32 Gifts for the Couple Who Loves to Cook

Make sure the food-loving couple in your life has a well-stocked kitchen!

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Updated on December 08, 2022
By: Allison Russo

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It can be hard to find something special for couples. You definitely want something that they can enjoy together, but it’s hard to know what will be equally exciting for both of them. Luckily, there’s one thing nearly everyone can agree on loving: food. We’ve rounded up some amazing kitchen accessories, food gift boxes and even some at-home culiary activities that any couple will be absolutely elated to receive. Shop our selections below.


Shopping for a couple who loves to cook? Upgrade their cutlery with a knife block set, like this one from Kilne — it includes all of the essentials.

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Know a couple who loves to host a good pizza party? Help them take their pies to the next level with an Ooni pizza oven. We love the Karu because it works with charcoal, wood or gas, and it heats up in just 15 minutes.

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With flavors like Maple Salmon Rub and Syrian Za'atar, give the gift of flavor with this collection of SKORDO's Insider Favorites spice blends.

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This is one of the most iconic cookbooks out there, and this leather-bound edition makes a sophisticated holiday gift for any home cook.

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A bonfire can make any evening together even cozier. Getting the fire going is made easy with Solo Stove’s Mesa Tabletop Fire Pit. This adorable, transportable pit is small and simple enough to bring poolside, on a picnic or to a backyard patio dinner. Whether it’s just for that extra touch of ambience, warmth – or to roast s’mores – this little pit is practically made for two.

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We love this stemless set because it has the clear look of glassware with double-walled insulation from Corkcicle. Pair this duo with their favorite bottle of vino for a perfect holiday gift.

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The only thing better than an edible advent calendar is an edible advent calendar for two … right? This one has 24 days of wine-flavored gummy candy, and each drawer has two packets — so your favorite couple can enjoy a sweet treat together.

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If they're covered in the cookware category, surprise your favorite culinary-inclined couple with a fresh set of bakeware. This one includes assorted baking sheets and pans as well as a muffin tin and cooling rack.

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A cast-iron skillet is a kitchen workhorse, and it makes a great holiday gift for anyone on your list. This one is from Lodge's Blacklock collection, so it's a little bit lighter weight than traditional cast-iron for easier handling.

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The Always Pan is an Internet (and Food Network!) favorite, and it's a great gift if you're shopping for a couple who lives in close quarters. After all, it replaces eight traditional pieces of cookware.

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If you're shopping for a couple who'd rather stay in than go out, upgrade their ordinary popcorn with four great topping options.

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If they prefer something a little sweeter on their night in, go for this chocolate tasting box. This one comes with a tasting wheel to guide you through the experience and includes creative chocolate bar flavors like Edamame Sea Salt and Cayenne Veracruz Orange.

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This beautifully packaged salad dressing set arrives ready to go under the tree — and any foodie couple will appreciate this Italian balsamic vinegar and herby Greek olive oil.

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This ice mold is a must-have for anyone who loves to entertain. They can freeze it as is or add sliced citrus, fresh berries or flower petals to jazz it up.

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If you're shopping for a couple who still uses a manual corkscrew, gift them this electric option this holiday season. This one from Rabbit has a compact design, and it can open 30 bottles with one charge.

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This cake serving set is a thoughtful gift for the newly engaged or just-married couple on your shopping list.

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We love the perfectly imperfect vibe of these marble coasters — and, since they're available in seven different colors, you can choose the set that best complements your favorite couple's kitchen.

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Gift the cocktail (or mocktail!) aficionados on your holiday shopping list something new to experiment with. These shrubs bring a complex flavor to any drink, and this gift bundle includes two bottles of Siren Shrub, a kitchen towel set and a recipe book.

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If you know a couple that loves to get creative in the kitchen, give them a sous vide cooker. They'll love learning a new culinary technique, and they're sure to really love the professional-level results.

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This 12-liter cooler is perfect for couples who love to spend time outdoors together — whether that means hitting the beach or picnicking in the park.

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In a Food Network product test, the Yeti Tundra out-performed the competition. So, if you're looking for a roomier option that's guaranteed to stay cool, look no further!

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Help your favorite couple nurture their green thumb all year round with this self-watering indoor garden — it's perfect for growing fresh herbs.

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This wine bottle chiller keeps vino perfectly chilled for hours without refrigeration, and the accompanying tumblers are insulated, too.

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This monogram serving board is a thoughtful gift for a newly married couple or anyone who loves to put a charcuterie board together.

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On the other hand, if their charcuterie skills could use some improvement, gift them this date night kit. In addition to cheese, salami, crackers, a cheese knife, birchwood board and all the accouterments, this gift box includes a $30 American Express gift card so they can buy a bottle of wine to enjoy with their finished board.

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Gift your cocktail-loving couple something they'll really appreciate — a mixology class! In this virtual course, they'll learn how to make a variety of martinis, including the ever-popular Espresso martini.

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We can't get over how beautiful this chocolate gift box is. Any art-loving couple will love andSons' delicious collaboration with the Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens.

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Ceramic tableware has never been trendier, and Haand makes some of our favorite handcrafted items, including these Short Mugs. They're available in sets of two in any color combo! Mix and match to create a perfect pair for the coffee-loving couple on your shopping list.

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If the couple you're shopping for isn't afraid to get a little cheesy (pun intended), give them this set of matching T-shirts.

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It will take about six months for the lemons to mature, so you'll be giving them something to look forward to once winter winds down.

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You really can't go wrong with a wine gift … and this box includes an assortment of varietals. So, if one likes red and the other likes white, they can each open a single-serve bottle to enjoy.

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Couples who love food also tend to love a date night and what could be a sweeter gift than a print of their favorite restaurant? John Donohue started All the Restaurants with his drawings of spots in New York City and has since expanded to include restaurants in London, Paris and the Napa Valley. These prints make a sweet gift for your partner or the couple you know who has a go-to spot in one of these cities.

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