Editor’s Note: The stockings are hung by the chimney with care — now what the hell are you gonna put in there? Ah, stocking stuffers. The little things: extras, last-minute goodies, the old standbys. There’s an endless supply of stocking-size gifts under $50, and picking up the right ones can be a little daunting. Lucky for you, we’ve gathered the best affordable gifts around to please anyone on your list. Need more ideas? Check out all of our Stocking Stuffer Guides.

chef-xmas-gear-patrol-opinel Opinel 112 “Les Essentiels” Kitchen Knives
Because one knife is never enough. $33+
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-snow-peak Snowpeak Silcon Highball Glasses
Because you should be able to take nice things, like cups, camping. $27
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-mag-stickers MAG Stickers by AMOD-DOMA Studio
Because knives suspended in air look cool. ~$8
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-micro-green-kits Micro-Green Kits
Because it grows spices without the mess of dirt. $48
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-ping-pong-cocktail DWR Ping Pong Cocktail Trays Set of Four
Because everyone wants to hold a plate like a palette. $40
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-tactile-tableware DWR Tactile Tableware
Because it was made by award-winning designers. $45+
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-ingredients Ingredients: A Visual Exploration of 75 Additives & 25 Food Products
Because you should know what you’re putting in your body. $19+
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-grilight Grillight Spatula
Because what other spatula has an LED light built into it? $21+
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-bees-knees Bees Knees Spicy Honey
Because honey is great in pretty much everything. $14
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-le-cresuet Le Creuset of America Revolution Bi-Material Saute Spoon
Because it won’t mark up your expensive cast iron pan. $24
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-mortar-pestle English Ceramic and Wood Morter & Pestle
Because pounding herbs and spices is fun. $35
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-brooklyn-slate Brooklyn Slate Co. Cheese Boards
Because you want your dinner parties to be “on fleek.” $29
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-enamelware Enamelware Lunch Container
Because it’s a lunchbox that can be heated. $49
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-food-lab The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science
Because, frankly, you’re a lousy home chef. $27+
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-franklin-barbeque Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto
Because Aaron Franklin knowns meat. $17+
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-chemex-cream Chemex Cream and Sugar Set
Because your other Chemex coffee maker looks lonely. $39
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-chef-lodge-skillet Lodge Pre-Seasoned Deep Skillet

Because you need another cast-iron dish. $33+
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-home-magazine The Gear Patrol Magazine
Because Issue #1 has a ton of great food content: profiling chef Rodolfo Guzmán of Boragó, a tartiflette recipe and a roundup of the best dishes to eat in Queens. $20
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-home-gp-lamp From the GP Store: Allied Maker × Gear Patrol Tilt Mini Lamp
Because a chef needs light, beautiful light. $250
stocking-stuffer-Gear-Patrol-traveler-rover From the GP Store: Range Rover Classic County
Because a hunter-gather needs to go straight to the source. $33,000
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Tucker Bowe

Tucker Bowe has been on Gear Patrol's editorial team since 2014. As a Tech Staff Writer, he tracks everything in the consumer tech space, from headphones to smartphones, wearables to home theater systems. If it lights up or makes noise, he probably covers it.

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