Monday Books: Father’s Day

 

There are three things that almost every dad will enjoy…

Father's Day Cake 2009 by Jim, the Photographer

BBQ, beef and beer. Those three items could land on the Father’s Day wish list of most dads in the land. Buying gifts for your father isn’t hard. Anything with a cord, motor, pull start or switch should do. But, how about something for the taste buds? A cookbook you say? Well, why not. Most men are backyard grillers and with the gift of BBQ, beef and beer all three come together in perfect harmony.

I realize finding that just right book could present a challenge. Thankfully, I am here to do the heavy lifting for you. I’ve sifted through some possible Father’s Day gift candidates and I’m leaving you with the best of the bunch. Your dad will be doing handsprings when he opens his packages on Sunday morning. I know I would be.


BBQ

Weber's Way to Grill: The Step-by-Step Guide to Expert Grilling How to Grill: The Complete Illustrated Book of Barbecue Techniques Bobby Flay's Grill It! The Cook's Illustrated Guide To Grilling And Barbecue


Beef

Steak Morton's Steak Bible: Recipes and Lore from the Legendary Steakhouse Pure Beef: An Essential Guide to Artisan Meat with Recipes for Every Cut Steak with Friends: At Home, with Rick Tramonto


Beer

Tasting Beer: An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink 300 Beers to Try Before You Die! 1001 Beers You Must Taste Before You Die CloneBrews, 2nd Edition: Recipes for 200 Brand-Name Beers


Twelve great books to show your dad how much he’s appreciated. With any luck you might be able to grab a beer with him as he stands by the barbecue and grills the steaks. Now, that’s a Father’s Day!

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