FOR THE CULINARY WHIZZ ... Dish up the sweetest of gifts for amateur (or pro) chefs with playful tools and locally made goods. Poodle shakers will put a smile on their faces, while recipes from a beloved local chef and gourmet treats are appreciated by the finest of palates.
Clockwise, from top left: Durum Wheat Pasta by Marella, $10; DcRomo's Gourmet Market. Great Leap'n Lentils Soup by Buckeye Beans & Herbs, $8; Wynn's Market. Pecan Pie In-A-Jar, 520.95; Williams Sonoma. Gigli Pasta by Tarall'oro, $15, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil by Sparta Groves, $18; DeRomo's Gourmet Market. Sea Saft Caramel Squares by Figueroa Brothers,
$16.50; Wynn's Market. Black and White Splatter Bowl, $250; Republic of Decor. Napkins, $3.99 each; Pottery Barn. White Resin Serving Utensils,
$110; Republic of Decor. Espresso by Julius Mein!, $9.50; D,vine Naples. Kitchen Privileges by Tony Ridgway, $55; Ridgway Bar & Grill. Poodle Salt & Pepper Shakers by Jonathan Adler, $48; Saks Fifth Avenue. Condiment Server, $48; Republic of Decor.