Author Archives: Dad vs. Dinner

Rosemary Butter

Here’s a quick but awesome way to keep that great rosemary flavor available to enhance nearly anything you might want. Try it on bread, eggs, steak, or fish! Chop enough rosemary to make about 2-3 tablespoons. Check out my totally … Continue reading

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Rosemary!

Ok, so it’s been a while since I trimmed my rosemary plant… Stay tuned to see what mischief I can get into with it!

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Italian Meatballs

I’m very excited to start writing up some classic Italian dishes that I grew up with!  These family recipes get tweaked slightly over the years — but only for the better, of course.  This is a pretty standard offering, though.  I made … Continue reading

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Zesty Ham and Pickle Salad

Hey folks!  Unlike the meatloaf recipe I posted the other day, this is something my wife really loves, but the kids, not so much…  Anyway, this is a great lunch option (I like it on toast with a slice of … Continue reading

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Parmesan Meatloaf

Hey there!  More snow in New England tonight – time for some winter comfort food.  The kids actually really love my meatloaf, but let’s just say I tend to make it on nights my wife has a dinner meeting.  This … Continue reading

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Bacon and Cheese French Toast Bake

Hey there!  I’m taking a stab at a breakfast recipe this time, but honestly this would be a great dinner option as well.  My daughters eat a lot of cereal for breakfast before school, but they complain that it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Open-Faced Chicken and Pesto Sandwich with Salad and Avocados

This dish was so much fun to serve.  The recipe is really a “spark” recipe – you can customize it dozens of ways from the original idea.  In fact, that’s exactly what happened here.  We were having a friend over and … Continue reading

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