Hi guys! We made it over the hump, and are almost to Friday. It has been a super productive week over here at AK HQ as we gear up for….#AKCookieWeek2017. SO PUMPED. Until then, I’m sharing another set of amazing gifts for your holiday shopping adventures. These ones are for the home cook & entertainer in your life, and I’m SO excited to share these goods.

As someone who is the home cook, I put together some of my absolute go-to’s that I use daily for my recipe creations. With a mix of kitchen gadgets, incredible cookbooks, and some fun serving-ware (omg check out #15) these are gifts that will last in the kitchen for years.

You know what to do – scroll on through and pick out some favs! Your friend with the upcoming holiday party will thank you for it. Enjoy!

This gift guide has 30 amazing picks that are perfect for the home cook & entertainer in your life. Cook and entertain in style with these fun gifts!

1. Love & Lemons Cookbook: One of my fav vegetarian cookbooks with over 100 delicious recipes. The recipes are organized by ingredient so that you can use whatever you have on hand! $24

2. Inspiralizer: If your friend or loved one doesn’t have this yet…it’s time! I’ll be spiralizing veggies all winter long for lightened-up comfort foods. $35

3. Refinery Cheese Board: The cutest cheese board with a space to write out each type of cheese with chalk. A definite conversation starter (and party companion). $18

4. KitchenAid Hand Blender: Love this easy-to-use tool for blending up soups – no need to transfer from pot to blender! $40

5. Ninja Blender: The perfect gift for your smoothie-loving friend. This baby blends everything up in seconds. $89

6. Williams Sonoma Bakeware Set: Does your loved one need refresh on pans & muffin tins? Get him / her all of the baking essentials in one place. $71

7. Le Creuset Cast Iron Skillet: The absolute best skillet for one-pan meals, stir-frys, and everything in-between. This one comes in 15 awesome colors to match any kitchen (or personality!) $165

8. KitchenAid Stand Mixer: ‘Tis the season for cookies, and your the baker in your life needs one of these. Choose from one of 11 colors that he / she will love. $250

9. Anthropologie Oana Cocktail Shaker: Say “cheers” with this gorgeous, gold cocktail shaker. It even has recipes to follow right on the side! $48

10. Rabbit Electric Corkscrew: Wine-lovers rejoice – this easy, electric corkscrew takes the work out of opening your favorite bottles. $49

11. Pastel Measuring Spoons: Fun pastel + gold measuring spoons to add a pop of flair to anyone’s kitchen. What’s cooking without cute utensils? $28

12. Wine Glass Set: Tony and I got these wine glasses for our wedding and are in LOVE with them. So unique and sophisticated for anyone on your list. $14

13. Dish Towel Set: Super cute patterned dish towels to jazz up the kitchen. Might not make doing the dishes more fun but will make it more stylish! $20

14. Bodum French Press: The perfect french press for the coffee-lovers in your life. This one comes in two great colors and two different sizes. $40

15. Mustache Beer Glasses: That’s right, Mustache. Beer Glasses. I’m obsessed – anyone and everyone needs these! $44 

16. Cuisinart Belgian Waffle Maker: Because waffles are a breakfast (lunch AND dinner) necessity – give the gift of a go-to waffle iron to use for years to come. $60

17. Gold Mixing Bowl Set: Love the gold in these fun mixing bowls, and who doesn’t need an update of their set? $22

18. ‘Hello, It’s Me’ Doormat: This doormat is entryway #GOALS. The best welcome home ever! $45

19. ‘Don’t Mind if I Do’ Serving Platter: Watch guests devour a latest creation on this amazing marble platter. The perfect gift for the hostess with the mostest! $118

20. White Marble & Gold Coasters: The best coasters for entertaining a living room. I love the simple marble + gold combo on these. $29

21. Pure Delicious Cookbook: My girl Heather Christo has 150 amazing recipes that are both allergy-friendly and perfect for entertaining. Wait until you check out this photography! $20

22. Cookie Dough Scoop: For the cookie-lovers – I use this scoop with all of my cookie recipes! It makes cookie baking a breeze. $14

23. Cuisinart Food Processor: The most convenient way to blend up nuts (and everything) for homemade milks, butters and snacks. My absolute go-to in so many recipes. $68

24. Instant Pot: Get on the Instant Pot train and get ready to cook up some deliciousness. Did you know that this can replace a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and 6 more kitchen tools?!  $119

25. OXO Avocado Cutter: This little guy splits, pits and slices avocados…absolutely genius and the perfect stocking stuffer. $9

26. Lodge Cast Iron Dutch Oven: For your loved one who’s feeding a family (or just loves one-pot meals) – this go-to dutch oven is amazing.  $70

27. Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap & Lotion: Every hand soap needs a lotion duo. Mrs. Meyer’s smells amazing, is earth friendly, and super gentle on skin. $19

28. Personalized Cutting Board: Add a personal touch to this gorgeous, handmade cutting board. A kitchen essential that’s great for new homeowners and newlyweds! $36

29. Donut Pan: Your friends can finally make my Baked Sweet Potato Donuts with the perfect donut pan! Brunch, anyone? $13

30. Wooden Spoon Set: A fabulous set of 4 spoons + spatulas to use anytime you’re in the kitchen. These ones are just as gorgeous as they are helpful for your cooking adventures. $64

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