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Many say the kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s no wonder, when it comes to a wedding registry, that two people building a life together would want to outfit this special space. Food nourishes the body, and for many, sharing food experiences is what makes their hearts fullest. You two get that. Being a foodie couple means researching new cuisines to try, tasting each other’s concoctions, and always looking forward to the next meal together.
Get the most out of your wedding registry by catering to what makes you you. As a food lover, you can point your friends and family in the right direction with items to equip your kitchen–and your taste buds. Before you create your wedding gift registry, dive into our list of must-have registry items, serving everything your foodie fam needs, from appliances to bakeware to barista-level coffee accessories. Whether you’ll be in a new home or simply upgrading to the finest foodie things, our list covers everything you’ll need to eat, drink, and be married!
Just how foodie are you two? Check The Basics for your standard items every household should have, The Splurge for elevated nice-to-haves, and The Overachiever for top level, win-the-neighborhood foodie status.
A round up of the most-loved kitchen items from every foodie couple registry category.
Your newlywed kitchen needs these staple kitchen appliances. A Cuisinart Food Processor will help you breeze through most recipes that call for fine chopping or slicing. A toaster oven is a great add-on to the wedding registry for homes that normally already have an oven. It’s like an oven’s quicker sidekick. A Nutribullet is a great starter blender, and it packs a punch for its size. Great for when you want two different smoothies or salad dressings–no mess, no stress.
Food Processor with Dicing Kit
From large parties to small family meals, the Cuisinart Elemental Food Processor handles all your food prep needs. It includes 8-cup and 3-cup workbowls, and is powerful enough to puree a full 8 cups of vegetables in seconds.
Cook anywhere and anything with The Smart Oven Pro. From toasting, baking, broiling, roasting, reheating, and slow cooking, the temperature control button makes cooking any recipe a breeze.
Pro Nutrient Exrtractor
Meet the NutriBullet Pro, the compact and optimized personal blender. You decide what goes in to get the most out of every ingredient, every day. With NutriBullet Pro, healthier living is super simple.
Perhaps you already have the basic kitchen setup, and you’re looking to add a little extravagance to the post wedding mix. Treat yourself to wedding registry items that take you to the next level. An AirFryer is the mini conventional oven you never knew you needed for quick delicious meals. You might want to marry it, proceed with caution! The Vitamix is the sharpest, most efficient blender on the market, a true powerhouse for juices, smoothies, and soups. And, if you love a fizzy moment, you must-have a soda stream on your wedding registry.
Vortex 7 qt. AirFryer
The Power XL Vortex Air Fryer let you air fry your favorite foods inside a turbo-charged whirlwind vortex of superheated hot air for that extra crispy, golden-fried taste and texture on all side, no oil required!
Bring premium power and convenience to your smoothie making tasks with the Vitamix 6500 Blender. Boasting pre-programmed settings and a 2.2 HP motor, this high-performance blender features laser-cut, stainless steel blades for efficient blending.
Fizzi One-Touch Sparkling Water Maker
The Fizzi One Touch is SodaStream's newest electric sparkling water maker that can turn plain water into sparkling water with the touch of a button.
As advanced-level foodies, you want to go beyond the appliances that make things easier–how about a challenge, right? Pasta making is a fantastic two-person date night. Personalize your pasta dishes with the KitchenAid Pasta Roller Attachment Set. You can mix, mold, and cut your pasta any way you like it. Be sure to cook it al dente, just like every good marriage should be! Indoor barbecues seem like a thing of the future, but the Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Grill brings them home now. Plus, it’s got a built-in air fryer, so you can skip registering for that separately. And an Instant Pot is considered king of the set-it-and-forget-it multicookers; you can make anything from pot roast to stew to pastries, and the list goes on.
Pasta Press Attachment for Stand Mixer
The KitchenAid Pasta Press attachment self-feeds dough into the hopper and through the pasta plates. When the pasta reaches the desired length, simply slide the cutter across the plate to detach each series of noodles.
5-in-1 Indoor Grill
The Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Grill brings outdoor grilling flavors indoors, without the smoke. With Cyclonic Grilling Technology™, 500F super hot air delivers Surround Searing, while the 500F high-density grill grate creates char-grilled marks.
9-in-1 duo plus electric pressure cooker
The Instant Pot 9-in-1 Duo Plus Programmable Electric Pressure Cooker functions as a Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Saute vessel, Yogurt Maker, Sterilizer and Warmer. Convenient design also boasts a timer and Keep Warm feature.
The goods that marry food friendly with tech savvy.
For the short and sweet baking setup, register for a set of mixing bowls, a sheet pan or two, and a simple bakeware set. Bowls big enough for incorporating ingredients seem to be hard to come by when you decide to make that batch of cookies. Sheet pans are so versatile for, of course, the batch of cookies, or one-pan baked dinners, roasted veggies, and more. If you’re starting completely fresh, start with a bakeware set like the Calphalon Nonstick Bakeware Set; it comes with 10 pieces in various sizes to cover all your baking needs.
