So you’ve bought the gift, planned the lunch or dinner and you want to do one more special thing for Father’s Day? How about cooking something delicious with your dad. Its a great way to bond and maybe you can both learn something new about each other as you try to figure out whether the meal you made together is seasoned right. All you need to add to any of these recipes is a glass (or bottle) of something to celebrate your effort and Father’s Day once you’re done.
Spaghetti and Meatballs
This might be a long recipe but don’t stress. You can spend the time it takes to prepare the meatballs catching up, listening to your favourite podcast together or maybe getting to know your dad a little bit better.
Get the recipe here: spaghetti and meatballs
Roast Pork Loin
Technically this is what your dad probably has whenever he meets up with his friends but if you can convince him to join you in the kitchen then this is something you will both enjoy making because it is simple and will go great with a cold beer or whiskey once you’re done.
Get the recipe here: roast pork loin
So you got your dad in the kitchen and don’t want to keep him there long? This simple omelette recipe will take you a total of 10 minutes to make. Serve it with his favourite sides and enjoy!
Get the recipe here: French omelette
Sweet-toothed dads will appreciate learning to make this dessert. Have him whip everything as you add the ingredients then enjoy the fruits of your labour together!
Get the recipe: cheesecake
Tip: Cheesecake can be made 3 days ahead. Cover and chill. Bring to room temperature before serving.
Who can say no to ribs? You can leave the spice rub to your dad or even the carving. Either way, there are several parts of this recipe where he can add more of his favourite flavours.
Get the recipe: BBQ ribs
Tip: Ribs can be baked up to 3 days ahead (the flavour will be more developed, and the cold ribs will hold together better on the grill as they heat through).
Just like the omelette, this is a simple recipe that looks fancy once you pull it together. Baked potatoes are a great alternative to your usual style of making potatoes.
Get the recipe: baked potatoes
More potatoes! Make this as an alternative to the baked potatoes. They will go great with the ribs you made together! Your dad will also appreciate hash browns and he will see your very skilled culinary hand at work as you show a few new ingredients to add life to this classic dish.
Get the recipe: hash browns
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