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34 Gifts for the DIY Chef

From DIY Tonic Water Kits to Home-Grown Escargot Kits

— November 23, 2015 — Eco
As maker culture and digital sources of inspiration converge, there are plenty of product sets that make excellent gifts for the DIY chef. While there is of course no shame in merely preparing the meal yourself, there is something particularly special about preparing a meal with ingredients grown and cultivated by yourself. From starting a miniature mushroom farm in the kitchen to making your own kimchi, there is a set of tools to make any dish more authentic with home-grown elements.

Oaktown Spice Shop's DIY Tonic Water Kit, for example, is a great DIY-inspired gift for the person in your life most passionate about a classic gin & tonic. Sticking with the bar theme, another option along the same lines is the Easy & Oskey Make Your Own Bitters Kit, which comes with enough ingredients to make four flavors.
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Sliced Steak Accoutrements
Sliced Steak Accoutrements
The DIY Carne Asada Kit Helps People Make Gourmet Tacos
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Edible Bug Hive Towers
Edible Bug Hive Towers
Livin Farms Has Put Together a Desktop Grower for Insect Protein
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Bacon Making Kits
Bacon Making Kits
Williams-Sonoma Provides the Perfect Gift for Meat Lovers
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Home Soda Maker Kits
Home Soda Maker Kits
The SodaStream Genesis is an Environmental and Economical Alternative
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Korean Condiment Kits
Korean Condiment Kits
This Kimchi Making Kit Lets Foodies Create The Asian Treat at Home
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DIY Tortilla Kits
DIY Tortilla Kits
This Tortilla Kit Has Everything You Need to Make a Batch at Home
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Superfood Juice Kits
Superfood Juice Kits
This Freshline Foods Kit Supplies Ingredients to Make Fresh Vegetable Juice
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Home Cheesemaking Devices
Home Cheesemaking Devices
This DIY Cheesemaker Lets You Make Cheese Without Harmful Additives
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Microgreen Growing Kits
Microgreen Growing Kits
The INFARM Greenhouse Kit is Perfect for Kitchen Counters
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Chicory Coffee Blend Kits
Chicory Coffee Blend Kits
Blue Bottle Coffee Co.'s New Orleans Coffee Kit Brings Mardi Gras Home
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DIY Tonic Water Kits
DIY Tonic Water Kits
This Kit Will Help You Make Your Own Tonic Water at Home
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DIY Sushi Dinner Kits
DIY Sushi Dinner Kits
This DIY Sushi Rolls Kit is Perfect for an At-home Date Night
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Miniature Mushroom Gardens
Miniature Mushroom Gardens
The 'Back to the Roots' Kit Lets You Grow Mushrooms Right from the Box
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Gourmet S'more Kits
Gourmet S'more Kits
This Upscale Campfire Snack Kit Features Fresh Crackers & Vanilla Marshmallows
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Fungi Growing Kits
Fungi Growing Kits
The Fungi Culture Kit Lets You Grow Pearl Mushrooms at Home
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Superfood-Growing Juicers
Superfood-Growing Juicers
Green Onyx is a Juicer That Also Produces the Khai-Nam Superfood
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DIY Eclair Kits
DIY Eclair Kits
This DIY Baking Set Provides the Tools to Craft Custom Eclairs
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Typographic Baking Tools
Typographic Baking Tools
SUCKUK's Customizable Cookie Stamper Makes Personalized Treats
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Edible Insect Farms
Edible Insect Farms
This Appliance Allows Users to Cultivate and Harvest Worms at Home
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DIY Bitters Kits
DIY Bitters Kits
This Make Your Own Bitters Set Comes in Four Distinct Flavors
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Kitchen Probiotic Kits
Kitchen Probiotic Kits
Kefir Maker Enables You to Concoct a Healthy Bacteria-Rich Drink at Home
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Polygonal Pierogi Presses
Polygonal Pierogi Presses
This Cubic Dumpling Maker Makes Perfectly Proportioned Turnovers
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Mushroom Harvesting Logs
Mushroom Harvesting Logs
2funguys' Mushroom Logs Feature Shitake and Oyster Varieties
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Garden-Growing Fish Tanks
Garden-Growing Fish Tanks
This Fish Tank Water Garden is from Startup Back to the Roots
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Room-Scaled Gardening Kits
Room-Scaled Gardening Kits
These Edible Flower Kits Will Brightnen Up Any Room
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Homemade Candy Kits
Homemade Candy Kits
A DIY Lollipop Set Helps Make Healthier Sweets for Halloween and Year-Round
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Home-Grown Escargot Kits
Home-Grown Escargot Kits
This Aquarium Lets You Grow Pet Snails That You Can Later Eat
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Personalized Steak Branding Irons
Personalized Steak Branding Irons
This Gadget Customizes Your BBQ Creations for Friends And Family
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DIY Molecular Gastronomy Kits
DIY Molecular Gastronomy Kits
The Cuisine R-EVOLUTION by MOLECULE-R Brings Gourmet Food Home
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Box-Shipped Instant Gardens
Box-Shipped Instant Gardens
Noted's Foodie Garden Places Herb Production in Your Hands
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Garbage Can Barbecues
Garbage Can Barbecues
The Pit Barbecue from Pit Barrel Cooker Co. Resembles a Trash Can
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DIY Urban Farming Kits
DIY Urban Farming Kits
The Shroombox by Fungaea Will Help You Grow Fresh Ingredients at Home
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Home Farming Boxes
Home Farming Boxes
The Mini-Farm Grow Box Lets You Easily Grow Greens At Home
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