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Gift Picks from Star Chefs

Here, star chefs reveal their favorite holiday gifts to give, from the perfect measuring cup to a mail-order coffee subscription.
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Knife Sharpener

“I like to give something super convenient I use at my house—not my restaurant—to sharpen my knives: a Fiskars knife sharpener. One of those sharpeners that you set on the counter, you rock your knife back and forth 10 times and you’ve got an edge again. It doesn’t hurt the knife. Purists say you’ve got to have a whetstone, and that’s what we do in the restaurant. But for the home cook that doesn’t have 20 minutes to sharpen a knife?” ($10; amazon.com).—Grant Achatz, Alinea

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