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”

Crispy Eggplant Parm For My Two Kids

May 17, 2021.  Dear Kids– We are a house divided, at least as far as you kids go, when it comes to Eggplant Parm- one of you likes it roasted and the other breaded and fried.  So what’s a good Dad (and I am a good Dad, just ask me) to do, but give youContinue reading “Crispy Eggplant Parm For My Two Kids”

Cereal “Pie” For Any Season

Another Plug and Plate Recipe © May 01, 2021.  Dear Daughters– Today, our three course, seasonal Plug and Plate menu concludes with a Cereal “Pie” recipe to finish off a meal that includes Plug and Plate recipes for Vegetable Peeler Salad  and Risotto as well.   If you’ve been paying attention lately, you should knowContinue reading “Cereal “Pie” For Any Season”

A Risotto For Any Season

Another Plug and Plate Recipe © April 21, 2021.  Dear Daughters– If you recall last week’s episode, I introduced the Plug In Play recipe- a recipe that lets you easily swap out seasonal CSA or other ingredients and plug in new ones to make dozens of delicious variations of that recipe. We started off withContinue reading “A Risotto For Any Season”

Vegetable Peeler Salad For Any Season

A Plug & Plate Recipe © April 16, 2021.  Dear Daughters–  I was so happy to hear from you kids that you’re supporting local farmers with the Community Supported Agriculture (“CSA”) shares you set up for this year, I came up with what I call “Plug & Plate Recipes” to help you enjoy all thatContinue reading “Vegetable Peeler Salad For Any Season”