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For the friend who loves to cook: 17 cool kitchen gifts for $25 or less

by Erica Brosnan and Danielle Moskowitz / / Source: TODAY

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Some folks love to make reservations, and others love to spend time and effort creating special meals straight from their kitchen.

For those friends who live for creating meal-time masterpieces, we've found the 17 best gifts to help them season, prep and garnish the season's dishes like a pro. Bon appetit!

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1.Glass Herb Keeper, $19.95, Crate & Barrel

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1.Glass Herb Keeper, $19.95, Crate & Barrel

2. Porcini Infused Salt, $22, Hamptons Salt Company

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2. Porcini Infused Salt, $22, Hamptons Salt Company

3. Cheese Storage Kit, $23, Formaticum

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3. Cheese Storage Kit, $23, Formaticum

4. Apple Slicer and Peeler, $18, Excalibur

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4. Apple Slicer and Peeler, $18, Excalibur

5. Colorful kitchen utensil trio, $18, Bambu

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5. Colorful kitchen utensil trio, $18, Bambu

6. Diamond Stripe Kitchen Towel, $15, Coyuchi

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6. Diamond Stripe Kitchen Towel, $15, Coyuchi

7. Art+Cook Soak and Strain Wash Bowl, $25, Amazon

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7. Art+Cook Soak and Strain Wash Bowl, $25, Amazon

8. Bees Knees Spicy Honey, $14, Uncommon Goods

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8. Bees Knees Spicy Honey, $14, Uncommon Goods

9. Open Kitchen Stripe Apron in Black, $14, Williams-Sonoma

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9. Open Kitchen Stripe Apron in Black, $14, Williams-Sonoma

10. To the Market Notepad, $8, OneCanoeTwo

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10. To the Market Notepad, $8, OneCanoeTwo

11. California Growers Blend "Tallboy" Extra Virgin Olive Oil, $25, The Other Brother Company

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11. California Growers Blend "Tallboy" Extra Virgin Olive Oil, $25, The Other Brother Company

12. Almedahls Picknick Oven Mitten, $24, Huset

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12. Almedahls Picknick Oven Mitten, $24, Huset

13. White Stainless Steel/Wood Gourmet 5-piece Cheese Board Tool Set, Starting at $17.89, Overstock.com

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13. White Stainless Steel/Wood Gourmet 5-piece Cheese Board Tool Set, Starting at $17.89, Overstock.com

14. Rachel Ray Cucina Stoneware EVOO Dispensing Bottle, starting at $17.89, Overstock.com

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14. Rachel Ray Cucina Stoneware EVOO Dispensing Bottle, starting at $17.89, Overstock.com

15. BergHOFF 2-piece Bamboo Prep Board, $24.26, Overstock.com

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15. BergHOFF 2-piece Bamboo Prep Board, $24.26, Overstock.com

16. Buenos Nachos! Cookbook, $25, Food52

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16. Buenos Nachos! Cookbook, $25, Food52

17. Reverso Primo Measuring Cup, $14.95, Urban Trend

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17. Reverso Primo Measuring Cup, $14.95, Urban Trend

Market work by Louise Gore, on Instagram @LouisePGore

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