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Chowhound Holiday Gift Guide

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: The Best Kitchen Gadgets, Appliances, and Tools

The Best Kitchen Gadgets, Appliances, and Tools

by Jen Wheeler | Gift-giving season has arrived again, and that means you're probably searching for the perfect thing for several people on your list, some of whom are...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: The Best Gourmet Food and Drink Gifts 03:42

The Best Gourmet Food and Drink Gifts

by Jen Wheeler | The holiday season is officially here, and you only have so many shopping days left. If you're still searching for the perfect present for your best...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Gourmet Stocking Stuffers Under $10

Gourmet Stocking Stuffers Under $10 (Most Are Under $5)

by David Klein | Let’s face it, stocking stuffers often end up being an afterthought, a hastily tossed together hodgepodge of ho-hum food stuffs and equally undesirable...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: The Chicest Bar Cart Gifts Under $100

The Chicest Bar Cart Gifts Under $100

by Dan Koday | The bar cart has practically become the new throw pillow for any apartment living room or loft space. But it’s around the holidays when a bar cart really...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Charming Etsy Food Gifts

Charming Etsy Food Gifts

by Amy Sowder | Shopping for food people is so fun, and you can find some truly charming (and delicious) edible gifts on Etsy. Bonus: When you shop there, you're supporting...

The Best Gifts to Bring to Your Holiday Host or Hostess' Home

The Best Gifts to Bring to Your Holiday Host or Hostess' Home

by Amy Sowder | You've scored an invitation to a holiday party. So what's the etiquette as a guest? Besides arriving on time (or within an acceptable window of time...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Best Craft Beers for the Holidays

Best Craft Beers for the Holidays

by David Klein | It’s the most wonderful time to drink beer! These next few months offer big, bold brews that will warm your body and soul as the weather gets frosty...

Gifts for Everyone On Your List

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Oprah's Favorite Things on Amazon

Time to Drool Over Oprah's Favorite Things on Amazon for 2019

by Kristin Cassidy and Jen Wheeler | Oprah's favorite things on Amazon for 2019 all make great gifts, but since we don't have Oprah's budget, we picked some specific wishlist items mostly...

Edible Holiday Gifts That Are Vegan-Friendly 03:09

Edible Holiday Gifts That Are Vegan-Friendly

by Robin Raven | Giving edible gifts is a no-brainer, unless you’re gifting to a vegan. And then things get a tad more complicated. But we got you. Below, the best edible...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Best Gifts for Acquaintances

Great Gifts for Acquaintances You Don't Know All That Well

by Megan Meadows | Buying gifts for friends and family is hard enough when you know them inside and out, but what about those people in your life you don’t know extremely...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Gifts for the Eco-Conscious Cook

Gifts for the Eco-Conscious Cook

by Emily Murawski | Eco-friendly gifts are perfect for that environmentally conscious, food-loving friend or relative, or for that loved one you’d like to aggressively...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: The Best Gift for Wine Lovers

The Best Gifts for Wine Lovers

by David Watsky | Booze may be a safe gifting bet for many people but it can also be a little boring, predictable, uninspired, and impersonal. I mean, if you sat back...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Best Gifts for Your Cheesy Friend 09:35

Best Gifts for Cheese Lovers

by Amy Sowder | We all have that friend—the turophile who raves about the nutty, creamy nuances of the latest Manchego or Bucheron. Maybe it's you. Or it could be your...

Soothing Holiday Stress Relief Gifts for Yourself or Someone Else

Soothing Holiday Stress Relief Gifts for Yourself or Someone Else

by Amy Sowder | The holidays are notoriously stressful, but there are ways to help yourself (or someone you love) relax enough to actually enjoy the festive moments...

