My BigMouth Blog | A Blog by Jason Glover

My Daddy Cooks with Pumpkin Guts

Colorful Pumpkins.

Carving out the pumpkin for Halloween is a great time and some serious family fun, but what do you do with all those pumpkin guts, especially since the kids proudly exclaim, “my daddy cooks?” It’s a shame to throw away all that good pulp, but few people realize that it’s great for cooking. While everything under the sun is pumpkin flavored this month, we can create something genuinely pumpkinized with all those guts. Easy Pumpkin Broth Remove the guts from your pumpkin and take out all the seeds. Get a stock pot and put a couple tablespoons of olive oil …

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Cook Like A Man: Tasty Fall Desserts

homemade pecan pie isolated on black background

Fall is the perfect time for indulging in some great tasting desserts. Let’s skip the pumpkin because we’ll get enough of that next month. You can cook like a man and still satiate your sweet tooth with these delicious fall desserts. They’re super tasty and have no calories. Ok, that’s a total lie, but when you’re dealing with this much decadence, you need a little reassurance. Honeyed Pear Pastry While this time of year is known for pumpkins and apples, it’s also the tail end of the pear season, so why not try this dessert. You’ll need four small pears, …

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Dad Cooking Fall Cocktails Makes Our Day

Father Cooking With Son

Fall is all about pumpkins and apple cider. You can’t go to any store or restaurant without seeing plenty of pumpkin everything from creamers to candles. It’s enough to drive you to drink. That’s when I love sitting down with a few fall cocktails. It’s nice to sit on the porch and watch the fall colors on the trees. I’m staying away from pumpkins until October, but I’ve include two great fall cocktails and one alcohol free one for the family. Butterscotch Apple Cider Fall wouldn’t be the same without some fresh apple cider, but why not add a little …

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Easy Family Meals for a Campfire: The Perfect Breakfast

family of five people camping and having fun cooking over fire

September is the time of year when the temperatures starts to go down and people enjoy camping. There’s nothing better than waking up to the smell of a fresh cooked breakfast over a campfire. The dew is fresh on the ground and the sun is up. So, what’s for breakfast? Easy family meals are always the best. What You Need You’re going to need a campfire, a campfire grate and a skillet – preferably cast iron and already seasoned. You’ll want to make the fire ahead of time and let it sit for a while. You don’t want high flames, …

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Easy Family Meals for Labor Day

Worker and a American flag

Labor Day is supposed to be all about not laboring. We get the day off work and do whatever we want. In honor of this day of no labor, I thought I could share with you some great easy family meals that don’t take much planning or preparation. What’s the sense of having the day off if you’re sweating in a kitchen all day? Hey, It’s Leftover Day! This may take a little pre-week planning since leftovers are going to be the main meals for the day. Cook extra food earlier in the week and then you’ll have plenty of …

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