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”

My Kids’ Favorite Soup- Potato Leek

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  March 28, 2022.  Dear Kids– Over the years, Mom and I would always think it was so sweet whenever the youngest of you two would suggest I make your sister’s favorite soup- potato leek.  So, I would make this creamyContinue reading “My Kids’ Favorite Soup- Potato Leek”

Smarty Pants, Veggie Veggie Parm Parm Dump Casserole

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  March 05, 2022.  Dear Kids–  With all the “researching” I do for Dad’s Dinner Diary, I come across a good number of recipes, so I thought you might be interested in this recipe, which was “inspired” by my favorite suchContinue reading “Smarty Pants, Veggie Veggie Parm Parm Dump Casserole”

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”

Wild, Wild West Thanksgiving Leftover Soup 

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  November 30, 2021.  Dear Kids– This recipe has wagon wheel pasta and a turkey carcass, which seems very much of the wild west to me, so there you go- Wild, Wild West Thanksgiving Leftover Soup.  It’s also a dish MomContinue reading “Wild, Wild West Thanksgiving Leftover Soup “

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”

The Make Ahead Thanksgiving Dressing Formerly Known As Same Day Turkey Stuffing

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  November 19, 2021.  Dear Kids- I grew up eating “stuffing”, not “dressing”, at Thanksgiving, with a recipe that went back to the very first Thanksgiving your Granny prepared as a newlywed for her mother and father in law- your veryContinue reading “The Make Ahead Thanksgiving Dressing Formerly Known As Same Day Turkey Stuffing”

Not The World’s Best Chili Recipe- Yet

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  October 11, 2021.  Dear Kids– Every Dad likes to think his chili recipe is the “World’s Best”, but that’s probably not the case with any Dad chili or really any other chili (except for one I suppose) in spite of theContinue reading “Not The World’s Best Chili Recipe- Yet”

The Humm-burger- A Sabichin’ Good Sandwich

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  September 29, 2021.  Dear Kids– The “sabich”, the eclectic, vegetarian sandwich that originated in Israel as a quick breakfast sandwich made from common leftovers, is certainly something you two did not grow up eating, but is something I became slightlyContinue reading “The Humm-burger- A Sabichin’ Good Sandwich”

French Revolutionary Onions À Trois

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush or don’t want any Dad Advice!  September 14, 2021.  Dear Kids–  My first experience with what I call “French Onions”, the highly caramelized and highly flavorful onions used in French Onion Soup, was in the 80s while I worked as a busboy at a “Fern” bar/restaurantContinue reading “French Revolutionary Onions À Trois”