7 Major Father’s Day Recipes That Will Make Dad Drool

Dad will love these indulgent recipes from Food Network for Father's Day this year.

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When it comes to planning a Father’s Day meal, we’re not above the cliches. Grilled? Yes. Burgers? Surely. Bacon? Of course. Why? Because these recipes are sturdy, reliable and super-fun — just like Dad.

Bacon, Cheese and Chive Buns (pictured above)

Cinnamon muffins will always have a soft spot in our hearts, but we bet Dad will totally make room for their savory cousins, filled with all of his breakfast favorites.

If Dad wants to spend the entirety of his special day in front of the grill, so be it. Plus, these melty morning tacos celebrate summer produce at its peak: Tomatoes and corn taste best right now.

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Con Poulos

Of course, you don’t have to make Dad choose between savory and sweet. Anne Burrell’s epic stuffed French toast is literally exploding with umami goodness — and topped with a fried egg, because why not?

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Heather Ramsdell, Food Network 2016

Want to incite a truly epic “dad laugh” (you know the one) this Father’s Day? Present him with this chuckle-inducing sartorial burger — even little kids can help decorate it with mustard and ketchup stripes.

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Tyler Florence’s pork gets the ultra-indulgent treatment: a spicy crust and irresistible buttermilk gravy.

Food Network Kitchen's Peanut Butter Banana Bread, as seen on Food Network.

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Stephen Johnson, 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Father’s Day is no time for a dainty banana bread. Present Dad with this bold riff on the classic, which has peanut butter mixed into the batter and impressively glazing the top.

Ina Garten’s much-beloved recipe proves she knows her way around a brownie pan. Her secret is a few tablespoons of instant coffee, which enhance the chocolate flavor without stealing the spotlight.

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