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.

    $27, walmart.com

  • State-Shaped Cutting Board

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

    $19, etsy.com

  • 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.

    $53, walmart.com

  • 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.

    From $99, zingermans.com

  • 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.

    $16, amazon.com

  • 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.

    $70, surlatable.com

  • Copper Colander

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

    $57, walmart.com

  • Salt Collection

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

    $30, jacobsensalt.com

  • 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.

    $74, surlatable.com

  • 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.

    $39, walmart.com

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