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100 Gifts for the Culinary Chef

From Solar-Powered Cookware to Crystallized Chef Knives

— December 5, 2010 — Art & Design
When the Christmas season rolls around, we can always count on the culinary artistes in the family to create some holiday cheer through delicious food, so why not show them your appreciation with these gifts for the culinary chef?

From solar-powered cookware to crystallized chef knives, these gifts for the culinary chef are sure to whip up inspiration within the kitchen.

Implications - The popularity of the Food Network has everyone believing that they too can be a chef in their own right. The number of instructional shows has inspired a variety of brands to produce kitchenware as a way to inspire more consumers to take up cooking as a hobby. Whether it's cookbooks, utensils or hotplates, brands have a lot to work with when it comes to culinary-inspired products.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Cooking Lesson Animations
Cooking Lesson Animations
The Geometry of Pasta Teaches You How to Cook Italian
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99
Breeze-Enabled Baking
Breeze-Enabled Baking
Jihae Kim's 'Wind Heater' Will Cook Your Dinner
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98
Doubly Protective Aprons
Doubly Protective Aprons
The Oven Mitt Apron is Perfect for Any Cooking Occasion
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97
Organic Cooking Alternatives
Organic Cooking Alternatives
Good Oil Porduces Hemp Oil Instead of Olive Oil
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96
Natural Tot Cookbooks
Natural Tot Cookbooks
Anni Daulter's 'Organically Raised' is for Health-Conscious Parents
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95
Hybrid Kitchen Gear
Hybrid Kitchen Gear
The Cooky Bag is a Cooking Apron and Travel Bag Rolled into One
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94
Kitchen-Savvy Apps
Kitchen-Savvy Apps
Egg Boiler for iPad Helps you Time the Perfect Boiled Egg
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93
Strategy Game Spice Shakers
Strategy Game Spice Shakers
Checkmates Salt & Pepper Shakers Bring the King and Queen Together
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92
Solar-Powered Cookware
Solar-Powered Cookware
The HeatLiner Solar Heat Cooker Replaces Traditional Firewood Cooking
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91
Brewtastic Seasonings
Brewtastic Seasonings
The Peppermeister Pepper Grinder is Great for 'Thirsty' Chefs
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90
Nutritional Weighing Scale
Nutritional Weighing Scale
The Perfect Portions Digital Food Scale Keeps You Healthy
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89
Bowled Cutting Boards
Bowled Cutting Boards
Klaus Hackl's 'Cut & Paste' has a Built-In Bowl
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88
Crowdsourced Twitter Cookbooks
Crowdsourced Twitter Cookbooks
Web-Savvy Cooks Turn to Twecipes When They're in a Rut
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87
Gourmet Global Seasonings
Gourmet Global Seasonings
Prized Himalayan Pink Salt from Salarium Argentum
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86
High-Tech Ham Cookers
High-Tech Ham Cookers
This DIY Meat Smoker Will Text You When Supper's Ready
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85
Stove-Shaped Cooking Clocks
Stove-Shaped Cooking Clocks
The Doneright Kitchen Timer Lets You Time Five Dishes at Once
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84
Airline Cookbooks
Airline Cookbooks
Singapore Airlines' 'Above & Beyond' is for High-End Cuisine at Home
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83
Sun-Cooked Meal Makers
Sun-Cooked Meal Makers
The Solar Ibex Cooker Uses Only the Sun's Heat to Cook Your Food
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82
Quick Reference Aprons
Quick Reference Aprons
Apron Cooking Guides Don't Just Help You Stay Put Together
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81
Microphone Salad-Grabbers
Microphone Salad-Grabbers
These Sing-Along Tongs are Perfect for the Musical Chef
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80
Gadgets to Expand Meat Pores
Gadgets to Expand Meat Pores
The Tumbling Vacuum Marinator
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79
Cute Seasoning Rattles
Cute Seasoning Rattles
The Samba Spice Shakers Add a Bit of Fun to Cooking
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78
Take-Home Chefs
Take-Home Chefs
'Media Chef' Brings Cooking Class Right into Your Kitchen
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77
Cooking Pot Sinks
Cooking Pot Sinks
The Rapsel 'Chef' Collection Brings Your Cooking Hobby to the Bathroom
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76
Villainous Tableware
Villainous Tableware
Witches' Kitchen
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75
Cutting Edge Hybrids
Cutting Edge Hybrids
The Wusthof Classic Nakiri Knife Slices and Dices Like No Other
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74
Healthy Portioning Devices
Healthy Portioning Devices
‘Sugar Please' Automatic Sugar Dispenser Serves Up the Swee
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73
Cubical Cooking Spaces
Cubical Cooking Spaces
The Kit-Cub Kitchen is Conveniently Fitted to Your Home
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72
Rentable Kitchens
Rentable Kitchens
Use the Philly Kitchen Share for an Hour or Three
