Gift Guide: For the Pizza Lover
Adam had lots of great gift ideas for the home pizza maker last week. In or out of the kitchen, you'll have the pizza lover on your list covered with this list of pizza-themed trinkets ranging from art prints and pizza-scented ink to pizza accouterment and plates.
Pizza Prints from Drywell Art
This Neapolitan pizza butchery diagram or a deconstructed Chicago deep dish watercolor print by artist Alyson Thomas would thrill any manner of pizza lover. Chicago deep dish poster still available at drywellart.com for $20.
Minimize battle scars with this classy pizza mitt from Sur la Table, $19.95.
Take a tip from the pros and go beyond the standard sprinkle of pepper flakes and shake of Parm. Try some finishing favorites like the Meyer lemon olive oil preferred by Caleb Schiff of Pizzacletta, Paulie Gee's go-to honey for spicing up his pies, or the Aleppo pepper beloved by dhorst and the My Pie Monday heavy hitters. Queen Creek Olive Mill, $13.95; The Spice House, $6.99 (4oz); Mike's Hot Honey, $10.
Do you know a lady with pizza on the brain? Consider these clever hair clips that will let everyone know what she's thinking. And who can deny the cute factor of chubby little Pusheen putting back a slice? Both available on heychickadee.com. Kids' Pusheen Tee, $16 (Women's is sold out); Pizza Hair Clips, $8.
My Pizza by Jim Lahey
Jim Lahey secrets. No-Knead pizza dough. Cauliflower Pizza. Pizza Bianca. Have them all in what is undoubtedly the best pizza cookbook to be published in 2012 from the baking genius behind New York's Sullivan Street Bakery and Co.. Add it to your pie maker's gift list.
A good pair of pizza-themed socks are hard to beat. Lazy Oaf, £8.00.
Pizza Notebook and Pen
Record all pizza-related recipes, ideas, progress, and goals with a pizza-scented ink pen (that's right—the ink smells like pizza!) in this pepperoni topped spiral notebook. EverythingSmells.com, $1.99; Urban Outfitters, $8 (Sold Out).
Pizza Pocket Pouch
Tote this slice wherever you go and keep whatever you need inside. MoMA, $8.50.
Vintage Pizza Plates
For the collector or pizza lover who has it all, Etsy has a variety of vintage plates that would make a truly unique, one-of-a-kind gift. Etsy, $11-26.
iPhone Cases and More
At Society6 you can find a ton of great designs to jazz up your iPhone. Not about the iPhone but love the designs? No problem. Most design options are also available printed on t-shirts, stationary, tote bags, or as art prints. Pizza Melt, $35; Certain Pizza, $35; Retro Cartoon, $35.