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Dad Cooks Homemade Easter Desserts

Easter is all about candy and dessert. Your kids will be screaming, “My dad cooks homemade Easter Desserts,” from the rooftops if you make these delicious treats. Don’t let Easter be simply store bought candy, when you can craft some holiday favorites from scratch. You’ll actually save money in the long run and your kids will be totally impressed with their dad’s skills. Homemade Peeps Peeps are the Easter equivalent of the Christmas tree. It’s just part of the holiday and the holiday season isn’t complete without it. Those boxes of sugar and marshmallow are expensive when compared to making …

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Cooking with Dad: Corned Beef and Cabbage

Homemade Corned Beef And Cabbage

March is known for St. Patricks’ Day, and it’s a great time to celebrate one of Ireland’s greatest and most famous dishes, corned beef and cabbage. If your family has an Irish background, then you can use this as an opportunity to get the kids cooking with dad. Corned beef and cabbage is an important dish in Ireland.  If you’re looking to make your children mindful of where they came from, then a special St. Patrick’s corned beef and cabbage meal is exactly what you need. You don’t even have to be Irish to appreciate the Irish culture. You just …

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Dad Cooks with Leftover Chocolate

A favorite, homemade peanut butter chocolate balls. A

Maybe you look like Tom Cruise and was inundated with countless Valentines and boxes of chocolate or just went to the store on Feb. 15 and bought them out of every chocolate heart they had. But you’ve got a ton of leftover chocolate. Everyone loves it when dad cooks with chocolate because everyone benefits from those sweet treats. Don’t let all that chocolate go to waste when there are plenty of things you can do with all the milk chocolatey goodness. Buckeyes There are a popular winter treat that you can make easy. They’re perfect if you’re a fan of …

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Super Bowl: Wings, Wings and more Wings

The Super Bowl is a time where we get to watch two of the greatest teams battle it out. The Super Bowl party has become a hallowed tradition, but when it comes to food, we need quick and easy recipes. One of the favored foods is wings because really what can be more manly than ripping meat off the bone as we watch 300 pound behemoths obliterate each other. It gives me goose bumps. Here are some great recipe for wing sauces that will make your mouth water. Hot Buffalo Wings These wings are hot and spicy with a hint …

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Cook Like A Man: Plan Valentine’s Day Now

Portrait of romantic couple at Valentine's Day dinner

Unless we want to spend a few days in the doghouse, it’s about time to start planning for Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is the biggest holiday for couples and ruining it is a nightmare best not even considered. It’s still about three weeks out, but if we want this to be one for the record books or cook like a man, then the planning starts now. A last minute bouquet of flowers leftover from the grocery store and some frozen chicken parmigiana aren’t going to cut it. Confirm the Babysitter Valentine’s Day is big for everyone. That includes grandparents and …

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My Daddy Cooks: Prepping Cookies and Milk For Santa

Smiling gingerbread man with red funnel mug. Additional cookies

Christmas Eve is full of anticipation for children as they anxiously await the unveiling of not only their presents currently under the tree, but also the ones Santa brings while they sleep. It’s traditional to leave a little gift of cookies and milk for Santa, I mean, he does go all around the world in one night, he’s got to be hungry. Make sure your child can tell his or her friends, “My daddy cooks cookies for Santa.” Milk and cookie prep is an integral part of the Christmas process. While it’s nothing to stress over, it can be a …

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Holiday Traditions: Cooking for the Family

The holidays are all about the family and bringing them together even when they are far away. It doesn’t matter if you’re a dad of toddlers or a grandfather looking forward to a Christmas visit, cooking for the family over the holidays can be a Christmas tradition that lasts generations. We’re dads that like to cook and that’s never truer than over the holidays. Here are some ways to make holiday dinners a long-lasting tradition. Holiday Food Every year, my family made certain dishes that were just our thing. Everyone had the turkey and ham, but my dad would always …

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Enjoy Being a Cooking Dad this Holiday Season

If you’re a cooking dad, you’ve probably already started thinking about your holiday menu. With the holidays right around the corner, there will be plenty of opportunities to try new and exciting recipes with your family. Whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer savory snacks, now is the time to pull out those recipe cards and start planning your holiday feast. The holidays are a great time to enjoy dad’s cooking It’s that time of year when goodies are everywhere, and savory and delicious meals are enjoyed by everyone. What a perfect time to share your love of cooking …

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Holiday Drinks: Easy Recipes For Dad

Homemade Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Christmas is one of the best times of the year for dads. We love watching our children play in the snow, build snowmen and dream about Santa Claus and his eight reindeer. One of the best ways for families to bond is by drinking some Christmas beverages and there are plenty of easy recipes that you can make in a snap. Dad’s Famous Homemade Hot Chocolate Who hasn’t felt the warmth of hot chocolate after a cold afternoon in the snow? For me, it’s always been a symbol of Christmas and something we do after putting the tree up each …

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Dads that Cook Crockpot Dinners Go on Santa’s Good List

It’s not easy being a dad. We’re constantly being pulled from one place to other during the holidays by our jobs, wives, kids, etc. If you’re one of the many dads that cook during the holidays, then that’s one more thing that’s diverting your attention. You may love to cook, but who has the time to shop for presents, finish up work early so you can begin vacation and cook an amazing holiday meal for the family? The crock pot is our saving grace. It lets us fill the house with a delicious aroma for hours and we can just …

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