From the unusual to the practical, here are a few of our favorite web finds for Cyber Monday shoppers who want to cross names off their list.
Seeking the unusual for someone who loves to host events but is difficult to shop for? How about a vintage 1960’s brass nutcracker, from Stag Provisions ($118)? Stag Provisions’ One and Done sale occurs once a year from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, with each item being one-of-a-kind to its inventory. This nutcracker will certainly be a topic of conversation at the recipient’s holiday cocktail parties.
There is also a kitchy Little Man Cork Screw and Bottle Opener ($88) up for grabs.
Over at relique.com, you can use code FRIDAY35 to save 35% on just about everything, through today. A few of our favorite things are this vintage mid-century barbecue apron ($69). Apparently, someone somewhere (ahem) tried to make Californian barbecue sauce a thing. If you have a barbecue enthusiast or beloved Californian on your list, check it out:
For the Francophile friend or family member, this trio of seasoning crocks with cork lids ($179, shown below) would be a thoughtful addition to their collection:
Prefer to purchase something more purposeful? Food52 is inviting customers to take 20% of the majority of their inventory today. Use code MERRYMONDAY at checkout. Food52’s collection of items $50 or less is especially helpful if you’re looking for a culinary gift within a modest budget. These two items are tools you’d use on a daily basis:
This batter bowl ($44 before discount, shown above) would be a workhorse in any kitchen.
The minimalist favorite, a Stumptown Chemex coffee brewer with filters, $48 before discount, shown below.
For that person who just can’t get the rice right? We found other highly rated clay Kinto rice pots on Amazon for $100. This ceramic version, in the 4-servings size (shown below), is $76 before discount at Food52.
A stocking stuffer suggestion? These two bread storage bags, $12.95, below, from Amazon.com. They’ve got a rustic look to them, come in a pair, and keep produce and bread fresh. Santa, please take note.
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