DINNER IDEAS
May 17, 2018

Grilled Shrimp Fajita Wraps

Grilled Shrimp Fajitas wraps are a no brainer when it comes to a quick week night meal. Grill some shrimp, peppers and onions, get a quick […]
May 11, 2018

The best and EASIEST Frisco Burger Recipe

Sometimes making things simple is the best way to approach a good solid recipe. My frisco burger recipe is just that. Simple ingredients, nothing crazy but […]
May 4, 2018

Bacon Dijon Red Potato Salad

It’s finally warming up in the west coast, and my favorite things to throw together are those sides that are perfect for bringing to cook outs. […]
April 13, 2018

Instant Pot Mongolian Beef Ramen Bowl

So I’ve been craving mongolian beef ramen lately. And I wanted to throw this together without too much hassle. So I’ve finally done it. I’ve hopped […]

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
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 […]
April 3, 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! […]
March 21, 2018

Our Easy Family Style Dinner With Applebee’s Carside To Go

Sometimes I need a little break from cooking on a weeknight. And with a newborn in the house, sometimes you don’t really have the time or […]
My Latest Recipes
May 17, 2018

Grilled Shrimp Fajita Wraps

Grilled Shrimp Fajitas wraps are a no brainer when it comes to a quick week night meal. Grill some shrimp, peppers and onions, get a quick […]
May 11, 2018

The best and EASIEST Frisco Burger Recipe

Sometimes making things simple is the best way to approach a good solid recipe. My frisco burger recipe is just that. Simple ingredients, nothing crazy but […]
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 […]
May 4, 2018

Bacon Dijon Red Potato Salad

It’s finally warming up in the west coast, and my favorite things to throw together are those sides that are perfect for bringing to cook outs. […]
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 […]
April 19, 2018

Grilled Lobster Nachos with Queso Sauce

These are the nachos of champions. Grilled Lobster Nachos smothered with a home made old bay seasoned queso sauce. I’m missing these in my life already […]