21 Mother's Day Gifts for the Woman Who Loves to Cook + Entertain
Take your mom's kitchen and table to the next level with these thoughtful cooking gadgets, appliances and accessories.
For the woman who bakes everything with love, we've found the perfect gift: a heart-shaped server with a rose gold handle. You can sweeten the delivery by pairing your present with a pie or cake and letting the lady of the hour dish it out to everybody.
Buy It: Food52, $56.00
Ceramic Butter Dish
It might seem small, but this ceramic butter dish is bound to be a big hit with Mom. Inspired by the French-country way of keeping butter soft and spreadable, the dish divides into two separate pieces. She'll pour water in the bottom, spread butter in the top and get an air-tight seal to keep the butter soft. Better still? Each piece is handcrafted like a work of art.
Buy It: Food52, $45.00
Digital Kitchen Scale
If your mother is a detail-oriented cook, then she'll definitely want to get her hands on this digital kitchen scale. Let her know that she can use the LCD touchpad to measure grams, milliliters, ounces and pounds, and tell her the device will automatically shut off after two minutes of inactivity.
Buy It: Williams Sonoma, $99.95
Modular Spice Rack
Give Mom's spice rack a major upgrade with the help of these smart and stylish modular shelves. Available in sets of three or five, the dark walnut cubes have magnets on all sides, so they can be arranged exactly to her liking.
Buy It: Food52, $42 - $58
Silicone Splash Guard
Snag this splash guard for the woman who loves her skillet, but not the oil splatters. The soft, BPA-free silicone cone fits right into a pot or pan and can be tossed into the dishwasher for easy cleanup.
Buy It: Food52, $40 - $69
Modern Pasta Maker
Thanks to this sophisticated, pasta-making machine, you can finally treat your mother to an authentic taste of Italy. The device is easy to operate and expertly rolls and cuts pasta dough, allowing Mom to create lasagne, fettuccine and tagliolini right at home.
Chinoiserie-Inspired Pie Dish
We have no doubt that the Hostest with the Mostest will swoon over this Chinoiserie-inspired pie dish. Made from stoneware and stamped with a lovely blue pattern, this piece is perfect for serving pie, quiche and even clafoutis.
Buy It: Food52, $75 - $85
Specialty Jam Sampler
Make Mother's Day a little sweeter and present her with a box of jams and preserves from Kerber's Farm. This sampler contains six signature fruit jams, each prepared by hand in small batches and with half the sugar of traditional jams.
Lavendar Baking Dish
If your mom's favorite dish has been damaged over the years, replace it with this brilliant baker. Inspired by the fragrant, sun-drenched lavender fields of southern France, the ceramic piece takes on a purple hue that she won't find anywhere else.
Buy It: Crate & Barrel, $110.00
Golden Cake Stand
Go ahead and grab this golden cake stand for the baker who's all about a good presentation. Crafted from gleaming, two-toned stainless steel with a subtly etched motif, this stand will truly add a glamorous touch to her table.
Buy It: Anthropologie, $78.00
Painted Tea Towels
You could also dress up her kitchen with a set of dramatic tea towels. Designed to look like an oil painting, each features a still life depicting things like oysters, fruit and cheese.
Buy It: Food52, $30.00
Handcrafted Egg Board
As pretty as it is practical, this handcrafted cornish egg board promises to give Mom's deviled eggs the display they deserve. She can fill the four carved divots with eggs and let the petite platter stand on its own, or she can use the ash wood piece to accent a charcuterie board.
Buy It: Food52, $50.00
WoodWick's best-selling signature fragrance, Fireside, balances the natural scents of amber, vetiver and musk to capture the essence of a cozy evening by a warm fire.
Buy It: Amazon, $25
Striped Recipe Saver
Snag this stylish striped binder for your family's secret recipe keeper. In addition to slots for up to forty 4 x 6 notecards, the binder contains PVC-lined pages that will keep her recipes protected from splatters and stains.
Buy It: Amazon, $25.28
We can already picture the smile on your mom's face when she sees this brand new blender sitting on her kitchen counter. Equipped with a 48-ounce container, high-performance motor and 10 variable speeds, this gadget streamlines the entire meal-prep process.
Bloody Mary Gift Set
Why not shake things up and serve Mom's favorite cocktail with a carafe and coffee table book? Perfect for the Bloody Mary enthusiast, this gift set includes a 16-ounce bottle of pickled Bloody Mary mix, a slender glass carafe and a copy of beverage expert Brian Bartell's The Bloody Mary: The Lore and Legend of a Cocktail Classic.
Beaded Fruit Basket
We think it's about time you swapped Mom's fruit bowl with a beaded basket. This decorative dome will look lovely sitting on her counter or island, where it will add texture to the whole kitchen.
Buy It: Anthropologie, $98.00
Rose Quartz Cheese Board
Your mother will certainly feel like the richest woman in the world when she receives this rose quartz cheese board. We love how the gilded trim complements the gemstone's purple hues and brings out the details just below the surface.
Buy It: Anthropologie, $78.00
Pick up this pastel saucepan for the woman whose happy place is in front of the stove. She'll love the triple-enamel coating almost as much as she'll appreciate the lid that doubles as a trivet. The saucepan can hold up to two quarts and comes in lavendar, pink and yellow.
Buy It: Food52, $60 - $80
Lace-Embossed Utensil Holder
If you ask us, a lace-embossed canister would make a lovely addition to Mom's kitchen. Choose from small, medium and large sizes, or shop the set and ensure that she has a place for her spoons, whisks and spatulas.
Buy It: Food52, $86 - $132
Floral-Patterned Instant Pot
And finally, skip the usual bouquet and go straight to the floral Instant Pot. Your mom definitely won't mind. With 12 built-in programs, this blossoming beauty can pressure cook, saute, steam and warm dinner to her heart's desire.