Meatless Mandays

As I discussed in this space last week, we've been trying to incorporate a number of meatless dishes into our weekly meal plan. Recently, Manwich asked me to come up with an original recipe using their products for their Case of the Mandays campaign … [Read more]

Roasted Cauliflower Coconut Bisque

Things have been a little quiet here on the food front here at Digital Dads so far this year. The biggest reason has been that I've been trying to figure some things out. 2012 was a stressful year for me and I didn't do a very good job of taking care … [Read more]

Pesto Blasted Cruciferous Vegetables

About a month ago my wife and I met up with a friend for dinner at a restaurant over in the arts district of Charlotte. This is one of my favorite areas of town because it has tons of great restaurants, and, more importantly, several of the … [Read more]

Smokey Bacon Deviled Eggs

The holidays are approaching, so it is time to flex the creative muscles a little bit and come up with little twists on entertaining classics. One of my personal favorites is the deviled egg. Unfortunately, they rank very high on my wife's list of … [Read more]

Turkey Confit with Roasted Beet Salad

It's been just over a week since Thanksgiving and I'm just about recovered from 17 hours of cooking over three days for thirty minutes of consumption. Clearly I have issues, but once again, it was totally worth it and I hope that you and yours have a … [Read more]

Sweet Potato Tuna Holiday Wreath

I love a challenge, especially in the kitchen. So, when Bumble Bee asked me to participate in a Holiday Recipe Challenge, I knew I had opportunity to do something really fun and creative. Cooking this time of year, with all the great fall flavors, is … [Read more]

The Rookies

Early last week one of my best friends reached out to me and asked if I'd like to help him in a chili cook off competition. Even though I'm not terribly passionate about chili, I thought it would be a fun time. Plus, the event was a fundraiser for … [Read more]

Game Day Snacks

We're entering the seventh week of the NFL season and it has truly been a case of "any given sunday" this year. From the replacement officials impacting the outcome of games to normally stout teams like the Steelers and Saints limping out of the gate … [Read more]

Curried Sweet Potato Pancakes

What is the first thing you think about when someone mentions sweet potatoes? If you're like me, you probably think of that syrupy sweet concoction with finely mashed sweet potatoes that have been covered in a layer of marshmallows, then baked until … [Read more]

Baked and Stacked

One of our biggest challenges is getting our kids to eat more vegetables. I've tried a number of ways to get my son to eat veggies, even if he didn't know they were in his food. For instance, I've hidden squash in macaroni and cheese and stuffed ziti … [Read more]