On Valentine’s Day, people often have romantic dinners and thoughtful gift exchanges with their loved ones. You may agree that buying gifts for cooks and food lovers can be difficult because you are unsure what kitchen gadgets or cookbooks they don’t have. In this article, we’ve put together a collection of gift ideas for cooks and food lovers that range from cute to smart and budget friendly, ready to be an impressive gift on this Valentine.
The following kitchen gadgets are useful and can be Valentine’s Day gift ideas for cooks or food lovers on your list. Depending on the budget, you can choose an impressive gift at any price.
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Cooks and Food Lovers: under $50
Party Tumblers Cocktail Glass
On special occasions like Valentine’s Day, couples drink together. Then make our happy hours a little more refined with a new set of glassware. Usually, they will order whiskey, but you can use them for any cocktail you want to make.
Women’s Lightweight Cotton Apron
This Apron is made of 100% cotton and is completely machine washable. This sustainable cotton fabric is made from recycled cotton and has all the comfort, softness and vibrancy.
It has 2 layers of protection; the top has double layers of cotton to protect your clothes while the bottom is a breathable layer with beautiful feminine pleats.
The Well Plated Cookbook
In this essential cookbook for everyday cooking, the author shares more than 130 brand new quick recipes, plus tips for brightening up beloved classics.
In addition, you also find smart tips to help you have a healthy meal. Many recipes have a single ingredient used in many ingenious ways and the recipes are affordable as well as practical.
Meal and a Spiel cookbook is a very special book unlike any other cookbook that anyone should own.
FineDine Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls
They nest nicely inside each other, so they won’t have to worry about where you’ll keep your six bowls in the tiny kitchen.
Whether you’re mixing pastry or cookie dough, mixing up pasta salads, or mixing pre-baked nuts for your hostess gift this past holiday season, these bowls are perfect. You can get in there and stir the contents whether you’re using a hand mixer or a spatula.
Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Coffee Maker
Cold brew coffee maker is perfect for those who like to drink iced coffee at home every morning.
It can produce 4 servings of smooth cold coffee with any coffee grounds and is less acidic than traditional brewing. This Deluxe Cold Brew Coffee Maker is easy to use and has a durable BPA-free Tritan pot with a tight-fitting lid and non-slip silicone handle.
Kyrocera Ceramic Adjustable Mandoline Vegetable Slicer
This mandoline is made in Japan with outstanding quality and beauty. It fits easily in a drawer and always comes in handy.
It’s perfect for decoration or when you just need a few small slices. Don’t forget a cut glove to go with it.
Ultra-sharp, pure premium ceramic blades will maintain their sharpness up to 10 times longer than steel blades.
Microplane Classic Zester Grater
Microplanes are a must have in any kitchen and people use them almost daily. It is a great gift for anyone on your list.
Kitchen Utensil Set
A 12-piece colorful silicone cookware set to replace old ones. They work in the dishwasher every day with no problems.
The user feels solid in the hand but super light. They work great on all pots and pans, including cast iron, non-stick and stainless… and best of all, they don’t damage cookware.
Fox Run Polished Marble Rolling Pin
It’s made of 100% marble and is accented with a sleek and smooth wooden handle that’s easy to hold.
This pretty rolling pin also has a useful purpose of keeping the dough cool, helping to prevent sticking. That means you can bake cookies and cupcakes much more easily.
An electric indoor s’mores maker
It’s not big, doesn’t take up much space, and does exactly what it’s supposed to do. If you can’t make a fire or anything like that, this is the best option.
It can bring all the excitement of this campfire tradition right into the comfort of your home. Caddy s’mores gives you all the equipment to make s’mores perfectly roasted every time.
Empanada and Churro Maker Machine
Like the waffle maker, this one is for Churros and Empanadas. It’s built with four removable non-stick plates and a dough cutting circle to ensure the perfect amount of dough every time.
Frigidaire Mini Portable Compact Personal Fridge
With a fresh food capacity of 4 liters, it is a portable mini fridge, perfect for everyday use. You can use it to store lunch or snacks, you can put this refrigerator in your office or dorm. It’s easy to use with your home outlet, multiple chargers are included in the box.
