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Father’s Day gifts for the grill

This Father’s Day, forget the tie, cologne and socks — give him Father’s Day gifts that speak to his pyrotechnic (and succulently grilled food) side. Make Dad feel truly appreciated with these grilling gadgets — gifts that he will actually enjoy using.

Napolean's Everyday Gourmet Grilling cookbook

Napolean’s Everyday Gourmet Grilling cookbook

Grilled T-Bone Steak with Whipped Horseradish Cream, Bacon-Wrapped Scallops and Grilled Portobello Mushroom Stacks are just three of the groan-worthy grilling recipes in Napolean’s Everyday Gourmet Grilling. Napoleon Gourmet Grills, a brand synonymous with great grilling, has teamed up with celebrity chef Ted Reader to launch a lavishly illustrated soft-cover cookbook that is sure to satisfy even the most discerning grilling aficionado. Napoleon’s Everyday Gourmet Grilling demonstrates how to create sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, mouthwatering main courses and delectable desserts using gas, charcoal or Napoleon’s Sizzle Zone technology. Detailed directions provide readers with tips and tricks for creating a picture-perfect meal with more than 125 of Reader’s signature recipes.

You can purchase Napoleon’s Everyday Gourmet Grilling at Napoleon dealers and select book retailers. Visit for more information on Reader’s grill-centric cookbooks and condiments.
Price: $25.

Ted Reader’s World Famous BBQ Sauces and Seasonings

Grill King Ted Reader has launched a new line of manly sauces and seasonings that combine robust flavors with catchy names that no man can resist. Sauces include Crazy Canuck Sticky Chicken and Rib, Fig’n Delicious, Pineapple Rum and Beerlicious BBQ. Rib-elicious seasonings include Bone Dust BBQ Seasoning and Orgasmic Onion Burger Seasoning Mix. Ted Reader’s BBQ sauces and seasonings alone are inspiration for evening or weekend grill fests, but once Dad gets a taste, he may decide no food can be cooked without them.

Ted’s World Famous BBQ line of seasonings and spice rubs are available at all Metro locations across Ontario, Canadian Tire, select Napoleon BBQ dealers and grocery and specialty stores around the country. Visit for more information.
Price: $3.99 each at Canadian Tire and independent grocery stores; $4.99 each at BBQ dealers

Ted Reader's World Famous BBQ Sauces and Seasonings

Global Garden’s Grilling Glazes

Global Garden's Grilling GlazesGlobal Gardens, a family-owned, sustainable food company based in California, offers Dad a globally inspired selection of gourmet grilling glazes for backyard cookouts or succulent meals made indoors. The Asian Grilling Glaze boasts bold garlic, ginger and sesame flavors that enliven chicken and fish. The Mediterranean Grilling Glaze, perfect for grilled veggies and flatbread, is a delectable blend of olive oil, balsamic, garlic, roasted peppers, olives and capers. The Pomegranate Grilling Glaze, made of organic pomegranate juice, shoyu and a secret blend of spices, is an excellent finishing glaze for barbecued pork or beef hot off the grill. Global Gardens products feature nothing but the freshest, mostly organic, natural ingredients that are sourced locally and from the rest of California.

Global Garden’s Grilling Glazes and entire line of other gourmet products are available at the company’s destination store in Los Olivos, California, and at
Price: Asian and Mediterranean Grilling Glazes are $11 for a 12-ounce jar; Pomegranate Grilling Glaze is $12 for 10-ounce jar.

De’longhi Two-Tier Indoor Grill with Smokeless Broiler

For those times when Dad can’t grill outside, he can still be Grill King with this large-capacity indoor grill. Made with a semi-embedded die-cast heating element, the De’longhi Indoor Grill provides even heat throughout the nonstick grill plate. Another key feature: The professional broiler drawer that provides steakhouse-quality results by allowing Dad to first sear the food and then complete the cooking process under the broiler. The grill’s two-tier cooking capability also lets Dad cook double the amount of mouthwatering meats and other grilled foods that he could on a single-layer grill. And the easily removable grill plate makes for quick and easy cleanup. Other features include an adjustable thermostat, grease drain cup and micro safety switch.

The De’longhi Two-Tier Indoor Grill with Smokeless Broiler is available at and at select retailers such as Macy’s, Crate & Barrel and Williams Sonoma.
Price: $149.95

De'longhi Two-Tier Indoor Grill with Smokeless Broiler

Todd English's GreenPan Grill PanTodd English’s GreenPan Grill Pan

For the dad who prefers grilling indoors, the GreenPan Grill Pan, the latest in grilling cookware technology, is the perfect gift. Backed by renowned celebrity chef Todd English, the GreenPan’s ceramic-based, nano nonstick coating is not only durable, scratch-resistant and ultra heat-resistant (it can withstand temps as high as 850 degrees F); it doesn’t contain the usual nonstick toxins PTFE and PFOA. The GreenPan Grill Pan allows for more healthful meals, features easy food release, can be placed in the oven and is dishwasher safe. Best yet, food tastes like it came hot off the grill!

Todd English’s GreenPan Grill Pan is available at, Target and Crate & Barrel.
Price: $59.90

Grill Daddy Grill Cleaning Tool

Grill Daddy Grill Cleaning Tool

The most buzzed about grill cleaning gadget on the market, the Grill Daddy is the first tool of its kind. Perfectly sleek and ultra lightweight, eco-friendly and made to last, the Grill Daddy line — which includes the travel-size Grill Daddy, master cleaner Grill Daddy Pro and designer luxe Grill Daddy Platinum — is specifically designed to thoroughly, quickly and easily clean any barbeque grill with the power of steam no matter what the mess! Grill Daddy tools are eco-friendly, using only water to clean and sterilize, and are made with FDA-approved materials containing no lead or toxins. The Grill Daddy is specially designed to be hung on hooks along with other grill utensils and to keep Dad’s hands away from heat. The Grill Daddy design also gives him maximum leverage to use the heavy-duty stainless steel bristles to break up caked-on food and clean grates down to their original surface (ideal for perfect sear marks). The bristles won’t harm porcelain-covered grill grates and can be detached and put in the dishwasher for easy cleanup.

Grill Daddy and Grill Daddy Pro are available at Home Depot, Wal Mart, Ace and True Value Hardware, while the Grill Daddy Platinum and replacement brushes are available for order at
Price: Grill Daddy, $19.99; Grill Daddy Pro, $24.99; Grill Daddy Platinum, $49.99

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