Best Kitchen Appliance Gifts for Christmas 2018
A stand mixer that does it all is a homemaker’s dream. With interchangeable attachments and mixing bowls that range from 5 to 7 quarts, mixers are perfect for whisking, kneading, mashing, and spiralizing. Top brands like KitchenAid, Hamilton Beach, and Cuisinart offer stand mixers in many beautiful colors, so you can find one to match the recipient’s kitchen decor.
Give the gift of endless smoothies when you get your loved one a blender or blender set. Look for heavy-duty blenders with multiple accessories such as food processor attachments, personal blender cups, and traditional blender attachments. You can rely on proven brands like Ninja and BlendTec to deliver the best quality for your money.
For the cook who likes to puree and blend their way to the perfect bisque, sauce, or dressing, an immersion blender is ideal. With this handheld gadget, your favorite chef will be able to minimize mess. Brands like Waring and Hamilton Beach even make immersion blenders with different attachments to aid with mixing as well as blending.
Make any breakfast lover on your Christmas list even more excited for the first meal of the day with a deluxe waffle maker. Check out brands like Cuisinart and Waring for different styles and settings that ensure each batch is perfect.
A coffee maker is a great Christmas gift for anyone that enjoys a cup of joe in the morning. With single-serve models like Keurig, or traditional drip coffee makers by KitchenAid and Hamilton Beach, your favorite coffee buff will look no further than their own kitchen for the perfect cup. For the java pro that wants it all, consider a system like the Ninja Coffee Bar that comes complete with multiple drink settings and a milk frother.
Let them enjoy the perfect cappuccino, latte, or espresso shot without leaving their kitchen. Espresso machines make fun and useful Christmas gifts for connoisseurs, college kids, and baristas trying to perfect their craft. Opt for brands like Breville that offer sleek colors and metallic finishes.
For the busy person who wants a great meal at the end of each long day, a slow cooker is a great gift. Brands like KitchenAid, Crock Pot, and Hamilton Beach offer slow cookers in various sizes with multiple heat and time settings. A 6-quart slow cooker is typically large enough to accommodate most meals, and some brands offer sets that include thermometers and dip warmers.
Get them a handy electric kettle for making quick cups of tea, hot chocolate, and French press coffee. Electric kettles can also be used to cook hardboiled eggs, oatmeal, soup, and noodles, making them an excellent gift for virtually anybody on your list this Christmas. Kettles from brands like Cuisinart, Hamilton Beach, and KitchenAid feature multiple settings for reliable versatility.