Lodge Cast Iron Skillet
There really isn’t anything you can’t cook in this all-in-one pan. Whether you’re looking for the crispest fried chicken or golden brown pancakes, this pre-seasoned cast iron skillet does it all, making it the perfect all-in-one gift.
This tool is safe for user as the Lodge seasons its cookware with 100% vegetable oil; no synthetic coatings or chemicals. The more you use this tool, the better the seasoning will be.
Cuisinart Mini Prep Plus Food Processor
This food processor is great for simple tasks like making small batches of sauces or chopping seeds. It is light, convenient and easy to wash. It’s built with a push-button control panel and has a durable, lightweight plastic body.
Auto-reversing SmartPower blades cut and blend for two powerful processing options. You can clean the unit with ease, the bowl and lid are dishwasher safe for easy cleaning, wipe the motor base with a damp sponge or cloth.
KitchenAid Food Chopper
This is an excellent product to have in the kitchen. The blade is much better, the processor is heavier and therefore more substantial. It can cut nuts and make basil sauce. It gets the job done better, so you enjoy cooking more.
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Cooks and Food Lovers: From $50 to $100
Pizza Stone is a great and inexpensive way to make restaurant-style pizza at home. It is glazed for easy cleaning and has a handle for easy transfer in and out of the oven.
This gadget is made of all natural materials and is manufactured using the proprietary Flame technology. Users are completely assured when using on natural gas, charcoal and wood ovens up to 900 degrees F; Can be used in all types of ovens. Pizza Stone has a handle that makes it easy to use and carry.
Nutribullet Personal Blender
Personal size blender is not for green juice only but also smoothies, Pesto, Caesar dressing. This little blender is pretty cool, and it’s a great value for your money.
You just need to load it up with your favorite whole foods like nuts, berries and spinach. Then push, twist and blend your way to a healthier lifestyle.
Nutribullet is a good candidate if you’re looking for something a little easier on the wallet.
Cooluli 10L Mini Fridge
It is used it as an additional storage space for food, drinks and other necessities. This mini refrigerator is suitable for bedrooms, cars, office desks and even dorm rooms.
The luxurious 10-liter Cooluli refrigerator acts as a thermoelectric cooler/warmer and is completely movable.
Further reading: Is it Safe to Keep a Mini Fridge in the Bedroom?
Coleman Insulated Portable Cooler
This cooler will make a food lover surprised. It keeps food and drinks fresh during long trips and outdoor parties because it is completely insulated.
Lid and body keeps ice for up to 5 days at temperatures as high as 90°F.With Swing-up handles, users easily carry and lift. It can hold up to 100 cans.
You may also like: Best Portable Fridges and Coolers for Camping
KitchenAid Digital Hand Mixer
This hand mixer helps them whip up their favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe without hand fatigue. This product is great for a home cook who often makes recipes that call for whipping or whipping two different ingredients and does not want to wash a stand mixer.
HAST Chef Knife
This chef’s knife is a great one and it also comes in black for you to choose from. It’s super sharp, relatively light, and has a comfortable grip that fits in the palm of your hand.
Users can cut ripe tomatoes as thin as paper without damaging the outside as well as easily glide through the layers of onions for dicing and slicing.
The minimal as well as modern design brings timeless style to your kitchen.
Vremi 15 Piece Nonstick Cookware Set
Any kind of non-stick cookware is basically essential for convenience in the kitchen. So, if choosing a gift for someone who loves to cook, surprise them with this useful gift.
This non-stick cookware set from Vremi includes four pans, two frying pans, and several utensils that will complete any gourmet’s basic cookware. They’ll love how easy these pans are to clean when compared to their old, worn-out pans.
DIY Gift Kits Standard Hot Sauce Making Kit
If you know foodies who love higher level spice, you can boost their creativity and cravings with this unique homemade spicy sauce making kit. From Ancho pasillas to extremely spicy ghost peppers, this set includes recipes and ingredients that are sure to bring tears to your eyes. Food lovers will enjoy creating hot and hot mixes to challenge their friends to spicy dipping sauces.
Instant Pot 7-In-1 Multi-Cooker
An Instant Pot is a kind of like an advanced, hi-tech slow cooker. You can make a rotation in the kitchen.
