5 Fun Foodie Gifts

December 9, 2013 | By | Comments (0)

Food lovers come in lots of shapes and sizes, but to my mind there are really only two: Super serious and slightly silly. I probably fall in the latter category. Don’t get me wrong–I am all business about my kitchen utensils and gear. But, sometimes, I like more carefree things, too. If you’re searching for fun food gifts for the foodie in your life, I’ve pulled together five of my favorite.

west elm oh kale yeah

1. Kale Yeah! I bought the Totes Ma Goats bag for a friend a few weeks ago, but I fell for this funny one, too. Made of 100% cotton, this tote is a perfect companion for your food friend’s trips to the farmers’ market because it can be easily washed. Bonus: It’s made right here in America. Like it so much you want to wear it? You’re in luck–they have an Oh Kale Yeah shirt, too. ($18, westelm.com)
Photo: West Elm

the cook's garden carrot ornament

2. Tree Food Did your food-loving friend try her hand at growing her own food this year? Help her remember her first hands-in-dirt adventure with an adorable fruit or vegetable ornament. ($8-15, cooksgarden.com) Photo: The Cook’s Garden

crate and barrel corkers

3. Crazy Corks The best way to describe this gift: Mr. Potatohead parts for people who love wine. Crate & Barrel’s Corkers are animal limbs and faces for four animals: Deer, monkey, bear, or buffalo. When you pop a bottle, break out the corker parts, and begin what’s sure to be a hilarious time. ($6.95 each, crateandbarrel.com) Photo: Crate & Barrel

Zoku home slush and shake maker

4. Shake, Rattle, and Drink! I’m a big fan of Zoku and their colorful creations. The single pop freezers are always a big hit in the summer–they make popsicles in less than 10 minutes. However, I’ve always been more of a slushy girl myself. That’s why Zoku’s Slush & Shake Maker is on my list for Santa this year! It stores in the freezer so you can make fruit-juice slushes, single-serve shakes, or iced coffee drinks in just seven minutes. Available in five colors. ($20, zokuhome.com) Photo: Zoku Home

jayne morgan there's always one honey bear

5. Bear-y Beautiful This artist lives right here in Cooking Light‘s hometown, Birmingham, Alabama. I first saw Jayne Morgan‘s art at a festival a few months back, and since then, I’ve been pining for one of her paintings. I’m particularly drawn to her honey bear series, but really, she can make a bottle of dish soap looks stunning–and has! (jaynemorgan.com)
Photo: Jayne Morgan

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