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Valentine's Day Gift Guide: Editor's Picks

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins 7 comments

I've already shared a list of DIY truffle recipes, but if you'd rather buy than bake, here are some suggestions. There's some great chocolates, of course, as well as a few cute-yet-functional items that just may lead to getting breakfast in the morning. (I'm talking about heart-shaped pancake molds. Sheesh.) More

Gift Guide: Books For The Kitchen Nerd

J. Kenji López-Alt 4 comments

These are books for the kitchen nerd in all of us. The ones who want to know the hows and whys of cooking. The ones who lie restlessly at night, unconsciously kicking their bed mate and thinking, why was my roast chicken dry? What's wrong with beating my batter? And for the love of god and cupcakes, why couldn't I just add all the eggs at once?!? More

Gift Guide: For the Aspiring Food Photographer

The Serious Eats Team 9 comments

Whether you know someone who wants to get into food photography or you want to help someone upgrade their equipment, we've got plenty of recommendations including point-and-shoot cameras, DSLRs, lighting equipment, books, and more. More

Gift Guide: For the Pizza Lover

Slice Meredith Smith 9 comments

In or out of the kitchen, you'll have the pizza lover on your list covered with this list of pizza-themed trinkets ranging from art prints and pizza-scented ink to pizza accouterment and plates. More

Gift Guide: Fun Burger Things

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 2 comments

Yesterday Kenji recommended gifts for the burger-maker. Today I bring you fun burger-themed gifts that are mostly useless in the kitchen but are good at telling the world, "I LOVE BURGERS"—clothes, plush toys, keychains, art prints, and more. More

Gift Guide: For the Pizza-Maker

Slice Adam Kuban 21 comments

Some of these are stocking-stuffers, some are pretty pricey, but most are somewhere in between. What they all have in common is that I have turned to these products again and again in my own pizza-making life. I hope your pizza obsessive—novice or veteran—appreciates them as much as I do. More

Gift Guide: Kitchen Gear Over $50

J. Kenji López-Alt 22 comments

Any great cook can tell you that all you need to make great food is a fire and a cooking surface. Any surface will do. But let's face it, there are some things that just make cooking more fun. Easier, prettier, more foolproof. Your giftee doesn't need a $300 Dutch oven, but if they've been extra good this year, you might consider spoiling them. Every item on this list is something I use in my own kitchen at least once a week, if not every single day, and most I've had for years and plan on using for the rest of my life. More

Gift Guide: For the Burger-Maker

A Hamburger Today J. Kenji López-Alt 9 comments

Aspiring junior burger-maker in your midst? Or perhaps a hardcore amateur trying to up their game? Here are six essential items for any burger-maker-lover in your life—tried-and-true tools they'll use every time they fire up that grill or griddle—plus two ingredients to help make great burgers. More

Sommelier Picks for Holiday Wine Gifts

Drinks Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

It can seem like the holiday season is full of potential wine-related pitfalls: what's the correct bottle to give to your boss? Which bottle would be nice for a dinner hostess gift, and what can you buy for a party? We polled a few of the country's top sommeliers for advice. More

Gift Guide: For the Aspiring Pastry Chef

Sweets Lauren Weisenthal 9 comments

When pulling together this list of great gifts for aspiring pastry chefs, I felt like a kid in a candy store. We pastry folks love our toys, so if you've got someone like that on your list, rest assured that you'll have lots to choose from. Click through the slideshow to find gifts ranging from stocking stuffer everyday items, to fancy, specialty molds, luxury ingredients, and some seriously awesome upgrades for the sweet folks on your list. More

Gift Guide: Food-Related Art Prints

Robyn Lee 6 comments

Since you can't decorate your walls with real food (well, technically you can, but we don't recommend it), decorate your walls with food-related art. Here are some of our favorite prints. More

Gift Guide: For the Burger Lover

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 4 comments

Since Kenji already gave you gift suggestions for burger-making lovers, I'm here to give you over 25 useless (but fun) gift ideas for burgers lovers who are more into eating than making. More

Gift Guide: For the Pizza Lover

Slice Meredith Smith 6 comments

Here at Slice headquarters we lounge around in pizza sleeping bags admiring our pizza knick-knackery adorned shelves, and bask in the glory of our well-appointed pizza making kitchen. In short, we know our way around the pizza-themed market. Check out some of our favorite gift ideas for the pizza lover on your list. More

Gift Guide: For Out-of-Town New York Food Lovers

The Serious Eats Team 12 comments

For every food-lover in the five boroughs, there's an "I Heart NY"-r somewhere else in the States—a former Brooklynite, a Queens native, an occasional Manhattan visitor—who can't get enough New York eats. So here's our guide to classic NYC foodstuffs that can be shipped around the country. More

Gift Guide: For the Home Pizza-Maker

Slice Adam Kuban 23 comments

Whether the pizza freaks in your life are old pros in the kitchen or budding amateurs, there's sure to be something on this list they'll like. From typographic "pizza" plates to dough-rising buckets to an awesomely wacky whisk for mixing dough, these gifts will show your pizza-maker that you did your homework. More

Gift Guide: For Burger-Making Lovers

A Hamburger Today J. Kenji López-Alt 21 comments

It's hard to get your burger game on without the right tools and raw materials for the job. We already gave you some of the basics in last year's guide, like a meat grinder, a slicer for your onions, and a custom steaming towel, but here are eight more gifts for the burger lover in your life. More

Pizza-Scented Candles

Slice Adam Kuban 4 comments

If you're a pizza-loving dude who enjoys the flickering glow of candlelight but think the current scents on the market are a bit too dainty, 13-year-old Hart Main has created Mancans, a line of candles whose aromas are meant to evoke MANLY things. Among them, a pizza-scented candle ($8). More

Valentine's Day: Ideas for the Pizza Lover

Slice Adam Kuban 11 comments

To the pizza freaks who visit Slice, do not read this post.* It's not for you. In fact, please just forward the URL here to your sweetheart, move on, and enjoy the surprise when they get you a fun pizza-related V-Day sweet nothing. More

Coffee Chronicles: Coffee Nerd Shopping Guide

Drinks Liz Clayton 2 comments

Whether it's out of the sheer pleasure of giving or the dire need to improve the coffee situation at your parents' house over the holidays, the time is upon us to seek out some of the best most giftable coffee toys. And whether your price point is a bag of beans or a $200 grinder, coffee gifts are the best gifts—many of them far less annoying to fit in your checked bag than a pizza stone. More

Gift Guide: For the Burger Lover

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 7 comments

Whether the burger lover in your life is into just eating burgers, making burgers, or wearing burgers, you should be able to find something worth getting in our burger lovers gift guide featuring slider-making tools, meat grinders, T-shirts, kitchen timers, 3D puzzles, and more. If you can't find the right burger-themed gift in this guide, check out our guides from 2007 and 2009. More

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