Author Archives: Dad vs. Dinner

Quick Applesauce

Hey there!  This was a quick and spontaneous experiment the other night. We had some apples hanging around that were still good, but just a little bit past their prime. A few minutes later, the kids were digging in and asking for more. … Continue reading

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Kids’ corner

Hi! It’s Ginny — I’m starting a page on my dad’s blog called Kids’ Corner! This is a page with lots of recipes for kids to make and enjoy. Give it a look and try them out!

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Childhood Favorite – Mozzarella en Carrozza

Hey there! I have a great lunch recipe today, one I used to love as a kid. My dad is what I call a weekend gourmet. Even though he works most Saturday mornings, often the rest of the weekend is … Continue reading

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Black Bean Soup

Happy weekend everyone! This is a great weekend recipe for lunch, a snack, or while chilling out watching a football game on TV. The first time I made this, it was an attempt to recreate a black bean soup that … Continue reading

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Two-for-one – Mushroom and Kale Naan Pizza or Side Dish

Two-for-one today! Kale seems like it’s everywhere these days, but it really is great stuff. I tend to buy “baby” kale when I can find it in my grocery store and mix it in with some arugula for a salad … Continue reading

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Taste of Spain – Olive and Almond Steak “Salsa”

Hi everyone! My wife and I have really gotten into Spanish cuisine lately and we absolutely love this recipe. It’s been adapted (and simplified) from a great Spanish cookbook we picked up a few years ago. It only takes about … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Market Guacamole

Hey there! In my last post on the summer cucumber salad, I challenged everyone to hit up their local farmers’ market. I’m lucky enough to have a number of markets in my area that set up shop weekly, as well … Continue reading

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