Gift Guide for Him: The Foodie

man with a wooden spoonFor the food-obsessed fella in your life, we give you 10 clever gadgets, upgraded kitchen appliances, and delicious culinary finds -- all under $100.

(This post is part of a special project produced by CafeMedia's branded content team. We hope it helps you find something for everyone on your gift list!)

Elizabeth Brownfield is a food and lifestyle writer who has been on the staffs of Metropolitan Home, Martha Stewart, Domino, and Every Day with Rachael Ray magazines.

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  • Reversible Griddle


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    He’ll use the ridged side of this indispensable double griddle for pizza, meat, and vegetables, the smooth side for eggs and pancakes.


  • State-Shaped Cutting Board


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    Give his kitchen some state pride with a custom engraved bamboo cutting board.


  • Immersion Blender


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    This multitasking hand blender is great for pureeing soups and whipping up smoothies -- plus it chops, measures, and power-whisks too.


  • Bacon of the Month Club


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    The ultimate gift for porkophiles! Zingerman’s will ship him artisan bacon varieties like Juniper Smoked, Balinese Long Pepper, and Hungarian Double Smoked every month.

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  • Digital Probe Thermometer


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    Not all thermometers are created equal. This one’s programmable and has a heatproof stainless steel probe, so he can sear a steak and toss it in the oven and the alert will sound when it’s cooked precisely to temperature.


  • Mini Cocottes


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    Staub’s individual cast iron cocottes give soups, sides, and desserts an impressive presentation, and this exclusive pine color is especially handsome.


  • Copper Colander


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    A footed solid copper colander elevates everyday kitchen tasks, from rinsing fruit to draining pasta.


  • Salt Collection


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    Six infused salts (including Smoked Cherrywood and Stumptown Coffee) will encourage some flavorful experimentation in the kitchen.


  • Santoku Knife


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    This high-design Santoku knife slices into meat, fish, and veg with razor-sharp precision, and is incredibly lightweight.


  • Slow Cooker


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    Perfect for a big batch of game day chili, this collection of slow cookers lets him show his team allegiance too.


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