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2012 Fathers Day Gift Guide: Food and Wine Gifts

Designer Donuts

The Designer Donuts are hand-made miniature chocolates that look and taste like real doughnuts and come in just about every favorite doughnut flavor you can imagine. As opposed to a regular high calorie doughnut, Choclatique’s Designer Donuts are only about 60 calories each.

There’s warm glazed doughnuts—the flavor that made Krispy Kreme famous—frosted vanilla, cherry, strawberry, maple and even flavors with sprinkles and decoratifs. You can buy a cruller or a cinnamon twist or you can buy Choclatique’s Designer Donuts—eight favorite flavors of “holey” goodness.

Price: $20 and up
Where To Buy: choclatique.com

Bacon of the Month Club

If dad loves bacon what better gift than the bacon of the month club! A fun and convenient way to sample and enjoy selections from Bacon Freak’s entire spread of gourmet bacon and dad will get 2 packages of bacon delivered each month!

Each piece of their bacon is rubbed by hand, not machine, with flavors and spices such as; Cajun, Apple Cinnamon, Jalapeno, Honey BBQ, Maple, Brown Sugar, Vanilla Bourbon, Sun Dried Tomato, Pepper, and the good ole’ Hickory Smoked. This bacon also doesn’t shrink and splatter when you cook it.

Price: $20 and up
Where To Buy: baconfreak.com

Backyard Barbeque Pilsner Glass

What do you get a dad who already has seemingly every gadget he could ever want? Designs by Lolita’s “Gotta Love Beer” Pilsner Glasses make a great, personalized gift for dad.

  • 22 oz. hand painted pilsner glass
  • Classic-shaped, themed pilsner with a hidden message waiting on the bottom
  • Every Lolita glass comes distinctively packaged in a signature gift box
  • Lolita recommends that her Gotta Love Beer pilsner glasses be hand washed

Price: $25.95
Where To Buy: thelolitastore.com

Salsa Sample with Record Bowl

Release taste buds from their salsa rut with this rockin’ gift! Anything-but-ordinary salsas with ample chips for dipping and record “chip” bowl are included in this fun gift for dads.

Includes: All Natural Frontera Mild Chunky Tomato Salsa – a zesty blend of roasted tomatoes, mild green chiles, roasted garlic and cilantro. All Natural Frontera Chunky Tomato Medium Salsa – bright jalapenos and roasted garlic add dazzle to this medium-spicy blend of roasted tomatoes and cilantro. All Natural Frontera Tortilla Chips.  Gift Packaging: This gift comes in a recycled record “chip” bowl. Choose from the following music genres for the record bowl: 80’s, Country, Folk, Jazz, Oldies, R & B and Rock & Roll.

Price: $29.99
Where To Buy: greengiftsshop.com

STACKED Wines

STACKED Wines offers premium wine in single-serve stemless wine glasses that “stack” on top of one another for easy storage and transport. The wines make great gifts for dads and are perfect for concerts, picnics or simply enjoying at home with having to open an entire bottle.

Available in Chardonnay, Merlot, and Pinot Grigio

Price: $14.99 per “stack” of 4 glasses
Where To Buy: stackedwines.com

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Lenox Tuscany Classics Wheat Beer Glasses

Like wine connoisseurs, beer aficionados know that different brews require different glasses. Wheat beer (Weizenbier), made with a large proportion of malted wheat, calls for a glass that showcases its orange-amber color.Wheat beer glasses, like these from Tuscany Classics, allow for more “head space” to accommodate the beer’s fluffy head.

  • Crafted of environmentally friendly non-lead crystal
  • Break resistant
  • Capacity: 24 oz.

Price: $39.95
Where To Buy: lenox.com

Margaritaville Cargo Mixed Drink Maker

The Mixed Drink Maker is the only home appliance on the market that effortlessly makes 48 different cocktails. With just the push of a button, the perfect cocktail is served in minutes – and party givers don’t have to spend the entire evening behind the bar. The Margaritaville brand mixologists concocted the perfect blends for 48 of the most popular cocktails using three liquor types: tequila, vodka and rum.

A party host simply has to select his favorite cocktail from the easy-to-read digital display, push a button and the flawlessly mixed cocktail is created in minutes. To stir things up, the “I Feel Lucky” button chooses a drink at random and the “Strong Pour” adds an extra ounce of liquor.

Price: $299.99
Where To Buy: Dillard’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, Amazon, Frontgate, macys.com, jcpenney.com and at margaritavillecargo.com.

Madison Wine Cabinet/Cooler

This elegant dual zone wine cooler/cabinet with polished granite top holds up to 24 bottles of wine.

Cabinet door locks to safeguard wine, Upper zone holds 8 bottles, and lower zone holds 16 bottles, and includes a full extension drawer for accessories and more storage.

Price: $499.99
Where To Buy: NorthernTool.com

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