Essential Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Her

With Valentine’s Day less than a week away, I thought I would share with you a list of my favorite things that may resonate with the Chef / Cook at home. The gift ideas below range from kitchen appliances, to edibles and books. I personally find some of these items to be essential like my Le Creuset Signature pot ( below you will find the valentines edition). Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate your loved ones and to do something special for them. Showing your gratitude for having them in your life by buying them something that they will always treasure is a sure way to bring them joy! But If you are more of a DIY gift person, I have ideas for those gifts too. Either way, I hope you give your loved one what their heart desires!

A picture of some food on top of a table.
Le Creuset Signature Heart Cocotte

Kitchen Favorites

From someone that spends a lot of time in the kitchen, the following tools definitely bring me joy and make it easy to prepare and host a wonderful meal. The following are my favorites:

Global Cromova 18 Stainless Steel Knife G-61

De Buyer Swing Plus Mandoline

KitchenAid Stand Mixer, Pasta Attachment

Paderno World Cuisine Spiralizer

Lodge Cast-Iron Skillets – 12†& 14â€

Vitamix Blender

Weck Jars – for serving and storing sauces

Bodega Glasses

Butter Keeper Crock

Coffee Favorites

Who doesn’t love coffee and with so many options available right now, here’s what I recommend to get her the perfect cup of java:

Hario Coffee Grinder

Coffee Gator Pour Over Coffee Kettle with Built-In Thermometer

Chemex Classic Series Drip Coffee Glass Coffee Maker


A good book is food for the mind and soul. Here are my faves that I keep in rotation:

“The Flavor Bible†by Karen Page & Andrew Dornenburg

“Sweet†by Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh

“Savor†by Kimberly Stevens

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