Kitchenware Gift Ideas for Mothers (Great for Mother’s Day)

As every significant event this year, most of us will celebrate Mother’s Day indoors because of the “panorama”.

Gifts will be the talk of the day and if you are looking out to impress her then this article is one of your best chances to.

Spoil her this year with some kitchen upgrades and new tools to making cooking much enjoyable.

Finding the right kitchen gift especially for a mother who enjoys cooking may be tricky because you might just buy something she already has.

The goal is to buy something unique and practical that she will use often. 

From a new set of stainless-steel kitchen utensils to a DIY homemade cheese kit, below are some great options you could choose from.

Saltverk Birch Smoked Salt

This smoked salt is from Iceland and has just the right amount of flavor and salty. An interesting fact about is that it is produced with 100% geothermal energy on a small peninsula outside Reykjavik.

Coffee subscription boxes

Counter Culture Coffee - Whole Bean Coffee - Fresh Roasted, Sustainably Farmed (Kosher) - Big Trouble, 12 oz (1 Bag)
  • CARAMEL | NUTTY | ROUND. Roast Level: 63. Big Trouble is a dark roast comprised of freshly harvested coffees from around the world. Components change over the seasons, but the coffee will always taste like dark chocolate, caramel, and have a round body.
  • CERTIFIED KOSHER whole bean coffee. We source only exceptional coffee beans that are sustainably farmed and environmentally sustainable. We maintain detailed relationships with each of our partners.
  • BLEND COMPONENTS: 75% INCAHUASI, PERU / 15% URCUNINA, COLOMBIA / 10% BAROIDA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. Big Trouble will always be freshly harvested coffee that is sweet and mild with notes of caramel, nuttiness, and dark chocolate in varying proportions.
  • SINCE OUR FOUNDING IN 1995, Counter Culture has been a relentless pursuit of coffee perfection through a dedication to real environmental, social, and fiscal sustainability and a commitment to creating cutting-edge coffee people.

If she loves coffee then this would be that gift! This would be a really good gift if she appreciates a new brew once in a while.

Some of the two to choose from are Counter Culture which delivers the freshest beans at an affordable price or Angel’s cup that’ll definitely give her new experiences at coffee varieties.

The Always Pan

This is one of those pans you will spot in an influencer’s kitchen on Instagram or YouTube.

It is a simple, nonstick pan that can make making omelets and stir fry as enjoyable as possible as well as pasta.

The Staub Cast Iron 5.5-Quart Round Cocotte

STAUB Cast Iron Round Cocotte, 5.5-quart, Black Matte, Made in France
  • LOCKS IN FLAVOR: Heavy weight tight-fitting lid retains moisture, spikes on the lid create a rain-forest effect evenly returning juices back onto food
  • OVEN SAFE: Oven safe up to 900°F/482°C without lid. Lids are oven safe up to 500°F/260°C
  • SUITABLE FOR ANY COOKING SURFACE: Smooth enamel bottom works on all stovetops including gas, electric, glass ceramic, induction, and halogen
  • PERFECT BROWNING: Unique interior textured black matte enamel results in exceptional browning
  • NONSTICK SURFACE: Interior black matte enamel finish produces a natural nonstick surface that is more resistant to scratches and chips.

This is quite a gift too especially for a mother who needs to feed a whole crowd lol!

It is a classic well-designed Dutch oven which is a sleek stylish versatile kitchenware for cooking just about anything.

A cheaper alternative or such a pan could be the Lodge 4.5 Quart Round Dutch Oven.

Simon Pearce Barre Carafe

Simon Pearce still has some gorgeous glassware that would really look beautiful in your mum’s kitchen.

He is a Vermont-based Irish designer who has beautiful designs but the Carafe definitely steals the show.

It is perfect for water, orange juice and even wine, anything she may want to set out to impress her guests.

The Carafe could be paired with the Firstleaf subscription box if you want to give a wine gift too.

A blank Recipe Book for family favorites

The journal is a creative gift because she will get to compile all her recipes that she would love for her family members to learn with time.

I could be a classic family recipe to a new family favorite that can be handed down. The fact that she gets to personalize it makes it so unique and it does not cost much on Amazon.

French Tart Baking Kit

If your mother loves brunch and making brunch treats then this is a perfect gift. It will help make some really amazing French pastries for her to enjoy.

