Gifts for Men Who Like to Cook

Gifts for Men Who Like to Cook

Right from gourmet foods to imported knives, there are many gift ideas for men who love cooking. Here is a compilation of some of the most popular gift ideas.
Although in the modern times, we commonly come across a role switch where the man in the house loves to cook and the woman manages the finances, we are still amazed to see the man in the house trying his cooking skills in the kitchen. You must have also loved to watch your boyfriend/husband whipping up a quick dinner for you. If your partner loves cooking, what can be the best gift for him that something related to his hobby or passion? Here are some ideas, ranging from exotic foods to inexpensive and sentimental ideas.

Gift Ideas

When talking about cooking gifts, the first thing that comes into mind is a cookbook. You can gift a cookbook to the person to try the exotic recipes. Although a cookbook is one of the best and useful gifts, it is surely a clich├ęd idea. In that case, take a look at the following ideas.
  • A gourmet gift basket is one of the most loved ideas. Coffee, chocolate, pasta, sauces, wines, barbecue gift baskets, etc., are some of the options that you can think of for making a gift basket. These are available in different price ranges, and hence, you can surely find the one that suits your budget.
  • Similar to a gift basket, you can also get gourmet foodstuffs like exotic cheese, wasabi, smoked fish, caviar, cured meats, dried fruits, herbs, assorted breads, imported fruits, vegetables, etc. With these, he can try out exotic dishes at home.
  • Secondly, how about gifting an appliance that is most required in the kitchen like a grill griddle, microwave egg poacher, barbecue grill, etc., so that the cook can be at ease while cooking? Even these items are available in different price ranges suiting your budget.
  • Inexpensive gifts include men's aprons, kitchen gloves, pair of shoes, etc. These can be easily bought under $20 or $30.
  • A beautiful dinner service, sushi plate, pack of chopsticks, cookie cutters, cake/jelly molds, cheese plate, etc., are also some ideas to consider.
  • Now, you can be creative and gift a hardbound diary decorated like a personal cookbook. You can ask the person to write his signature recipes in it.
  • Lastly, similar to the above or in continuation of the aforementioned gift idea, you can arrange to shoot the cooking experience of the person using a camcorder and save it for the other members of the family or for the future generations. A person will feel honored when his special recipes are stored for the future generations.
So what are you waiting for? Hurry if it's someone special's birthday around the corner. He will definitely be happy with your thoughtful gift. Good luck!