If you’re on the hunt for a wedding gift, then you know that finding the best wedding gift may not necessarily be the right wedding gift. After all, the task of buying a gift often rests in how well you really know the recipients. This is where the challenge lies because a wedding gift is best enjoyed when both the bride and groom can appreciate the gift together. Therefore, the best gifts are often those that are based on a shared interest or hobby like cooking. (*this post contains affiliate links)
Due to the sheer amount of choices available in small kitchen appliances, our gift finders have scoured Amazon for you. We are pleased to bring you these 12 small kitchen appliances that even novice cooks can utilize. Most of items featured below have been selected based on their current ranking as a #1 Bestseller on Amazon. From multi-purpose pots to quesadilla makers, these handy appliances will surely be used for many years for dinner-at-home dates to intimate gatherings with friends and family. These gifts are also ideal for a couple’s wedding shower with a kitchen theme.
Before you consider buying a kitchen appliance as a gift, here are some tips to remember:
- Be sure to know whether or not the couple has enough counter space in their home especially if they are living in a small space.
- If you still want to give a small kitchen appliance, it is best to stick with basic ones that will definitely come to use like a toaster or coffee maker.
- Most couples will have a wedding registry, so be sure to check their registry for choices. If you find something similar and better based on the registry, you can always opt to purchase this item.
- It would be good to know what the couple likes to cook together. This would be helpful in narrowing your choice of appliance.
- If you are unsure of buying an appliance, you could opt to buy a set of cookbooks for couples that love to cook together. Go here for more info.
Small Kitchen Appliances: Gift Ideas for Newlyweds Who Love To Cook
The Instant Pot (DUO80 8 Qt 7-in-1) – A multi-purpose slow cooker, pressure cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, and warmer. It also has a sauté function. This kitchen appliance has 7 functions.
Compact Smart Oven from (Breville BOV650XL) – This counter-top stainless steel oven has such features as roasting, baking, and toasting. It makes use of Element IQ® technology, which circulates the heat throughout the oven for precise cooking temperatures. This oven has 8 pre-programmed settings from toasting 4 slices to baking and broiling. Can bake a 12” pizza.
Hand Blender from (Cuisinart CSB-75BC) – This handheld blendeer is sleek and small with an ergonomic grup design. Comes in 8 colors from brushed chrome to pearl.
Airfryer from (Philips Black HD9220/28) – A countertop fryer that touts a healthier way to fry with 75% less fat. This fryer includes a cookbook with 150 recipes for breakfast to dinner to dessert, and beyond.
Food Processor from Oster Pro 1200 – This 3-1 blender with food processor has a large capacity for 24 oz. smoothies. It comes with a BPA-free bowl that can hold 5 cups.
Bread Machine from (Oster CKSTBRTW20) – Bake homemade bread with this bread maker that has a load capacity of 2.0 lbs. For quick baking under an hour, it has an “expressbake” setting. Has a 13-hour programmable timer for making fresh bread. An indicator light shows the details of each baking stage when making bread.
Belgian Waffle Maker from (Oster CKSTWF2000) – Make homemade waffles with this waffle maker that has an adjustable temperature control for making fluffy to crispy waffles.
Juicer from (Aicok) – This fruit and vegetable juice extractor has a BPA-free food grade blade that can extract up to 25% more juice and 30% more vitamins and minerals compared with most juicers.
Orville Redenbacher’s Hot Air Popper from (Presto 04821) – Make up to 18 cups of popcorn in less than 2.5 minutes. This popcorn maker does not require oil because it makes use of hot air to pop the kernels.
Ice Cream Maker from (KitchenAid KICA0WH) – Create homemade ice cream for a ice cream social in the summer. This ice cream maker products up to 2.0 quarts of ice cream, gelato or sorbet in 20-30 minutes. This appliance can be used with other KitchenAid stand mixers. It comes with a freezer bowl, a dasher, an adapter, and drive assembly.
Electric Quesadilla Maker from (George Foreman GFQ001) – This stovetop appliance has a non-stick surface for making quesadillas with gooey cheese.
Indoor Grill from Excelvan – Grill your own vegetables and meats even during the winter with this indoor grill. It has a non-stick drip tray for collecting oil drippings and has a side handles for portability.