The Ultimate Foodie Gift Guide

HOLIDAY 2017
By Rebecca Carhart for Modern Muse

'Tis the season to start your holiday shopping! And we've found the presents the food lovers in your life will enjoy. Whether they're an amateur chef, a seasoned pro or just like to eat, there's something for everyone on your list.

Keep Recipes Organized

Help a loved one keep track of their favorite dishes with these stylish recipe cards by MacKenzie-Childs ($12). They 're made of durable card stock to ensure they'll last for years to come, while their fun cooking illustrations add a whimsical touch to the kitchen. Shop them now at Neiman Marcus.

Make Every Night Pasta Night

Who doesn't love homemade pasta? Encourage someone to channel their favorite Italian chef with this clever pasta maker by Philips ($320) from Williams Sonoma. This machine does it all, from kneading the dough, to shaping the pasta and even cleaning itself afterwards. They'll be enjoying fresh pasta in only 15 minutes — and if they're in need of inspiration, it also comes with a cookbook with more than 50 recipes.

Gift the Ultimate Status Symbol

A Le Creuset Dutch oven (starting from $130) is the ultimate kitchen accessory. The French brand is known for its durable products, meaning this gift is not only elegant, but will last for decades. The versatile cast-iron pot, available from Sur La Table, can be used both on the stovetop and in the oven and comes in a variety of sizes and colors.

Give Them a Kitchen Staple

Speaking of aspirational items, a KitchenAid Stand Mixer ($380) is pretty much coveted by anyone who loves to bake. The 10-speed slide control allows you to do everything from stirring to fast whipping. Available in multiple colors (including stainless steel), this is one kitchen gadget you won't want to hide away. And if your loved one already owns this investment piece, you can just buy them one of the additional attachments, which includes a spiralizer and a food grinder. Shop both the mixer and the attachments now at Sur La Table.

Have Breakfast for Every Meal

Make it easy for your breakfast lover to whip up the perfect waffle every morning with this handy maker by Bella ($40) from Kohl's. This rotating gadget makes for an even bake every time and even features an adjustable temperature so you can make them as toasted as you like. The strategically placed drip tray also allows for an easy clean-up afterwards.

Add a Unique Flavor

A L'Olivier has been producing extra virgin olive oil since 1822. This three-piece set ($59.95), sold at William Sonoma, compiles some of its bestselling infused options, which will add flavor to a multitude of dishes. The Black Truffle, Lemon from Menton, and Basil oils will soon be a staple in your favorite foodie's kitchen cupboard.

Serve Food in Style

If the food lover in your life already has all the kitchen supplies they need to make a delicious meal, give them something pretty to serve it with. These marble-handled serving spoons ($39.50) from Pottery Barn will do just the trick, adding an elegant touch to the tablescape.