The Big Hac- a Bean Burrito Big Mac® Hack Worthy of a Secret Menu

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  November 16, 2022.  Dear Kids-“The Big Hac” not only hacks the flavors of a Big Mac® for a mouth watering, meat free bean burrito, it’s also part of a menu so secret even McDonald’s® doesn’t know about it. That’s becauseContinue reading “The Big Hac- a Bean Burrito Big Mac® Hack Worthy of a Secret Menu”

A Hidden Gem From the Family Recipe Box- “Butterscotch Bliss”

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  May 08, 2022- Happy Mother’s Day!  Dear Kids– This post started out as a straight forward, Mother’s Day retro recipe from your GrandMother to celebrate her and all the amazing mom’s (including yours, of course) we know, but then itContinue reading “A Hidden Gem From the Family Recipe Box- “Butterscotch Bliss””

Beet On Weck- A Plant Based Take On the Buffalo, NY Classic- Beef On Weck

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  April 12, 2022.  Dear Kids– You know I’m always looking for ways to merge Dad Cooking into the plant based eating you kids prefer. Today’s attempt is brought to you by the fine city of Buffalo, NY, with its iconicContinue reading “Beet On Weck- A Plant Based Take On the Buffalo, NY Classic- Beef On Weck”

3 Bite* Apple Hand Pies

* Dad Bites Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  March 14, 2022.  Dear Kids– Can any Dad resist making pie jokes today?  No, but let me be clear, once you forgive me for my Dad need to post a pie recipe on Pi Day, you willContinue reading “3 Bite* Apple Hand Pies”

The Dad’s Ultimate Buffalo Mac & Cheese With Crispy Chicken Skin

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  Note- DDD is a little behind its Instagram posts after the big move, but hopes to catch up with 3 Dad Dinner Diary posts this week- this is the second of the three. Another Note- Hoping that actually writing downContinue reading “The Dad’s Ultimate Buffalo Mac & Cheese With Crispy Chicken Skin”

Fried Mutz With Upstate Raspberry Sauce

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  February 15, 2022.  Dear Kids– Fried Mozzarella is something I haven’t thought about since the 80’s- sure, it has lingered around on menus since then, but for me it was more of a fad that faded away after a fewContinue reading “Fried Mutz With Upstate Raspberry Sauce”

Potsticker Crispy Fried Rice

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  February 01, 2022.  Dear Kids– After an unexpected month long break in the action, I’m happy to be back with what I’m predicting to be the DDD Recipe of 2022!  Now, I don’t mean to brag with such a bold predictionContinue reading “Potsticker Crispy Fried Rice”

Green Bean Casserole on a Stick

November 24, 2021.  The Thanksgiving menu can get rather predictable- not that that’s a bad thing- but, I like to mix it up a bit most years, much to the dismay of your Mom, who much prefers a Norman Rockwellian vibe to the festivities.  This year may be my crowning glory when it comes toContinue reading “Green Bean Casserole on a Stick”

Cheesy Sticks & Souper Dips

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  November 08, 2021.  Dear Kids– These recipes were inspired by your childhood eating habits of hardly touching your soup whenever we had a family favorite that Gramps called “American Pizza”- a combination of grilled cheese and tomato soup.  Back inContinue reading “Cheesy Sticks & Souper Dips”

Fish In A Dish- Chowder Style

Jump to the Fish In A Dish-  Chowder Style InstaRecipe  August 15, 2021.  Dear Kids– This recipe makes me smile because it features a Ritz cracker topping, which was the only way you two kids would eat fish when you were very young  The buttery cracker topping was one of the “tricks” in my GettingContinue reading “Fish In A Dish- Chowder Style”