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10 Unusual Cooking Gifts for the  Home Chef

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Looking for the best foodie gifts for the home chef in your life? Here are some unusual cooking themed gifts that they'll love to add to their kitchen!

Sour Dough Starter:

Live sourdough starter has a much higher chance of surviving and thriving, compared to making your own starter out of flour and water. Throw in a sourdough bread making book so they have endless recipes to try!

Himalayan Salt Shot Glass:

For the home chef who loves to make craft cocktails, a high-end bottle of tequila and some fun Himalayan salt shot glasses are the perfect addition to a home bar.

Cheese Knives:

Not many people have a good set of cheese knives that can be used for all the types of cheese you see on a charcuterie board.

Large Pizza Slicer:

This is the ultimate pizza slicer (not like the normal wheel slicer)! It's also a useful tool for chopping heads of romaine for salads, pizza toppings, or even a batch of brownies for dessert.

Butane Kitchen Torch:

A refillable butane kitchen torch is a great gift for the home chef who seems to have everything! This torch is super versatile. You can finish off veggies, fish, beef, or desserts with a little fire.

Cake Decorating Tips:

Cake decorating tips provide endless creativity in the kitchen! If you've got a home cook who loves to create cakes, cupcakes, or decorative desserts, they will love this!

Cocktail Ice Accessories:

Ice is often an overlooked piece of craft cocktails. Up your at home bar game with an ice bag and mallet for all those cocktails that need crushed ice (think moscow mule, mint julep, and more)!

Quality Kitchen Knife:

A good knife is a staple for all home chefs! If you have been using an old knife that doesn't feel good in your hand, it's time for a change! A quality knife will make all the difference in the kitchen - it's the tool you use the most.

The Flavor Bible:

For home chefs looking to build on their culinary foundations, this book is a must! It will teach you about flavors, balance, and seasoning.

Honey Sample Set:

This food sets offer some inspiration for the home cook who loves trying out new products! Think of all the delicious recipes you could make from these!

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