There's nothing like a long meal that lingers into the night to bring people together, whether you're talking a dozen relatives or just dinner for two. With the tools and guides on these pages, your favorite chef sure to make the feast more delicious and memorable.
So while we can't guarantee your in-laws will get along or that the kids will keep the food on the table, these skillets, bread-making sets, custom recipe collections, and fool-proof cookbooks are destined to become family heirlooms, make for memorable holidays, and possibly even start some lovely new traditions.
And don't miss the rest of our Green Gift Guide 2009: Have a Slow Holiday. --Produced by Mairi Beautyman