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Father's Day Gift for Foodies: Aprons Six Ways

If your dad likes to cook and grill, a good, sturdy apron makes a great Father's Day gift. Here's a linen cafe apron that's long and wide, American-made, and will fit any Dad to a tee.

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Make your gift extra special with some added fun for every kind of dad. 

Get the Studiopatro Kitchen Apron in Bark, $68

Get the Studiopatro Cafe Apron (pictured) in Oatmeal, $68

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Eat Your Vegetables Kit

It's true: Dads and kids who cook together laugh together. Pair your apron with some clever tools to help Dad in the kitchen –– perfect for healthy eating and lots of smiles.

Vegetable peelers, set of 3, $9, surlatable.com

Kikkerland Ladybug kitchen timer, $7, surlatable.com

Veggie Skrub'a Gloves, $13, surlatable.com

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Let's Play Kit

Take a break, chase a Frisbee, and start a paddleball challenge with some easy games to play while grilling in the backyard.

Imperial wood paddleball, $2, acehardware.com 

Classic Frisbee flying disc, $4, acehardware.com

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Mustache Dad Kit

Your very cool dad will really love his new apron when you hand it to him with a lemonade with mustache ice cubes and a classy straw.

Kikkerland Mustache silicone ice cube tray, $7, amazon.com

Kikkerland gray striped paper straws, $7 for 144, amazon.com

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The Cook's Tool Kit

Create a complete package for any dad who loves the kitchen –– some practical and helpful tools that make him look good too!

Tools from Ace Hardware

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The Sporting Dad Kit

He'll look especially sporty in his apron when it's accessorized with his favorite team's ball cap and a matching bandanna. 

Ball cap, prices vary, lids.com

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Cake & Ice Cream Kit

Essentials for Father's Day: a saw to cut the cake, a professional ice cream scoop, and an apron to look good while dishing it up. Yum!

Fred "Table Saw," $7, amazon.com

Ice cream scoop, $5, surlatable.com

Father's Day Gift Wrap Ideas

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Butcher Paper Wrap

Keep it simple and "in the kitchen" with butcher paper and twine. (And don't forget to make him a card!)

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Funny Papers Wrap

If your Dad is funny, this is perfect. Grab the Sunday comics before he gets to them. He will definitely smile when he sees his present.

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About the Author

Christina Weber

San Francisco-based Studiopatro makes kitchen textiles that are useful and beautiful. Owner and designer Christina Weber's career in graphic design and art direction serendipitously brought her work into the milieu of talented food stylists, chefs, cooking, and kitchenware. With this experience as her inspiration, tea towels, and aprons became the perfect canvas for a new endeavor in...

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