Michael Symon's Foodie Gift Picks

The chef and cohost of ABC's The Chew chooses his favorite gifts for foodies

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01 of 07

Herb Pots with Tray

Courtesy Williams-Sonoma

“Grow herbs in your kitchen all year round and make fresh and flavorful dishes for friends and family.”

BUY IT! $29.95; williams-sonoma.com

02 of 07

Cole and Mason Mortar and Pestle

Courtesy Cole and Mason

“I have a variety of mortar and pestles in my kitchen and find myself always using them. The possibilities are endless, from grinding nuts to making delicious fresh sauces in minutes.”

BUY IT! $39.99; amazon.com

03 of 07

Four Barrel Coffee Beans

Courtesy Four Barrel Coffee

“This is one of my absolute favorite roasters around. You really can’t go wrong when ordering off of their site.”

BUY IT! From $17.50; fourbarrelcoffee.com

04 of 07

Carnivore by Michael Symon

Courtesy Clarkson Potter

“This is a great gift option for the meat lover in your life!”

BUY IT! $35; amazon.com

05 of 07

Le Crueset Dutch Oven

Courtesy Le Crueset

“This is a piece of cookware in my kitchen that I find myself using constantly for making meaty braises, chili, soup and stew. There are few tasks that a Dutch oven can’t carry out!"

BUY IT! $330; amazon.com

06 of 07

Bulleit Bourbon

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“Always have a great bourbon around to get you though that long winter.”

BUY IT! $46; reservebar.com

07 of 07



“I couldn’t live without a Microplane. I use it for just about everything. It works wonders for grating cheese and zesting citrus.”

BUY IT! $14.95; amazon.com

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