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FIT FOR A FEAST
Inspired by the design of 19th-century French shepherd’s tools, the Laguiole Jean Dubost Stainless-Steel Carving Set presents a carving knife and fork finished with stainless steel handles – all packaged up in a gift-worthy beechwood storage box.
This gorgeous porcelain Christian Lacroix Caribe Milk Jug by Vista Alegre holds up to 13 ounces of milk. Its tropically chic design of ferns, flowers, feathers and fireflies was inspired by the English embroidery that once adorned the petticoats of women living in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.
HOMEMADE WITH LOVE
Add a personal touch to your edible holiday creations (such as the chocolate bark and fruitcake in “Season’s Eatings” starting on page 68) with these 21/2 x 21/2-inch sprightly custom stickers.
$10 per 8 stickers, minted.com
PREP & SERVE
Savor crackers, cheese, meats and fruit with the Bower Duo Server, a tasteful serving board that doubles as a food-prep surface. The marble and walnut components can be separated for versatility.
The Chef’n Cookie Machine Cookie Press includes 10 stainless steel disks for baking holiday-themed spritz cookies. Simply place the dough inside the machine and use the lever to push it out through the disks onto a baking sheet.
COFFEE LOVER’S DREAM
The Bodum Chambord Copper 34 Ounce French Press is a beautiful gift for the coffee connoisseur. With its gorgeous dome-shaped top, this efficient press brews full-bodied, rich-tasting coffee in four minutes.
CAST IRON WORKHORSE
The Timeless Beauty 10-inch Enamel Cast Iron Skillet in Plum from the Pioneer Woman by Ree Drummond collection makes a great gift for home cooks. It cooks steaks, roasts, stir-fries and roasted veggies beautifully on high heat thanks to its excellent heat-retention properties.
BLEND IT, BABY!
The retro charm of the 1950s meets modern-day functionality in this pretty pastel-blue four-speed SMEG blender. From blending smoothies and soups to crushing ice, it makes a great gift for foodies and comes in a variety of enticing colors.
$250, smegusa.com for where to buy
Keep your garbage, recycling and food scraps efficiently organized with the brilliantly compact Joseph Joseph Intelligent Waste Totem. This unit (40 centimeters wide x 30 centimeters deep x 79.7 centimeters tall) utilizes a variety of compartments and drawers as well as an odor filter, allowing you to tackle waste in a space-saving and environmentally friendly manner.
IN GOOD CHEER
Even though the Susquehanna Glass Fa La La Stemless Wine Glasses are designed for wine, these cheery vessels are also a great choice for serving up cider, eggnog, sparkling water and more.
For special occasions, the Royal Copenhagen Blue Fluted Teapot serves tea in style while adding a touch of nobility and sophistication to your kitchen space.