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Cyber Monday Savings Are Here—Shop Our Top Picks From Food52’s Sale

If you’re anything like us, you scour reviews and recommendations to make sure you’re securing the absolute best, most meaningful holiday gift. So, to save you time in these final days of Cyber Monday savings, we’ve done the research for you. Below is …

If you’re anything like us, you scour reviews and recommendations to make sure you’re securing the absolute best, most meaningful holiday gift. So, to save you time in these final days of Cyber Monday savings, we’ve done the research for you. Below is a hand-picked list of 30 gifts our community loves based upon either the reviews in our Shop or the number of times our community has saved or “faved” an item to a Food52 collection. Even better, as part of our sitewide Cyber Week sale, you'll save 20% on purchases under $300, and 30% when you spend $300 or more with code CYBER, so be sure to treat yourself to one or a few of these beloved gifts, too.


Deck Your Halls and Mantels

Stock up on our best-selling holiday decor for your home, or bring a little holiday cheer to your favorite host or friend.

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5 Gift Ideas For The Baker in Your Life

If you have a friend or family member who loves to bake, then consider yourself lucky. Why, you might ask? Because they are some of the easiest people to buy for. And take that from someone who loves to bake, and is overjoyed when gifted with any cookb…

If you have a friend or family member who loves to bake, then consider yourself lucky. Why, you might ask? Because they are some of the easiest people to buy for. And take that from someone who loves to bake, and is overjoyed when gifted with any cookbook, kitchen gadget, or decorative cake plate. Additions to our baking collection are always welcome, whether it’s a kitchen tool, a fun new ingredient, or something food-themed (like a butter ornament, for example–hint hint). With that said, here are some of my top gift picks for that special baker in your life.

1. Magnetic Retro Kitchen Timer

Okay yes, this isn’t necessarily baking exclusive, however, what baker wouldn’t want this retro kitchen timer hanging out in the kitchen? It’s cute, it comes in several different colors for you to choose from, and it sticks to the fridge which means you’ll never lose it. Plus, it eliminates the need to attempt to set a timer on your phone with flour-covered fingers. And if that’s not a win, I don’t know what is.

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Black Friday Is Here—Shop Our Top Picks From Food52’s Sale

You probably have in mind all the people you want to buy presents for this holiday season. The only question left is what you’ll be giving everyone on your list. If you’re anything like us, you scour reviews and recommendations to make sure you’re se…


You probably have in mind all the people you want to buy presents for this holiday season. The only question left is what you’ll be giving everyone on your list. If you’re anything like us, you scour reviews and recommendations to make sure you’re securing the absolute best, most meaningful gift. So, to make your Black Friday shopping easier, we’ve done the homework for you. Below you’ll find a hand-picked list of gifts that we know our community loves based upon the reviews or the number of times they’ve been saved to a Food52 collection, or wish list—the surest sign that you're selecting a beloved gift. And, as part of our sitewide Cyber Week sale, you'll save 20% on purchases under $300, and 30% when you spend $300 or more with code CYBER.


Deck Your Halls and Mantels

Stock up on our best-selling holiday decor for your home, or bring a little holiday cheer to your favorite host or friend.

Read More >>

12 Advent Calendars for This Year’s Christmas Countdown

If you celebrate Christmas, you know the countdown unofficially begins sometime during that stretch between Halloween and Thanksgiving. The pumpkins and gourds find their way off of the mantle and front porch and are slowly replaced with small Christma…

If you celebrate Christmas, you know the countdown unofficially begins sometime during that stretch between Halloween and Thanksgiving. The pumpkins and gourds find their way off of the mantle and front porch and are slowly replaced with small Christmas trees and garlands dusted with fake snow.

Part of the fun that comes with counting down to Christmas is having an advent calendar to surprise you with treats every day of December leading up to the 25th. Just decide the kind of surprise you'd like to have—do you want chocolates? Tea? Gummy candies?—and make sure you have it in your hands before the first of December. Then, each day, open the slot with the corresponding number to find what the calendar has in store. (It's like a pre-Christmas gift warmup, if you ask us!) And as we inch closer to the holiday, it's time to choose the calendar for you.

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Food52’s Holiday Swap Is Back—Here’s How to Sign Up

The Food52 Holiday Swap—our beloved gift exchange for food lovers—is back in partnership with our friends at Shipt. They can deliver everything you need for the Swap to your door, same-day.

The Food52 community is one of the most generous pockets o…

The Food52 Holiday Swap—our beloved gift exchange for food lovers—is back in partnership with our friends at Shipt. They can deliver everything you need for the Swap to your door, same-day.

