For the more hardcore DIY enthusiast in your life, here's a selection of tools that are sure to make them squeal with glee when they see them under the tree.
Milwaukee Instruments pH Tester
For the canner who likes to tinker with recipes, this tool ensures that you're working well within safe acidity levels. Inexpensive and easy to use, this tool makes a great stocking stuffer.
Wondering what to do with the spoils from your Festa di Salumi
efforts? This countertop food slicer is perfect for getting deli-thin slices of your salami, coppa and other meats. The adjustable bladed gives you complete control.
Handcrafted in Poland, these ceramic fermentation crocks are great for making sauerkraut and fermented pickles. The clever design of the lid allows gas to escape while keeping mold and other contaminants out.
Apple and Fruit Crusher
Crush large amounts of fruit quickly and easily. Great for making fruit butters and sauces, or for making cider and fruit wine.
These incredibly versatile tools allow you to make dried fruit, fruit leather, kale chips, jerky and so much more. Perfect for making nutritious, healthful snacks from fresh fruits and veggies.
Vacuum sealers are extremely handy tools for freezing meats, fruit and veggies, and for the extra-geeky home chef in your life, are key for cooking meats sous vide for incredibly soft, silky proteins.