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71
Hybrid Kitchen Gadgets
Hybrid Kitchen Gadgets
The Digital Measuring Cup Doubles as a Scale
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70
Multitasking Sandwich-Makers
Multitasking Sandwich-Makers
The Chomp Sandwich Maker Can Fry Eggs and Grill Meat Simultaneously
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69
Decadent Dessertware
Decadent Dessertware
Alessi's Essentiel De Patisserie by Matali Crasset
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68
Scientific Cooking Kits
Scientific Cooking Kits
The Molecular Gastronomy Starter Set is the Gift That Keeps on Giving
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67
Singing Kitchen Utensils
Singing Kitchen Utensils
The Musical Kettle Plays Your Favourite Tune
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66
Sweet Chef's Knives
Sweet Chef's Knives
The Kyocera Kyotop Damascus Pakka Chef's Knife is Cutting-Edge
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65
Shifting Kitchen Tools
Shifting Kitchen Tools
The Clever Spoon Slips and Slides in Measuring Ingredients
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64
Virtual Dinner Tables
Virtual Dinner Tables
The Quism Interactive Cooking Platform Provides Online Family Dining
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63
Digital Medieval Cookbooks
Digital Medieval Cookbooks
King Richard II's Recipes Online
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62
$625 Cookbooks
$625 Cookbooks
'Modernist Cuisine' by Nathan Myhrvold is a Pricey Molecular Gastronomy Guide
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61
Triangular Kitchen Gadgets
Triangular Kitchen Gadgets
'The Snail' Cooking Device Is Sleek And Portable
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60
Odor-Dispelling Cookware
Odor-Dispelling Cookware
The 'Eliminate Smoke Wok' Will Clear the Air After a Delicious Meal
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59
Anatomical Aprons
Anatomical Aprons
These Skeleton Aprons are a Macabre Way to Cook
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58
Construction Site Utensils
Construction Site Utensils
'Constructive Eating' Kit Includes Bulldozer, Forklift and Front Loader
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57
Profanity-Laced Cookbooks
Profanity-Laced Cookbooks
Chef David Chang Releases the F-Bomb Laden Momofuku
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56
Geeky Kitchen Utensils
Geeky Kitchen Utensils
PC Keyboard Salt & Pepper Shakers
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55
Blood-Stained Cutlery
Blood-Stained Cutlery
The Evidence Chef's Knife Makes For Bloody Food Preparation
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54
Phone-Fueled Appliances
Phone-Fueled Appliances
The FTK Future Kitchen Controls Cuisine Through the Power of Text
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53
Library Ladder Kitchens
Library Ladder Kitchens
Francoise Bollack Architects Makes Kitchens More Accessible
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52
Pan-Free Pancake Machines
Pan-Free Pancake Machines
Chefstack Creates Perfect Machine-Stacked Breakfast Food
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51
Scribbler Salt Dispensers
Scribbler Salt Dispensers
The Frank Kerdil S & P Set Will Sprinkle Creativity into Your Cooking
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50
Onion Lighting
Onion Lighting
Cibola Pendant and Table Light Are Great For The Avid Cook
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49
Egg Bombs
Egg Bombs
Studio Pirsc's Mina Egg Cup Looks Like a Grenade
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48
Futuristic Stovetops
Futuristic Stovetops
The William Lets You Cook 15 Things at Once
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47
Inedible Ice Cream Art
Inedible Ice Cream Art
Don't Try to Eat Sugar Cones by Virginia Sin
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46
Skull Encrusted Suitcases
Skull Encrusted Suitcases
Louis Vuitton and Damien Hirst Team Up to Create Special Luggage
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45
Compost-Cutting Counters
Compost-Cutting Counters
'Kitchen Waste Management' Makes Cooking Clean-Up Easy
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44
Contemporary Pizza Makers
Contemporary Pizza Makers
The Kalamazoo Outdoor Pizza Oven Turns You Into a Pizza Chef
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43
Handy Kitchen Utensils
Handy Kitchen Utensils
Moe Furuya's Hand Fork and Spoon is a Cute Set of Cutlery
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42
Gadget-Charging Stoves
Gadget-Charging Stoves
The BioLite Camping Stove Can Burn Almost Anything
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41
Self-Cleaning Knife Blocks
Self-Cleaning Knife Blocks
Germ-Killing Kitchen Gadgets
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40
Electronic Tongue Cutting Boards
Electronic Tongue Cutting Boards
The Sook Cut
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39
Recipe-Reading Fridges
Recipe-Reading Fridges
The Smart Fridge by Ashley Legg is Like a Digital Sous Chef
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38
Home Cutlery Displays
Home Cutlery Displays
Erika Storage Provides Exposed Shelving to Flaunt Kitchen Utensils
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37
Robot Chefs
Robot Chefs
The Motoman SDA10
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36
Wood-Enveloped Wine
Wood-Enveloped Wine
Pierre Negrevergne Wine Meets Kossi Aguessy Design