The Food52 community is one of the most generous pockets of the internet. You see this kindness every day on our Hotline, where you can ask any cooking question and receive an answer from an expert in our community. It’s apparent in the comments of our recipes, where home cooks share their substitutions and tweaks. But it’s around the holidays that our community’s generous spirit really shines, during Food52’s Holiday Swap. This gift exchange for food lovers has been a beloved Food52 tradition since 2011—and now, after a one-year hiatus, I’m excited to announce that the Holiday Swap is back!

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13 Cozy Gifts for the Homebody in Your Life

We all have that friend who considers themselves to be a homebody. They prefer to stay home on a Friday night with their partner, they’re always down to host a night in, and they’ve probably curated their space to be the ultimate, comforting place.

If…

We all have that friend who considers themselves to be a homebody. They prefer to stay home on a Friday night with their partner, they’re always down to host a night in, and they’ve probably curated their space to be the ultimate, comforting place.

If this sounds like someone you know—specifically someone you’re trying to find a gift for—you’re in luck. We’ve scoured the virtual shelves of our Shop to find the 13 coziest gifts for the person in your life who’d rather stay in. From a weighted blanket and a scented candle to a waffle-knit robe and soft cotton slippers, there’s something for everyone.

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15 Gifts for the Wine Lover on Your List

We all have that friend who serves as the unofficial sommelier of the group. You know, they can talk for hours about different grape varietals and their favorite bottles, they never show up to a function empty-handed, and they do the simple swirl of th…

We all have that friend who serves as the unofficial sommelier of the group. You know, they can talk for hours about different grape varietals and their favorite bottles, they never show up to a function empty-handed, and they do the simple swirl of the glass before taking the first sip. They're the friend who's appointed to taste the bottle you just ordered at the restaurant and they're the one with the glassware collection you might want to raid.

When it comes to shopping for someone with a specific interest—whether it be wine, bourbon, or gardening—you'd think finding the perfect gift would be easy. After all, if you're able to focus on a specific sector of gifts, it should be simple, right? Not so much. Nothing can turn stressful faster than shopping for someone who knows a lot about something you know only the basics of. So, we're here to help.

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48 Genius Edible Holiday Gifts (& Handy Wrapping Tips)

Things the best edible holiday gifts will always do: warm hearts, fill bellies, fuel holiday travel, get shared, spark conversation, inspire your loved ones to start making their own granola (or hot sauce, challah or macaroons), and disappear, leaving …

Things the best edible holiday gifts will always do: warm hearts, fill bellies, fuel holiday travel, get shared, spark conversation, inspire your loved ones to start making their own granola (or hot sauce, challah or macaroons), and disappear, leaving only happy memories.

Here are 48 Genius Recipes and community favorites—along with some creative wrapping ideas—for edible holiday gifts that have been passed from cook to cook for years and, in some cases, decades. Yes, three of them are chocolate cakes, but each one is perfect for a different sort of gifting experience. I've provided color commentary.

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13 Gifts Small Enough for Any Stocking

The winter holidays are creeping up on us, and some of you may be thinking of starting your gift shopping early. Our advice? Start small. It’s easy to put off shopping for the little things that typically fill Christmas stockings, are handed out during…

The winter holidays are creeping up on us, and some of you may be thinking of starting your gift shopping early. Our advice? Start small. It’s easy to put off shopping for the little things that typically fill Christmas stockings, are handed out during Hanukkah, or fit the bill for Secret Santa and white elephant exchanges. But why add unnecessary stress by procrastinating?

Treat your friend who loves to host a cocktail hour to an electric corkscrew or give your game-obsessed niece a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle. Here are 13 small-but-meaningful presents to get that gift-shopping ball rolling.

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7 Limited-Edition Holiday Gifts to Snag Before They’re Gone

We’ve teamed up with Nespresso to share the must-have, limited-edition items we’re giving as gifts this year—starting with a few special products from Nespresso, like the Limited Edition Nespresso x Pierre Hermé Pack that features the season’s finest f…

We’ve teamed up with Nespresso to share the must-have, limited-edition items we're giving as gifts this year—starting with a few special products from Nespresso, like the Limited Edition Nespresso x Pierre Hermé Pack that features the season’s finest flavors.


We've officially reached the time of year when I start panic ordering holiday gifts for everyone I love because, as usual, I got too wrapped up in snagging the best deals on presents...for myself. My secret to making everyone on my list feel extra special (despite my procrastination) is to shower them with limited-edition goodies that trick them into thinking I planned it this way all along. I tend to go for food-themed items because those are what I'd want to receive most, like the plentiful coffee offerings from Nespresso or Scandi-inspired cookware.

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