The Best Foodie Gifts This Year
From stocking stuffers to splurges
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Gozney Roccbox Pizza Oven ($699)
Gozney’s Roccbox pizza oven uses a dense stone base with an insulated hood—and a wood or gas fire source—to reach the temperatures of a full pizza oven but in a smaller, portable package.
Hedley and Bennett Smock Apron ($89)
The Hedley and Bennett Smock apron has minimalist styling, a French linen build, and extra-deep pockets that swallow tools for jobs in the kitchen or yard.
Kit Santa Fe Wild Rag ($78)
The Kit Santa Fe Wild Rag is an American-made, 100 percent silk bandana that adds a dose of flair to your old grilling apron.
Sierra Nevada Celebration IPA ($10 for six)
Rejoice! The holidays are Sierra Nevada Celebration IPA season. The balance of pine and citrus, along with a cheerily high-octane 6.8 percent ABV, make it equally suited for your family dinner table or a ski-area parking lot.
Victorinox Swiss Army Wine Master Corkscrew ($150)
The Victorinox Swiss Army Wine Master corkscrew marries the traditional tools of a classic wine opener—two-step lever and foil cutter—with a warm wood handle and capable six-inch blade, so you can elegantly cut charcuterie.
Journeyman Meat Company Meat Guild Salumi Club ($140 for an annual subscription)
We took some of Journeyman Meat Company’s Vintners truffle salumi from its Meat Guild Salumi Club on a Northern California river float. The slow-cured heritage pork’s subtle truffle flavor made it the trip’s most popular snack.
Casamigos Reposado Tequila ($50)
Casamigos roasts blue agave in a traditional oven before aging its Reposado tequila for seven months. The process imparts a smooth taste that’s heretical to mix with anything beyond a squeeze of lime.
Zippo Armor Antique Silver Mountain Design ($62)
If you’re going to take the time to set a table with candles, have some class while lighting them. Zippo’s Armor Antique Silver Mountain Design has an aged, woodsy look that will match your rustic spread.
Patagonia Provisions Mussels ($20 for three cans)
Patagonia Provisions Mussels are iron-, protein-, and calorie-rich as well as shelf-stable, which makes them an excellent upgrade to your wilderness menu. The smoked, lemon herb, and sofrito flavorings, paired with a simple butter cracker, feel like fine dining, whether you’re in the backcountry or the backyard.
Yeti Hopper M30 ($300)
Yeti did away with the narrow zipper closure and replaced it with two magnetic strips on the soft-sided Hopper M30, making it even easier to access your cold ones.
LifeStraw Home Carafe ($55)
Tap water is usually safe to drink, but that doesn’t mean it’s palatable. The sleek LifeStraw Home carafe will safeguard you against microplastics and heavy metals while delivering a cleaner taste.
Snow Peak Field Barista Set ($260)
From Japanese brand Snow Peak, the Field Barista Set has a stainless-steel hand grinder, pour-over, and kettle that are built to be used outdoors, but look good enough for a high-end kitchen.
Shed Pantry Box ($375)
We’ve tested dozens of spice, salt, and shrub offerings over the years. The items in Shed’s Pantry Box, including its umami-rich seaweed blend, seasonal jams, and deeply flavorful smoked onion powder, earned permanent spots in our larder.
Dewar's 15 Year Old ($40)
An award-winning scotch blend aged in both bourbon and sherry casks, Dewar’s 15 Year Old is a choice sipping whisky that begs to be served neat.
Dandelion Chocolate Hot Chocolate Mix ($18)
Dandelion Chocolate is devoted to using the best possible cacao, and it shows in its rich and thick, sustainably sourced Hot Chocolate mix.
Bulleit Rye ($26)
Bulleit Rye is complex enough to meld heirloom shrubs and imported vermouth in cocktails, yet effortless enough to pull right out of a flask by the fireside. Our favorite camping whiskey.
Anchal Diamond Tea Towel ($18)
The hand-stitched cotton Anchal Diamond tea towel adds subtle styling to the kitchen. Even better, Anchal is a nonprofit that creates careers for previously exploited and marginalized women.
Smithey Carbon Steel Farmhouse Skillet ($275)
You could hang the Smithey Carbon Steel Farmhouse skillet on the wall and never cook a thing with it if the hand-forged, 12-inch-diameter cookware weren’t so capable of delivering a perfect sear.