Rachael's Holiday Gift Guide for 2013
Break out the wrapping paper, folks! The gifts I'm giving this year are so cool, you might just want to snag a few of them for yourself!
Store whatever makes them smile inside this fun leather pouch!
Bow Wow Kombucha
To raise animal awareness, each bottle of these tasty fermented juices -- in flavors like ginger and raspberry -- features a dog in need of a home.
$4 and up each, kombuchadog.com for locations
I can't decide which of these gourmet crisped-rice cereals I like best! The mega-size squares come in tasty flavors like caramel popcorn, s'mores and key lime.
$4 and up each, thecrispery.com
Warm up this winter with a cup of tea, made in my easy-to-grip kettle. Available in four colors.
All Wrapped Up
Your stylish pals will love this bright accessory: a wool two-tone scarf to keep them toasty! Available in four color combos.
Since your furry friend made Santa's nice list, give him not one, but 10 chew toys for the holidays.
This cute and comfy owl pillow is a real hoot!
DwellStudio, $36, wayfair.com
Pay It Forward
Pick up the bill at a favorite local restaurant, boutique or spa with a customizable gift card.
$25 and up, giftbar.com
Here's the Rub
I love Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard. Now you can share a taste of her delish food using her go-to spice rubs.
$6 each, shop.girlandthegoat.com
Wine lovers (like me!) will raise a glass to these colorful tumbler sets made from recycled wine bottles.
$34 and up for 4, uncorkedglass.com
Make the cook-on-the-go's life easier with my lasagna lugger, fit for carrying food to all those holiday potlucks -- now in this season's coolest color: purple!
Top off their holiday with this spicy gourmet condiment: fresh horseradish in zany flavors like beet, citrus and ginger.
$10 and up, premiumish.com
Give football fans something to cheer about. This sandwich press brands their meal with team logos. Let's go J-E-T-S!
Dinner's on you with a hickory-smoked leg of lamb ($33) and XXX Aged Sharp Cheddar ($11 per pound) from near my hometown of Lake George, New York.
Your pals will make pesto in style with a designer mortar and pestle.
Tahir Mahmood, $110 and up, caviar20.com
Raise a Glass
This wine club delivers a tasting kit to try, along with an online flavor-profile quiz to identify your preferences, before shipping you full bottles.
Tasting Room is offering a discount to our readers!
Bread & Butter
Give this as a hostess gift: my new baguette tray with a dipping cup for butter, oil or tapenades.
Do the Twist
These acacia wood S&P grinders will dress up any table.
If it's Christmas on the beach for you, shake the sand out of your gear with this mesh-bottom pack designed by my pal chef Spike Mendelsohn.
Slice of Heaven
It doesn't get any better than a bite of my go-to dessert: Nuns of New Skete's Kahlua cheesecake.
$27.50 and up, newskete.com
"I have a new book out this fall, and so do a bunch of my friends. Check 'em out!"
Week in a Day: Five Dishes One Day by Rachael Ray, $25
Bake It, Don't Fake It!
A Pastry Chef Shares Her Secrets for Impressive (and Easy) From-Scratch Desserts
By Heather Bertinetti, $20
Family Celebrations with the Cake Boss
Recipes for Get-Togethers Throughout the Year
By Buddy Valastro, $30
Style and the Successful Girl
Transform Your Look, Transform Your Life
By Gretta Monahan, $18
P.S.- You're Invited ...
40+ DIY Projects for All of Your Fashion, Home Decor & Entertaining Needs
By Erica Domesek, $26