Father's Day Food Gifts

From great grilling goods to fine wines, we found perfect presents for every dad's palate.

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Smokin' Hot

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Fire up the grill with this kit including a pound of hickory wood chips, four 18-ounce bottles of BBQ sauce, a 2.5-ounce bottle of dry rub, and a sauce mop from Sticky Fingers, a renowned chain of BBQ restaurants.


Essential Smokehouse Kit, $26, stickyfingers.com


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Got it All Together

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Gift this sturdy cooler, ideal for storing items for sports games, picnics, or even trips from the grocery store. The other sections are great for car repair tools, gym clothes, umbrellas, or sports gear. Plus, it's collapsible and stores neatly when not in use.


Car Trunk Organizer & Cooler, $50, redenvelope.com


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Steak Out

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A true meat connoisseur will enjoy the Allen Brothers Petite Breakfast Steak Sampler, which includes two 4-ounce filets mignons, two 6-ounce sirloin strips, and two 8-ounce ribeyes.


Petite Breakfast Steak Sampler, $90, allenbrothers.com


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Family Ties

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Three generations stand behind the tasty meats from Fortuna's Deli. This sampler consists of an array of sizes of the company's five most popular dry-cured sausages.

Dry Sausage Sampler, $65, fortunasausage.com


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Let There Be Light

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The Looftlighter might look more like a curling iron than a power tool, but this handy gadget eliminates the need for lighter fluid. Simply plug it in and touch its tip to the grill's coals—a fire will appear within a minute. (It's safer for the environment, too.)

Looftlighter, $80, looftusa.com


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Hops to It

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This Beer Making Kit contains all the equipment and ingredients necessary to brew a (foolproof) batch of craft beer. Choose from seven inventive flavors ranging from Mustard Brown Ale to Chocolate Maple Porter (as well as less adventurous options like Everyday IPA). Cheers!


Brooklyn Brew Shop 1 Gallon Beer Making Kit, $40, brooklynbrewshop.com


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Taste Test

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The six mini-bottle samplers include stateside vineyards (Napa, Sonoma), and wines from around the world (Italy, Australia). As an added bonus, Family Circle readers can save 50 percent on any wine sampler with shipping of only $0.01 when they enter FCDAD51 at checkout. (Promotion good for one sampler per order until 6/7/2011 or while supplies last.)


TastingRoom.com Wine Samplers, from $20, tastingroom.com


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Hole in One

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He'll feel like he's right on the course with these BBQ tools that resemble golf clubs.


Golfers BBQ Set, $25, uncommongoods.com


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The Cookie Says

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This jumbo-size fortune cookie is dipped in chocolate (dark, milk, or white), strawberry, peanut butter, or caramel and decorated with sprinkles and a candy plaque. Even better, you can personalize the message inside.

Father's Day Giant Fortune Cookie, $30, ediblegiftsplus.com


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Play It Again, Sam

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A Sam Adams gift basket includes a delicious beef and burger rub, a pint glass, a key chain, a baseball cap, and more.


Sam Adams Father's Day Basket, $40, fromyouflowers.com


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Snack Attack

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Chip-Zel-Pop is hands-down, the ultimate sweet-and-salty. Potato chips, pretzels, and caramel popcorn are covered with milk, white, and dark chocolate for an addictive treat. It's so good, you'll be tempted to keep this for yourself!


Copyright © 2011 Meredith Corporation.


This piece was accurate at publication time, but all prices, offerings, and styles are subject to change.


Chip-Zel-Pop Tall Canister, $21, funkychunkyinc.com