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Mother's Day Gift Ideas 2022: What To Get The Mom Who Loves To Cook

Celebrating someone who loves the kitchen? Look no further.
By Published Apr. 28, 2022

Our ATK Reviews team reviews hundreds of products a year and once we name a winner, our deals team starts hunting for sales for our readers. They put together a killer Mother’s Day sale this year, with so many good items that I’m even buying myself something off of it (Hey, I’m a mom, too!).

Make sure to check out the full list of exclusive deals for a bunch of Mother’s Day gift ideas, but here are a few of my faves.

For the Grill Pro: A Digital Thermometer (30% off)

I hate that dads get grilling as their “thing.” Moms grill, too! I cook the steak in our house, and I’m pretty darn good at it. One of my essential grilling tools is a digital thermometer. Knowing the internal temperature of your food takes the guesswork out of cooking (and baking, frying, etc.). And chef-y reasons aside, I often use my digital thermometer to make sure my frozen burritos are hot and my leftovers are warmed through, so they’re useful even for a takeout queen. The ThermoPop Digital Pocket Thermometer ($24.50) is our best value digital thermometer. A fraction of the price of our winner, it’s just as accurate and comes in an array of cheerful colors. 

For Literally Everyone: Nordic Ware Baking Sets (21% off)

I am evangelical about sheet pans. Most kitchens have a baking sheet that will suffice but a flat sheet pan with sturdy, reinforced rims can do so much. The baking sheet lid, a favorite of professional bakers, clicks on top of the pan, making the whole thing a container, great for storing and transporting food. (My set is currently holding some freshly-washed spinach while it air dries!) I love this Nordic Ware sheet pan and cover duo ($26.99)—you get two of each!—as a gift for cooks, bakers, hosts, food preppers . . . basically anyone at all.

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For the Mom That’s Always Drinking Cold Tea (or Coffee): An Ember Mug (20% off)

What is it about tea that makes you want to make a cup and promptly forget about it, leaving you to return an hour later to a cold drink? The Ember Mug ($135.99) keeps coffee and tea perfectly and precisely warm so you never have to drink cold coffee again. It solves a very specific, very annoying problem and each time you take a sip of your warm beverage it’s like a friend was looking out for you and freshened your cup. Who doesn’t need more of that in their life? 

For the Eco-conscious Mom: Abeego Food Wrap (20% off)

I'm always looking for ways to be more environmentally-friendly in the kitchen. But for me to truly adopt something, it needs to be easy. Reusable food wraps are pieces of fabric coated in wax that wrap around foods or over the top of containers to seal them, in the way that you’d use plastic wrap or a plastic bag. Some brands are terrible (I’m looking at you, Trader Joe’s) but the best ones are easier to use than plastic wrap, which can stick to itself and be a general pain. Our winning food wrap by Abeego ($14.40) is soft and malleable without being sticky—a product that’s better for the environment and easier to use? Sign me up. 

Those are a few of my favorites but there are so many more great things in the sale. Make sure to check out the full list to see if there is something for one of the mothers in your life.

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