Air Fryer Max XL (100 recipes)

Ninja Air Fryer Cookbook for Beginners: 100+ Quick, Easy and Delicious Recipes for the Ninja Air Fryer and Max XL (Beginners and Advanced Users)
  • Lilly, Vickie (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 103 Pages - 10/29/2020 (Publication Date) - Independently published (Publisher)

If she is new to air fryers then this would be so simple and easy to use. The Cosori Air Fryer is perfect for making homemade crispy fries, garlic bread or just heating up breakfast when in a hurry.

Togu Knives

Sharp knives are a cook’s favorite tool of use so imagine giving her a year long subscription to sharp knives.

She will get two knives in the set which will be replaced at regular intervals.

She won’t ever deal with dull knives or having to sharpen them for herself.

The BlueCut SJ Apron

Bluecut - Premium Designer Apron Handcrafted in California, USA (El Jefe - Bay Leaf - XL)
  • Handcrafted in California, USA.
  • A larger apron that wears properly on the individual who needs it.
  • All denim and canvas from USA, Europe, or Japan.
  • Worn and approved by professional chefs and cooks in the culinary world.
  • Durable, stylish, and timeless design

If she is a foodie and notoriously messy in the kitchen then aprons are a thoughtful gift.

It is handcrafted and is designed as a tribute to its company’s cofounder Karam Kim’s mom who was brought up in Seoul, South Korea so it looks very rich in traditional patterns.

Gozney Roccbox Portable Pizza Oven

ROCCBOX by Gozney Portable Outdoor Pizza Oven - Gas Fired, Fire & Stone Outdoor Pizza Oven - New Olive Green
  • A PREMIUM, PORTABLE FIRE AND STONE PIZZA OVEN - reaching high temperatures of over 932ºF to give you the ideal balance of thin base and perfectly puffed up, charred artisan crust - in just 60 seconds.
  • READY TO GO - with inbuilt thermometer, retractable legs and detachable dual-fuel burners Roccbox is easy to transport and set up- just click the switch and start cooking!
  • GAS OR WOOD FUELLED* - Offering the convenience of gas and tradition of wood fire, Gozney Roccbox comes complete with a gas burner as standard, and the option to buy a detachable wood burner as an additional accessory.
  • SAFE TOUCH - body insulation and the outer silicone skin make Roccbox the family friendly option, reducing the danger of skin burns that is a feature of metal bodied ovens.
  • RATED NO. 1 OUTDOOR STAND-ALONE PIZZA OVEN by Serious Eats - highly regarded by Forbes, GQ and The Times.

If you are still confused of what to get her for the kitchen then think outside the kitchen.

An outdoor pizza oven could be a really good option for her outdoor events that can make pizza and chicken wings or roasted veggies.

It is not limited to pizza making alone.

Breville Milk Café Electric Frother

The automatic milk frother features a cold stir setting to foam milk without heat. It includes attachments for lattes and cappuccinos.

If she loves making coffee at home then this was made just for her.

The All-Clad 6-Quart Pasta Pot

All-Clad E414S6 Stainless Steel Pasta Pot and Insert Cookware, 6-Quart, Silver -
  • Large 6-quart capacity
  • Perforated 4-quart insert for straining
  • Large loop handles for easy lifting
  • Made with polished stainless steel construction
  • Dishwasher safe

This pasta pot may come in handy if she fancies the farfalle and fusilli and it includes an inserted strainer so she does not have to get a colander to drain her pasta when it’s cooked.

It is made from stainless steel with an aluminum base.

Demeyere Stainless Egg Poaching Pan

Demeyere 4-Cup Egg Cooker/Poacher
  • 7.1" diameter
  • 1.5-quart capacity
  • 18/10 stainless steel
  • 4 removable inserts.

This eye poaching pan has a tempered glass lid in order to see how far the eggs have to cook, how cool?

And you can coo more than one egg at once! She can also detach the non-stick egg cups and use the pan for melting butter, making sauces and more.

It also has a handle that is designed to stay cool to touch in the process of cooking.

Pizzacraft Cordierite 14.5-inch Round Glazed Pizza Stone with Red Handles

Pizzacraft 14.5" Round Glazed Pizza Grilling Stone with Handles - PC0109 (Orange)
  • Eliminating hot spots while cooking
  • Produce uniformly browned crust
  • Convenient for heating and re-heating ready-made frozen pizza and baked goods
  • Require no seasoning or conditioning
  • Thermal shock resistant

This 40$ bright red ceramic pizza stone is the perfect gift if she loves making pizza. The pizza stone will make her pizza crusts crispy.

Bin 8 Multi Kitchen Tool

On first look you would think it is just an empty wine bottle but this colorful tool it a do-it-all which grates cheese, measures ingredients, opens cans and a lot more.

