DINNER IDEAS
June 21, 2018

One Pan Chicken Alfredo

Getting dinner on the table in about 20 minutes that doesn’t come in a brown bag or by using an app on your phone sounds a […]
June 14, 2018

Spicy Tequila Skillet Chicken Tenders

Yep. This is the best name I could think up for this recipe. Spicy Tequila Skillet Chicken Tenders. I mean yeah its spicy. I threw tequila […]
June 12, 2018

Bacon Egg and Sausage Breakfast Pizza

Father’s Day breakfast is all about those “manly” meals. I love anything bacon, sausage, and most of all eggs. Combine that with a nice cheese pizza […]
June 11, 2018

Chicken Parmigiana with Pomodoro Sauce

Chicken Parmigiana is a recipe that takes me back to my roots with a from-scratch Pomodoro sauce just like my mother made. It’s one of my […]

Hi. I’m Derek.
I AM A DAD, FOOD BLOGGER, AND FIXER OF BROKEN TOYS.

I’m in the IT industry by day, and moonlight as a food blogger, sharing the meals I create for my family. It’s my passion in life to use food to take a break from life, and re-connect  as a family at the dinner table. I love encouraging families to cook by sharing recipes, tips and tricks that make cooking simple, enjoyable and delicious!

 

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DAD LIFE
June 11, 2018

Chicken Parmigiana with Pomodoro Sauce

Chicken Parmigiana is a recipe that takes me back to my roots with a from-scratch Pomodoro sauce just like my mother made. It’s one of my […]
June 9, 2018

Getting The Most Out Of My Amex EveryDay Credit Card

I’m not one to go ham with credit cards, I’m not huge on creating unwanted debt. But I do like getting rewarded for my everyday expenses! […]
May 10, 2018

We’re Moving! Getting our new home clean and move-in ready…

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Bounty. The opinions and text are all mine. So, this is a big month for […]
April 24, 2018

Cooking With The Kids: Bacon Egg And Cheese Totchos

Bacon, Egg and Cheese Totchos (tater tot nachos), is a fun way to have breakfast with the kids. It’s simple, nothing crazy that a picky eater […]
My Latest Recipes
June 21, 2018

One Pan Chicken Alfredo

Getting dinner on the table in about 20 minutes that doesn’t come in a brown bag or by using an app on your phone sounds a […]
June 19, 2018

No Churn Avocado Cashew Ice Cream

If avocado cashew ice cream sounds a bit on the odd side, don’t feel alone. I totally thought this was going to be a bomb when […]
June 14, 2018

Spicy Tequila Skillet Chicken Tenders

Yep. This is the best name I could think up for this recipe. Spicy Tequila Skillet Chicken Tenders. I mean yeah its spicy. I threw tequila […]
June 12, 2018

Bacon Egg and Sausage Breakfast Pizza

Father’s Day breakfast is all about those “manly” meals. I love anything bacon, sausage, and most of all eggs. Combine that with a nice cheese pizza […]
June 11, 2018

Chicken Parmigiana with Pomodoro Sauce

Chicken Parmigiana is a recipe that takes me back to my roots with a from-scratch Pomodoro sauce just like my mother made. It’s one of my […]
June 9, 2018

Getting The Most Out Of My Amex EveryDay Credit Card

I’m not one to go ham with credit cards, I’m not huge on creating unwanted debt. But I do like getting rewarded for my everyday expenses! […]