Bacon & Tomato Soup

Wow – want a quick dinner for a cold night?  This is it.  Start to finish in less than 30 minutes.  This is also a versatile recipe – go ahead and add other ingredients to make it more your own.  Just don’t skimp on the bacon or the bread, you’ll be missing the best parts.  Oh – and don’t eat all the bread cubes while you’re cooking – it’s hard not to do!     … Continue reading

Good Kitchen Scale

This is part of our ongoing series on the essential tools for a good DAD kitchen.  Today we’re comparing different types of kitchen scales.  Check it out.

Easy Crusty Bread

Check this one out.  It’s a great starter recipe for learning some of the techniques of baking bread.  It takes a few hours to make, but only about 20 minutes of active time.  Let me know what you think…..  

Spinach, Sausage Mozzzarella Pasta

This is one of my family’s favorite dishes.  I love it too, because it’s easy to make, easy to clean up – and you can nibble on it while your making it.  The first time you make it, it will take you about 45 minutes, but after you’ve done it once it really shouldn’t take more than a half hour start-to-table. Give it a try, I promise that you’ll enjoy it.  Then stop back and … Continue reading