Time Lapse Tuesday: Lentil Soup and Laurie Colwin

Jan 10, 17 Time Lapse Tuesday: Lentil Soup and Laurie Colwin

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Laurie Colwin is the writer I want to be when I grow up. She was a novelist who passed away in 1992 at the age of 48 – much too young. (Especially since I passed that age last year…yikes.) I’ve never read her actual novels, though – I stumbled across her books a few years back, when she was profiled in the...

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Dad Cooks a Christmas Roast 2016

Dec 22, 16 Dad Cooks a Christmas Roast 2016

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After yesterday’s Rotisserie Ribeye Roast video and recipe, I got a lot of questions – a LOT of questions – about other potential Christmas roasts. Here are some quick answers from my back catalog: Q: What about a Sous Vide Roast? Much to my surprise, this was my #1 question. Try my Sous Vide New York Strip Roast with...

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Time Lapse Tuesday: Beef and Mushrooms #BestBeef

Dec 06, 16 Time Lapse Tuesday: Beef and Mushrooms #BestBeef

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Thanks to my friends at Certified Angus Beef® Brand for sponsoring DadCooksDinner! Looking for the best way to cook that roast? Check out their Roast Perfect App, available on the Apple App Store or the Google Play store. And, keep an eye on hashtag #BestBeef on Twitter and Facebook for great beef recipes from me and my fellow...

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Time Lapse Tuesday: Kitchen Alchemy with Browned Chicken Broth

Nov 08, 16 Time Lapse Tuesday: Kitchen Alchemy with Browned Chicken Broth

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Chicken broth is kitchen alchemy. It turns scraps and waste into liquid gold. A good broth is the main ingredient in pan sauces, adds depth to stews and chilis, and is the backbone of chicken soup. There are two ways to make chicken broth – from leftovers, and from scratch. For leftovers, you need the bones from a roast...

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Time Lapse Tuesday – That’s Right, I’m Not From Texas

Oct 25, 16 Time Lapse Tuesday – That’s Right, I’m Not From Texas

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Apologies to Lyle Lovett Why is a boy from the suburbs of Cleveland known among friends, family, and co-workers for his Texas Red Chili? I’m not from Texas. I get to visit from time to time – my Day Job occasionally takes me to Austin – but I’m about as Midwestern Yankee as you can get. 1 I’ve always loved chili –...

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Video: Pressure Cooker Ground Beef and Bean Chili

Sep 13, 16 Video: Pressure Cooker Ground Beef and Bean Chili

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Throwback Tuesday Time Lapse! Here is a time lapse video for one of my most popular pressure cooker recipes – Pressure Cooker Ground Beef and Bean Chili. And, by “most popular”, I mean “recipe that is most popular with my chili-loving son”. It is actually my 13th most viewed pressure cooker recipe, according to my blog...

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Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Cochinita Pibil

Aug 25, 16 Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Cochinita Pibil

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Throwback Thursday Recipe: Pressure Cooker Cochinita Pibil (Yucatecan pit-cooked pork) I was having a back and forth with a reader about this recipe. PC Cochinita Pibil one of my old-school pressure cooker recipes, way back before I owned an electric PC, and he wanted to know about the timings. I went through and updated the...

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Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Hummus

Aug 04, 16 Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Hummus

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Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. To keep the blog posts coming, I’m doing Throwback Thursdays, bringing back popular recipes from the archives. (This also forces me to update older recipes to use my new recipe plugin, so they are formatted and printable. Win-win!) Throwback Recipe...

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Throwback Thursday: Rotisserie Chicken with Tex-Mex Rub

Jul 28, 16 Throwback Thursday: Rotisserie Chicken with Tex-Mex Rub

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Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. To keep the blog posts coming, I’m doing Throwback Thursdays, bringing back popular recipes from the archives. (This also forces me to update older the formatting on older recipes. Win-win!) Throwback Recipe Link: Rotisserie Chicken with Tex-Mex Rub...

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Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Mexican Stew with Summer Vegetables

Jul 21, 16 Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Mexican Stew with Summer Vegetables

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  Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. (Last week was Chicago, next week is Lake Erie.) To keep the blog posts coming, I’m bringing back popular recipes from my archives for Throwback Thursday. (This also forces me to update older the formatting on older recipes. Win-win!) Throwback...

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Throwback Thursday: Grilled Cheeseburgers

Jul 14, 16 Throwback Thursday: Grilled Cheeseburgers

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Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. To keep the blog posts coming, I’m bringing back popular recipes from my archives for Throwback Thursday. (This also forces me to update older the formatting on older recipes. Win-win!) Throwback Recipe Link: Grilled Cheeseburgers (Grilling Basics) I do...

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Throwback Thursday: Pulled Pork on a Kettle Grill

Jul 07, 16 Throwback Thursday: Pulled Pork on a Kettle Grill

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  Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. To keep the blog posts coming, I’m doing Throwback Thursdays, bringing back popular recipes from the archives. (This also forces me to update older the formatting on older recipes. Win-win!) Throwback Recipe Link: BBQ Basics: Pulled Pork (on a...

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