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Wagyu vs. Kobe Steak… What’s the real deal?

What is Wagyu Steak

Hey Peeps – I wanted to follow up about the post I did about Wagyu on FaceBook (see post here)… loved all the comments. Keep ‘em coming. Some of you questioned whether or not I bought real Wagyu and mentioned that it’s only from Japan. You prompted me to do some research today and talk to the butcher where I got the meat… What I learned from him was, “Wagyu (which actually means Japanese cow in Japanese) is a breed of beef cattle and there are actually four breeds of wagyu. Japanese Black is one of the four breeds, and makes up …

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Holiday Traditions: Cooking for the Family

The holidays are all about the family and bringing them together even when they are far away. It doesn’t matter if you’re a dad of toddlers or a grandfather looking forward to a Christmas visit, cooking for the family over the holidays can be a Christmas tradition that lasts generations. We’re dads that like to cook and that’s never truer than over the holidays. Here are some ways to make holiday dinners a long-lasting tradition. Holiday Food Every year, my family made certain dishes that were just our thing. Everyone had the turkey and ham, but my dad would always …

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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 perfect time to share your love of cooking …

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Dads that Cook Crockpot Dinners Go on Santa’s Good List

It’s not easy being a dad. We’re constantly being pulled from one place to other during the holidays by our jobs, wives, kids, etc. If you’re one of the many dads that cook during the holidays, then that’s one more thing that’s diverting your attention. You may love to cook, but who has the time to shop for presents, finish up work early so you can begin vacation, and cook an amazing holiday meal for the family? The crock pot is our saving grace. It lets us fill the house with a delicious aroma for hours and we can just …

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Back To School – Easy Family Dinners!!

The kids are finally back at school, so that means we finally have our mornings and afternoons back. We can start making plans and getting work done, but we still need easy dinner ideas. Don’t fret about getting it all done when you can make easy family dinners with little effort — thanks to your crockpot. With the crockpot, you put everything in first thing in the morning and let it cook all day. It’s no fuss and the slow cooking seals in the flavor and moisture. Crockpot Roast and Vegetables This is a classic crockpot recipe which we enjoy …

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

PF CHANG’S CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS gluten free I had to share this one to all my Dads…PF Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps are “One of the easiest recipes I have ever made, and my wife asked me to make it again 2 day’s later!” I always make our food at my home Gluten Free, why? My wife is allergic to it. Makes her really sick… A copycat recipe with a couple adds that you can easily make in just 20 minutes. And it tastes a million times better too! MAKES: 4 SERVINGS PREP : 10 MINUTES COOK : 10 MINUTES TOTAL : …


Men Cooking: Making Your Own Sausage

What are men cooking these days? Are we settling for boxes of macaroni and cheese and boring old grilled cheese? No, the days of the inept dad stumbling around the kitchen is over. It’s becoming our domain just as much as Mom’s. Don’t settle for Jimmy Dean’s precooked sausage when you can make your own. Is it easy? No, but when have we ever shied away from something because it was difficult. Your family will never be able to go back to store bought when you bring out your freshly cooked sausages for them to gobble up. The Tools of …

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Dad Cooking this Labor Day? Try These Mouthwatering Ideas

Nothing gets men cooking like Labor Day. It is a man’s holiday combing grilling, meat and family. This Labor Day, we are trying to make it easy to cook, while staying in the tradition of mouthwatering for everyone. Hamburgers with a Kick Many families celebrate Labor Day with hamburgers and hot dogs, but that does not mean the burgers need to be boring. In fact, our burgers are anything but boring. Some people will tell you to add spices or breadcrumbs to the burgers to give them a kick and that does work, but that is not how this blog …

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Men Cooking Means Manly Foods

We’re men. Men like meat. Meat is good. When there are men cooking, the kitchen will be filled with the aroma of spiced meat and other foods that are guaranteed to put a little hair on your chest, so mom might want to grab a salad. There are countless foods that men love, but there are some that are the epitome of manly cooking, so sit back, loosen that top button on your pants and be prepared to gorge on some serious man food. Meatloaf What can I say? It’s meat and it’s a loaf, ‘nuff said. There is no …

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Dads That Cook Offer Holiday Shopping Tips

Christmas gifts with ribbon on a red background

We’re not usually big fans of shopping. Men are very targeted shoppers. We go in, grab what we need and get out. There’s no trying on to see what fits. There’s no window shopping. Here at Dads That Cook, I wanted to offer a few tips for us guys when it comes to the decidedly unmanly art of shopping for Christmas. Avoid the Crowds, Christmas Shop Online The days of visiting those overcrowded malls and being nearly trampled by grannies and soccer moms are over thanks to the Internet. I remember the horrors of trying to navigate the different stores …

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