Guest Picks: Gift Ideas for a Culinary Mom
The goal is usually the same: Find that special something that she can't possibly already own, but clearly deserves, that says you thought long about the things she loves. See? Tricky.
This is a collection of a bit unusual gifts for moms who have a foodie vibe. Maybe there's a find in here that says "That's so Mom!" to you?
— Meaghan from The Decorated Cookie
Made of solid sustainable maple, this quality cutting board can be personalized with your choice of design. It's perfect for the knife-wielding mom.
This seems like such a "duh, of course!" idea for a product. Spice up stews and soups with this unique infuser.
Isn't it true? Show mom you care via dish towels.
Mom known for her awesome cakes? My mom's specialty is a cake decorated with M&Ms. I love this vintage-style cake carrier. It protects the goods in retro style.
I had never before seen a table-to-storage bread bag until eating dinner at my Danish neighbor's house. I'm happy to have found them on this side of the ocean.
For those interested in the grander intersection of food and culture, this book covers product design, eating spaces and art inspired by food. And bonus: It's shaped like a cookie wafer.
For the mom who likes to experiment in the kitchen or for the grad school mom who has studied deconstructionist theory: a starter kit in molecular gastronomy.
This poster was created for Greenmarkets/GrowNYC. With each purchase, $5 is donated to Greenmarket's Hurricane Irene relief fund to help farmers affected by the hurricane.
Note to my four year old: These would make a great Mother's Day gift. I love these beautiful, ceramic stands to spotlight each cupcake.
Now this is one way to make mom feel like a queen bee when adding honey to her tea. This beautifully designed honey set is definitely a splurge.
Pay homage to lovely ladies when grating your cheese or lemon zest. These graters come in different styles and sizes.
When in doubt, go for a personalized gift. There's instant proof you thought ahead. These platters come in tons of patterns and colors too.
Solve mom's "Where do I stick this teabag?" problem with this teabag rest from Fishs Eddy. Be sure to browse all their quirky dinnerware too, if mom prefers some new plates.
Solve the too-much-counter-clutter problem with these crazy-clever stackable bottles made from recycled glass.
Here's a bit of ecofriendly gorgeousness to add to your utensil canister.
How old is your mom? Would she recognize the vintage flour sack print on this apron?