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2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for Every Type of Home Cook

2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for Every Type of Home Cook
2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for Every Type of Home Cook

Posted on November 01 2021

It can be tough to pick out the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Luckily, we’re here to help you find the perfect gift for the home cook on your list. No matter what type of home cook they are— a grill master, a new home cook, a baker or something in-between— there’s a great gift idea for them in this guide. Read on for plenty of amazing gift ideas for the home cooks on your holiday shopping list! 

3-Piece Bamboo Cutting Board Set

3-Piece Bamboo Cutting Board Set - $14.99 

Whether they’re planning to move into their first apartment soon or recently made the move, our 3-Piece Bamboo Cutting Board Set will cover all the bases. This set includes three different sized cutting boards that are ideal for a variety of food prep, cutting and serving needs; it includes a 13” board, 11” board and an 8” bar board. Together, they make a great first cutting board set for the home cook who is just starting out. 

BBQ Grill Scraper with Bottle Opener

BBQ Grill Scraper with Bottle Opener - $9.99

If they refer to themselves as “the grill master” and can cook just about anything on the grill, then our BBQ Grill Scraper with Bottle Opener is the perfect gift for them. It’s crafted from Moso bamboo and naturally wears to fit the shape of the grill the more it’s used— rather than wearing down the grill itself. Plus, it features a built-in bottle opener, making it easy for "the grill master” on your list to grill and chill. 

Salt Keeper Duet Bamboo Salt Box with Magnetic Swivel Lid

Salt Keeper Duet Bamboo Salt Box with Magnetic Swivel Lid - $14.99

Maybe they’re really into cooking shows or they recently started collecting gourmet salts— either way, they’re all about the flavor. Our Salt Keeper Duet is a great gift for them; it lets them keep their favorite pair of flavors conveniently near the stove while cooking. This salt box features a split design and a magnetic lock and swivel lid, making it easy for them to grab a pinch of their favorite seasoning with just one hand. They’ll love using it to expertly flavor their dishes!  

Tapered Rolling Pin

Tapered Rolling Pin - $19.99

If they love to bake, then they know how satisfying it is to roll out some fresh dough with a quality rolling pin. Whether they’re baking cookies, a pie or pastries, this extra-large rolling pin will help get the job done. It features a gorgeous inlay of end-grain bamboo flanked by strips of lighter bamboo for an intricate looking design that makes this no ordinary rolling pin. Hopefully they’ll bake you a homemade pie as a way to say “thanks” for this thoughtful and unique gift! 

Del Mar Charcuterie Board

Del Mar Charcuterie Board and Cheese Plate - $39.99

If they bring an intricate charcuterie board to every dining event, post pictures of their charcuterie creations on social media or are just really into cheese, then this board is the perfect gift for them! Our Del Mar Charcuterie Board features a gorgeous bamboo inlay design and is sized to serve a crowd at 30 inches long. It’s sure to quickly become their “go-to” board for serving charcuterie! 

Baltique® 7-Piece Cooking Utensil Set in Marrakesh Baltique® 7-Piece Cooking Utensil Set in Mykonos
Baltique® 7-Piece Cooking Utensil Set in Malta Baltique® 7-Piece Cooking Utensil Set in Mumbai

Baltique® 7-Piece Cooking Utensil Set in Marrakesh, Mykonos, Malta or Mumbai - $63.99

Our Baltique® 7-Piece Cooking Utensil Set makes a great gift for the home cook who likes their kitchen gadgets to be stylish as well as functional. These colorful birch wood utensils are durable, safe for use with nonstick and ideal for a variety of cooking and serving tasks. Each utensil set is beautifully packaged in a gift box and ready to be wrapped in Christmas paper. The stylish home cook on your list will be delighted to unwrap these boldly colored cooking utensils!  

Palaoa Bread Board

Palaoa Bread Board - $19.99

Our Palaoa Bread Board makes a wonderful gift for anyone who just really loves bread. At 23 inches long, it’s sized to serve even the longest loaves of bread. It’s perfect for cutting and serving Italian bread, baguettes, sourdough and much more. Any bread lover would be ecstatic to receive this gorgeous bread board as a gift. After all, bread pairs well with any home cooked meal! 

