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5 last-minute Father's Day gifts for the Dad who loves to cook

We've rounded up the best last-minute Father's Day gifts that prove you are short on time, but not thought.

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Finding the right Father's Day gift is hard, but finding a last-minute Father's Day gift? Difficult, if not impossible. With most go-to options already out of stock and a gift card not seeming 'worthy' enough, leaving you with slim pickings — or so you thought. 

This year, why not give Dad a gift reminiscent of what he truly enjoys doing: cooking? From the best grill to a stainless steel waffle maker, the selections are as endless as the potential meals dear ol' Dad will be serving up, and fortunately for you, we've found them all. 

Whether you're hoping to wave goodbye to all of Dad's kitchen nightmares or help him become the Master Chef he was born to be, here are five last-minute Father's Day gifts for every Dad who loves to cook. 

1. A state-of-the-art machine to prepare authentic homemade pasta (and more!)

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Emeril Lagasse Pasta & Beyond Automatic Maker (opens in new tab) for $219.99, at Amazon

Chef Emeril Lagasse's state-of-the-art electric pasta maker (opens in new tab) prepares authentic homemade pasta, fresh juice, creamy frozen desserts and more, in as little as 15 minutes. It's the perfect gift for the dad on the go who is looking to kick their family meals up a notch. 

2. An outdoor oven to whip up fresh Neapolitan style stone-baked pizza 

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CHANGE MOORE Outdoor Pizza Oven (opens in new tab)l Was $314.99, Now $299.99, at Amazon

The powder-coated stainless steel shell and ceramic fiber thermal insulated lining; keep this oven (opens in new tab) warm without wasting any fuel.  Paired with an attached door that locks in heat, you will get a Neapolitan-style pizza with proper browning in minutes! 

3. A stainless steel waffle maker to streamline Sunday morning breakfast

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Breville No-Mess Classic Round Waffle Maker (opens in new tab) for $129.95, at Amazon

This machine (opens in new tab) is the secret to making great waffles in minutes. And you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy them since there’s no mess to clean up. As your homemade waffles bake to golden-brown perfection, the nonstick moat prevents any extra batter from overflowing onto the countertop—and bakes it into crispy waffle bites.

4. This innovative cast-iron cooking that'll bring Dad's skillset to the next level

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Victoria Cast Iron Skillet Large Frying Pan with Helper Handle (opens in new tab)for $19.97, at Amazon

Bake in it, Fry in it, BBQ in it — The Victoria Skillet (opens in new tab) is suitable for cooking in induction, ceramic, campfire, grill, oven, and so much more. Plus, to top it off: this skillet features a deeper and a wider cooking surface, allowing Dad to sear, bake and fry better.

5. A world-class indoor grill that eliminates any guesswork

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Hamilton Beach Electric Indoor Searing Grill (opens in new tab) for $64.99, at Amazon

Eliminate the guesswork from your outdoor grill and reach for this indoor choice (opens in new tab). With an adjustable temperature dial, you can sear chicken, steak, or fish up to 450ºF or turn it down for more control; either way, the 118 square inch grill surface will accommodate up to six people and lock in juices and flavors. 

Brittany Romano
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Brittany Romano wrote for Homes & Gardens as a U.S. Shopping Editor. A graduate of New England College, Brittany started her career as a freelance fashion market assistant at Marie Claire. She later joined AMI, where she designed a highly profitable commerce vertical. Noted for her award-winning content, she's covered everything from celebrity beauty hacks to the most lavish home decor.