Community Favorite Cookbooks

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

Samin Nosrat

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Fresh India

130 Quick, Easy, and Delicious Vegetarian Recipes for Every Day

Meera Sodha

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Zahav

A World of Israeli Cooking

Michael Solomonov

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Sweet

Desserts from London's Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh

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Books Worth Gifting

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: The Best International Cookbooks for World Travelers

Cook Your Way Around the World With the Best Travel Cookbooks

by Joni Sweet | Wanderlust might be the ultimate secret ingredient to great cooking at home. The urge to see the world and taste its many offerings inspires you to...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Best Cookbooks for Bakers

Best Cookbooks for Bakers

by Brittany Loggins | Need a gift for a big-time baker, or just looking for inspiration (and/or help) when it comes to holiday baking season? These baking cookbooks are great...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: The Best Cookbooks for Carnivores

The Best Cookbooks for Carnivores

by David Klein | The plant-based revolution may be upon us but that doesn’t mean animal eaters should be left in the dust. While demand for meatless sensations like...

9 Slow Cooker Cookbooks You Need Right Now

9 Slow Cooker Cookbooks You Need Right Now

by David Klein | There's a slow cooker cookbook out there for everyone, every cuisine, and every occasion—and these are some of the best cookbooks for Crock-Pot recipes...

Instant Pot Cookbooks to Make the Most of Your Pressure Cooker

Instant Pot Cookbooks to Make the Most of Your Pressure Cooker

by David Klein | Thanks for joining us for Cookware Week! In case you missed it, we shared our favorite cookware sets, accessories, and kitchen appliances, plus intel...

Tasty Reads: The Best Food Memoirs to Give This Holiday Season

The Best Food Memoirs to Give This Holiday Season

by Caryn Ganeles | Looking for a holiday gift for a family member who loves to cook AND loves a good book? These 12 food memoirs weave together captivating personal stories...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Best Cookbooks for Coffee Lovers

Best Cookbooks for Coffee Lovers

by Erin Meister | Coffee people—especially real coffee geeks—are some of the hardest people to gift-shop for. Chances are pretty good that they already have the gear...

Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Best Books for Wine Lovers

Best Books for Wine Lovers

by Pamela Vachon | There are many ways to consume wine, whether by a sip of a favorite bottle or a forkful of beef bourguignon, and also in the avid consumption of information...

The Best Holiday Cookbooks to Help You Celebrate

The Best Holiday Cookbooks to Help You Celebrate

by David Klein | The best holiday cookbooks help make food and party prep less stressful and more enjoyable for everyone involved. The holidays are basically the home...

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Home & Kitchen Upgrades

Chowhound’s 100 Most-Discussed Cookware, Cookbooks & Kitchen Products Ever

Chowhound’s 100 Most-Discussed Cookware, Cookbooks & Kitchen Products Ever

by David Watsky | Many Chowhound readers and community members live and breathe cooking, and have for more than two decades, so when they talk, we listen. Whether it...

11 Kitchen and Home Product Picks Inspired by Pantone's 2020 Color of the Year

11 Kitchen and Home Product Picks Inspired by Pantone's 2020 Color of the Year

by Amy Schulman | The end of the calendar year generally marks the holiday season, crackling fireplaces, and lots of cold-weather cooking, but it also means the yearly...

7 of the Best Ways to Store Your Pots and Pans

7 of the Best Ways to Store Your Pots and Pans

by Brittany Loggins | Thanks for joining us for Cookware Week! In case you missed it, we shared our favorite cookware sets, accessories, and kitchen appliances, plus intel...

10 Punny Food Prints to Hang in Your Kitchen

10 Punny Food Prints to Hang in Your Kitchen

by Joey Skladany | Looking for a clever piece of food-themed art to liven up your kitchen? Look no further than our roundup of best foodie pun prints to buy online. If...

The Best Budget Cookware Options That Mimic Expensive Pieces

The Best Budget Cookware Options That Mimic Expensive Pieces

by Brittany Loggins | Thanks for joining us for Cookware Week! In case you missed it, we shared our favorite cookware sets, accessories, and kitchen appliances, plus intel...

11 Cookware Accessories You Won't Know How You Lived Without

11 Cookware Accessories You Won't Know How You Lived Without

by Camryn Rabideau | Thanks for joining us for Cookware Week! In case you missed it, we shared our favorite cookware sets, accessories, and kitchen appliances, plus intel...

The Best Instant Pot Accessories for Healthy Eating

10 Excellent Instant Pot Accessories to Help You Eat Healthier

by Chowhound Editors | The Instant Pot is one of our must-have kitchen devices and especially with the right Instant Pot accessories the miracle machine can be a great tool...