DINNER IDEAS
August 13, 2018

Whole30 Breakfast Casserole

If you’re on the Whole30 diet, you’re going to want to try out this Whole 30 Breakfast Casserole! It’s super easy to put together, and once […]
July 31, 2018

Greek Style Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

Lamb is a protein that is a little outside my comfort zone. But, I do enjoy trying new things and sharing my experiences. I love greek […]
July 30, 2018

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas are one of my go-to weekday meals. They’re easy to make, especially when done in the oven all on one sheet pan. It’s super […]
July 29, 2018

Grilled Swordfish topped with Caprese salad

I have been on a caprese kick. Something about fresh basil, tomato and mozzarella cheese just speaks to my Italian side. This grilled swordfish was just […]

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
July 31, 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! […]
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 […]
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
August 13, 2018

Whole30 Breakfast Casserole

If you’re on the Whole30 diet, you’re going to want to try out this Whole 30 Breakfast Casserole! It’s super easy to put together, and once […]
August 4, 2018

Summer Berries and Peach Cookie Cobbler

Summer is the best time of the year to make fruit cobblers. My favorite fruits to mix are fresh peaches with berries. But you know what […]
August 2, 2018

Mimosa Ice Cream Float

One of my favorite ice cream treats is orange and vanilla 50/50 bars. This mimosa ice cream float pays homage to one of my childhood favorites […]
July 31, 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! […]
July 31, 2018

Greek Style Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

Lamb is a protein that is a little outside my comfort zone. But, I do enjoy trying new things and sharing my experiences. I love greek […]
July 30, 2018

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas are one of my go-to weekday meals. They’re easy to make, especially when done in the oven all on one sheet pan. It’s super […]