Father's Day is just around the corner, and if the dads in your life find their happy place in the kitchen or behind the grill, these cookware items should hit the spot. Bonus: You might just get some tasty meals out of his gift as well.

1. FOOD PROCESSOR

Any dad who appreciates efficiency shouldn't cook without a food processor on hand. The 450-watt motor on this one has two settings and a manual pulse control, which will allow him to choose how he wants to chop up ingredients for any sort of recipe. Find it: Amazon, $30

2. PIZZA STONE

For the dad who would never do delivery, a pizza stone is an essential for home movie nights. This baking stone is three-quarters of an inch thick, perfect for even the thickest crusts, and is versatile enough to work in both ovens and outdoor grills. Find it: Amazon, $40

3. WIRELESS COOKING THERMOMETER

Since no dad wants to spend the entire party hanging out at the grill, this wireless cooking thermometer allows him to monitor temperatures from up to 300 feet away. It has dual probe capabilities as well, so he can monitor both the chicken and burgers while chatting away with the neighbors. Find it: Amazon, $61

4. SELF-WATERING HERB PLANTER

This planter will surely add some spice to your dinners. The planter’s self-watering qualities require little attention and it will only be an arm’s length away the next time he wants to grab some fresh basil or cilantro for dinner. Find it: Amazon, $67

5. PROPANE SMOKER

Your dad may already love barbecuing, but a high-quality smoker will take the experience up a notch. This smoker in particular has four racks of shelf space—plenty of room for full birds in addition to sides of potatoes or veggies. And the sleek design looks great in the corner of any deck or patio. Find it: Amazon, $154

6. FRENCH COFFEE PRESS

Any coffee connoisseur needs a French press in his arsenal. This press will hold a full liter of coffee or tea without him having to worry about finding grounds in his favorite brew. Find it: Amazon, $21

7. BREAD MAKER

A gift like this rises to the challenge of finding the perfect present for Father's Day. The machine can hold up to two pounds of bread and has 12 settings, including letting you know when to add mix-ins and kneading the dough itself. Plus, with a timer delay, dad can get everything set in the evening and wake up to freshly baked bread in the morning. Find it: Amazon, $60

8. CUPCAKE CORER

Help your dad’s sweet tooth by allowing him to add extra icing or jams to his cupcake creations: This corer works on both cupcakes and muffins, and it’s also dishwasher safe, so cleaning up will be a piece of cake! Find it: Amazon, $12

9. DARTH VADER WAFFLE MAKER

Let your dad indulge his geekiness early in the morning: This waffle iron has five temperature settings, which will ensure his waffles don't end up on … the "Dark Side." Find it: Amazon, $40

10. HIMALAYAN SALT PLATE

Give the gift of flavor! Salt plates like this one give a more mild and rich flavor to food than regular ground salt and can be used for cooking on a stove or grill, or as a presentation plate for chilled dishes. Find it: Amazon, $19

11. CAST IRON SKILLET

If your dad appreciates versatility and functionality in his cookware, a cast-iron skillet is a must-have. This one comes pre-seasoned with vegetable oil baked into the mold, so he will be able to sear, sauté, simmer, and cook to his heart’s content as soon as he opens the box. Find it: Amazon, $13

12. GRILLING TABLE

For the times he needs to grill on the go, get dad a collapsible grilling table. His mobile grill can sit on top of the cooking rack, and the built-in paper towel rack and trash bag holder will make cleanup easy and hassle-free. Find it: Amazon, $52

13. CHEF’S KNIFE

Give dad a gift that's truly sharp. This chef's knife is 8 inches of stainless steel and is essential for cleanly mincing, chopping, slicing, and dicing, and any other prepping he needs to do for dinner. Find it: Amazon, $129

14. DUTCH OVEN

Your dad will be able to conquer an endless number of recipes with a Dutch oven at his side. The cast-iron body and lid allow for evenly distributed slow-cooking, and the classic piece can work at home on the oven or stove, or at his next woodsy campfire. Find it: Amazon, $36

15. GUY FIERI LIFE-SIZE CUTOUT

For the dad who loves a good, greasy meal (and has a great sense of humor), find him a sous chef who understands the importance of adding some extra tang to that barbecue sauce. Who better than celeb chef Guy Fieri to help your dad take his food all the way to Flavortown? Find it: Amazon, $80