10 Personalized Gifts for the Kitchen That We Love

It's easier than ever to add a personal touch to your gifts this holiday season.

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October 22, 2021

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This year get those on your list something special that they can claim as their own. Personalized gifts go that extra mile to let your family and friends know that you are thinking about them with a unique gift that is just theirs. Need ideas? Here are ten of our favorite picks.


This 3-quart skillet and sauté pan hybrid is a workhorse in the kitchen. It is oven-safe, dishwasher friendly and scratch resistant. The beautiful stainless-steel design looks elegant on its own but take it up a notch and make it a personalized gift. For $30 you can add engraving to the lid. Put a name, a date or even a signature dish to make this gift even more special.

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You may not know who stole the cookie from the jar, but you’ll certainly know who’s jar this is. This personalized cookie jar is made of chip-resistant stoneware and the airtight lid makes it perfect for storing freshly baked cookies.

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Want to make sure that nobody takes your perfect temperature coffee? Add a monogram to the outside of the cup. This Ember mug keeps your drink at the ideal temperature for up to 80 minutes, the perfect gift for any coffee or tea lover.

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Cheese and charcuterie boards always make beautiful, timeless gifts. This set of two personal-sized fair-trade mango wood boards come with matching cheese knives. The heart shaped board can be personalized with any name, initial or monogram, making it extra special.

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These satin-finished, stainless steel electric salt and pepper mills make a great gift, an indulgence you may not buy yourself. The mills come pre-filled with salt and peppercorns with a clear window, so you can see when you are running low. Monogram the mills to make it an extra special gift.

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This stainless-steel tool set has all the basics tongs, fork, spoon, slotted spoon, ladle—to handle your kitchen needs all in a nice caddy to keep things organized. Make this more than just a useful gift, but a personal one, by adding a monogram to the storage container.

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A chef’s knife is an essential in any kitchen, and it makes a fabulous gift for anyone who doesn’t already own one (although you can never have too many!). This Wusthof knife is a great, classic pick and it is engravable. Add a name or a monogram to make this a really special gift.

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A great gift option for a budding or experienced home cook, this chef apron can be monogrammed to make it feel that much more official. We love the fun colors of their Brooklyn line — and that's U.S.-made.

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We all have family recipes that have been passed from generation to generation, so why not turn them into a gift for all to see. Canvastry takes your grandma (or aunt, cousin, etc.) recipe and prints it onto a dish towel in its true form (so you can capture their handwriting, too!) Whether it’s a famous Matzo Ball soup or chocolate cake recipe, this is one of the most meaningful personalized gifts out there.

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A cast iron pan is a kitchen must-have and if you take care of it, it can last forever. This one from Smithey is extra special you can engrave it with any personalization you choose. Add a last name for it to be passed down throughout the family or a special meaningful message.

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