9 Father’s Day gift ideas for the dad who loves to cook

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Father’s Day is a time to show your dad or any other paternal figure in your life just how much you care. Of course, you can write a nice note in a card detailing your appreciation, treat him to lunch or go with a homemade gift you’ll know he’ll enjoy. But these nine Father’s Day gift ideas are for the dad who loves to cook.

Cooking is a passion often passed down from generation to generation. But that doesn’t mean that your dad should still be using his great-grandparent’s cast-iron pan on a regular basis. Save that pan for special occasions and help him refresh his favorite room in the house with a few new grilling tools, luxe pantry staples and cookware.

Need a few Father’s Day gift ideas? Check out these nine gift-worthy items to make your dad smile.

1. Misen Grill Pan, $65

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Use Misen’s cast iron grill pan for meats, veggies, sandwiches and other foods. The heavy-duty handles make it easy to transfer from stove to oven if needed. Keep in mind, you can also get dad Misen’s 7-quart Dutch oven — it comes with the grill pan, which doubles as the lid.

2. HexClad The Essential 6-Piece Japanese Damascus Steel Knife Set, $299 (Orig. $499)

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If you follow Gordon Ramsay at all, you’ve probably heard him mention the brand HexClad. Apparently, he was such a fan of the cookware that he actually became an investor. This year, HexClad released its first knife set, and it’s incredibly sharp. Get it for your dad while it’s 50% off!

3. Ooni Fyra 12 Wood Pellet Pizza Oven, $349

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Go in on this one with your siblings! Your dad will love making homemade, wood-fired pizzas in the backyard with the uber-popular Ooni Pizza Oven, and you’ll enjoy eating his creations. This one uses wood pellets and heats up to 950 degrees Fahrenheit in 15 minutes to cook 12-inch pizzas in as little as one minute.

4. Williams Sonomoa Canvas Camel Apron, $34.95

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This classic canvas apron will protect dad’s clothes no matter where or what he’s cooking. It has seven pockets for dad’s phone, cooking tools, seasonings and more. If you want, you can get it personalized with his name or initials for an additional $15. 

5. Brightland The Summer BBQ Capsule, $85

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Brightland’s olive oils and vinegars are top-notch, so you’ll want to treat dad to a full set, if you can. This limited-edition BBQ set includes the brand’s AWAKE olive oil, which is bold and robust, the RAPTURE balsamic vinegar, a jar of its TERRAIN spice blend, titanium-coated stainless steel tongs and Grill Lines — a cook booklet with recipes by Will Coleman featuring Brightland’s products.

6. Click & Grow The Smart Garden 3 and The “Herbs go with everything” Kit, $149.95

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Help dad grow fresh herbs inside and make it incredibly easy with a Click & Grow garden. In fact, it’s about as easy as it sounds. This kit comes with the brand’s Smart Garden 3 and a set of chives, rosemary and parsley plant pods to last a whole year. Simply plant the seeds and let the Smart Garden water them for you and provide artificial sunlight — dad won’t have to touch a thing.

7. Uncommon Goods Grill Master Father’s Day Gift Set, $49

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If you’ve got a dad that loves to grill, get him this gift set that comes with two mesh grill bags, four kebab grilling baskets and eight cedar wood-flavored infusing grilling wraps. He can put smaller items in the baskets like veggies and tofu and easily flip them without them falling through the grill’s grates. No skewers, no problem — these kebab baskets make it easy to grill and flip all of your ingredients. Finally, the grill wraps will lightly infuse food with the taste of smokey cedar wood.

8. Ninja Foodi 8-Quart 6-in-1, Two-Basket Air Fryer, $159.99 (Orig. $199.99)

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This air fryer can do a lot, from air frying and roasting to baking and reheating foods. More importantly, it can help your dad make the crispiest wings he’ll ever have, minus all the deep frying and oil. This machine has two baskets, so he can air fry wings and fries at the same time.

9. Spiceology Ultimate Rub Collection, 12 Mini Jars, $64.95

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Use Spiceology’s Rub Collection to amp up the flavor of meats, veggies, and salads. Dad can choose between spice combinations like Greek Freak, Tandoori Glory, Black Magic or Black and Bleu.

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