Best Gifts For Beginner Cooks: Rachael's Top Picks For New Cooks Building Their Kitchen Collection

by
This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors.

If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.

Playing Rachael's Best Gift Ideas For New Cooks Who Are Building a Kitchen Collection | Q & Ray & J
Rachael's Best Gift Ideas For New Cooks Who Are Building a Kitchen Collection | Q & Ray & J Aired October 12, 2020

If anyone knows what cooks need in their kitchen, it's Rachael. And even though she believes "it really depends on the cook or the chef" when it comes to choosing the best gift, Rach of course has a few ideas to get a new cook started. 

Q: My son just graduated from SUNY Adirondack's culinary program. What are some good gift ideas for his kitchen?

1. Special Knives

"John has given me knives from Japan," Rach says. "So, [get] a really special, unusual knife." 

2. Cast Iron

"Good cast iron lasts a lifetime," Rach says.

Shop Rachael's go-to cast-iron skillet here.

3. Gift Cards To Specialty Small Business Cooking Sites

"There are so many great small businesses out there that also make specialty equipment for the kitchen," Rach says.

Plus, some of Rachael's go-to sites for food gift boxes are The Chef's Garden (for veggies and herbs delivered straight to your kitchen), Goldbelly, Ditalia.

This Week on the Show

You Might Like