For carnivores and omnivores alike, the farm-to-table movement extends beyond vegetables, and with charcuterie back in vogue (in Brooklyn, anyway), we’re guessing you might have a butcher on your holiday list this year.
N.B.: To make sure we’ve got everyone on your list covered, see all of our gift guides to date in our House Gifts section.
Above: Handmade by local craftsmen in Shropshire, England, the Full Leather Apron from Hibbitt is £60.
Above: Boning Knives from left to right: Sabatier Wood Handled Boning Knife for $62; Wí¼sthof Ikon Blackwood Boning Knife for $149.95, and the Saladini Ox Horn Boning Knife for $229.95, all from Williams-Sonoma.
Above: Whole Beast Butchery by Ryan Farr (former chef at Elizabeth Falkner’s Orson in San Francisco and current owner of 4505 Meats) shows the step-by-step butchering process of whole meats with the intent of eating the entire animal; $25.31 from Amazon. Alternatively Marissa Guggiana’s Primal Cuts: Cooking with America’s Best Butchers is a favorite among butchers; $25.60 from Amazon.