Few people spend time in the kitchen more often than during the holiday season. And while quality kitchen gadgets and gourmet food items can often come with a hefty price tag, there are some fantastic products that you can find no matter where your budget lies. Our guide to the best kitchen gifts under $50 will help you out when shopping for the culinary lovers in your life.
Truff Black Truffle Salt
Truff’s truffle oils and sauces have been all the rage lately when it comes to elevating home cooking, but the brand’s first-ever seasoning is the perfect way to add some truffle flavor to your meals with more control and versatility. Mixing salt with dried black truffle flecks, Truffle Salt can be applied before or after meal prep.
Viski Warren Stepped Jigger
When mixing a cocktail, it’s difficult to eyeball a specific amount in a measuring jigger. Made from stainless steel with a gunmetal finish, this Warren Stepped Jigger from Viski goes up to 3oz in 0.5oz increments and has a clear strip down the side so you can see exactly how much you’re pouring.
Spicewalla 3 Pack Tis The Seasonings Collection
Featuring Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, and Gingerbread, Spicewalla’s seasonal Tis the Seasonings Collection trio is perfect for adding some holiday flavors to your popcorn, jellies, and milkshakes. For some inspiration, the company’s website also features delicious recipes for using the blends in donuts, chocolate cakes, and daiquiris.
Farmhouse Pottery Essential Kitchen Little Spoon Set of 7
Made from either 100% European beech wood or North American black walnut, this set of 7 wooden spoons from Farmhouse Pottery ranges in sizes from 5” to 7” and features various shapes, whether you’re eating cereal, serving rice, or doing some holiday baking.
Russell’s Reserve 6-Year Rye Whiskey
You wouldn’t be in the wrong if you wanted to sip on some quality whiskey while you were preparing a meal for your family and friends this holiday season. From the Master Distillers at Wild Turkey, the late great Jimmy Russell and his son Eddie, Russell’s Reserve makes some of the finest rye whiskey available to drink neat, especially at a fair price.
Williams Sonoma x Billy Reid Kitchen Towels
Western-inspired clothing brand Billy Reid partnered with Williams Sonoma for a collection of kitchen goods. This set of two heritage-like hand towels are made from a blend of yarn-dyed cotton and linen and come equipped with hanging loops.
LifeStraw Home 10-Cup Pitcher
LifeStraw proves that it hasn’t just mastered the craft of on-the-go water filtration but can serve your household needs as well. Available in white, charcoal gray, and aqua, this 10-Cup Pitcher is made of BPA-free plastic and claims to be the only water pitcher that can eliminate bacteria and parasites.
Chef’n S’mores Roaster
Don’t let cold winter weather prevent you from toasting marshmallows over a fire. Chef’n’s S’mores Roaster is a mini campfire for your indoor tabletop so you can have s’mores year round. The fire is held inside a ceramic shell, while the wooden legs are made to look like logs. There’s even space underneath for your graham crackers and chocolate to warm up.
Gestalten Wild Game Cookbook
Written by culinary chef Mikael Einarsson and hunter Hubbe Lemon, gestalten’s latest cookbook provides gourmet recipes for wild game, from wild boar to moose. Over 200 pages of recipes and full-color photographs help you when handling and preparing the game all the way through to the finished dish.
Whiskey Peaks Huckberry x Matt McCormick Whiskey Glasses
By now, most of us are pretty familiar with Whiskey Peak’s rocks glasses, each featuring a different iconic mountain peak from around the world at its base. But recently Huckberry and artist Matt McCormick came together for special edition versions of these glasses that feature buttes from Monument Valley, AZ and sport sketches of the American West on the outside.