Every mom needs to be able to make dinner in the least amount of time. Whether she has Dad or older kids helping, any gadget that makes the job quick & easy will make her smile. If you know of a friend or family member that is in charge of dinner, she will love you for getting her any of these gifts for the Holiday.
I love to cook for family & friends and I love to have Christmas parties at my house. But I do not want to spend the whole time in the kitchen. Grab one or all of these items and you can not go wrong this Gift Giving Season. They are must-haves for the Cook in your life.
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I use the smooth edge electric can opener all the time. It is quick and easy and does make the edges smooth and not sharp. Just set it on the can and let it go while you keep cooking.
Another gadget that I use every day. The perfect gift for any friend or family member that has problems opening jars of any size. One touch and it open any jar without you having to hit the jar to get it open.
Whenever I am making scalloped potatoes or any dish that I want uniform slices and the food is delicate a hand slicer is a must-have. 5 different blades and adjustable thickness. Most important you need to use the protective hand food holder to protect your hand and it is dishwasher safe. A great kitchen gadget, just be very careful very sharp.
This is a must-have gadget for any cook. It is easy and simple to use. No moving parts but does what it is designed to do. You cut vegetables into medium or small squares perfect for sauteing, salads or soups. Very budget friendly. Simple open and close movement. I use this with almost every dinner recipe, omelette or salad.
This is the perfect gift for the cook that using a lot of chopped nuts or chopped parsley. It is so easy to use, and again not electrical parts. You just press down on the top and your nuts are perfect for nut bread or any nut dish. I love this for chopping parsley or other herbs.
I never knew I need this gadget so much until my husband gave it to me as a Christmas gift. We make a white sauce for many of our family recipes and I get so panicked when I have to stand to stir a sauce and I am thinking of all the other prep I need to do. The Hands-free pan stirrer is a godsend with the cook in your life is getting ready for dinner or a Holiday party. The experienced cook in your life will love you for this unique gift.
I love this one simple beater (3 different beaters to choose from ) and three adjustable positions. Perfect when I want need to mix something fast and do not want to bring out the big mixer. I use this for eggs and a quick whip cream all the time. Perfect for a teen cook also.
This little gadget is very handy and sits on the side of any bowl to make egg separation quick and not so messy.
Makes peeling apples and even potatoes quick and easy. It is so much fun for the kids too. Peels and slices and makes fun rings.
Perfect if your cook likes to make sauces and soups. You can not go wrong with KitchenAid and a beautiful pink color.
Has to be one of the most useful tools. I have tried every way to get corn off the cob and this zipper is the only one that is easy on the budget and your hands. Perfect for every late summer and fall when eating corn off the cob or making corn relish.
Along with the corn zipper, you will need a clean hands butter spreader. We use this one for years and it is a kids favorite.
At Thanksgiving & Christmas, I will not make mashed potatoes without my Potato Ricer. I cook them in the electric pressure cooker and then when done, put through this ricer, mix in milk & butter and in minutes you have the best smoothest mashed potatoes. Your cook will love you for this great gadget.
A very traditional tool from the 1950’s. Making slicing any hard cheese simple and even slices. Both our mothers used this gadget and we use it all the time. The two we have in our kitchen has been in use for 70 years.
I know you will find the perfect gift idea for the chef in your life weather experienced mom who needs updating her kitchen or the new young family just starting out. Please let me know if any of these items you love and happy shopping.