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10.12.13 Blog Archive
Dad Cooking a Gingerbread House – EPIC
Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a few gingerbread houses decorating the landscape. These edible edifices don’t have to be your run of the mill single-story ranch, especially when you’ve got dad cooking. We build things. We make them better. We make them awesome. It doesn’t matter if we’re tweaking the timing of a Camaro or putting the finishing touches on a multi-story gingerbread tenement. Sure, you could just make a gingerbread house from one of those packets, put a few broken candy cane pieces on it and call it a day…or…you can turn it into a worthy dad domicile.
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Enjoy Being a Cooking Dad this Holiday Season
If you’re a cooking dad, you’ve probably already started thinking about your holiday menu. With the holidays right around the corner, there will be plenty of opportunities to try new and exciting recipes with your family. Whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer savory snacks, now is the time to pull out those recipe cards and start planning your holiday feast.
The holidays are a great time to enjoy dad’s cooking
It’s that time of year when goodies are everywhere, and savory and delicious meals are enjoyed by everyone. What a ...Read more...
You’ll Find Men Cooking More than Turkeys this Thanksgiving
Men cooking the Thanksgiving turkey is nothing new. If you’re a Dad that enjoys cooking, you don't have to stop there, though. The holiday is right around the corner and with a variety of classic and contemporary recipes to attempt, you’ll be able to try out your cooking skills with family and friends.
What are men cooking this holiday season?
Don’t be nervous Dad; you’ll have plenty of options to choose from when cooking your Thanksgiving feast this year. With an endless supply of recipes for scrumptious sides and delectable desserts to choose from, you’ll have plenty of variety. And if you thought ...Read more...
Cooking with Dad on Thanksgiving
Cooking with Dad is a great way to share recipes and create memories for your kids, but what about getting your own dad involved? When you add holidays and tradition in the mix, you’re guaranteed to create magic in the kitchen. It’s the time of year when cooking probably includes a meal that’s warm and comforting. It’s that time of year when your winter wear gets pulled out of the closet and the leaves crunch under your feet. The time has come for Thanksgiving and the memories you’ll create in the kitchen will last a lifetime.
Cooking with Dad on Thanksgiving
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There’s a First Time for Every Dad
Cooking requires precision, patience, and a love of food. But dads cooking for the first time can easily be intimidated and overwhelmed by the kitchen. If you’re a cooking dad who is just starting out and in need of a little reassurance, you’ve come to the right place. I created this site for cooking dads who want to get more involved in the kitchen. So whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you’ll be able to find valuable advice and cooking tools that will help to fuel your love of food.
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Can Mom Love Cooking With Dad
In traditional gender roles, the kitchen was Mom’s domain. As time went on and those lines began to blur, the kitchen was still considered Mom's domain and cooking with Dad was, let’s face it…scary. Mom may be very protective of her kitchen, but that doesn’t mean you can’t both cook together and enjoy each other’s company.
Mom and Dad in the same kitchen can possibly create some tension, but as long as Dad follows a few rules and tips, there is no reason why Mom can’t enjoy cooking with Dad.
Set Your Tasks
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Kids Love Dads Cooking Buffalo Sauce
The pigskin is flying and dads across the nation are watching their teams battle head to head for that coveted Super Bowl spot. When it comes to dads cooking, there are few foods that will make their mouths water during game time like buffalo sauce.
It’s the perfect mix of sweet and spicy that makes any game…even the blowouts…a little bit better. Dishes made with buffalo sauce are a hit with parents and kids alike, and it’s very easy to make. There isn’t much involved, but the flavor combinations create a unique taste that is unmistakable.
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With Men Cooking, Cut Out Distractions
Most men have short attention spans and are easily distracted, especially by something fun and/ or shiny. It’s not our fault. It’s just how we were made. This can be a problem with it comes to men cooking. One false move and instead of golden brown toast, you have a smoldering inferno and your home looks like a scene from Backdraft.
Unless you like to get visits from those nice men with axes and fire hoses, follow these tips to make sure you keep your eye on the ball.
Turn Off the TV
When you bake something, there is a lot of downtime. It can ...Read more...
A Cooking Dad Dream Come True: Halloween Candy Pizza
It’s that time of year again when the leaves begin to change and children’s minds return to scary stories and gorging on Halloween candy. It’s also a great time for the cooking dad to scare up some entertaining grub for the family.
This recipe melds two of every dad’s favorite things: candy and pizza. The Halloween candy pizza is a dessert pizza made using a cookie crust. The most difficult aspect of baking a large cookie pizza is making sure the middle is done and not raw…then again who complains about eating cookie dough?
Freshness Counts for Dads that Cook
When your kids get older, you find yourself heading out to the four corners of the earth taking them to everything from soccer practice to ballet recitals. There’s hardly time to breath, let alone creating the healthy meals that dads that cook would like to.
It’s easy to forego the fresh fruit and veggies in favor of canned pasta or microwave meals, but processed foods aren’t going to have the vitamins and minerals that the fresh food does. In fact, processed foods, while usually inexpensive and quick to eat, are filled with preservatives and other chemicals that you ...Read more...