This is that new tool she didn’t even now she needed!

Premium Cocktail Maker

No, she does not need any bartender skills for this hehe! All she needs is place one of the capsules inside the machine and get a restaurant-worthy cocktail in a matter of minutes.

It’s an impressive, mixologist-approved kitchenware for making whiskey sours margaritas and other cocktails.

All she needs now is to stock up on some rum, vodka and other liquors for some cocktail making.

Stainless steel 5-blade Herb Scissors

If your mother is a seasoned cook then she will definitely appreciate this gift. These scissors make chopping herbs quite enjoyable, fast and hassle-free. It may be that additional tool she needs.

Shelly Klein Personalized Family Mug

All you’d have to do is send a picture of your choice and Shelly Klein, the artist will draw the picture’s cartoon persona onto a ceramic cup.

This will guarantee a smile on your mother’s face trust me!

Creativefine Milk frother handheld Foam Maker Latte Art Set

Most moms love a morning that starts with a dose of caffeine so transforming her breakfasts with this frother will turn her kitchen into a “fancy café” with an affordable latte art kit.

It not only comes with a frother but a latte art needle and stencils making her mornings extra special.

Nostalgia Electric Fondue Pot with Temperature Control

Nostalgia FPS200 6-Cup Stainless Steel Electric Fondue Pot with Temperature Control, 6 Color-Coded Forks and Removable Pot - Perfect for Chocolate, Caramel, Cheese, Sauces and More
  • 6-Cup capacity - Make up to 1.5 quarts (3 pounds) of your favorite fondue for birthdays, pool parties or any special event to share with friends and family. Cord length : 38 Inches
  • Fondue party - Make any get together special. Dip fruit, vegetables, breads, pretzels, chicken wings, ribs, and more into a variety of fondue sauces. Try Buffalo sauce, barbecue sauce, ranch, chocolate, cheese, dipping broths and more.
  • Temperature control - Keep fondues at the ideal temperature by adjusting the blue-lit temperature control dial.
  • Cool-touch handles - Use the cool-touch side handles for safe and easy handling while moving the removable pot.
  • 6 color-coded forks - Allow guests to serve themselves decadent chocolate fondue, delectable cheese dips and more with the included 6 color-coded forks. Notches in the rim hold each fork in place.

She may have a lot of fancy kitchenware but we could bet she would want this too. It has a retro style that has a temperature control knob to help in melting chocolate or cheese.

It also comes with six color-coded forks to get the whole family in it.

ThermoWorks ThermoPop

ThermoPro TP03 Digital Instant Read Meat Thermometer Kitchen Cooking Food Candy Thermometer with Backlight and Magnet for Oil Deep Fry BBQ Grill Smoker Thermometer
  • Super-fast: Instant reading thermometer with backlight features 3.9 inches food grade stainless steel probe gets temp readout within 3-5 seconds with high precision sensor
  • Accurate readout: Cooking thermometer with temp range of -58 ~ 572 degree Fahrenheit (-50 ~ 300 degree Celsius); accurate to ±0.9 degree Fahrenheit; Perfect for indoor outdoor cooking, grilling, BBQ and so on
  • Easy to use: Kitchen thermometer with foldable probe design folds away easily and locks into base for portability; Magnetic back and hook allows for convenient storage
  • Smart design: Digital meat thermometer will auto shut off if readout stays on for 10 minutes; Powered by AAA battery; batteries included
  • Backlight display: Grilling thermometer features backlight LCD display to let you see clearly while cooking in the evening, indoors or outdoors

Knowing when to take a cake or meat out of the oven is a skill that for many comes with cooking a lot but not everyone gets this.

This meat thermometer would help your mom get her food temperature right and can help take away all the guesswork she has to endure by giving her accurate readings.

An interesting thing to note about is that it comes with a ton of fun colors to choose from so you would be able to choose one that goes with her kitchen theme.

Bamboo Kauai Cutting Board

Totally Bamboo Kauai Bamboo Serving & Cutting Board, 14" x 11.5", Natural Two Tone
  • COOK WITH STYLE: This beautiful board features two stylish caps of light colored natural bamboo flanking the main surface of rich caramelized bamboo
  • SIZED FOR EVERYDAY USE: This board has plenty of space for food prep and serving while still being easy to store; measures 14-1/2" x 11-1/2"
  • BEAUTIFUL AND FUNCTIONAL: This board is crafted from beautiful flat-grain Moso bamboo, which makes it lightweight, durable and gentle on knives
  • GREAT FOR CUTTING & SERVING: The size and durability of this board make it an excellent option for chopping vegetables, carving chicken, slicing fruits or even serving a spread of meats and cheeses
  • EASY CARE: Simply hand wash or wipe with a damp cloth; do not soak in water or wash in the dishwasher

Not every chopping board is the same and this medium-sized cutting board is one of those different ones that any mother would love.

