D'Artagnan Cassoulet Kit; $68.76
With the dollar still so weak, you might not be able to send good old Dad to France , but this hearty casserole of garlicky sausages, gamey duck confit, meaty pork belly, and heirloom French beans is the next best thing. According to celebrity chef Alain Ducasse, traditional foods-dishes that take time to cook-are making a comeback. For the aspiring gourmand, this kit from the nation's leading purveyor of high-end, all-natural, and organic meats hits the spot regardless of the season. Kit serves 6 to 8 people and includes: 6 legs of duck confit, duck demi-glace, duck fat, duck and Armagnac sausages, garlic sausage, ventrèche (French pancetta), and Haricot Tarbais beans.
Leeners Deluxe Cheese Kit; $89.95
Whether Dad only has an hour to stretch and pull some fresh mozzarella or a few weeks to craft delicious aged hard cheeses like Cheddar and Gouda , this kit-one of the most comprehensive available-has everything he could need.Read More »from 12 d.i.y. kits for every type of dad