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Dad Cooking Rice Krispie Treats, Yum!

Simplicity. Sometimes when you’ve had a long day and you need a little comfort, simplicity is the best medicine. I remember my dad cooking Rice Krispie treats as a kid and I couldn’t wait for the concoction of marshmallow and cereal to cool down. It didn’t matter how bad of a day he or I had because this decadent treat always made me forget my problems. Dads like us want to be able to take our children’s pain away, and many times it’s out of our hands. The emotional pain of that first breakup and the physical pain of their …

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Cooking for Two – Refrigerated Dishes can be a Considerable Help

There are different ways in which the families stay together. It becomes even more important to look into the kitchen affairs carefully when it comes to the family of just two. If you are a single parent and staying with your son, then the entire responsibility of kitchen comes on your shoulders. The food and house management can be a routine task or it can turn into a messy battle. It all depends on your management. If you are planning in advance then, a lot of recipes make way more than two portions, Many times leftovers aren’t fantastic to have …

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Supper Ideas: Warming Winter Soups

Closeup of onion and garlic

Kids love playing outside in the winter. They have snowball fights, build snowmen and have all types of wintery fun; but when they come inside they’re like icicles. If you’re at a loss for winter supper ideas, then why not try some warming soups to take the chill out and bring the color back to their rosy cheeks. Who am I kidding? We’re dads, so odds are we were right out there with them. The soup is just as much for our old bones as theirs. Toscana Soup If you’re looking for a little heat, then this spicy dish should …

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Cook Like A Man: Alternatives to Hot Cocoa Mix

Warm Hot Toddy With Lemon

Winter is in full swing and the temperatures are dipping. Hot cocoa is a traditional drink for this time of year, but it can be pretty boring. I mean, milk or water, cocoa mix, heat and serve. That sure doesn’t seem like how you cook like a man. We don’t have to just settle for Swiss Miss mixes when there are so many delicious alternatives out there. Try some of these and you’ll be warm and cozy in no time. Hot Vanilla – Non-Chocolate Hot Cocoa There are some people out there that just don’t like chocolate. This alternative is …

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That’s Some Good Cooking Dad

Why do people seem to think that women make the best cooks? Let’s take a look at some of the most famous chefs out there—most of them are men like you and me. Guy Fieri is a cooking dad. Bobby Flay is a cooking dad. Even the foul-mouthed Gordon Ramsey is a cooking dad. They may be making beef wellington and other dishes in their restaurants, but I bet they’re cooking up a storm at home as well. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits to being a cooking dad. We Look Cool Doing It Even if we’re …

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