Whether you want to get Dad an inspired edible gift or the proper kitchen tool for the job, we've got you covered.
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Viva XXXII Tequila Reposado
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Stock Mfg. Waxed-Canvas Apron
Stylish yet practical, Stock Mfg.'s aprons are crafted in Chicago and favored by chefs at top restaurants including Alinea. Dad can wear this slate-gray version made out of American-milled waxed canvas for cooking, grilling, painting, woodworking, you name it. The best part? Free repairs are guaranteed for life.
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Sarah Kersten Fermentation Jar
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The Campout Cookbook
There’s no need for Dad to settle for that crushed granola bar at the bottom of his backpack if he's consulted this cookbook before he leaves home. It’s full of savvy gear-packing tips and s’mores upgrades, like dark-rum caramel.
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The beans from Elĕva, a new company that helps support its growers’ communities, are currently putting pep in our test kitchen's recipe prep. Senior food editor Lauryn Tyrell loves the Guatemala blend and thinks Dad will too: “It’s nicely balanced, with a super-chocolaty finish.” Plus, when the bag’s empty, you can compost it.
Elĕva Nicaragua and Guatemala, $13 for 12 oz.; and Ethiopia, $14 for 12 oz., elevacoffee.com
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Aarke Sparkling Water Maker
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Strawberry + Rye Whiskey Chocolate
Unexpected and altogether delicious, this small-batch chocolate from Pennsylvania maker Nathan Miller combines cocoa nibs aged with rye whiskey, ripe strawberries, and 55-percent buttermilk chocolate. Bonus: the unique artwork makes the bar eminently giftable—no wrapping required!
$11 for one 2-ounce bar, nathanmiller.com
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The Food Explorer
The late-19th-century botanist traveled the world from Chile to Japan, bringing avocados, mangoes, and more back to the U.S. His adventures come vividly to life in this sure-to-be-Dad-approved book by National Geographic reporter Daniel Stone.
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Oyster Shucking Set
Indulge the bivalve-loving dad with some bespoke shucking tools crafted in Theirs, France. A leather shield keeps his hand safe, while a rosewood-handled steel knife makes it easy to get at the sweet, briny delicacy inside the shell.
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Who says mint juleps are only for Derby parties? Dad will adore sipping on our throwback gin version all summer long, especially if you provide him with all the supplies: Godinger crystal cups, gold Cocktail Kingdom julep spoon straws, and Coppers & Kings L'Inspecteur, our favorite barrel-aged Kentucky gin.
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