5 Recipes for a Super Party

With the Super Bowl coming up, the entire world is scrambling for recipes that can be easy, fun and Super Yum. Have no fear! Just a Dad is here! We have compiled 5 of our recipes that are sure to be the hit of your party. Whether it’s for the Super Bowl or for any gathering of any sporting event. We are just a couple dads trying to help you out.

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Pat’s Guaca – Guacamole

Guac money shot

Did you know that the word “avocado” derives from the Aztec word, “ahuácatl” meaning testicles? Now you do! My love of avocados started with my lucrative career as a very important man in the burrito industry. Guacamole is an essential ingredient for any party, gathering, sporting event and any time you want to impress the crowd with your culinary skills and sense of humor. Plus, the black olives will blow their minds! Continue reading

Down the Drain

Down the DrainThe good news is my shower drain still works.

I have two sons; the oldest is three and the youngest is one. One morning while enjoying my scalding hot coffee and the same page of the book I have been reading for a week; I thought to myself, life is good. I think I’m getting in the swing of this stay-at-home thing. Here I am, enjoying a quiet moment while my children entertain themselves. Neither of my children were yelling at each other. It was incredibly quiet. The eerie stillness of deceit permeated the air.

I set about the regular checklist: Pulling out electrical socket protectors? No. Attempting to throw blocks into the ceiling fan? No. Or my personal favorite, playing Buried Treasure in the cat litter. (The fun part is figuring out if they found treasure or buried it.) No, not there. My oldest son walks up to me and proceeds to tell me that there is something wrong with his little brother. I assure him I already know that, but he insists that something else is wrong. Immediately, I know my youngest is in my shower because he’s attracted to the drain like Angela wants Tony to be the Boss. Continue reading

Pat vs. Kepley: Monitor Wars

Monitor Wars

The Rules:

• A topic will be chosen and the battle will begin.
• No one is allowed fact. Your only weapon is opinion.
• Two dads enter, one dad leaves.
• We are not experts. (That’s not really a rule, but it needs to be said.)

Installment 1: Monitor Wars

Since the beginning of time, parents have debated over the use or non-use of baby monitors…

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