Winter 2009 Gift Guide: Under $50

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This mortar and pestle is a multiuse tool: The large porcelain bowl is for grinding herbs and spices; pull it out and the bamboo base can take a beating to crush nuts and hard foods.
Kuhn Rikon Mortar & Pestle, $50
For more holiday gift ideas, see: Cookbooks, Under $15, Under $25, Under $100, and Splurge.