12-Piece Reusable Bamboo Flatware Set with Portable Storage Case

12-Piece Reusable Bamboo Flatware Set with Portable Storage Case - $19.99

Help them live a more sustainable life with this reusable bamboo utensil set. Our 12-Piece Reusable Bamboo Flatware Set is a great eco-friendly alternative to single use plastic utensils. Each piece of flatware is crafted from a single stalk of bamboo for durability. These utensils are also dishwasher safe, making them even easier to use again and again. This set makes a wonderful gift for anyone trying to ditch single use plastics. 

Pig Shaped Bamboo Serving and Cutting Board

Pig Shaped Bamboo Serving and Cutting Board - $19.99

Some of the most passionate home cooks are ones who love to barbeque! Help them celebrate their love of cooking barbeque with a cutting board shaped like the star protein— our Pig Shaped Bamboo Serving and Cutting Board. This durable board is strong enough to handle being used as a chopping block and won’t mind bathing in BBQ sauce. (It’s still a pig, after all.) Plus, this cutting board ships fast with free 2-day shipping, so it will arrive before the meat is done smoking.  

Revitalizing Mineral Oil, 10-Ounce Bottle

Revitalizing Mineral Oil, 10-Ounce Bottle - $9.99

If they’ve ever mentioned owning a bamboo or wood cutting board for what seems to be an excessive amount of time or has an impressive collection of wooden cutting boards, then they’ll love receiving our Revitalizing Mineral Oil as a gift. This mineral oil is designed to protect, restore and extend the life of bamboo and wood cutting boards. It can even be used on wooden cooking utensils or other wood kitchen products too. Our Revitalizing Mineral Oil makes a wonderful stocking stuffer for the cutting board aficionado on your holiday shopping list! 

Salt Box with Magnetic Swivel Lid, "Salt" Engraving on Lid

Salt Box with Magnetic Swivel Lid, "Salt" Engraving on Lid - $12.99

You’ve seen it in their kitchen— a utensil holder that says “tools”, a bread box labeled with “bread”, a mug inscribed with “coffee”. You get the idea, and you know this adorable salt box will fit perfectly in their kitchen. It features the word “Salt” laser-engraved on the lid, so there’s no need to wonder what’s in the box. It’s perfect for storing smoked, sea, pink, kosher or any other types of salt. This salt box makes a great gift for the home cook who loves to label everything.

3-Well Kitchen Prep Cutting Board with Juice Groove

3-Well Kitchen Prep Cutting Board with Juice Groove - $29.99

Our 3-Well Kitchen Prep Cutting Board makes a great gift for the home cook who is always organized, or at least tries to be. It features three deep wells at the top of the board that are ideal for containing chopped ingredients, keeping their prep space organized. A deep juice groove runs along the edge of the board to catch any drippings, keeping their countertops clean. With this cutting board, they’ll at least be able to stay organized in the kitchen. 

Baltique® Marrakesh Collection Spaghetti Server

Baltique® Marrakesh Collection Spaghetti Server - $11.99

If they basically have marinara sauce running through their veins, then they’ll love receiving our Baltique® Marrakesh Collection Spaghetti Server as a gift! Not only is it gorgeous, it’s ideal for lifting, portioning and serving pastas like spaghetti, linguine or angel hair. Before cooking, the hole in the head of the utensil is designed to measure out a single serving of dry pasta, preventing them from cooking way too much pasta. With this spaghetti server, cooking and serving dinner will be a lot more exciting! 

Wall-Mounted Bottle Opener with Magnetic Bottle Cap Catcher

Wall-Mounted Bottle Opener with Magnetic Bottle Cap Catcher - $19.99

Do you know a home “cook” who does more supervising than cooking? Give the supervisor chef in your life the right tool for the job— our Wall-Mounted Bottle Opener with Magnetic Bottle Cap Catcher— because supervising is thirsty work! Once the top is popped, the bottle opener even catches the caps as they fall with its strong, built-in magnet. It easily mounts to any wall, whether in the kitchen, by the grill or at the home bar. It will help them stay well hydrated while working hard.

