5 Barbeque Gifts For Dad This Fathers Day

Mother’s Day is now past and I hope you all made it great for mom. Now comes Father’s day! You know that other day you celebrate your other parent. That guy who is also responsible for you being here, he helped provide for you, cared for you and helped to raise you. Yes him. Guess what? He doesn’t want another tie, scarf, hat, robe, shirt that says “world greatest dad”, or any of those other lame gifts he’s gotten over the years because he was an afterthought and you grab the first thing you saw as a last-minute gift to give to him. Most Dads don’t care about greeting cars like mothers do. Most Dads don’t care for those lame gifts I mentioned before, but they will take them and act happy because you’re their child and they love you. This year, surprise your dad and put a genuine smile on his face like you did for mom! Get him something he would love, cherish and use proudly!

If your dad barbeques/grills, I have a few suggestions for you that will once again make dad proud of you, put a real smile on his face, and if you have other siblings; it will make you his favorite for the remainder of the year.


1. Man Made Meals

Steven Raichlen really knows the pleasure men get from cooking, the joy they take in having the skills, the need to show off a little bit. His Barbecue! Bible books have over 4.7 million copies in print—and now he leads his readers from the grill into the kitchen. Like a Joy of Cooking for guys, Man Made Meals is everything a man needs to achieve confidence and competence in the kitchen.

Man Made Meals is about the tools and techniques (guess what, grillers, you still get to play with knives and fire.) It’s about adopting secrets from the pros—how to multitask, prep before you start cooking, clean as you go. It’s about understanding flavor and flavor boosters, like anchovies and miso, and it’s about essentials: how to shuck an oyster, truss a chicken, cook a steak to the desired doneness. It’s about having a repertoire of great recipes (there are 300 to choose from), breakfast to dessert, to dazzle a date, or be a hero to your family, or simply feed yourself with real pleasure. These are recipes with a decided guy appeal, like Blowtorch Oatmeal, Fire-Eater Chicken Wings, Black Kale Caesar, Down East Lobster Rolls, Skillet Rib Steak, Porchetta, Finger-Burner Lamb Chops, Yardbird’s Fried Chicken, Blackened Salmon, Mashed Potatoes Three Ways, and Ice Cream Floats for Grown-Ups.

Get Your Dad A Copy Of Man Made Meals This Fathers Day!

Man Made Meals


2. Thermapen

This Splash-Proof Super-Fast Thermapen Instant Read Meat Thermometer is Perfect for Barbecue! It’s NSF Approved. It displays accurate temps in 3-second readings! It’s water-resistant design with Biomaster anti-bacterial additive. It can be changed to display temp in either Fahrenheit or Celsius readings – 0.1 degree resolution for the full range – 572 degrees F. This little jewel will help Dad to cook all meat to the correct temp eliminating overcooked or undercooked meat. Oh and did I mention, it comes in a variety of colors.

Get Your Dad His Very Own Thermapen For Fathers Day!



3. Maverick 733 Digital Wireless Meat Thermometer Set

The New Features on the 733 include: Larger Backlit Screen Shows more information (you can now see the Temperature from both probes simultaneously) , 2 Hybrid Probes are included, Easier controls and 15 New Preset Temperatures of types of meat to choose from. Dad can now monitor internal temperature of meat from 300 feet away; wireless receiver with LCD beeps and flashes when meat temperature goes above your programmed temperature. Includes a Count up and Down timer for timed cooking. Probe wires are 3 ft long and are rated for 716°F; Operated on 4 AAA batteries. Preprogrammed Temperatures include 15 types of meat and poultry; all preprogrammed temperatures can be reprogrammed to set cooking temperatures to suit your personal taste. Now Dad can cook like the pros.

Get Your Dad A Maverick 733 Digital Thermometer This Fathers Day!

Maverick 733

4. Smokenator 1000 Kit

If your Dad is like a lot of fathers, he just might have a Weber Kettle Grill. Here is the thing to take his cooking on it to the next level, the Smokenator 1000. It’s an innovative kettle accessory that converts a kettle grill into water smoker. It expands the use of a 22″ Weber Kettle. Dad could smoke a 25 Pound Turkey, or 15 lbs of ribs or 7 chicken halves using this, saving him time! The water Pan Location assures high humidity in the kettle and food won’t dry out!

Get Your Dad His Own Smokenator 1000 Kit This Fathers Day!

Smokenator 1000 kit Smokenator 1000


5. Traeger Junior Elite

This grill is perfectly sized for small households, like just your Mom and Dad, plus he won’t have to fool with charcoal anymore.  The Junior Elite features 292 square inches of cooking surface, along with a digital thermostat control that allows Dad to set them temp he wants to cook at and not have to worry about flare ups. This grill is the perfect introduction to wood pellet cooking, creating great tasting food every time. You could call it the “set it, and forget it” grill of barbeque.

Get Your Dad His Very Own Traeger Junior Elite This Fathers Day!

Treager Lil Elite



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Just a regular guy who loves to barbeque. Married father of two. I developed a love for grilling as a child watching my dad grill. My love for BBQ, using wood and the "low & slow" method came after I purchased my first horizontal smoker in my 20's.

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