Whether they prefer to bake, cook or entertain, we found great gifts starting at just $10. 
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Great kitchen gifts don't need to break the bank! You can show appreciation for the cooks in your life without going over budget — and, with these wonderful gifts, it's easier than ever to find something they'll love. From beautiful cookware that's fit for entertaining to useful gadgets that are sure to come in handy, these gifts are perfect for every kind of home cook. 

House Ur Home Cheese Board

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This expandable cheese board is ideal for the host with the most. It includes a cutlery set, ceramic bowls, serving forks, labels, chalk, and a wine opener to ensure a photo-worthy charcuterie board that guests will adore.

To Buy: House Ur Home Cheese Board, $73.99; amazon.com

9 Herb Window Garden

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Fresh herbs are the best way to add a flavor boost to any dish (and help cut down on the salt content, too). With this easy kit, home cooks can grow nine types of herbs right on their windowsill — no special equipment needed. The kit contains step-by-step instructions to take all the guesswork out of the planting and growing process, so those without green thumbs will have no problem.

To Buy: 9 Herb Window Garden, $34.99; amazon.com

Original MEATER | Smart Meat Thermometer

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Trust us — this isn’t your average meat thermometer. Using Bluetooth connection, this meat thermometer will display the meat’s current temperature, target temperature, and estimated time remaining right on your phone (which means you don’t need to keep opening the oven to check). Reviewers love how easy it is to set up and use, and it’s a snap to clean!

To Buy: Original MEATER | Smart Meat Thermometer, $69.95, amazon.com

Le Creuset Stoneware Mini Round Cocotte

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Every cook deserves a Le Cresuet stoneware. After all, these durable tools can cook everything from casseroles to desserts. Save on space by gifting a mini cocotte, which is just the right size to handle dips, soups and smaller meals for one or two people. Though available in a variety of shades, the Caribbean Blue hue adds a wonderful pop of color to the kitchen.

To Buy: Le Creuset Stoneware Mini Round Cocotte, $30; amazon.com

Pack of 5 Assorted Airtight Silicone Lids

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There’s a lot to love about these silicone lids — they can cover everything from sizzling pans to containers full of leftovers without getting too hot or losing their shape. Plus, they have a strong seal, which means you can say goodbye to using wasteful plastic wrap. One pack comes in an assortment of sizes to fit tiny containers, large pasta pots, and everything in between.

To Buy: 52 by Food 52 Pack of 5 Assorted Airtight Silicone Lids, $40; nordstrom.com

Essential Chef's Knife

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Every chef needs at least one good knife that’s built to last. At $69, this multipurpose knife fits the bill without breaking the bank. The knife comes with a colorful, elegant handle that’s light and easy to handle, while the Japanese-steel blade maintains a sharp-edge that does not easily rust.

To Buy: 52 by Food 52 Essential Chef's Knife, $69; nordstrom.com

Nero Serving Bowl

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For the cook who loves to entertain, consider this durable and beautiful bowl. Crafted from Portuguese stoneware, the Mediterranean-inspired bowl can hold everything from salads to centerpieces.

To Buy: Nero Serving Bowl, $70, nordstrom.com

Dash Mini Waffle Maker

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With more than 2,000 five-star reviews, it’s clear that the Dash Mini Waffle Maker is a surefire hit. This small-but-mighty gift is the perfect present for those who live in apartments, parents with young kids or anyone who loves waffles.

To Buy: Dash Mini Waffle Maker, $10, target.com

Gourmia 5qt 12-Function Guided Cook Digital Air Fryer

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An air fryer is a must-have for any home cook. It allows you to cook so many dishes without extra oil and it’s so easy to use and clean. Pair the air fryer with all of our amazing air fryer recipes so they can make the most of it immediately.

To Buy: Gourmia 5qt 12-Function Guided Cook Digital Air Fryer, $69.99; target.com

GROSCHE Zurich French Press Coffee Maker

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Coffee lovers will adore this elegant French press, which reviewers love for its high quality and stylish design. One writes, “Of all the different French Press options, this one is a great value and works reliably. It comes with easy to understand instructions and turned mediocre beans into a great coffee. Highly recommend.”

To Buy: GROSCHE Zurich French Press Coffee Maker, $19.99; target.com

Mueller Ultra-Stick 500 Watt 9-Speed Immersion Multi-Purpose Hand Blender

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Make amazing soups, smoothies and shakes with this handy immersion blender. It includes whisk and milk frother attachments so it can also be used to churn nut butters, whip cream, and foam lattes and cappuccinos.

To Buy: Mueller Ultra-Stick 500 Watt 9-Speed Immersion Multi-Purpose Hand Blender, $31.97, walmart.com

Hamilton Beach 2 lb Digital Bread Maker

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With this handy machine, baking bread has never been easier. Simply add your ingredients to the machine, set it to the preferred cycle, and enjoy! This bread maker includes settings for everything from healthy whole grain breads to gooey cinnamon rolls, so it truly offers something for every kind of bread baker.

To Buy: Hamilton Beach 2 lb Digital Bread Maker, $69.99, walmart.com

Silpat Cook N' Cool Baking Tray

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Bake and cool your cookies all on the same tray with this handy gadget. The elevated sides promote even underside heating that ensures perfectly baked, uniform treats. Once your creations are out of the oven, simply invert the tray to cool them. You’ll have a beautiful batch of baked goods without dirtying a ton of dishes — and because this is nonstick, it’s incredibly easy to clean, too!

To Buy: Silpat Cook N' Cool Baking Tray, $47.59; walmart.com