Fabulous Father's Day Gifts Just Right for the Foodie Dad
Whether you want to get Dad an inspired edible gift (chosen by Martha) or the proper kitchen tool for the job, we've got you covered.
He's the guy who was there when you were ready to ride a bike without training wheels, who taught you how to symmetrically mow a lawn, who used duct tape to fix any and every household problem, and who introduced you to some of our all-time favorite family meals. Whether your dad cherishes a juicy steak, is a whiz at making cocktails, or prefers salads packed with healthy proteins, he is probably at the center of your most cherished food memories. To celebrate Dad and his big-time appetite, we've rounded up 16 fabulous Father's Day gifts.
If your dad is always checking his watch to see if it's five o'clock, then he'll love the smooth yet spicy Scottish single malt from Arran Distillery. If he's more of a morning guy, send him a coffee subscription so he can enjoy fresh-roasted premium coffee delivered right to his door. If he loves having fresh ingredients for his cooking and tends to like things spicy, gift him a grow kit for chiles. You can pair it with a molcajete for homemade guacamole, too, then make the gift even better by including some ripe avocados! A dad who wants to be healthy would embrace a top-notch juicer that helps him (and the rest of the family) up their fruit and vegetable intake.
And if he's the type of father who is always whipping up a feast for everyone in the house, you can't beat a new piece of cookware. Whether he's grilling, baking cornbread, or cooking on the stovetop, Dad will love the handmade Smithey Ironware Co. "No. 10" Cast-Iron Skillet ($160, food52.com) you see right here. With a satin smooth surface, pour spouts, and a helper handle, it's a hardworking kitchen essential he'll reach for constantly.
Any foodie father will love these gifts that make cooking, eating, and drinking at home a little more stylish and a lot more delicious. Happy shopping!
Martha's Charcuterie Box
Here'a a meaty gift that he'll really be able to sink his teeth into! Martha selected the artisan sopressata, salami, and bacon, as well as the accompanying crackers, cornichons, and other accoutrements, that make up this delicious present.
Shop Now: Martha Stewart x iGourmet Father's Day Charcuterie Box, $89.99, iGourmet.com.
The Chef's Garden: A Modern Guide to Common and Unusual Vegetables
Think of this book as approachable, comprehensive guide to vegetables from a guy who knows. Whether Dad likes to grow vegetables, cook them, or just wants to eat more greens, this gorgeous book will inspire him. It's written by Farmer Lee Jones from Ohio, who has become a leader in finding and growing new varieties of produce sustainably and to maximize flavor.
Shop Now: The Chef's Garden: A Modern Guide to Common and Unusual Vegetables, $55, amazon.com.
As if extra-large, extra buttery hazelnuts from a family farm in Oregon weren't delicious enough, the folks at Ash Creek decided to double dip them in dark chocolate. If Dad's got a sweet tooth, this gift will be a guaranteed winner.
Shop Now: Dark Chocolate-Covered Hazelnuts, $15.50. mouth.com.
Great Wines for Grilling
Three reds and a rosé are Martha's picks to pair with grilled food, her choice of Spanish, Chilean, Italian, and French wines. We're sure Dad will enjoy a glass or two with his steak or salmon from the barbecue.
Shop Now: Martha Stewart Wine Co. Great Wines for Grilling, $64.96 for four, marthastewartwine.com.
Bagels, Cream Cheese, and Salmon
Give Dad the ultimate breakfast this Father's Day: old-fashioned kettle boiled bagels from New York City paired with deli cream cheese and Nova salmon.
Shop Now: H&H Bagels, Cream Cheese, and Nova Scotia Salmon, from $69, goldbelly.com.
Robert Burns Single Malt Whisky
This is a single malt whisky that's full of poetry. It starts smooth, creamy, and nutty, but this Scottish whisky also has touches of spice and oak. It's an easy to drink, versatile dram, made by a small distillery on the island of Arran, and we know your dad will appreciate it.
Shop Now: Arran Distillery The Robert Burns Single Malt Whisky, $52.99, wine.com.
This top-notch insulated cup from Yeti holds 14 ounces of liquid and has a lid, making it just right for Dad and his morning coffee. Plus, it comes in 19 colors so we're pretty sure you can find his favorite shade.
Shop Now: Yeti Insulated Cup, from $22.49, amazon.com.
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, and woodworking—you name it. The best part? Free repairs are guaranteed for life.
Shop Now: Stock Mfg. Aprons, from $68, stockmfgco.com.
Monthly Coffee Subscription
Every time he brews a cup, Dad will think of you with this ongoing gift of fresh-roasted coffee beans from pioneering coffee company based in North Carolina. Choose the blend that best suits his taste in coffee or let him try single origin beans.
Shop Now: Counter Culture Monthly Coffee Subscription, from $16.50 per month, counterculturecoffee.com.
Chile Powders Three Pack
Surprise and delight him with a trio of chile powders, Spanish-style piment d'espelette, and Mexican comapeño and poblano. He'll use them for roasting chicken, making salsa, grilling, eggs, and even as a topping on popcorn or mac and cheese. We like that they're all made from chiles grown on a small California farm.
Shop Now: Boonville Barn Collective Boonville Barn and Piment d'Ville Three Pack, $33.99, boonvillebarn.com.
Varietal Wine Glasses
Ebony Wood Cutting Board
If Dad likes to cook and loves music, one of these ebony cutting boards makes the ideal gift. The boards are made using wood leftover from Taylor Guitars—in fact, Stella Falone is a new sibling brand to the famed guitar makers. The boards are durable and beautiful and made from sustainably harvested wood.
Shop Now: Stella Falone Ebony Wood Cutting Board, from $129, stellafalone.com.
Maple Syrup Selection
For the best stack of pancakes he's ever had, gift Dad a set of three different types of maple syrup: classic maple syrup, bourbon-barrel aged, and cinnamon-vanilla infused. He might just like using the syrups in his cocktail creations or swirling them over ice cream too.
Shop Now: Runamok Maple Syrup Large Gift Bottle Set, $64.95, runamokmaple.com.