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35
Sea Urchin Cuisine
Sea Urchin Cuisine
Diving Into The Unexplored Palate With Undersea Obsurities
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34
Kitchen-Friendly LBDs
Kitchen-Friendly LBDs
The Little Black Dress Apron is for Chic Chefs
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33
Minimalist 2-in-1 Kitchens
Minimalist 2-in-1 Kitchens
Aster Cucine Makes Your Cooking Space Multi-Functional
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32
Kitchen Utensil Dolls
Kitchen Utensil Dolls
Adorable 'Head Chefs' Tools Put the 'Kitsch' in Kitchen
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31
Blossoming Beverage Sets
Blossoming Beverage Sets
The Easy Exotic Blooming Tea Set by Padma Lakshmi
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30
Pasta Calculators
Pasta Calculators
Joseph Joseph's Spaghetti Measure Lets You Make Perfect Amounts
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29
New Age Barbecues
New Age Barbecues
Alistair Messom's Barbecue Concept Allows for Stylish Cooking
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28
High Tech Chef Gadgets
High Tech Chef Gadgets
The Digital Thermometer Pan
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27
Crystallized Chef Knives
Crystallized Chef Knives
The Nesmuk Chef's Knife Will Keep You Cutting in Luxury
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26
Floral Cooking Utensils
Floral Cooking Utensils
Daisy Egg Fry Rings Bring Cuteness Back to the Kitchen
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25
Muti-Sensory Serving Plates
Muti-Sensory Serving Plates
Concept Gastronomic Dishes by Chef Juan Mari Arzak
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24
Celebuchef Appliances
Celebuchef Appliances
The Gordon Ramsay Professional Series Tested in Hell's Kitchen
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23
Senior-Aiding Kitchens
Senior-Aiding Kitchens
The Electrolux Glide Concept Brings the Culinary Experience to a Standstill
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22
Curvaceous Kitchen Utensils
Curvaceous Kitchen Utensils
Organic Food-Fixing Copan Cooking Utensils
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21
Nesting Knives
Nesting Knives
'Meeting' Cutlery
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20
Compact Culinary Kitchens
Compact Culinary Kitchens
The 360 Mobile Kitchen is an All-in-One Concept for Small Areas
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19
Hot Plates of the Future
Hot Plates of the Future
Electrolux Cooking Tiles
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18
Funky Multicolor Kitchens
Funky Multicolor Kitchens
'Beach House Kitchen' by Kim Duffin Ensures Comfortable Cooking
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17
Science Lab Kitchens
Science Lab Kitchens
Concoct Your Own Chemistry Cuisine With Lab-Inspired Designs
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16
Inedible Food Accessories
Inedible Food Accessories
Jewelry Chefs Concoct Wearable Treats You'll Want to Eat
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15
Self-Stirring Sauce Pots
Self-Stirring Sauce Pots
Cem Tutuncuoglu's Wrinkle Cooking Pot is Like a Sous Chef
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14
Tech-Savvy Kitchen Utensils
Tech-Savvy Kitchen Utensils
The Digital Spoon Scale Measures Up Big-Time
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13
Spiked Confection Cookbooks
Spiked Confection Cookbooks
The 'Booze Cakes' Cookbook Has Alcoholic Dessert Recipes
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12
Nerdy Kitchen Necessities
Nerdy Kitchen Necessities
The Pacman Cutting Board is Proof that Gamers Eat More than Hot Pockets
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11
Suggestive Kitchen Utensils
Suggestive Kitchen Utensils
Eunjung Huh Makes an Orange Juicer That Looks like a Woman's Chest
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10
High-Tech Cutting Boards
High-Tech Cutting Boards
The Smart Chef is a Kitchen PC That Scans Food
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9
Tech-Savvy Refrigerators
Tech-Savvy Refrigerators
The Infinity I-Kitchen Features a Built-In Touchscreen Computer
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8
Morphing Kitchen Counters
Morphing Kitchen Counters
The Transforming Boxetti Compact Kitchen Will Save You Cooking Space
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7
3-in-1 Knives
3-in-1 Knives
The Dreamfarm Oni Knife Conveniently Slices, Spreads and Cuts
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6
Aquarium Kitchens
Aquarium Kitchens
Darren Morgan Designs Aquatic Cooking Spaces
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5
Transforming Kitchen Utensils
Transforming Kitchen Utensils
Click ‘N Cook Modular Spatula System Has Interchangeable Heads
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4
Convertible Storage Systems
Convertible Storage Systems
The Transformer Shelf
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3
Futuristic Kitchenettes
Futuristic Kitchenettes
The IKEA 2040 Kitchen Equipment Features Plenty of High-Tech Appliances
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2
Minimalist Contemporary Kitchens
Minimalist Contemporary Kitchens
The MAGIKA Kitchen by Pedini is Luxuriously Beautiful
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1
Naughty Kitchen Utensils
Naughty Kitchen Utensils
XXXitchen Range Feeds Adult Fantasies
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