Category Archives: Cooking

Dad’s Family Diner

With brotherly affection, I hope, someone from Church approached me, patted me on the back and laughed at my being a single Father, saying "What's dinner time like at your house?"  repairing the damage by saying something like "If it … Continue reading

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Death by Chocolate

Birthdays mean cake… and when my son asked for a chocolate on chocolate cake then suggested that it'd be 'okay' if we got it at a grocery store, I felt affronted, and wanted to show him that I could do … Continue reading

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Countdown to Turkey

This is the time of year when I look at the calendar, realize Thanksgiving is only a week away (or less) and recognize that I am REALLY going to have to get on the ball. (The Butterball, lol jk I … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving List

"Are you ready?!" I heard her sister call to her across the room. "Yes!" "Don't forget Peanut Butter Celery with raisens!" the younger one almost screamed.  Which took my attention. "Will you eat that?" I asked, doubtful. "ew, no!" she … Continue reading

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Going Bananas

I have been in a slump … most of us get there at one point or another, disappointment piles on disappointment, expectations and hopes are continually flattened, and like a balloon too often blown up, it doesn't return to normal. … Continue reading

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Picky Eaters

Or, I’ll title it “I don’t care how disgusting it is, you’re gonna eat it!!!”  Which isn’t true, if they don’t like my experiments, they hopefully like some of my other night’s previous experiment leftovers. The thought began like this: … Continue reading

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Ham of Destiny!

Once upon a time, I had a choice to make: Take Shop like all the other guys. Take Home-economics with the girls. Turns out that in only one of the two class choices do you regularly eat cheese burgers in … Continue reading

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How I Stew While the Children Are Away

It’s a popular question “What do you do when the children are away?” What do I do when the kids are away? I Simmer. Soak Steam, Calm down, And pull it all together.That’s what I do when the kids are … Continue reading

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Daddy, You Cook Like a Hero

There are few sights as satisfying as kids enjoying what you made… especially when you were kind of making it up as you go along. “Boy kids…”  I said as I was putting ingredients into the crock pot for the … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Park

The lessons I enjoy the most, and the ones I learn the most from, are often not the same kind of thing at all! Today I learned: How to make Royale Icing (This does not include following the recipe by … Continue reading

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