Another framed photo of you not going to cut it for this year’s Mother Day gift? Treat the #1 woman in your life to something she’ll actually use (and love) for her kitchen or dining room instead. Not that you’re not lovable and all, but we get the vibe she’d be much happier with a box of artisanal and well-designed chocolates, Joanna Gaines’ new cookbook, or do-it-all Instant Pot. Allow these gifts to inspire every kind of foodie mom.
For the Fancy Gadget Collector
Williams Sonoma Watermelon Tap Kit ($25): Just when she thinks she’s seen and has it all… the summer must-have she never knew she wanted shows up. A backyard BBQ or park-side picnic wouldn’t be complete without a watermelon tap kit, now would it? Scoop out the inside of the fruit, insert the tap in the rind, and pour in her favorite summertime cocktail. #BestDaughterEver.
For the Health Nut
Veestro ($6 and up): Make her life a little easier (and healthier) with plant-based juices and meals delivered straight to her door on the regular. Veestro has over 50 delish and good-for-youà la carte items to choose from (starting at $6), plus a variety ofmeal packages and juice cleanse options (starting at $99). All of its offerings are created by chefs and are preservative-free and organic.
For the Cookbook Hoarder
Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering ($18): Let Mom turning her dining room into her very own Magnolia Table with the Flipper Upper star’s new book of family-loved recipes for chicken pot pie, mac and cheese, fried chicken with sticky poppy seed jam, overnight french toast, and more. She’ll be equally pleased that the house is so packed come dinnertime lately…
For The Spice Fanatic
La Boîte Mini 5 Spice Set ($25): If she’s always game for new restaurants, cuisines, and flavors, then she’ll be happy to sprinkle spice master Lior Lev Sercarz’s handmade selection of blended seasonings on any dish. Each thoughtfully crafted spice mix draws inspiration from his worldly travels.
For the Brunch Pro
Russ & Daughters New York Brunch ($115): If the matriarch of your squad loves herself a weekend nosh complete with NYC’s finest coffee, hand-rolled bagels, chocolate babka, and smoked salmon, consider her wish granted with this gift basket that comes with all the essentials and feeds up to six.
For the Cheese Aficionado
Dean & Deluca Monthly Cheese Club-3 Month ($195): What could be better than a new cheese, every month? Hand selected by Dean & Deluca’s cheese monger, domestic and international favorites from soft and ripe to hard and aged all have their turn in the spotlight with this gift.
For the Coffee Snob
Chemex Ottomatic 2.0 ($350): There’s a reason the Chemex has a cult following amongst coffee drinkers (and homebrewers). That’s because not only does it make a perfect cup of joe, but its design and craftsmanship will look sexy AF on your kitchen counter. Seriously, you might have to cut mom off from all the caffeine once she gets her hands on this automatic coffee machine that has settings for both hot as well iced.
For the Sweet Tooth
Sugarfina Candy Trunk ($195): It doesn’t get anymore luxe (or tasty) than Sugarfina’s over-the-top trunk filled with 20 of its favorite colorful confections like Champagne gummies, rosé roses, apple frogs, dark chocolate sea salt caramels, and watermelon slices. Good luck opening just one.
For the Gardener
Back to the Roots Mushroom Kit ($20): If Mom fancies herself to be the Martha Stewart type but can’t seem to make it to her garden that often, bring nature to her with a forager kit that allows you to grow your own pearl oyster mushrooms — indoors. ‘Shroom-based dishes for the whole fam will be ready in no time.
For the Pasta Lover
Eppicotispai Pasta Starter Set ($60): There are few things in life better than a bowl of freshly made pasta, and this starter set comes with all the accoutrements (and a trusty instruction booklet) to create the best shapes: spaghetti, fettuccine, farfalle, ravioli, tortellini, and gnocchi.
For the Cook Who Will Try Anything Once
Instant Pot Duo Mini ($80): Pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté wizard, yogurt maker, warmer… you name it, this Instant Pot does it for you.
For the Pioneer Woman Wannabe
The Pioneer Woman Flea Market 5-Piece Prep Set ($15): If she’s a Ree Drummond fan, she’ll be happier than ever cooking along to her show with her very own flea market-chic measuring cup and four-piece measuring bowls set.
For the True Fixer Upper
Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Galvanized Charger With Gold Welding ($10 each): Leave it to Chip and Jo to create the rustic yet modern chargers mom’s table desperately needs.
For the Outdoorsy Ma
Hunter for Target Square Cooler ($50):Hunter just launched a new line with Target, and if your mom lives in her Hunter rain boots chances are she’s going to want its new waterproof and ultra utilitarian cooler to match ’em. This is ideal for camping, tailgating, and other mom-approved outdoor activities.
For the Dessert Queen
Maggie Louise Mother’s Day Chocolate Box ($50): At the end of the day, you can never top a classic box of chocolates. Maggie Louise’s stunning assortment is hand-painted (in the form of lips, diamonds, earrings, and eyelashes!) and uses fair-trade El Rey white chocolate from Venezuela, sustainable dark and milk chocolate from Ecuador, ganache, and caramel.
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