Striding Towards the Holidaze: Gifts for Cooks That Won’t Break the Bank

Functional ‘Holders’

Left: Cast Iron Garlic Roaster by Marcellin: Effortlessly, perfectly prep an entire garlic head for spreadable umami goodness – simply trim the top, drizzle with oil, and roast  Vented lid ensures constant airflow for a consistent roast 5.2” x 3.6” $25.00

Right: Egg on a Bagel Maker: Whisk some eggs into the dish—toss in some veggies for an instant omelet, or stick with egg whites for a low-cholesterol diet—and pop it into the microwave for 60 seconds. Oven, microwave and dishwasher safe 2.5″ H x 4.5″ diameter $25.00


Top: Pizza Scizza by Williams Sonoma: slice oven-hot pizza on any surface, including nonstick pans and serving plates. The Pizza Scizza slides under the crust, giving you greater control than pizza scissors as it cuts cleanly through even the thickest pizzas. 11 1/2″ long. $34.95

Bottom: Joseph Joseph Vegetable Chopper: Perfect for chopping onions and making sticks from potatoes and carrots Stainless-steel blades Collects chopped pieces as it cuts Dishwasher safe $22.00


Left: Big Boss Electric Citrus Juicer: Just press down to activate the motorized extractor to begin juicing. Press down again and it will operate in reverse, extracting even more juice down to the last drop. The three settings adjustable pulp collector allows for no pulp, low pulp, or heavy pulp. Strainer separates seeds and pulp from the juice 9.25” H X 8.25” W X 6.5” D Sale $20.76

Right: Ozeri Touch Digital Kitchen Scale with Calorie Counter: features a built-in calorie counter that helps you calculate and track your daily caloric intake for 7 of the most commonly weighed food items (butter, sugar, flour, eggs, chocolate, chicken, or beef). Simply place the food item on Touch III’s large weighing platform, and with the push of a button, instant caloric (Kcal) values are displayed on the scale’s large high-contrast LED display. 0.9” H X 7.3” W 9 colors Sale $18.95


Top: Butcher’s Block Seasoning Set by Williams Sonoma: Argentinian Chimichurri, Cajun-Style Sweet & Smoky, Rosemary & Garlic, Moroccan Harissa, Holy Smoke, Chinese Five-Spice Caribbean Jerk, Chipotle $46.95

Bottom: The Bread Baker’s Seasoning Kit: 15 different savory and sweet seasoning blends, like Tuscan Tomato, Green Tea Sesame, and Dill Caraway, plus instructions telling you when to incorporate them (after first rise? right before baking?) 10.75” L x 6.5” W x 1” H $40.00


Hand Carved Wooden Cookbook Stand: Rosewood 9.38″ L x 7.5″ W x 2.75″ H when folded flat  7.38″ L x 5.24″ D when upright Features intricate carving inspired by local flora and motifs drawn from traditional mandalas. $79.00


GripMitt Set of 2: Made of flexible, heat-resistant silicone that creates a protective barrier while you carve meat or lift hot pans. A hygienic alternative to cloth towels and potholders, the versatile mitts are also useful for handling raw or frozen food. Made of heat-resistant BPA-free silicone. $19.95 

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