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Cooking Classes For Dads: Decorating After-School Snack Cookies

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Back to school means after-school snacks, and the Cleavers aren’t the only ones that like a house smelling like cookies. Cooking with dad is a popular after school activity in our house and the smell of cookies can relieve much of the stress of new classes, new schools, and all the newness of back to school activities. Make the Cookies Before the Kids Get Home Most of the fun of making cookies comes from decorating and eating the cookies. Actually making, baking and waiting for the cookies to cool is not so much fun. However, coming home to a house …

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Dad Cooking Tips: Knock Lasagna Out of the Park

Lasagna With Salad

Nothing says Dad cooking for the family like a steaming pile of lasagna. It is the kind of stick-to-your ribs food that makes you feel like curling up underneath a blanket for a mid-afternoon nap at home. The words family gathering waft up with the scent of melted cheese. I don’t even remember seeing lasagna on a restaurant’s menu. That’s how downhome it is. It’s time. It is time for us Dads that cook to step up to the plate to make this deliciously dense dish. By making lasagna, we are announcing to the world that we are a force …

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Easy Brussels Sprouts Chips for Dads New to the Kitchen

Brussels sprout chips

Somebody has to eat all the manly foods. I mean, it is pretty impossible to steer clear of the burgers, pizza and beer, even for Dads that cook. It is what fills our growling stomachs and satisfies our appetite for protein. Well, protein and grease. But all of that manly men food is for men, like us. It sure isn’t for the kids. You know that feeling. The feeling that washed over you the first time you met your young child. All of a sudden, it was real. You had someone that leaned on you for protection. And now it …

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