Giving a nice gift to the person in your life who loves to play the host is always a good idea, since they'll be especially excited to have you over and put that gift to use. Another benefit of shopping for the avid party-thrower is that you'll likely have an idea of what they have and what they don't, so here's a few suggestions from the Serious Eats staff members who like to have family and friends over. We've got gifts both big and small to fit any host's needs, no matter your budget.
Something to Spruce up the Decor
Having people over isn't just about preparing a bunch of food; it also involves making one's home an inviting place, particularly the dining area.
Maybe you know someone who's been itching to upgrade their
Prettifying a Kitchen
Most renters have some issue with their kitchens, and one of the most common is the way the floor looks. If the host in your life often complains about their questionable laminate flooring, consider getting them this
Another common complaint is the lack of drawer space, and we've got a suggestion for that, too.
A Good Dutch Oven
Dutch ovens are incredibly useful as cooking tools, just as handy for a braise as they are for baking bread. But
Something for Drinks?
Perhaps you know someone who fancies themselves a mixologist, but you know that they've got a
Know someone who is really getting into wine? Like really getting into wine? A dedicated
But Wait, There's More!
We're not done. You can find plenty more gift ideas for the host in your life right this way »