2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Tools for the Cook

Local kitchen-centric gifts for aspiring chefs

!--paging_filter--pSet a festive table with an oven-friendly ceramic Washington state plate (pictured above), $80, made on Orcas Island by the Corbé Co. (online only, a href="http://www.corbecompany.com" target="_blank"corbecompany.com/a)./p
pThe S’mores Kit, $25, from Ballard’s Hot Cakes (5427 Ballard Ave. NW; 206.420.3431; a href="http://www.getyourhotcackes.com" target="_blank"getyourhotcakes.com/a) comes complete with all you need for a fireside treat: homemade graham crackers, marshmallows and a bar of smoked chocolate./p
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pHand-forged in Ballard,nbsp; a pan from Blu Skillet will have the home chef in your life dancing for joy. Ten-inch French skillet ($185), Blu Skillet Ironware (a href="http://www.bluskilletironware.com" target="_blank"bluskilletironware.com/a)./p
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pExplore the flavors of India with the u holiday gift set from Shanik restaurant, which includes a masala dhaba spice tin and a signed copy of the Vij’s at Home: Relax, Honey cookbook, $85, at Shanik (South Lake Union, 500 Terry Ave. N; 206.486.6884;a href="http://www.shanikrestaurant.com" target="_blank" shanikrestaurant.com/a)./p
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