Sausage Saffron Pasta with Chef Mike on Dads That Cook

Mike cooks up kid-favorite Saffron Sausage Pasta with Cream Sauce. He starts off the meal with a Lemon Kale Salad that is fresh, delicious, and healthy. This is an easy meal that the kids will also enjoy!

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Mike Terrigno

Mike is a single father taking care of his two kids on his own. He used to be in politics then decided that politics wasn’t for him and went into sales. He loves to play the stand-up bass (his dad was a musician!) and cook for his kids and friends.

Q1 - What’s one tool in the kitchen you wish you had and why?

A simple one, but a larger stove ranges and more powerful burners!!

Q2 - What’s your biggest meal disaster?

Trying to make French baguette from recipe of the best Baguette in Paris - tried multiple times - total disaster. Baking is not my friend!

Q3 - What’s one thing you would like to learn how to make?

authentic Japanese Ramen bowls

Q4 - If there was one dish you would teach your kid to make, what would it be?

How to make Lasagna Bolognese with homemade Spinach Pasta.

Q5 - What does it mean to you as a dad to cook for your family?

It’s one of the most important things that I do - because it creates times for us to sit down together as a family; it teaches my kids how to eat healthy, cook meals and become self reliant.