10 Perfect Gifts For Dads Who Cook – All Under $50

gifts for dads who cook

Needs gifts for a dad who cooks?

Some dads feel more comfortable in the kitchen than in the garage or coaching a kid’s soccer team. More and more fathers are moving into the kitchen to take over the oven, the stovetop, and the sous via machines to whip up meals for the family.

If you there’s a dad who cooks on your gift list, now’s the time to jump on these amazing deals on the perfect accessories for the home chef. Whether dad needs a new kitchen multi-tool, a different cookbook or another cast iron skillet to add to the arsenal, this list covers all the bases.

Here are 10 perfect gift ideas for dads who cook, all under $50.



Kitchen Multi-Tool

At first glance, one would assume this Kitchen Multi-Tool was a bit of a gimmick, but as soon as you start peeling out a few of the tools you’ll quickly realize this gadget is seriously useful and functional. Every dad who cooks will find a hundred different reasons to use this multi-tool on the daily. BUY NOW

Lodge Wildlife Series Cast Iron Skillet

For over 100 years Lodge has been dedicated to manufacturing quality cast iron products, that can be passed down from one generation to the next. From summertime campouts to Sunday night dinners, Lodge is happy to be at home on your table.

These Lodge Wildlife Series Cast Iron Skillets are the perfect gift for dads who cook exclusively on cast iron. Each skillet is etched with a gorgeous wildlife scene like this majestic moose, a duck, deer, and even a fish. BUY NOW

Reodoeer BamBoo Reading Rest For Cookbooks

Made of high-quality bamboo, this book rest will fit even the thickest of dad’s cookbooks. The reading rest can be adjusted to 6 different angle settings and it conveniently folds down flat when not in use. BUY NOW

New Cookbooks

Don’t let dad keep making the same boring old recipes. Get him to change it up in the kitchen with any one of these amazing cookbooks jammed packed with recipes that will satisfy even the pickiest brood.

Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck – Thug Kitchen lives in the real world. In their first cookbook, they’re throwing down more than 100 recipes for their best-loved meals, snacks, and sides for beginning cooks to home chefs.

Roasted Beer and Lime Cauliflower Tacos? Pumpkin Chili? grilled peach Salsa? Believe that sh*t. BUY NOW

What the F*@# Should I Make for Dinner? – An offshoot of the incredibly popular website, WhatTheFuckShouldIMakeForDinner.com, this “choose your own adventure”-style cookbook provides quick and easy solutions for the nightly conundrum.

Dad will never wonder what the hell to make for dinner ever again.  BUY NOW

Franklin Barbeque: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto – Back in 2009, Aaron Franklin and his wife, Stacy, opened up a small barbecue trailer on the side of an Austin, Texas, interstate. Their new book, titled Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto, is a definitive resource for the backyard pitmaster and the perfect gift for grill dads everywhere.

This book is the complete meat and brisket-cooking education from the country’s most celebrated pitmaster and owner of the wildly popular Austin restaurant Franklin Barbecue. BUY NOW

‘Dinner Is Coming’ Apron

This Game of Thrones-inspired apron is a perfect gift for dads who love to cook and can’t get enough GoT. Designed for functional use in the home or outdoor grill, the heavy-duty fabric is practical and long-lasting. BUY NOW

8-Inch Multipurpose Stainless Steel Kitchen Knife

kitchen knives dads who cook

Dad’s slicing and dicing will immediately improve with this fantastic 8-inch multipurpose stainless steel kitchen knife from Utopia Kitchen. Made with a safe, durable and high-quality blade that doesn’t dull quickly, this knife allows for laser-like accuracy while segmenting and trimming large cuts of meat, and even larger items like melon, squash or pineapple. BUY NOW

‘Dad’s Kitchen’ Bamboo Cutting Board

Dads Who Cook Cutting Board

After getting dad the perfect knife to slice and dice his way around the kitchen, add this Andaz Press custom cutting board to the stack of gifts for dad. Andaz Press is a premier designer and manufacturer of custom personalized gifts and their products are always made with the highest quality materials and production methods.

This bamboo cutting board will last longer than dad’s homemade bean dip. BUY NOW

Yellowbird Hot Sauce Combo 4-Pack

The mission at Yellowbird is not only to make the most delicious, totally natural, and veggie–based spicy condiments. The company also wants to provide the consumer with products made with ethically–sourced ingredients that people will feel great about adding to foods.

This 4-Pack includes Habanero, Serrano, Jalapeno and Blue Agave Sriracha that dad can add to his favorite recipes like pizza or pasta sauce, fry batter or even mixed drinks. BUY NOW

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