10-piece Mixing Bowl Set
Perfect for all of your mixing, serving, and prep needs Bowls nest into one another for compact storage
Aluminimun Cookie Sheet
The AirBake Ultra Insulated Mega Aluminum Cookie Sheet uses new Micro-Dome technology for moister results in up to 15% less time than with traditional insulated bakeware. The results: even baking and browning of cookies and desserts.
10-piece Bakeware Set
Let your inner baker emerge with this Calphalon Nonstick Bakeware Set. It has all the bakeware you need for scrumptious muffins, cookies, cakes, breads and so much more.
Are you the foodie couple documenting your indulgent creations or hosting Pi Day parties? Level up with items that are all about presentation. Display all your co-baked confections on this Our Table Cake Stand. Or register for a set of fancy ramekins and a pie dish or two, for your first Thanksgiving as a married couple.
Over and Back
Elevated Cake Stand
The Over & Back Elevated Cake Stand will be the center of attention at your next gathering. Crafted of sturdy stoneware, this server features a unique medallion-shaped base that ties together eye-catching design and whimsical function.
Versatile design is perfect for baking a variety of dishes Beautiful white porcelain
Marrying the tradition of quality, innovation and streamline design, the J.A. Henckels International Staub 9-3/8" Pie Dish is perfect for oven to table serving. This versatile dish is made of stoneware with a colorful vitreous glass porcelain finish.
If you’re the duo training for the next TV baking competition, here are a couple definite winners. A pizza stone makes for authentic, restaurant-quality pizza–sure to impress your loved ones. Married life calls for matching aprons. Consider monogramming or decorating them yourselves as a postnuptial craft activity. Date nights in aprons, from now on!
Turns any home oven into a pizza oven Comes with a stainless steel tray
The perfect baking tools for pastries, pies, and pizza parties.
Cooking in your newlywed kitchen starts with pots and pans. You should have at least one quality version of each. We recommend a set like the Our Table 10-Piece Stainless Steel; that will give you a selection of pots, pans, and covers to get you started right. If you’re not ready to commit to an entire set, add a solid fry pan and medium sized pot to the online registry list.
11-piece Cookware Set
Cuisinart's Chef's Classic Pro 11-Piece Cookware Set features premium stainless steel construction and a variety of cooking tools. Cool Grip stick handles and tapered rims make pouring a breeze. This versatile set is oven, freezer, and dishwasher-safe.
2-piece Fry Pan Set
Forged aluminum construction ensures quick, even heating Cookware can be used on all cooktops, including induction
10-piece Cookware Set
Durable 5-layer stainless steel and aluminum base design Delivers fast, even heating with no hot spots
True kitchen aficionados know that premium flavor comes from high quality cookware. Step it up a notch with registry winners like a Dutch oven for all those sourdough loaves or braised rib dinners you plan to make. A cast iron skillet is another culinary champion worth registering for–it’s worth the extra care you’ll need to take care of it, just like your precious love.
Round Dutch Oven
The Signature Round Dutch Oven from Le Creuset features durable and thermally efficient enameled cast iron construction to deliver even heat distribution and excellent heat retention no matter what heat source you use, including induction.
12-piece Ceramic Cookware Set
The Caraway Cookware Set boasts cooking vessels designed with a ceramic nonstick cooking surface to promote healthier cooking, easy food release, and quick cleanup. Crafted from durable cast aluminum to ensure lasting use plus quick, even heating.
11-in. Cast Iron Skillet
The Staub Traditional Skillet boasts superb heat retention and distribution for consistently textured and thoroughly cooked meals. Beautiful enameled design looks great on a cooktop or dining table and is suitable for use on all heat sources.
Spice up your wedding registry with a wok. Think: Asian stir fries and noodles for dinner and less oil for healthy cooking. And you won’t regret registering for the spoils of a stovetop griddle: flawless morning pancakes and cuddle-worthy grilled cheeses. Post wedding bellies full, new life complete.
14-in Open Stir Fry Pan
The induction-suitable Circulon Symmetry Hard-Anodized Nonstick Stir Fry Pan is durable and easy to use. It boasts a metal utensil safe total nonstick system of raised circles for effortless food release and cleanup every time it is used.
11-in Square Griddle
This Calphalon Premier Square Griddle delivers a longer-lasting nonstick performance that provides effortless food release and easy cleanup. The durable, hard-anodized exterior is dishwasher safe and ensures quick, even heat distribution.
The essentials for two cooks in the kitchen.
Register for a good set of kitchen utensils like the Our Table 5-piece set that will give you solid and slotted spoons, a spatula, and ladle to use with most of your basic recipes. You’ll want one or two trusty cutting boards to save your countertops and give you the real home chefs feel. A peeler is often overlooked but essential for prepping foods like potatoes and carrots, and making fancy ribbons out of zucchini or squash.
