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Category: Kid-Friendly food

15 Minute Skillet Pan Pizza

15 Minute Skillet Pan Pizza

I consider Pizza a perfect food.  In one slice, you combine dairy, vegetables, carbohydrates and protein.  And you pick it up with one hand to eat it—no utensils necessary. All right, I use a fork which is contrary to New York pizza etiquette but not […]

Perfect For Super Bowl Sunday and “This Is Us”…Monte’s Bourbon Chili

Perfect For Super Bowl Sunday and “This Is Us”…Monte’s Bourbon Chili

If you are a fan of “This Is Us”, the television phenomenon, you may have seen the episode leading up to this week’s Finale after the Super Bowl.  Last week, Jack and Rebecca were all prepared for Super Bowl Sunday.   I don’t know how […]

American Chili Con Carne and Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread

When our grandson was coming to visit, I decided to make “a big pot of Chili”.  I am waiting for someone to ever say they’re making “a small pot of chili” but never mind.  Now there are a couple of chili recipes on Chewing the […]

Mason’s Kid-Friendly Favorite: Pop Pop’s Sticky Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Dressing on the Side

Photo by Alex Mathews       Mason William Mathews       Just in case you somehow missed it, I  spent 5 of the happiest days of my calendar year visiting my son and his family in California.  Surprise, surprise, I cooked.  I have a […]

Nigella Lawson’s Meatzza

         I’ve hesitated to post this recipe. I worry that it comes dangerously close to Frito Pies or one never-to-be-forgotten summer camp dish: corned beef hash and canned corn mashed up together in a frying pan and covered in ketchup.  That’s not to say both […]

Vietnamese Chicken Meatballs

                   In my family, the only person who could express any food dislikes was my Father.  He had a couple of them.  But as children, any misgivings we had about what to eat were not paid any […]