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This Valentine's Day, Give a Little Love to the Chef in Your Life

There's more to give on Valentine's Day than flowers and chocolate, especially if the love of your life loves to cook.
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There's more to give on Valentine's Day than flowers and chocolate, especially if the love of your life loves to cook. A gift that speaks to your partner's passion in the kitchen shows you care, it will last a lot longer than a foil-wrapped heart filled with edible delights, and it's guaranteed to fit. Every home chef can use an upgrade or two in the equipment department, and in addition to gorgeous knives, cutting boards, and cookware we've even found a water-resistant Bluetooth speaker that travels from the kitchen counter to the backyard grill so the cook doesn't miss out on the fun. Sticking with the spirit of the holiday, if it comes in red... buy it in red! Sure, you should set the table with flowers and plan on a little chocolate for dessert, but be prepared for a meal cooked with love after your someone special unwraps one of these on Valentine's Day.

Vmatter Knives
Combining the best features of steel and ceramic, Vmatter knives start out sharp and stay that way. They won't rust the way steel does, and the composite material brings a touch of the space age to even the most traditional home cooked meal.
Epicurean Non-Slip Cutting Board
The wood fiber composite gives you the feel of wood, the silicone corners keep the board in place, and the touch of red keeps a little reminder of Valentine's Day in the kitchen through the whole year. Plus, you can run it through the dishwasher. Try that with your favorite wood board.
Cuisinart Chef's Classic Stainless Steel Skillet
Keep the heat alive in the kitchen too! This stainless steel 12-inch skillet with aluminum encapsulated base allows for fast, even heating with no hot spots, but the cool-grip handle keeps your hand safe from burns. True cooks can never have enough high quality, large frying pans.
KitchenAid Hand Blender
Great for pureeing, chopping, or blending right in a pot on the stove or the counter, the KitchenAid Hand Blender is one of those gadgets that makes you wonder how you have cooked so long without one.
Joseph Joseph 12 Piece Storage Containers
Perfect for the chef who has everything except space, these containers by Joseph Joseph stack inside each other, minimizing their impact on your cabinets. After a day of cooking up some love in the kitchen, every chef needs these to store their just-cooked goodies.
Outdoor Tech Turtle Shell 2.0 Speaker
Don't leave the cook out of the party. This water-resistant portable Bluetooth speaker plays music from your phone or computer, and it travels from the kitchen sink to the backyard grill without missing a beat.
Epicurean Pizza Peel
Bring your pizza to the table Italian-style with the Epicurean Pizza Peel. You can cut directly on the dishwasher-safe wood fiber composite. And while you're shopping, be sure to pick up the matching pizza cutter for a perfect pair.
Cuisinart 7 Quart Round Covered Casserole
Keep a big pot of stew or soup simmering on the stove all day in this large enameled cast iron casserole from Cuisinart.