There's nothing like a home cooked meal that relieves a busy professional's sky rocketing stress levels. Then again, who has time to cook?! Enter the quickie cookbooks, or recipe books that share simple recipes that won't eat up too much of your time. The Everyday Food: Fresh Flavor Fast ($14) will give you 250 quick and easy recipes that you can serve throughout the day.
Time is such a precious gift, because it's a commodity that you can't buy . . . or so you think! I've found several gifts that will "buy" the recipient some time - they will be the perfect holiday treat for every busy professional. Check out this time-saving list that ranges from the budget-savvy to the lavish.