (or cold!) for hours. Literally. As in at least 8 hours. It’s unreal. Photo from

Cooking Scrabble ($24.90)

I don’t own this and haven’t tried it but I’m a huge Scrabble fan. I want this! The letter tiles come in a little grocery sack! So fun! Photo from

Fred and Friends OCD Cutting Board ($26.00)

I need this in my life. I’m seriously type-A and have sloppy knife skills. I need to get with the program! Photo from

Vanilla Beans (prices vary)

Duh. Y’all know I’m obsessed. I get mine from Beanilla.  They often have a deal to get 25 beans shipped for 25 bucks. Can’t beat a dollar a bean. It’s a steal. Their customer service is great, too. Photo from

The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America’s Most Imaginative Chefs ($35.00)

I can’t say enough good things about this book. I love it. It is great for brainstorming new recipes.

King Arthur Flour Dough Whisk ($14.95)

This thing is genius. Perfect for mixing up a bowl of dough, the dough doesn’t stick to it like it would to a spoon. It’s an amazing creation. Photo from King Arthur Flour. 

Presto 04821 Orville Redenbacher’s Hot Air Popper ($39.99)

This should be obvious. Everyone needs one of these! This is the one I own–so it is obviously a workhorse. It gets used daily frequently and keeps on poppin’. Photo from


Popcorn and Seasonings ($15.00)

You can’t give a popcorn popper without popcorn. It would just be wrong.  Photo from

Architec Recipe Rock ($15.82)

This little guy holds up to 8 sheets of paper. I think this would be fantastic for not only cooking, but also for typing recipes/blog posts! This is also officially on my wish list. Photo from


I could go on and on and on…but this is a start! I tried to limit it to lower-priced items. So feel free to buy me your loved one everything on the list!


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  3. Love these ideas! So many great gift ideas. I would love any of them!

  4. I want it all! I have those cute little OXO measuring beakers and they are the best! Great roundup, you really found some great stuff.

  5. How’d I know there would be something popcorn related in this post? :) That’s the popper I have and LOVE it. Every time I use it I think of you my dear! Great foodie gift guide!!


  6. Those oxo measuring cups!! loooooove

  7. Fun list Rachel! I love the mini cocotte – you just reminded me to add one to my wish list :)

  8. What fun ideas! I love the Cooking Scrabble!

  9. Pretty cool gift ideas…I love it!

  10. scrabble cooking! I want that! and the cooking bible – great fun ideas

  11. Awesome ideas! I want every single one of them! :)

  12. Pretty much love everything on the list! And now I just my get my brother (a chef) the scrabble game for Christmas – Thanks!

  13. Great list! I also have the Orville Redenbacher Popcorn Popper. I love it! It is absolutely one of my favorite ‘cooking’ gadgets!!

  14. I love the candle and cutting board especially! I can’t decide if I want to buy them for someone else, or for myself!

  15. Great list!! I love the necklace and that measuring cup :)

  16. great recommendations! That thermos is now officially on my wish list :)

  17. I NEED that nerdy measuring cup, love it!

  18. I love that measuring cup! I love reading useless facts..I have an app on my phone that is just alll useless fun facts! haha Fun finds!

  19. Ahhhh now I want to add some more things on my list to Santa!!! ;)

  20. Excellent choices – I gave the OCD chopping board to a friend last year; it’s brilliant!

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