8 Maids a Milking: A Gift Guide for the Bakers, Bartenders, and Chefs
Twas eight days before Christmas, and all through the house/Not a single shopper was stirring, they were all tuckered out! Here is an easy gift-guide for the food and drink artisans on your list!
December 17, 2013 - 12:00 pm
Today is Tuesday, December 17, 2013. The reverse “Twelve Days of Christmas” countdown indicates that we would receive “eight maids a milking” today.
This means that there are only eight days until Christmas!
Today’s gift guide is for the people on your list who are so in love with preparing food and entertaining that their blender has a name. These gifts are sure to serve up some joy–as well as delicious dishes!
Scoop it: Le Creuset Silicone 7-Piece Utensil Set
Besides the ingredients and the will, every good chef needs the proper tools.
One can never have enough prep bowls. Joseph Joseph’s design allows all 9 pieces to be nested together for maximum use of space. The brightly colored bowls are also a fun addition to any kitchen.
Slice your ingredients ultra thin without cutting yourself.
(Don’t) Cut it: Cut Resistant Gloves (Level 5 Protection)
Keep your fingers safe while you chop.
From molten-brownie desserts to mini pot pies, you can’t go wrong with this set of bright, durable stoneware.
The infamous Le Creuset “dutch oven” is a kitchen classic and cookware essential.
Bake it: Doughmakers Grand Cookie Sheet
No burnt cookies! (I can say by experience that these really are the best.)
Read it: ProAccurate Quick-Read Thermometer
Pen-sized. Digital. Easy to read
Froth milk, beat eggs, and whip dressings and sauces galore!
Grill it: Cuisinart 5-in-1 Griddler
This compact, counter-top grill has five functions: contact grill, panini press, full grill, full griddle, and half grill/half griddle. The plates are even dishwasher safe.
Keep your whisky cold in style!
Serve your guests martinis with a side of fun.
A quirky way to personalize your glass of wine.
“How to” Cocktails: Architecture of the Cocktail: Constructing the Perfect Cocktail from the Bottom Up
Impress your boss, friends, and family by making cocktails the RIGHT way.
A handsome way to carry your clandestine liquor.
Bottle Opener: Vertical Rabbit Lever Style Corkscrew with Foil Cutter
Opening wine has never been easier.
This espresso maker is compact and simple to use. The Nespresso brand also has a great “menu” of espressos to choose from that fit your machine.
Who can resist this adorable robot?