(Photo: Inga Hendrickson)
2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts Any Foodie Will Drool Over

Dinner is served—with style


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Diaspora Co. Build Your Spice Pack ($60 and up for six)

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Diaspora spices are single origin and grown on family-owned, regenerative farms. Create a gift box of three, six, or nine jars, but don’t wait—the company’s harvest policy means that once they sell out, there’s no more until the next season.

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Benchmade TableKnife Set ($600 and up)

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Suitable both for kitchen prep and negotiating a juicy rib eye, the knives in this four-piece set feature a five-inch blade with a combined serrated and straight edge for maximum versatility. The steel, finish, handle, and engraving can all be customized for the chef in the family.

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Hedley and Bennett Essential Apron ($95)

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Ensure your friend who hopped on the bread-­baking bandwagon looks the part with the Essential apron. It has everything they need and nothing they don’t—an adjustable neck strap, 12-ounce cotton-denim construction, roomy pockets, and a utility loop for utensils.

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Pineapple Collaborative Olive Oil ($34)

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Made with organic olives by master producer Kathryn Tomajan in California, this olive oil can be used for cooking, but it really deserves a fresh salad or home-baked focaccia to show off its flavor.

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Block Shop ­Metronome Tablecloth ($135 and up)

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The designers behind this art piece learned Rajas­thani block printing while traveling in India. Today the studio produces its textiles in the same region, where each pattern is hand-carved into wood and then printed onto organic cotton using nontoxic pigments.

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Mysa Natural Wine Club Subscription ($85 per month)

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Natural wines are a result of organic or biodynamic farming practices rooted in the idea that nothing should be added or taken away during the process. That means no filtering and minimal additional sugar or sulfites. Mysa’s monthly curation includes three bottles from small winemakers.

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Great Jones ­Duchess Dutch Oven ($160)

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Add a splash of color to the stovetop with this cheery cast-iron cooker. The oval shape provides more surface for searing, the gray interior hides stains, and oversize handles afford ample space for oven mitts.

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Frontgate Madre de Cacao Serving Board ($89)

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Charcuterie enthusiasts, rejoice: this serving board has a 40-inch span that makes it the perfect centerpiece for any festive occasion. Hand-carved, with an attractive live edge, each one is unique.

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Fable Dining Essentials Set ($475)

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This simple, timeless set includes service for four—two bowls, two plates, and a mug—plus silverware. Each piece is crafted in Portugal, and the stoneware is made of recycled ceramics and local clay.

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From December 2021 Lead Photo: Inga Hendrickson

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