My BigMouth Blog | A Blog by Jason Glover

Super Bowl: Wings, Wings and more Wings

The Super Bowl is a time where we get to watch two of the greatest teams battle it out. The Super Bowl party has become a hallowed tradition, but when it comes to food, we need quick and easy recipes. One of the favored foods is wings because really what can be more manly than ripping meat off the bone as we watch 300 pound behemoths obliterate each other. It gives me goose bumps. Here are some great recipe for wing sauces that will make your mouth water. Buffalo Wings These wings are hot and spicy with a hint of …

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Holiday Drinks: Easy Recipes For Dad

Homemade Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Christmas is one of the best times of the year for dads. We love watching our children play in the snow, build snowmen and dream about Santa Claus and his eight reindeer. One of the best ways for families to bond is by drinking some Christmas beverages and there are plenty of easy recipes that you can make in a snap. Dad’s Famous Homemade Hot Chocolate Who hasn’t felt the warmth of hot chocolate after a cold afternoon in the snow? For me, it’s always been a symbol of Christmas and something we do after putting the tree up each …

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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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Easy Recipes For Man-Sized Summer Drinks

Black and Tan Beer

Summer is the ideal party time and everyone likes coming over for some grilled steaks and some cold drinks. While many people are happy with a bottle of cold beer, there are others that like something a little different. It’s always a good idea to have a few easy recipes for cold summer drinks to break out when the need arises. Since these are man-sized, no little umbrellas needed. The Black and Tan Sometimes a little twist on a cold beer is all you need. This is a great option if you’re busy and don’t have time to make something …

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Easy Recipes For Picnics: Homemade Guacamole

Peppers and cilantro

Along with grilling, summer is also the ideal time for picnics, potlucks and family reunions where everyone brings their favorite dish to pass. Dads like us want easy recipes that we can throw together quickly because we’ve got a hundred other thing to do as well. We have to pack the silverware and the plates and bring the whiffle ball set because you know Cousin Steve is going to forget — he’s got the twins after all. My favorite dish to take is guacamole, and you can make it as tame or as spicy as you want. The Basic Guacamole …

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Lemon Roasted Chicken with Potatoes

Make this dish anytime you want… And amaze your family with and incredibly juicy mouthful of lemon chicken! I love this dish because its easy to make and tastes super yummy, plus once you get all your prep done (15 minutes) and you slap this bird into the oven you’ll have 1 hour of free time to kick around to do whatever you want while you wait! Play some catch with your kid, or sit and watch the game with a beverage in hand!!! Have fun with this one! Your family will request it again and again! Ingredients 1 Whole Chicken 1 …

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PF CHANG’S CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS (GF)

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 : …

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Easy Recipes For Halloween

Autumn Pumpkin Spice Latte

Alright folks, step right up to the scariest kitchen in the land. It’s filled with tantalizing delights that will tickle your tummy and dazzle your taste buds. Halloween is perhaps the best time of the year for easy recipes that fit the theme of macabre. I’ve traversed the world and back again to find recipes that will make your kids squirm with delight. (Cue creepy organ music.) Mummy Dogs While there may be fewer things more frightening than the hot dog itself, they taste just so darn good. You’ve probably heard of crescent dogs, but when Halloween comes around trade …

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Dads Cooking with Pears…Say What?

Dads cooking with pears may seem like something out of a badly written Hallmark movie, but in reality pears offer a great taste and texture that few other fruits possess. While many people prefer to use apples for cooking, the pear is actually a very fitting alternative. You can pretty much substitute pears in any recipe that calls for apples. Also, don’t forget that pears are pretty awesome as a standalone, but there are a few tips and tricks you should know. The Right Pear for the Job Much like there are many different types of apples out there, there …

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Easy Recipes for Halloween Treats

Blue berry gelatin and grape gelatin with gummy worms and spider

As much as Halloween is about scaring people, it’s also about candy and sweets. It’s a dentist favorite holiday thanks to all the sugar consumption. If you need an easy recipe for a party treat or to give out to the kids on Halloween, then we have a treat for you. These recipes are simple, won’t break the bank and are fun to hand out. A candy bar is great, but these show the true meaning of Halloween. Creepy Peanut Butter Eyeballs Anyone that has had Buckeyes will see a similarity. Eyeball Beat about 1 ½ cups of peanut butter …

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