The 2010 Gizmodo Gift Guide: Food Gadgets

Christmas is the perfect time to eat too much food and drink too much booze. Here are the best gadget gifts to help you along the way.


De Longhi ECAM23210 compact coffee machine,$1,299 Even if you don't drink coffee, having an automatic coffee machine is sure to keep guests happy, especially for that mid-afternoon caffeine hit on Christmas Day. [DeLonghi]

Breville Ikon BBM600 Bread Maker, $290 You haven't lived until you've woken up to the smell of fresh bread baking in the morning. Having your own breadmaker can make that happen. It can even make jams and pasta, and can be scheduled to finish baking for the minute your alarm goes off for fresh bread every morning. [Breville]

Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker,$549 If there's enough space in your kitchen for a breadmaker, there's probably enough room for an ice cream maker too. With a fully automatic timer and 1.5 litre capacity, you'll wonder why you weren't making your own ice cream sooner... [Cuisinart]


Dreamfarm Smood, $30 Sometimes the simplest gifts are the best. The smood offers perhaps the quickest and easiest way of mashing vegetables ever. It's also pretty enough to sit on a bench without looking cluttered. [Dreamfarm]

Joseph Joseph Rotary Peeler,£12 ($20) The best types of gadgets serve more than one purpose, just like this peeler from Joseph Joseph. It lets you peel your vegetables in three different ways in one simple device. Just watch out for that international shipping charge... [JosephJoseph]

Chop 2 Pot,$35 The Chop2Pot is a simple, elegant solution to one of the kitchen's nastiest problems - getting food from the chopping board into the pot without spilling. With a squeeze of the handle, this chopping board folds up the sides making it a simple pour into culinary freedom. [Latestbuy]

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