You can cook almost anything in it — soups, cheesecakes, baked potatoes, rice, yogurt, etc. It’s a fun gadget to play with and helpful for beginners to skilled home cooks.
It has 13 customizable Smart Programs for pressure cooking, stainless-steel sides, dishwasher-safe lid, inner pot, and accessories.
Ninja AF101 Air Fryer
This Air Fryer from Ninja makes a great gift for its decent size and reasonable price.
Fryer with up to 75% less fat than traditional frying methods. Wide temperature range: from 105 degrees F to 400 degrees F, allows you to gently remove moisture from foods or quickly cook and crisp foods with convection heat.
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Cooks and Food Lovers: From $100 to $200
OXO Brew Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
It features a high-quality stainless steel 40 mm conical blade set with 15 grind settings. User can easily use it with one-touch grinding ability. Plus, you can easily adjust the grind from coarse to fine, and it has a timer so you can get the exact amount of ground coffee you want.
It is well designed from an aesthetic point of view, so this tool is famous for its functional and attractive kitchenware.
This Oxo conical burr grinder is built to last forever, and it has some nice features to enhance its life.
Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug
The Ember Smart Cup lets you control it with your smartphone. Pair with the Ember app to set temperatures, customize presets, receive notifications, and more.
Ember Mug can still work without connecting to the app and will remember the last used temperature. The recipient is sure to love this mug as it can be set to a preferred temperature so that coffee and tea lovers can enjoy their drinks at the ideal temperature without fear of getting cold. If they fancy a cup of coffee, the brand’s smart mug was named the best reheated cup for making espresso.
Cuisinart GR-5BP1 Electric Griddler
It has the function, temperature and timer digitally for easy use, and comes with a 3-year warranty.
From pressing a panini to whipping up a big batch of pancakes, this easy-to-clean griddle is a mealtime changer.
The temperature can be adjusted from 175 – 450 degrees.
Whitmor Supreme 4 Tier Adjustable Shelves
This appliance provides storage space for the kitchen, helping to keep the cooking area neat and clean. In addition, it can also be used for offices, dormitories, basements and garages.
The recipient will be very happy and surprised by a lovely waffle maker. They can make perfectly crispy waffles with a fluffy inside and plenty of chia seeds for maple syrup and melted butter.
The stainless-steel Belgian waffle maker has 7 browning settings. We are sure it’s an amazing gift.
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Cooks and Food Lovers: Over $200
Midea Compact Refrigerator
It has large storage areas and is great at chilling drinks and healthy snacks or products. For a food lover or cook, this is the best place to store food and drinks.
Breville Joule Sous Vide
If you know a foodie who envies the tools available in restaurants, this Breville Joule Sous Vide could be a perfect option.
1100 watts of power for hyper-fast water heating. System requirements: iOS 8.0 or later, Android 4.4 or later, internet access required for some features.
With little effort, users will be able to evenly cook food using one of the most technologically advanced sous vide models available. With this device, dinner comes out predictably perfect, every time.
What makes it outstanding? It is the slim size, ability to work in shallow water, the visual display, and the wireless and Bluetooth connectivity.
Philips Smoke-less Indoor Grill
The Philips Indoor Grill should be on your gift list. It uses advanced infrared technology to minimize smoke and grease splashes. For those who live in an apartment, it will be very inconvenient to use a regular baking pan because it makes the place smelly. This is a perfect choice for anyone who love cooking and food.
Midea Mini Freezer
For those who cook or love food, a freezer is very useful to store foods, meat and fish. Especially for busy people, the freezer is a great friend. It has a mechanical control with a thermostat that can be adjusted from -12 to -28 degrees. Hinged doors can open from 45 to 75 degrees.
Further reading: What Are the Best Cheap Freezers for Home?
Kitchenaid Artisan Mini Stand Mixer
The KitchenAid mixer is practically a household necessity. Whether the foodie you know is a baking enthusiast or not, they’ll appreciate having this sleek KitchenAid mini stand mixer at their disposal.
This style is smaller than the traditional one, perfect for beginner cooks and bakers—or for any small kitchen. But don’t worry, it can still handle a large batch of cookie dough.