5-piece Wood Mixed Utensil Set
Durable acacia wood construction Safe for use on nonstick cookware plus glass and porcelain bakeware
Peeling's a pleasure with this single-blade swivel workhorse. Sharp stainless steel glides through fruit and vegetable skins.
Toasting to new foodie fun with your forever plus one calls for a can and bottle opener on the wedding registry list. Get one that does both, for intimate uncorking or serving guests. A grater is a great-to-have gadget; you’ll be surprised by all the foods you can grate besides cheese–hello latkes and homemade breadcrumbs!
Can Opener with Bottle Opener
Make opening cans easy on your hands with the OXO Good Grips Can Opener with Bottle Opener. Crafted of stainless steel, it features soft, non-slip grip handles that absorb pressure and the oversized knob turns easily.
Whatever you want to do to cheese or other foods, you can do it with the Cuisinart Box Grater. Feel free to slice, grate, or shred easily and simply while using the soft grip handle of this elegant kitchen tool.
A good chef’s knives are their greatest companion. For your foodie prowess you’ll want to register for a sharp, quality set. They’re not just flashy–you can avoid major kitchen accidents when you use pro-level knives. There’s something romantic about using a mortar and pestle to grind spices and herbs, and it’s a seasoned chef’s ticket to perfect flavor. Take turns crushing.
16-piece Knife Block Set
The J.A. Henckels International Forged Accent Knife Block Set boasts premium, German-made stainless steel knives honed for lasting sharpness to deliver precise cuts. Curved for comfort, triple-riveted handles provide a well-balanced grip.
Mortar and Pestle Set
Handcrafted Half-sphere-shaped pestle head provides maximum surface contact
The little things that make foodie love fun.
Start your coffee corner off with a classic French press. It’s pretty foolproof, and you can customize your coffee the way you like it. You’ll want a teapot on the registry too, to heat up the water for your French press, or for tea for two. Put a couple mugs on your registry list, if not a set of four, to start your coupled collection.
The easy-to-use Monet coffee press from BonJour allows you to beautifully brew that perfect, flavorful cup of coffee the traditional way. Striking design features a clear borosilicate glass carafe with stainless steel accents and cool-touch handle.
Perfect for any casual meal or special occasion Crisp white color adds sophistication to any dining experience
Insulated Cappucino Cups (Set of 2)
Made of distinctive borosilicate glass, these eye-catching and generously proportioned Insulated Cups from BonJour are both durable and stylishly beautiful. This elegant set makes a thoughtful gift for coffee connoisseurs.
Maybe you’ve had a French press, and married life is your time to upgrade to a quicker option. Consider a Keurig, if you like single serve pods. They fit great on the countertop, and morning coffee is served as easy as one, two, brew. If you don’t go the instant route, a really nice-to-have coffee gadget is an electric grinder. Fresh coffee beans are top notch. Finally, fancy foodie, get frothy with your very own milk frother, making literally any warm drink experience deluxe.
Single-Serve Coffee/Latte/Cappuccino Maker
Enjoy coffee and delicious specialty beverages with Keurig's K-Cafe Special Edition Single Serve Coffee, Latte & Cappuccino Maker. With 4 settings, a 60 oz. tank capacity, and included milk frother this machine will make great drinks for the family.
Enjoy freshly ground coffee every morning with the Breville Smart Grinder Pro. Features stainless steel conical burrs automatically doses the same amount every time you grind.
Make perfect hot beverages with the Capresso Froth Max Automatic Milk Frother. This handy tool gently whips air into milk while heating it at one of three temperatures. It is great for making lattes, hot chocolate, and more.
You are a master of coffee, tea, and anything warm and sippable, and you want your registry to reflect that. Go big with the Breville, it will do everything from grind your beans to steam and froth your milk of choice. Registering for your very own coffee shop at home smells like fresh brewed wedded bliss. espress
Easily prepare authentic, amazing-tasting espressos by following the barista method of grinding fresh beans and extracting the grounds for immediate use with the Barista Express with Conical Burr Grinder and Dose Control.
The simple and elegant Haden Dorset Electric Kettle adds a touch of sophistication to any kitchen. This elegant kettle features a 1.7-liter capacity, temperature scale, water gauge window, light indicator during boiling and a spare filter.
The committed-to-coffee collection.
Wedding registries can be fun, but also a bit daunting. Remember that prioritizing your true foodie desires will make for both practical and unique wedding gifts to unwrap when all is said and done. When choosing what to include in your registry, think about the meals you love to make together, the dishes you haven’t yet tasted, the flavor profiles you’ll get to know as a married chef and sous. No matter your culinary pursuits, this list should have you toasting and tasting in good company.
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