#1  MEAT! 

The "Ideal Gift Collection" from Omaha Steaks, including filet mignon, top sirloin, steak burgers, stuffed baked potatoes, stuffed sole, and a chocolate cake. Ideal gift, indeed! Omaha Steaks Ideal Gift Collection, $50, www.omahasteaks.com

#2  Comfy Clothes!

What Dad doesn't love lying around in his jammies? Pact's crazy-soft organic cotton pajama set is an excellent alternative in the colder months. T-shirt and long johns, $44.95. www.amazon.com

#3  A Gadget Even He Can Work.

Why waste time trying to explain how to work a portable Bluetooth? With the Soundboard, all Dad has to do is put his smartphone on top and it instantly amplifies his music. No setup required. You can even get it in  old-school wood-grain style for extra brownie points. Soundboard Speaker With Soundflow, $30.  www.officedepot.com

#4  Cuff links... Really, Cuff links.

Dad may not say it, but he knows nothing polishes up a dress shirt like cuff links. These are handmade to order in antiqued brass for added elegance. 

Custom monogram cuff links, $35. www.scoutmob.com