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4 Tips to Help Dad Cooking on the Grill

Grill Basket

Dad cooking means firing up the grill and cooking up some of the best tasting meat the family has ever had. So what is the secret to the best barbecue around? Believe it or not, the secret is all in the grill. Today, we pull out our bag of tricks and share what we do to keep the family coming back for more. #1 Heat Up the Grill A hot grill is the best. When the grill is hot, the meat sizzles as soon as we lay the meat on the rack. Not only does this add a “wow” factor …

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New to Cooking for the Family? 4 Tips for the Beginning Cook

Cooking For Beginners

Cooking for the family can be a daunting task, especially when you open up a cookbook and it says things like julienne and sauté. However, every beginning cook needs to know a few basics. Don’t worry though. All the fancy cuts are just intended to make the food look nice or cook evenly. Luckily, our families are not that picky and are happy with our attempts. #1 Sauté When a recipe asks you to sauté something, it wants you to put some butter in a pan on medium heat, melt the butter, then add the chopped ingredients (normally onions, peppers …

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4 Waffle-Maker Recipes that Make Cooking with Daddy Fun

waffle iron

Cooking with daddy only has one ingredient…FUN! And if you have a waffle maker then you have a super simple way to cook with the kids without all the hassle of using the oven. Here are some of the fun things you can do with the kids, using a waffle iron, which makes cooking a lot simpler and just that much more fun. #1 Waffle Brownies Brownies in the oven take 30 minutes or so to make, but when you cook them on your waffle maker, they cook in about 5 minutes. We make them from scratch, and sometimes we …

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Dads Cooking for Picky Kids Make a Veggie Pirate Boat that Rocks!

Veggie Sailboat

Dads cooking around America have one thing in common…picky kids. We have kids that turn their noses up at new things and ask for mac and cheese for dinner. As dads, we know they need more than macaroni for dinner. They need vegetables, and we need to get creative so the vegetables will be fun, and they will be asking to make them and eat them. That is exactly what this veggie boat will have the kids doing. Veggie Pirate Boat My boy went through a pirate stage, so we made lots of boats. This particular boat is a fun …

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