Father's Day Tips

by Cindi SutterChief Communicator & Editor of Spirited Table®

Whether you call your Dad…Dad, Father, or as we say in the South, Daddy, or in the case of my maternal grand-father, Daddeo- my paternal grandfather Popsi…or probably whatever the oldest grandchild named them, let’s all create, make, cook, build, write, paint or do an activity with them. Whatever your gift is…plan ahead with me now and just do it.

Over the past five years we’ve come up with some great tips and recipes, (see below) and the Tastemakers and I will keep adding to the creativity of the past as we move closer to June 16th. This photo sums it up pretty nicely.

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Beef Tenderizing Tip for Dad from Katie Chin - How to become a good father and treat him special... by Sue Zelickson - Lessons learned from Dad by Irina Vishnevskaya - World Cocktail Day by Cindi Sutter

Next up? New posts = Cocktails for Father’s Day. Over the last 6 months, our Spirited Table® has overflowed with all sorts of cocktails, most of which can be turned into a mocktail, very easily. Surprise Dad with something new and yummy. (I’ve turned into a complete fan of the French 75)

J. Carver French 75 - Sparkling Grapefruit Mimosa Cocktails for a Crowd - The Thompson - Cocktail - The Gratification - Mocktails Recipe - 10 Cocktails in Honor of the 10th Anniversary ∣ Partner Proof - Pineapple Spritzer - Beaujolais It On Me & Summer Sangria - The New South Mandrin Mule - The Birmingham-Cocktail - Holiday Sunshine Cocktails - Summer Cocktails & Colors.

Grilling Tips for Dad = Grilling Time! - Grilled Melon & Prosciutto - Grilled Marinated Leg of Lamb - Getting Saucy for Grilling Season! - Add Extras To The Grill - Grilled Corn on the Cob with Chipotle Butter - Grilled Onion Wedges with Wine & Herbs - Grilled Caesar Salad - Spicy SoCal Street Corn (Elotes) - Summer's Meal on the Grill - Heavenly Apple Butter Grilled Cheese Sandwiches - Meatloaf Burgers - The Bones of Chili

AT THE RISK OF OVERLOADING YOUR TASTE BUDS, PATIENCE AND OPTIONS FOR DAD, I’LL STOP NOW!

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Whether you want to surprise Dad with a new cocktail/mocktail recipe, a few grilling tips or a day of relaxation, don’t forget to create some surprises that are specifically made from him on this special day. Step outside your imagination box and go for it!