Food brings people together and that's definitely apparent around the holidays. Give your compliments to the chef with our selection of gift ideas for the cook in your life.
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Tie One On
Every cook will want to live in the kitchen after tying on this handsome, durable apron made from Japanese herringbone selvage denim, adjustable cotton neck strap and ties, and brass hardware. All Hedley & Bennett’s aprons are hand-sewn in the company's Los Angeles workshop.
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Elevate Your Baking
Put your desserts on the pedestal they deserve with a charming old-fashioned cake stand and dome. When the set is not in service of cakes, cupcakes, or pies, use the stand for a decorative display of seasonal fruit.
Photography: Bryan Gardner3 of 7
Martha Stewart Baking Cookbooks
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Zest Is Best
Harvested from the icy waters of the Oregon coast, this American-made sea salt is infused with lemon juice and zest for a bright and refreshing finish to your food. Sprinkle it on fish, chicken, vegetables, or even desserts. Also try Jacobsen’s Pinot Noir-, vanilla-bean-, and white-truffle-infused salts.
$10.95 for 1.5 oz., ebay.com/americanmade
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A Kitchen Garden
No green thumb, no problem. Everyone can be a farmer with this kit for growing oyster mushrooms on your countertop. The soil is 100 percent recycled plant-based waste, which is safe, sustainable, and certified organic.
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For the Pastry Chef in All of Us
Kids and grown-ups can channel their inner pastry chefs with this kit that includes five bottles, five different decorating tips, a spatula, and instructions for creating a fantastic array of delightful frosting effects on cakes, cupcakes, and cookies.
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