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25 Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for People Who Like to Cook - Michael Aram

25 Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for People Who Like to Cook

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Does your loved one love to cook? We’ve compiled a list of Valentine’s gifts for men, Valentine’s gifts for her, and other foodies, so you’ll know exactly what to give when Cupid plucks at his bow. 

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1) A Food Mixer  

Top of the list of what to gift someone who loves cooking is a food mixer. This versatile Swedish Stand Mixer is built with heavy work in mind, allowing keen bakers to whisk up to 18 eggs at once in its two mixing bowls.  


2) A Decorative Cake Stand  

Once that cake is baked, your loved one will need somewhere to store their baked goods. How about this Molten Bone China Cake Stand, which combines ancient craftsmanship with simple and elegant styling? 


3) A Cooking Experience  

Cozymeal offers cooking classes, private chefs, food tours, and more through its gift card system. It’s the perfect place to find gifts for foodies this Valentine’s Day. 


4) A Floral Demitasse  

This Anemone Demitasse has enough cups and saucers for four-place settings and is crafted using a combination of steel, brass, enamel, and marble for a sumptuous appearance. 


5) A Couture Casserole Dish  

A couture casserole dish is ideal for keen cooks who want their practical kitchen items to look beautiful too. Made from porcelain and stainless steel, this Olive Branch pan will easily take your casserole from oven to table. 


6) A Masala Dabba  

Looking for spicy Valentine’s gifts for men? They don’t get much spicier than this masala dabba, a brass handspun box filled to the brim with tasty Asian spices. 


7) A Lover’s Picnic Basket  

Nothing says romance like a picnic in the park. This beautiful picnic basket honors ancient weaving traditions passed on from artisans in Vietnam and is the perfect carry-all for mid-day snacks. 


8) Professional Chef’s Knives 

One of our favorite gifts for men is a set of professional chef's knives. These essential tools for cooks are made to survive even the toughest kitchen environments, so if you’re buying for a rugged kitchen guy, this is the gift for you.


9) A Colorful Apron  

Valentine’s gifts for her don’t come any more colorful than this Anthropologie apron with its vibrant blooms and adorable pink ribbon. Made by French designer Nathalie Lete, it is the epitome of femininity. 


10) Fruity Napkins 

Keeping on the nature-inspired theme are these Pomegranate napkins that highlight the beauty and charm of natural linen. Just perfect for dressing the table for Valentine’s dinner. 


11) Heart-Shaped Cocotte  

Give your heart to your loved one this Valentine’s Day with Le Creuset's heart cocotte. This cast iron pot delivers superior even cooking and is compatible with all hobs.  


12) Indoor LED Herb Garden Set  

If your beloved has always dreamed of an herb garden but space is limited, this aerogarden could be just the ticket. Suitable for indoor use, it uses LEDs to help boost growth and improve the flavor of the seasoning. 


13) A Meat Thermometer 

An essential gift for people who like to cook, this wireless remote meat thermometer says “I love you enough that I don’t want you to get food poisoning.” That’s kind of beautiful in our book.  


14) Fancy Coasters  

This gold-tone Safari Coaster Set recreates patterns found in the natural world to give your dining or coffee table a modern feel. Perfect for coffee-loving loved ones.


15) Food Lover Socks  

Keep foodies’ toes warm with these bright cotton-blend food-lover socks. Each pair has junk food favorites on them, including pizza and fries.  


16) Shiitake Mushroom Kit  

It’s really easy to grow your mushrooms at home, yet so few people do. This Valentine’s Day, the shiitake mushroom kit is perfect for the vegan or veggie foodie in your life and can provide the perfect topping for a mushroom pizza. Yum. 


17) Kitchenaid Pasta Maker  

KitchenAid is known for its high-end kitchen appliances, and this pasta maker doesn’t disappoint. It can be adjusted to make thick or thin pasta, allowing the user to choose from fettucini, spaghetti, and more. 


18) Food Dehydrator  

Food dehydrators like this folding variety are great kitchen gadgets for the foodie in your life. Not only are they cost-effective in the long run, but can also be used to make a range of treats including dried meats. If your beloved is a gym bunny, this means they can make their own (salt- and fat-controlled) jerky for protein-packed snacks. 


19) Finnish Oven Mitts  

These pretty Finnish oven mitts have a retro floral pattern that would look great in a mid-century kitchen while also protecting your loved one’s hands from burning temperatures.  


20) Ocean Reef Serving Set  

This beautiful red and silver Ocean Reef Serving Set is inspired by the freedom and symbolism of the sea and is the perfect way to serve salad or Valentine’s Day side dishes during a romantic meal for two. 


21) Bamboo Compost Bin 

If your beloved is an eco-conscious lover, a  bamboo compost bin can be a great addition to the kitchen to turn waste into a usable, vitamin-rich product. This bamboo version from Pottery Barn comes in a choice of two colors to suit your kitchen decor and is dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning. 


22) Cast Iron Care Kit  

If your beloved is a fan of cast iron cooking utensils, you’ll have an idea how difficult they can be to care for. The Field Company has tried to simplify the process with their cast iron care kit with a scrubber, seasoner, and a natural fiber brush for application.  


23) Tofu Press  

A perfect gift for vegans or vegetarians, this tofu press allows your loved one to extract liquid from tofu to ensure it is firm and browns evenly every time for a tastier dish. A great small gadget for keen cooks and kitchen aficionados.   


24) A True American Cookbook  

Named Bon Appetit Best Book of the Year, My America by Kwame Onwuachi is dubbed the most influential American cookbook for anyone who wants to improve their cooking. High praise indeed for the young writer. 


25) Dog Bone Canister  

This Dog Bone Canister is part of the Michael Aram Flights of Fancy range and is a whimsical storage pot that is ideal for dog treats or tasty morsels for a dog-loving owner.  


Gifts for All 

We hope we’ve inspired you with our bumper list of Valentine’s gifts for people who love to cook. From canisters to store their ingredients to kitchen gadgets to help elevate their cooking game the Michael Aram way.

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