10 Generous Gifts for the Cook Who Deserves Something Special

Holiday Gift Guide from The Kitchn

When you want to go above-and-beyond for the special cook in your life, it's time to bring out the big-hitters, the slightly splurge-y gifts that most cooks dream about having, but aren't likely to pick up on a whim. Here are 10 of our favorite picks for an unforgettable gift this season:

This year, The Kitchn and Apartment Therapy aren't just sharing great ideas in our gift guides, we're giving away $1,000 to help one lucky reader purchase presents for their friends and family! Through Friday, December 13th, we'll publish new gift guides each day on both sites while collecting entries in the sweepstakes. (See Official Rules for details. One entry per reader, please.) Enter below for a chance to receive a bit of extra help from us this holiday season — we want it to be your best and brightest yet!

And we're not done. Starting on Monday, December 16, The Kitchn and Apartment Therapy editors have lined up ten absolutely unbelievable items (really, you won't believe how great they are!) for our big, blowout week-long Holiday Giveaway 2013. To be notified on when and how to enter to win these super-special gifts, sign up for our giveaway email today, and you won't miss a single one.

Happy Holidays!

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