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For the chocoholic dad: Give dad a Rolex, Ferrari or golf set made of chocolate ($16-$18) from Imagine Candy. The shop also carries Spoonables Caramels in butterscotch, salted and spicy chili, which are great as ice cream toppings or for sweetening a steak or pork loin. Try the Recchiuti C3 caramels ($40 for 24 pieces) or the Paris caramels in fig, walnut and assorted flavors ($14 and $16). (Imagine Candy, 22 Harwood Ct., Scarsdale; 914-723-7887; www.imaginecandy.com)

Father's Day: 10 gift ideas from Hudson Valley shops

Still don't know what to get the world's greatest dad for Father's Day? Have no fear, we've searched high and low for the presents that will show dad you put a lot of thought into it this year. From thrifty to slightly pricey, here are 10 ways to show your father he's the best in the Hudson Valley and beyond. There's just no excuse for a last-minute tie! - Compiled by Helaina Hovitz

For the dessert-loving father: Why should dad only
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For the dessert-loving father: Why should dad only have a cake on his birthday? These treats give new meaning to “dressing tastefully,” or rather, tastily! Shirt and Tie Cake ($70, serves 15-20), small buttercream cakes that say "Happy Father’s Day" ($25) and hand painted cookies ($3.50) in the shape of ties will be sure to please. Pelham Provisions (209 Wolfs Ln., Pelham; 914-738-6622; www.pelhamprovisionsbakeshop.com)

For the trivia-obsessed dad: Sure, dads know a
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For the trivia-obsessed dad: Sure, dads know a lot of things, but there's always more to stuff into his brain. Rockland County native Lesley Ackerman’s "The Book of Times" is chock full of quirky facts about how long things take, how long things last and how often things happen. ($15.99, Anderson’s Book Store, 96 Chatsworth Ave., Larchmont; 914-834-6900; www.andersonsbooksny.com)

For the dad who likes to cook healthful
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For the dad who likes to cook healthful meals: This Swiss diamond skilled cooks food evenly and washes clean with a soapy sponge. The nonstick coating, reinforced with real diamond particles, is designed for virtually oil-free cooking to reduce fat and calories from every meal — and it’s recommended by the American Vegetarian Association. The skillets are on sale -- the 10” fry pan with lid is $74.95 (normally $160); the 10.25” pan is $97.95 (normally $130), and the 8” pan is $49.95 (normally $95). (Warren Kitchen & Cutlery (6934 Rte. 9, Rhinebeck; 845-876-6208)

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For the dad who loves shower power: The
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For the dad who loves shower power: The Ka-Pow! gift set comes stuffed with invigorating face and body scrubs, soap, gels and something called the Wiccy Magic Muscles massage bar. ($86.95, LushFresh Handmade Cosmetics, Westchester Mall, 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains; 914-421-1333; www.lushusa.com)

For the dad with a hearty appetite: Can’t
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For the dad with a hearty appetite: Can’t decide between Italian or barbecue on Sunday? Why not do both? Dinner at Racanelli’s New York Italian will be serving up a special Italian-style Father's Day BBQ menu. The appetizer will be a grilled pecorino sausage with Italian-style chili and roasted green tomatoes, and dinner is a whole barbecued baby chicken or slow smoked pot roast. ($24.95 for a three-course prix fixe dinner; 851 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale; 914-472-1032; www.racanellinewyorkitalian.com)

For the cool dad: DuneTunes headphones double as
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For the cool dad: DuneTunes headphones double as a (manly, of course) necklace as well as a bracelet. Jessica Alba, Rufus Wainwright and other celebs were recently spotted sporting a pair. Features include a built-in microphone for hands-free talking, magnets to hold the headphones together while he’s jogging, three sizes of silicone earbuds, and a 26-inch extender. ($40 for beaded variety at Mixology, 120 S. Ridge St., Rye Brook; 914-481-1771; www.shopmixology.com; $50 for leather; www.handcandy.net)

For the beachy-boaty dad: Unlike traditional boat shoes
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For the beachy-boaty dad: Unlike traditional boat shoes made of leather or suede, these SWIMS loafers from Neiman Marcus are a water-compatible alternative. Dad can wear them on the beach, on a boat, in the city, at the office or even out for dinner. Made with adaptable, breathable nylon and entirely water-resistant, they can even get tossed in the washing machine. ($149, 2 E. Maple Ave, White Plains; 877-634-6269; www.neimanmarcus.com)

For the chocoholic dad: Give dad a Rolex,
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For the chocoholic dad: Give dad a Rolex, Ferrari or golf set made of chocolate ($16-$18) from Imagine Candy. The shop also carries Spoonables Caramels in butterscotch, salted and spicy chili, which are great as ice cream toppings or for sweetening a steak or pork loin. Try the Recchiuti C3 caramels ($40 for 24 pieces) or the Paris caramels in fig, walnut and assorted flavors ($14 and $16). (Imagine Candy, 22 Harwood Ct., Scarsdale; 914-723-7887; www.imaginecandy.com)

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For the outdoorsy dad: The DoubleNest Hammock from
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For the outdoorsy dad: The DoubleNest Hammock from Eagle Nest Outfitters is made of a soft, breatheable nylon -- perfect for muggy summer days. Lightweight and durable for rugged hikes, it sets up in seconds, packs down to the size of a large grapefruit and can be easily shared with dad's better half. It comes in a variety of colors in case you want to match it to his favorite sports team. ($69.99 at Gander Mountain, Hudson Valley Plaza, Kingston; 845-382-2500; www.gandermountain.com; $89.99 at Kelloggs & Lawrence, 26-30 Parkway, Katonah; 914-232-3351; www.kelloggsandlawrence.com)

For the well-groomed father: Weleda’s skincare regimen is
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For the well-groomed father: Weleda’s skincare regimen is designed to ensure dad enjoys a clean, close shave that leaves his skin feeling smooth, calm and refreshed on Father’s Day and beyond. The shaving cream ($14.50), moisture cream ($21), smooth shave toner ($23) and after-shave balm ($23) are all designed to reduce post-shave irritation. They have ingredients like goat's milk and myrrh extract. (Mrs. Green’s Natural Market's location in Scarsdale and Larchmont; www.mrsgreens.com)

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