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This holiday season, skip the sweater (that they’ll probably never wear) and give them something that won’t require a gift receipt. Here, 13 of the most highly reviewed kitchen gadgets that make for pretty outstanding gifts.

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Bed Bath & Beyond

Customizable Slow Cooker

There’s a reason why most people refer to “slow cookers” as “Crock-Pots.” This iteration of the fan favorite is extra special because it comes with three interchangeable stoneware sizes. So you can do everything from prep dinner for one to host Thanksgiving for 20.

Crock-Pot ($80)

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Magic Bullet NutriBullet

Over 8,000 people have spoken: This is the smoothie blender to end all smoothie blenders. Quickly chop, shred, dice and blend any type of fruit or vegetable for maximum nutrient extraction. Just beware of heat—this guy isn’t equipped to handle those piping hot matcha lattes.

Magic Bullet ($70)

Bed Bath & Beyond

Mini KitchenAid Stand Mixer

We all know and love the traditional stand mixer, but isn’t everything cuter in miniature form? Conserve counter space while still whipping up your famous meringue with the smallest iteration of the cult-favorite classic. Don't believe us? Ask the 600 reviewers who are equally obsessed.

KitchenAid ($380)

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19-Piece Knife Set

For the novice cook or brand-new homeowner, get them a nearly professional-grade set of knives. Or, for your budget’s sake, gift them a quality fchef’s knife to kick start their collection. 

Zwilling J.A. Henckels ($280)

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Dutch Oven

Don’t lie: Growing up, you had no idea what this was for. But now it’s Le Creuset or bust. And buyers everywhere agree, there’s nothing that cooks your soup/roast/coq au vin better. 

Le Creuset ($370)

Bed Bath & Beyond

Sous Vide

Enter the most game-changing food trend of 2017. Thousands of reviewers are blown away by the prowess of these magical little sticks that cook your food to perfection, no oven required.

Sansaire ($200)

Bed Bath & Beyond

Tabletop Spiralizer

Sure, it may be one of those “As Seen on TV” items, but that doesn’t mean it’s not beloved by hundreds. Besides, how else would you be able to create those amazing zoodles? 

Veggetti ($20)

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Nesting Bowls and Adjustable Rolling Pin

Space-saving, useful and not an eyesore? It’s no wonder these guys top the list of most popular picks for bakers.

Joseph Joseph ($30), Joseph Joseph ($20)

Bed Bath & Beyond

Stainless-Steel Cookware

Get ‘em one or splurge on the whole set. Reviewers agree that this brand is well worth the investment, thanks to its evenly distributed heat, easy-to-clean metal and sleek appearance that is built to last forever. 

All-Clad (from $60)

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This sleek option also comes with a milk frother (a non-negotiable if you ask us). Now they can make everything from an espresso to a mocha cappuccino with the touch of a button. 

Nespresso ($250)

Bed Bath & Beyond

Indoor BBQ Grill

With five stars across all of the best kitchen retailers (from Bed Bath & Beyond to Williams Sonoma), this smokeless grill is ideal for anyone who loves charred chicken wings year-round.

Philips ($280)


Instant Pot

With a whopping 32,000 glowing reviews on Amazon, this list wouldn’t be complete without it. Quickly whip up rice, oatmeal, soup or even yogurt with this programmable pressure cooker.

Instant Pot ($80)

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