Vellum™ Wood Paper Composite Cutting Board with Juice Groove

Vellum™ Wood Paper Composite Cutting Board with Juice Groove - $21.99

They may really enjoy cooking, but they probably don’t enjoy all the dishes a home cooked meal can make. Fortunately, our Vellum™ Wood Paper Composite Cutting Board is dishwasher safe for easy clean up. That’s not the only reason why they’ll love it though— it also features non-skid silicone anchors, a juice groove and the wood used for the board is responsibly harvested from well-managed forests. It’s also heat resistant, allowing the board to double as a trivet for serving. With this cutting board, washing the dishes after a home cooked meal won’t be so bad. 

Compact Collapsible Bamboo Dish Drying Rack with Utensil Holder

Compact Collapsible Bamboo Dish Drying Rack with Utensil Holder - $19.99 and $9.99

Any avid home cook is sure to have a collection of favorite cutlery, utensils and pans that may not be dishwasher safe. Even if they own a dishwasher, they’ll appreciate having a dish rack for the items they prefer to hand wash with care. Our Compact Collapsible Bamboo Dish Drying Rack with Utensil Holder is perfectly sized for those who like to hand wash select items or have limited space. When the dishes are dry, it folds down flat for easy storage and the utensil holder is able to double as a countertop organizer. Together, they make washing and drying dishes after a meal much easier.  

Baltique® Spurtle in Mumbai Baltique® Spurtle in Mykonos
Baltique® Spurtle in Marrakesh Baltique® Spurtle in Malta

Baltique® Spurtle in Mumbai, Mykonos, Marrakesh or Malta - $12.99

They might already have all the latest and greatest kitchen gadgets, but they probably don’t own anything quite like this. Our Baltique® Spurtles make a great gift for the home cook who seems to have it all. Spurtles are a versatile tool for both cooking and serving. They’re not quite a spatula and not quite a spoon, but they can be used for flipping, turning, stirring, serving, scooping and more! Crafted from colored birch wood, our Baltique® Spurtles are durable and safe for use with nonstick too. The bright, bold colors are sure to bring a smile to your favorite home cook’s face. 

Natural Bamboo Salad Hands

Natural Bamboo Salad Hands - $9.99

Lend them a helping hand with dinner by gifting them a pair of our Bamboo Salad Hands. They’re perfect for the home cook who enjoys hosting or serving a salad with every meal! Our Salad Hands are great to use when tossing and serving salads; they’re less fumbley than tongs or traditional salad servers and much easier to use. Each hand features a knob on the back that allows them to rest on the side of the bowl in-between servings, preventing them from sliding into the food. Unlike actual salad, our Salad Hands make a great stocking stuffer! 

Barkeeper's Salt Box with Magnetic Swivel Lid

Barkeeper's Salt Box with Magnetic Swivel Lid - $14.99

Help them add the finishing touches to their cocktails at home with our Barkeeper's Salt Box. It makes a great gift for the home cook who enjoys crafting cocktails to pair with their meals. This uniquely designed salt box is sized to fit a margarita or martini glass for a perfectly salted rim. It also works great with sugar, chile powder or whatever else they like to finish their cocktails with. Hopefully, they’ll invite you over for dinner and drinks after the holidays! 

State-Shaped Destination Boards

State-Shaped Destination Boards - $29.99

Even the most notoriously difficult person to shop for is sure to appreciate receiving one of our State-Shaped Destination Boards as a gift. These unique and versatile boards can be used for cutting, serving or as wall art. They’re a great way to give a gift with a personal touch, and there’s a destination for every state. Plus, these boards ship quickly with free 2-day shipping! 

By now, you should be inspired with ideas to tackle your holiday gift shopping. However, if you need a little more inspiration, take a look at our Great Holiday Gifts CollectionIt’s full of thoughtful, useful and unique gifts for each home cook on your holiday shopping list— no matter your budget. Happy holidays and happy shopping! 


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  • Totally Bamboo: November 10, 2021

    Hi Vicky! Our Baltique® Utensils are hand wash only. We hope your recipients love them!

  • Vicky: November 10, 2021

    Are the colored utensils dishwasher safe? I’ve bought some as Christmas gifts, but want to tell the recipients how to care for them.
    Thank you

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