Foodie Friday: Top 5 Gift Ideas for Cooks

As we noted last week after Thanksgiving in this story, some top cookbooks from would be a great addition to your Christmas list this season.

But if you’re not interested in those, already have them (we hope you do!), or are planning to give them as gifts (another great idea!), then check out these cool items you can use or give this year.

Can Cooker

Back in the old days, milk was delivered in metal cans that eventually were used for other purposes including cooking. The CanCooker has downsized, making the cooking time shorter, but the meals are still great. Check it out here!




Weston Non-Stick Burger EXPress

Get the kids involved with your venison processing by having them help out with this great Burger EXPress patty-maker. It makes uniform patties, which are easier to cook or freeze. Check it out here!




Eastman Outdoors Wild Game Processing Kit

If you process your own venison, this kit is outstanding for everything from sawing bones to trimming choice cuts. Includes knives for caping, skinning, boning and more. Check it out here!




Chatellier’s Rare Game Sauce

One of the Deer & Deer Hunting staff favorites! Chatellier’s is a favorite recipe of a longtime Atlantic flyway waterfowl and upland bird hunter. Great as a marinade or served warm over prepared game. Check it out here!




Hi Mountain Seasonings

With a wide selection of great seasonings, casings, equipment and more for jerky and snack sticks, you’ll want to pick up more than one! Check out the seasonings here!




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