It is made from bamboo making it lighter and harder at the same time than most wooden chopping boards the same size. It is not only unique but affordable!

Coninx Magnetic Knife Holder

Coninx Magnetic Knife Block - Magnetic Knife Holder - Knife Magnet - Bamboo Knife Holder - Knife Block without Knives - Magnetic Knife Stand
  • ELEGANT DISPLAY: Why fuss with a boringly average knife holder when you can display one of these beauties? Made out of all natural bamboo wood, our bamboo wood knife stand is just as stylish as it is functional!
  • STRONG & STURDY: Though it displays nicely on a countertop, the bamboo knife holder is reliably strong. Bamboo wood is also unbelievably easy to clean, 100% sustainable & safe for use in the kitchen.
  • SAFE NON-SLIP BASE: Finished with anti-skid felt pads on the bottom, our bamboo knife block is safer to use on slippery counter tops than ordinary blocks. No more skidding, slipping, sliding or wobbling around!
  • POWERFUL MAGNET: The super strength hidden magnet built in to this wood knife block without knives draws the metal tip of your kitchen knife when inserted, thus making it easier, quicker & safer to store your knives. Strength magnet is 1050 gaus.
  • LIFETIME GUARANTEE: We of course want you to fall in love with wood block knife holder. This is why every magnetic knife block is backed by a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. Order yours today!

It could be a challenge for her storing her knives especially if she doesn’t fancy buying them in sets.

However, with this magnetic knife holder, she can store them while keeping the blades sharp.

It acts like a knife strip but with no installation required. Perfect ids she doesn’t like kitchen clutter.

Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker

This would be an awesome option too if she likes making treats for the grand kids when y’all come around. She will definitely enjoy it while the little ones banter away what they have been up to.

Omega Nutrition Center Juicer

Cold pressed juices are definitely a favorite for many. This is a perfect gift especially if your mom is all into consuming vitamins and minerals in a tasty form.

Smartphone/Tablet Holder

iPad Stand, AboveTEK Kitchen Tablet Stand – Highflex 360 Counter and Wall Wobble Free iPad Holder, 4.7 to 13.5 Inch Universal Desktop iPad Mount & Phone Holder - 3 Free Wall Mounts Included(White)
  • Highflex 360 – Finally, a wobble free, hands free kitchen tablet stand in a sleek, modern, kitchen elevating style you’re not embarrassed to leave on display, bolstered by ultra-reinforced, knock-proof aluminum hands, feet and base that pivot to your perfect viewing position.
  • The End of Pain, Strain & Squinting - 86* Adjustable base, 360 degree pivot & 4 point adjustable feet allow you to perfectly position your favorite television show, movie, newscast, recipe tutorial, or keep little hands busy while you cook, clean or relax. Two included allen wrenches make adjusting your tablet phone holder for kitchen a breeze.
  • It Fits! Universal sized counter wall mount table stand holds tight to any 4.7 inch to 13.5 inch iPhone, iPad, google phone, android phone or whatever they dream up next. Bonus camera adapter allows you to quickly and easily transform this into an ultra-stable portable camera tripod so you never miss those once in a lifetime moments.
  • Sets up in seconds - Includes everything you need for the lifestyle viewing experience…1x portable tablet holder, 3x wall mounting cradles (with adhesives), 1x camera tripod adapter, 2x Allen keys, 12x wall anchoring screws (for more permanent installation, if you desire) plus a quick start users guide.
  • Built for life – Try the highflex 360 risk free for 45 days and agree it’s the best iPad tablet mount at any price range or we’ll extend a full, prompt, friendly refund – no questions asked. (Extended 180 day warranty redeemable after purchase).

This is a handy gift especially if she likes following recipes on YouTube as she cooks.

It will be able to hold the device upright in landscape view or any angle she’d want and she will be able to use her stylus to scroll without touch the screen with the food in her hand.


In conclusion, there may be more kitchenware ideas that you may have that are not in this list. Just remember that the thought counts.

Of course, don’t get the same old gift you got her last Mother’s Day but you know her better than any list you could find on the internet.

Maybe there’s something she has been talking on and on about subtly that may not be as unique but if she sees a need for it then get it for her.