The term gadgets is often referred to loosely. What it actually means is some type of machine of various sizes that has a specific purpose or function. Sometimes these will be referred to as gizmos. They are often overlooked in the gift giving category because they are often small and inexpensive. Yet many times these gadgets can have such a great use to them that the gift recipient learns to appreciate them the more that they use them.
One of the most common types of gadgets that are often very useful and make a great gift are those that that are used in the kitchen. These can range from handy little tools that are used for pairing fruits and vegetables or tiny little tongs at that are used for condiments. They can be anything that falls within the category of making food preparation a lot easier or unique.