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The holiday season is one of the best culinary moments of the year. The indulgent meals, the baked goods, and, of course, the delicious next-day leftovers. If you’ve got a burgeoning chef in your life or want to take your own cooking skills to the next level, these food and kitchen gifts will help any guy make the most of the kitchen this holiday season and beyond.

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Fly By Jing Sichuan Chili Crisp

Chili crisp is a simple way to elevate a wide array of dishes, from noodles and fried rice to eggs, sandwiches, and grilled meats and veggies. Fly By Jing has become a go-to pantry staple thanks to its Sichuan Chili Crisp, making a jar a great gift for the in-the-know home cook.

$13
Gyuto-Swirl-Damascus-Knife

Gyuto Swirl Damascus Knife

Every kitchen deserves a high quality knife, and this beautiful Damascus Japanese knife is the cream of the crop. While it’s clearly a work of art, it also performs exceptionally well. It’s resistant to corrosion, well-balanced, and will deliver a sharp, precise cut every time. It’s a pricey gift, but it’ll last a lifetime.

$309
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Inside Tracker

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Our Place Always Pan

Our Place has quickly become one of the internet’s favorite destinations for pots and pans that come in matching colors for a cooking experience that is as aesthetically pleasing as the food that’s made with them. The Always Pan is a great all-rounder perfect for sautéing, frying, steaming, and more.

$145
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Omsom The Try 'Em All Set

Another pantry staple that has become a regular favorite is Omsom. Omsom makes pre-packaged sauces and spices perfect for a wide array of pan-Asian cuisine. The pre-mixed flavor packs make it easy to make a delicious and balanced dish of Thai Krapow, Vietnamese BBQ, or Japanese stir-fry. And the “Try ‘Em All Set” gives you or the person you gift a chance to mix it up and find a personal favorite.

$65
Dusen-Dusen-Stripe-Napkins

Dusen Dusen Stripe Napkins

To some, cloth napkins feel too fancy for every day use. Sure they need to be washed and maintained, but the right set means avoiding going through mountains of paper napkins (or, worse, paper towels used as napkins). These colorful stripe napkins from Dusen Dusen make the perfect addition to any dining set. Plus, at $12 they’re an affordable yet still meaningful gift.

$12
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The Wild Game Cookbook

The Wild Game Cookbook is for anyone looking to broaden their horizons in the kitchen. This cookbook takes a gourmet approach to preparing game. There’s a recipe in here for both hunters and gatherers (or people who source their goods from someone else). With simple guides and stunning photography, this cookbook makes a great gift for the budding gourmand.

$48
Gozney-Dome-Pizza-Oven

Gozney Dome Pizza Oven

Yes, this is a luxurious gift. But who wouldn’t want a stunning wood-fired outdoor pizza oven in their backyard? The Gozney Dome Pizza Oven makes it easier to whip up Neopolitano-style pizza in 60 seconds. There are also plenty of bells and whistles that make this an easy experience, like an integrated thermometer, a gas burner and regulator, and durable ceramic-coated steel construction. Plus, if you want to switch up, this makes a great grill for Texas barbecue.

$1,999
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Material The Trio of Knives

Home cooks really only need three knives in the kitchen. And when it comes to matching sets that cover all three styles necessary, this trio from the cookware brand Material is the perfect pick. The Trio of Knives includes a sharp and durable chef’s knife, a small serrated knife, and a paring knife. Resilient, razor sharp, and reasonably priced, this set makes a great gift for folks looking to upgrade their cooking game.

$155
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Cody Foster Vintage-Inspired Food Ornaments

Looking for a quick and charming holiday present? This collection of vintage-inspired food ornaments is the perfect choice. This annual series from Cody Foster includes great picks like bacon, a six-pack of beer, and a bagel and coffee set. Add some character to the Christmas tree with these retro ornaments.

$16+
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Chefman Smokless Digital Grill

The Chefman Smokeless Digital Grill is a great pick for countertop grilling. Thanks to the included water tray, fan, and lid, this digital grill will let off virtually no smoke. It’s spacious enough to fit up to six burgers, and has up to 1500 watts of grilling power that keeps the temperature from 250˚F to 450˚F. And the cherry on top is the Chefman’s integrated, removable probe that allows for quick internal cooking temps checks.

$170
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Fredericks and Mae Chopping Block

Add a splash of color to the kitchen with the Chopping Block from Fredericks and Mae. This professional grade plastic cutting board is great for both food prep and presentation. Plus, the bold pattern makes for an excellent centerpiece at a next dinner party.

$100
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Barebones Cast Iron Flat Pan

Everyone needs a go-to cast iron pan. This flat 12-inch option from Barebones is a great, minimalist option. It comes pre-seasoned and sports a rugged construction that holds up just as well outdoors as it does in the kitchen. It’s perfect for pancakes, veggies, or even stovetop pizza, this flat cast iron pan is a must-have for outdoor adventures or weekend brunches.

$55
TRUFF-Black-Truffle-Oil

TRUFF Black Truffle Oil

TRUFF is one of the most recognizable names in the hot sauce world, but its full range of pantry staples are just as worthy of attention. While truffle oil doesn’t go on everything, it’s great for a finishing drizzle on so many dishes from fries, to pizza, to fish, and so much more. The cook in your life will be happy to have a bottle nearby for just a little kick of black truffle.

$20
COSORI-Pro-II-Air-Fryer

COSORI Pro II Air Fryer

Air friers have become so popular that it seems like a kitchen isn’t complete without one. The COSORI Pro is one of the best affordably priced air friers on the market. Customizable cooking times and settings, a large basket, and quick performance make this an excellent kitchen appliance. It’s easy to use and dishwasher safe, meaning it doesn’t take a particularly skilled chef to get a tasty meal out of this air fryer.

$100
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