The Coronavirus has placed every family into uncharted waters. Dads need to step up, get out of their comfort zone, and play an active role… the kitchen represents the best place to start.
Want Something Posh? Feed Your Mouth Hungarian Goulash!
Hungarian Gouash, a tasty serving of comfort food that pairs well with cold and nasty weather.
New Summer Reading Series, Coming from The Father Apprentice
Hear ye! Hear ye! I'm pleased to report that later this week, The Summer BBQ Series will debut on The Father Apprentice. These will represent brief and easy-to-make meals centered around the grill. Everything I've learned that makes grilling easy, and provides a dad the opportunity to be a chef hero, will grace your web... Continue Reading →
Beef Bourguignon is so C’est Bon!
One of the easiest recipes that will make you look like a true chef. Just don't refer to yourself as one, otherwise you'll sound cocky. Beef Bourguignon is so choice. The key to this dish is the roux, which is when you stir in flour while you're browning vegetables. It's a tried and true method... Continue Reading →
Kids Cutting with Knives in the Kitchen
If you’re assuming this title reflects a negligent parent, who lets their son cut vegetables and fruit with little concern for their safety, you are partially correct. The latter is correct, negligent is inaccurate by all measures! My son does not wield Gingko or Cutco knives. The ones he uses are manufactured by StarPack. He’s... Continue Reading →
The Greatest ‘Gravy’ on the Face of the Earth
If you dislike Italian food, this post is not for you. My hunch is this represents 1% of the population so I’ll assume most readers have not clicked away yet. Food Courtesy: https://foodwishes.blogspot.com/ If you want to cook the greatest sauce, or ‘gravy’ as pure-bred Italian-Americans refer to it as, set your alarm clock for... Continue Reading →
The Best ‘Cooking Manual’ EVER
Want to make beef stroganoff? How about coq au vin? Intimidated? Don’t be. I’ve got something better than a recipe, which is simply a list of ingredients and written instructions. Sometimes, what the chef-authors describe in writing doesn’t translate into a tasty meal. It’s easy to miss a step or to be unfamiliar with a... Continue Reading →
Don’t be the Cook, be the Chef
Chef hats / daddy & son You’ve got to do something around the house. Right? It is not 1955, and if you were like me growing up, you were a latch-key kid who had to help his mother more often than not. We were raised by single mothers or grew up in families where our... Continue Reading →