What's a Good 40th Birthday Gift for a Home Cook?

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Q: My boyfriend's 40th is coming up and I'd like to get him some thing(s) for the kitchen.

He is an avid home cook who enjoys trying new recipes and he is really quite good so advanced techniques are welcome.

He is not into desserts/baking. We already have a sous vide machine (the dorkfood hack to regulate a slow cooker) and the Searzall blowtorch. I am looking for suggestions for presents, and I've got a budget of around $500. I was thinking of a really nice chef's knife, but I'm open to anything. Thanks!

Sent by Kate

Editor: Readers, are there any knives or other gifts you can recommend?

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