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”

You Like Tomato, I Like Tomahto Sandwiches

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  August 23, 2021.  Dear Kids– Well, it’s about to be Tomato Season, and next to Corn and Christmas Season, it’s my favorite time of the year.  I don’t know if I spent enough time when you were growing up tellingContinue reading “You Like Tomato, I Like Tomahto Sandwiches”

Mexican Street Corn Soup

Jump to the Street Corn Soup InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  August 05, 2021.  Your Gramps always had a small vegetable garden in our backyard while I was growing up, but it was sadly lacking when it came to the one and only vegetable my childhood self wouldContinue reading “Mexican Street Corn Soup”

Dad Thai With Charred Broccoli

Jump to the Dad Thai InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  July 15, 2021.  Dear Kids-  Remember the first Thai restaurant that became our family favorite while you were growing up? I think you were about 6 and 4 the first time we ate there. The food was good,Continue reading “Dad Thai With Charred Broccoli”

Three Pepper Shakshuka Over Grits

June 22, 2021.  Dear Kids– As much as I like the flavors in this Three Pepper Shakshuka, I like it even more because it is the result of a family collaborative effort.  One of you kids brought home and made a delicious shakshuka recipe that called for poblano peppers instead of the bell peppers IContinue reading “Three Pepper Shakshuka Over Grits”