Here are a few suggestions for Fathers Day!  They make great gifts for the Dad in your family, or for newlyweds, chocoholics or your favorite grillmaster.

MY USUAL TABLE: A Life in Restaurants by noted food writer Colman Andrews, is a charming memoir from a significant foodie. From his Hollywood childhood , through his days in the music business, his times spent as a restaurant critic, and his career as a food writer and magazine editor, Andrews relates his story with relish and gusto. The book surely makes you taste each morsel. The book is truly a wonderful treatise on American food.

THE COMPLETE COOKING FOR TWO COOKBOOK: 650 Recipes for Everything You’ll Ever Want to Make from America’s Test Kitchen is a fabulous compendium of solidly tested recipes perfect for two people. A 25-page manual covering cooking for two essentials is also included in the book, including a useful kitchen equipment list for any two-person household. Recipes from America’s Test Kitchens are always solidly accurate and lead to successful results. No exception here with this large volume. Favorites include: chicken chowder; chicken and orzo with spinach and feta; crispy salmon cakes with sweet and tangy tartar sauce; slow-cooker easy pulled pork; and individual pear crisps.

THE CHOCOLATE TASTING KIT by Eagranie Yuh is a wonderful gift for chocoholic Dads. The most fun way to learn about chocolate is of course, tasting it! This interactive kit supplies curious chocolate lovers the tools they need to become cacao experts! Is Madagascan chocolate better than Venezuelan? What is the difference between 60 percent cacao and 80 percent cacao? Twelve flavor profile cards help tasters put their thoughts into words while the notepads give them a place to write it all down.

THE BIG-FLAVOR GRILL: No Marinade, No-Hassle Recipes for Delicious Steaks, Chicken, Ribs, Chops Vegetables, Shrimp, and Fish by noted out cooking mavens Chris Schlesinger and John Willoughby, will please any father or grandfather who loves to cook outdoors. These grilling masters developed an easy, casual approach that fits nicely with the way we Americans like to handle cook outdoors. The book gives you a basic recipe and then tons of variations. It is organized in an easy to read style and has a many great photos and illustrations. It is a great reference book on the subject but with lots of tips for the more advanced outdoor cooker.

WEBER’S BIG BOOK OF BURGERS: The Ultimate Guide to Grilling Backyard Classics, by New York Times best-selling author Jamie Purviance, celebrates our national dish, and reinvents the burger with modern twists and innovations. Packed with nearly 250 full-color photos, step-by-step instructions, and whimsical watercolor illustrations, this useful bookis sure to become as classic as the burger itself. Recipes delve into the realm of beef, bison, lamb, pork, poultry, seafood, and vegetarian so there is something for everyone in the family.

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