(May 25, 2017)
Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18, and nothing says “I Love You” like a home-cooked meal paired with some fantastic organic wines. We’ve put together some fun food suggestions for lunch or dinner with dad.
Start off with an appetizer that is sure to please any Dad: Stuffed Peppers with Cheese from Food & Wine, paired with Tarantas Sparkling White wine.
For a simple and fresh main course, try these Pork Chops with Lemon Vinaigrette from Delish and Simple Grilled Asparagus from Serious Eats paired with light and refreshing Biokult Grüner Veltliner.
Tell your Dad “That’s Amore!” with an Italian themed salad and main course like this Caprese Chicken Lasagna from Delish and the American-Italian Pasta Salad from All Recipes paired with Pizzolato Pinot Grigio.
And for the grill-loving Dad serve up some Grilled Flatiron Steak from Epicurious and Grilled Romaine Salad from Taste of Home, paired with our lively red Les Hauts de Lagarde Bordeaux Rouge.
Top it off with a simple dessert such as this simple Rose Poached Pear made with our Tarantas Sparkling Rosé.
Enjoy Some Organic Wines While Reading these Father’s Day Fun Facts
- There are two stories of how Father’s Day came to be, both involving women in church services honoring Mothers who wanted to give Dad their due as well.
- William Jennings Bryant and Calvin Coolidge were among those who wanted to officially honor Dads with a national holiday, as far back as 1924.
- In 1966, Lyndon B. Johnson, through an executive order, designated the third Sunday in June as the official day to celebrate Father’s Day. However, it wasn’t until 1972, during the Nixon administration, that Father’s Day was officially recognized as a national holiday.
- Father’s Day is celebrated around the world, often on different dates, but in the U.S. and most of Europe on the third Sunday of June.
Author: Lisa Bell, Natural Merchants