For the Foodie Mom: A Mother’s Day Gift Guide

We all want to impress the foodie mom. She has (and highlighted) Julia Child’s entire cookbook collection.  She rocked cast iron skillets before they were popular. And she already owns a Korin Gyutou knife. This mother’s day Honest Cooking has compiled a list of 10 fun, useful, and desirable food-related gifts that any foodie mom would love.
by Maya Dangerfield

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1. Personalized Hardwood Cutting Board

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Your mom had her cutting board since you were in your first school play. It’s time for an upgrade. This hardwood cutting board comes in Beech, Maple, Hickory or Walnut and can be engraved with your mom’s initials. Etsy $46.00

2. Wusthof Multi-Blade Herb Shears

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Cutting herbs takes patience. Actually, cutting herbs takes forever and for the foodie mom with a meal to plan, the utility of the herb shears will save both her time and her marinara sauce. Chefscatalog, $20

3. Customizable Chef Jacket iPhone Case

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She’s been your family’s executive chef for years. This iPhone case is customizable and mom’s names or initials can be printed on the lapel of the Chef Jacket. The case is available for iPhone 4, 4s, and 5. Esty $17

4. A Soda Stream

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Does your mom complain about the price of soda? It may be time for a Soda Stream—a popular product that turns water into sparkling water in under thirty seconds. This home system is customizable to your mom’s preferences from classic soda flavors to happy hour mixers. Sodastream $100

5. Club W Membership

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If mom’s a foodie there’s a good chance she enjoys a carefully curated glass of wine. Club W offers a monthly wine delivery where mom will have three bottles, tailored to her tastes, delivered to her door. Club W $50

6. Porter, A Barbecue Prep and Serving Dish

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Master baker, roaster, and griller, mom does it all! Save mom extra trips from the kitchen to the grill with a tray that keeps raw foods safely separated while doubling as a serving platter. Quirky $35

7. The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook

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If you mom is like mine I know where to find her every Sunday evening—tuned in to Masterpiece Theatre eagerly watching Downton Abbey.  This cookbook allows mom to live vicariously through Ms. Patmore as she constructs dishes that would have delighted the Crawleys. Amazon $12

8.  A Knoshy Box

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If mom likes exploring gourmet cuisine than this subscription box is for her! This monthly box is stocked with curated gourmet items from around the nation, allowing mom to pick her favorites before investing in her typical Costco sized horde. Knoshy $30

9. Hanging Herb Garden

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If mom’s got a bit of a green thumb than this indoor hanging herb garden is perfect.  Underneath the four hanging Mason jars are a chalkboard strip—perfect for recording the progress of the herb garden. Etsy $40

10. Le Creuset Covered Baker

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No kitchen is completed without a Creuset. While this pricey item may have stopped mom from investing in the enabled stoneware pieces in the past, this Deep Covered Baker is reasonably priced and sure to please mom. Williams Sonoma $100


Maya Dangerfield

A recovering teacher and editorial intern for Honest Cooking, Maya began her journalism career at Greatist.com. A food lover who never misses dessert, she is also a passionate sports enthusiast. Currently Maya freelances for FoodmakerMedia and copywrites for Techturized. Her writing has been published for Greatist.com, Shape.com, and The Washington Post.

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