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Father’s Day Gift Guide

By 4 June 2024No Comments

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Perfect Cookbooks for Every Dad

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the most special man in your life than with a selection of exceptional cookbooks? Whether he’s a seasoned chef, a home cook looking to expand his skills, or just curious about new culinary adventures, we’ve curated a list of six must-have books that will inspire and delight. From mastering knife skills to perfecting the art of sausage making, these books offer something for every dad who loves to cook. 
Dive into our top picks and find the perfect gift to make this Father’s Day truly special.

Always Hungry! by Laurent Dagenais

For the cool dad who loves to experiment or is just starting to explore the culinary world, Laurent Dagenais’s Always Hungry! is a treasure trove of over 70 creative recipes ranging from elevated versions of simple everyday meals to fancy showstoppers. This book will ignite his culinary curiosity and keep him inspired with every page.

Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving by Judi Kingry and Lauren Devine

If your father adores homemade spreads, condiments and chutneys or if has a penchant for preserving homegrown tomatoes, peppers or cucumbers  this comprehensive guide is a must-have. Filled with over 400 recipes, it covers everything from jams and jellies to pickles and salsas, making it an indispensable resource for beginner to expert  home preservers.

Complete Book of Knife Skills by Zwilling J.A. Henckels

We know you love your dad and want him to be cautious while he’s on his culinary expeditions! What better way to ensure his safety than equipping him with the ultimate guide to mastering knife skills? This book offers detailed step-by-step instructions and illustrations foron cutting techniques, knife maintenance, and safety tips, ensuring he can chop, slice, and dice like a professional chef.

The Food Substitutions Bible by David Joachim

For the dad who loves to cook but gets easily frustrated with missing or unavailable ingredients, The Food Substitutions Bible is the perfect kitchen companion. This extensive reference book provides thousands of ingredient swaps, making sure he can always create his favorite dishes without missing a beat.

The Complete Art & Science of Sausage Making by Tonia Reinhard, Brendan Reinhard and Brent Mitchell 

This book hits the mark for all the barbecue-loving dads out there! The Complete Art & Science of Sausage Making offers comprehensive sausage-making guidance, including easy-to-follow steps for preparing, cranking out and storing sausages. From choosing the right cuts of meat to perfecting the seasoning and casing techniques, this book covers everything he needs to know to make delicious sausages at home.

The Complete Book of Pickling by Jennifer MacKenzie

What could be more satisfying than popping open a jar of homemade pickles? For dads who love these fresh, tangy and crunchy delights. The Complete Book of Pickling offers 250 recipes for vegetable and fruit picks, salsas, tapenades fermentations and sauces.

This Father’s Day, give your dad a gift that will keep on giving: the joy of cooking. In fact, why not try out one of the recipes together and make memories that you both will cherish for years to come.