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Studio Dearborn’s 2022 Gift Guide

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Just in time for the holidays, we have put together some of our favorite hostess and chef gift ideas. Whether you’re attending a holiday gathering and need to bring a gift or you have a cook you love in your circle that you want to buy for, we have you covered.

Gifts Under $50

If you’re looking to spend a bit more on someone special in your life, this is the list for you.

Flowers make a beautiful hostess gift, but what makes them even better is adding a vase they can keep after the flowers wilt. Nihow Ceramic Vase, $12.89

Delicious tea in a chic container, sign us up! That’s why we love this Harney & Sons, $12.93

If you have ever seen my photoshoots, you know I love a good wooden utensil like these spoons. Tie with a bow and you’ve got the perfect, inexpensive gift. Kitchen Wooden Cooking Spoons, $14.99

Everyone brings a bottle of wine to a party, but why not stand out from the crowd by adding a personal touch? A Toast for the Host Wine Bottle Bag, $13.98

Everyone needs good kitchen towels and you can’t go wrong with this set. Add a bow and a note to complete the gift. Kitchen Towel Set, $14.99

The holidays are all about celebrating and that usually means popping a little bubbly. Why not jazz things up by gifting a recipe book full of fizzy recipes, especially when its by our very own Maria Hunt! The Bubbly Bar, $17.99

A stylish cheese set is a great hostess gift. Pair with your favorite cheeses or cheesboard and you’ve got a fab present. YXChrome Cheese Knive, $8.48

A cookbook, especially one you have tried and tested, is always a good idea, but one that has classic cocktails – even better! The Art of Mixology, $11.08

A good functional and stylish apron is hard to find, but when you do, it is a gift any cook will love for years to come. Like this denim chef apron, $17.99

Add a pop of color and whimsy to your holiday cooking with this Vintage Cherry Dot Kate Spade New York 2 Piece Glass Cutting Board Set, $30

A good set of cooking tools is another key ingredient to any high-functioning kitchen. We love this silicone and wood set for its style and durability. $27.05

You can never go wrong with bringing a sampling of different teas, especially when they are beautifully wrapped like these. VAHDAM Assorted Tea Gift Set, $17.99

Hand soaps and lotions are a popular gift, but we especially love this pair for its chic packaging. MaisoNovo Glass Soap Dispenser, $39.70

Charcueterie boards are all the rage these days, so why not give the gift of ideas with this Boards book, $15.99

And these adorable chalk cheese boards will go beautifully with the Boards book. Just write what’s on each so guests know what they’re digging into. $20.99

Looking for a more classic cheese board, we love the marble and the wood mix found in this one. $32.99

What’s for dinner is one of the most popular questions in our homes and one of the hardest to answer! That’s why we love this fun take on a dice game where you roll and see what to make. $32

Everyone needs a great pair of kitchen shears and we love the simple but durable design of these. $35.99

A classic and beautifully designed salt and pepper mill pair is always a hit with serious cooks. $39.97

This new cookbook that our friend Maria C. Hunt contributed to includes beautiful photography of the California landscape along with delicious recipes complete with the stories behind them. California Soul, $32.50

Serve up a gift they will love and use all the time like this Vagabond House Majestic Forest Salad/Serving Tong, $45

What’s better than a beautiful cake stand? One filled with a yummy cake or other sweet treats. Either way, this Homesphere Cake Stand with Lid is a great gift, $41.95

Vintage-inspired details? Yes, please! That’s one of the reasons I love these glasses and so will the person you gift them to. $41.59

Gifts Under $100

Looking to serve up a serving set that is a bit more special? Go with the Julia Knight Inc. Sierra 2 Piece Salad Serving Set, $85

You cannot go wrong with anything from Le Creuset in our opinion, but we especially like this vibrant red Serving Bowl, which will look festive on any holiday table, $57

Technology is great, especially in the kitchen and that’s why we love these new digital thermometers, especially this Meater Plus that connects with your smartphone. You’ll never overcook your meat again! $79.96

Toast the holidays by gifting these classic Champagne coupes. Add a bottle of nice bubbly and you’ve got a great gift for anyone. $57.85

A beautiful board that has multiple uses and is rich in design is always a good call as a gift. $54.96

These Vagabond House Majestic Pewter Oak Leaf Salad/Serving Tongs are a great addition to any tablescape for the holidays and beyond, $55

Gifts to Splurge On

If you’re looking to splurge on someone really special, these are the gifts you will want to focus on.

I love this Rocket Espresso Machine. You may have seen it in our Home on a Nashville Hill kitchen — at $1,850 it’s definitely on our splurge list, but boy do we love it.

You may have seen my new Hestan Outdoor Grill in red, which I love. I love it so much I think it would be a fab big ticket gift for any griller or cook this holiday season, $8,179

Every good cook needs a good, sharp set of knives. We love these German-engineered knives from Henckels, $129.95

Setting a beautiful table always starts with one, key item and we don’t think any hostess could go wrong with this Ngala Trading Co. Table Runner, $170

A special toast deserves special flutes like this crystal pair from Waterford, $200

A really special chef deserves a really special knife like this Myabi Birchwood SG2 Chef’s knife, $350

A beautiful serving board that they will have for years to come and remember you by like this Michael Aram Vine Wood Bread Board, $290 is always a good idea.