Baked Ziti with Sausage and Broccoli

zitiBaked Ziti is good any way you make it. But with some sausage, provolone cheese and the texture of broccoli… Madone! This recipe makes a very good sized meal for 4-6 people, or in our case, dinner for tonight and enough leftovers for The Wife to take a couple lunches to work during the week. And, I get to snack on some too! It’s a win, win. There are more cooking vessels in this one than I usually like, but very few ingredients and once it’s done, it’s super worth it.
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Lifehack: Cutting Cilantro (the easy way)

Lifehack Cilantro

Cilantro has such a fresh herb flavor and is a great compliment to rice any day of the week. You can use chopped cilantro for so many things. However, if you don’t have a sharp knife and some knife skills (the kind that keep you from losing a finger), then buying and using fresh cilantro can be intimidating. UNLESS!!! Unless, there was an EASY way to cut cilantro. Continue reading

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

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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