Wondering what to give cooks and eaters on your list over the holidays? Check out my interview with Melissa Clark on the great Splendid Table, airing around the country this week. To read more about the swell time-tested finds — both bought and made yourself —, you’ll find them on these Improvised Life pages:

My all time favorite gift is the tool I use daily in the kitchen: French paring knives with colorful painted wooden handles.

opinel-paring-knives

 

A sheaf of home printed poems, recipes, thoughts you’d like to share.

Sally Schneider
Sally Schneider

My personal favorite cooking fork: vintage fondue forks

Sally Schneider
Sally Schneider

You can make or buy Not-Plastic Beeswax Food Wrap (something everyone needs).

photo: apartment therapy
apartment therapy

When I need a tiny hostess gift to take to a dinner party, I bring a box of China Markers (the brainstorm of wine writer Anthony Giglio), for writing guest’s names on wine or water glasses.

Sinnae Choi
Sinnae Choi

An always-appreciated gift are paint-dipped wooden spoons, to diy or buy.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/nicoleporterdesign
https://www.etsy.com/shop/nicoleporterdesign

 

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2 replies on “Gifts for Eaters and Cooks via Sally and The Splendid Table

  1. I loved hearing your interview and clever ideas on the Splendid Table. Thank you!

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