Because nothing says, “I love you, Dad” better than a home-cooked meal. Especially one made with pork.
Father’s Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes:
Dad will sprint out of bed when he gets a whiff of these Espresso-Maple Pulled Pork and Egg Breakfast Burritos from Pork, Knife & Spoon.
If you like lazing around in your pajamas on Sunday mornings, then take a cue from The Pajama Chef and make this deliciously simple Sausage, Apple and Egg Casserole.
Sweeten Dad’s day with these Buttermilk Pancake Cupcakes with Maple Frosting and Bacon from Created by Diane. (pictured above)
How about a breakfast panini of Salami, Prosciutto and Provolone from Panini Happy? Mangia! (pictured below)
Pancakes are the quintessential Sunday breakfast with Dad. So get flippin’ with Serious Eats’ Maple Bacon Pancakes.
Think breakfast biscuits can’t get better? They just did: Bacon and Sweet Potato Biscuits with Smoky Honey Butter.
Even the manliest of dads will swoon at the sight of behemoth Chile Cheddar Bacon Waffles from Cooking with Amy. (pictured below)
Father’s Day Lunch and Dinner Recipes:
Any dad would appreciate biting into this muscular Italian Sausage and Peppers Sandwich, which tastes best when eaten during a baseball game. Just sayin’.
Made with marinated pork tenderloin, these Quick and Easy Pineapple and Pork Tacos from Whole Foods, are simply luscious.
For the bacon-loving dad, try this manly Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Texas Caviar from Porkbeinspired.com.
Celebrate summertime peaches with this easy-yet-elegant Skinless, Boneless Pork Chops with Rosemary Peaches recipe from Food Blogga. (pictured below)
A mammoth plate of spicy, porky, cheesy Ultimate Chipotle Pork Nachos from Just a Taste will show dad just how much you love him.
A crunch, crunch, crunchy Mexican pork and bean tostada from Porkbeinspired.com won’t disappoint.
Heat up Dad’s day with Grilled Pork Chops with Firecracker Salsa, made with sweet pineapple and fiery habanero chilies from Porkbeinspired.com.
Is your dad a burger guy? Make him Richard Blais’s famous Cuban Pork Burger piled high with tangy pickles, spicy Mojo sauce, crispy bacon and creamy Swiss. Burgers never looked (or tasted) so good. (pictured below)
Father’s Day Dessert Recipes:
How about wrapping up a box of this chunky Peanut Butter Maple Bacon Fudge to leave on Dad’s nightstand for a midnight snack?
Bacon Ice Cream. That’s all I need to say.
Does your dad prefer cake or doughnuts? He can have them both with these ingenious Maple Bacon Cake Doughnuts from A Cozy Kitchen.
Dads never tire of cookies, especially when they’re studded with dark chocolate chips and bits of crispy bacon. So here’s a recipe for Chocolate Chip-Bacon-Pecan Cookies. (pictured below)
What’s more American than an apple pie? One with bacon in it: Dad will love this all-American Apple-Bacon Pie with Gingersnap Crust from A Tasting Table.
If you’re still looking for a quirky, fun Father’s Day gift for the pork-loving dad, I’ve got you covered here.
Photo credits: #1 Diane Schmidt, #2 Kathy Strahs, #3 Amy Sherman, #4-6 Susan Russo.