Christmas Gifts for Grillmasters 2014

Support DadCooksDinner and do your Amazon.com Christmas shopping at the same time! If you go to Amazon.com through one of the links on this site, I get a small commission on anything you buy during that visit. Thank you for your support.Looking for a gift for the has-everything grillmaster in your life? ...more

Picoftheweek: Chicken in a Pot

PicOfTheWeek: Poulet au pot, AKA chicken in a pot. I saw this fantastic Staub rooster pot on a visit to the original Sur La Table store in Seattle, WA a few weeks back. It had to be mine...oh, yes, it had to be mine ....more

Pressure Cooker Turkey Soup with Rice

Turkey soup time! Some people dread Thanksgiving leftovers. Not me ....more

My New Cookbook: Rotisserie Chicken Grilling

Does your grill have a rotisserie? If so, rotisserie chicken is the first thing you should cook on it. If you are just starting out, Rotisserie Chicken Grilling will teach you the basics ....more

Christmas Gifts for Cooks 2014

Happy Cyber Monday, everyone! Looking for something to get your favorite home cook? I have a few suggestions...and you can support DadCooksDinner at the same time ....more

PicOfTheWeek: Making Turkey Stock

What did I do with my Thanksgiving weekend? (Other than sit on the sofa and try to recover from carbohydrate overload?) I made turkey stock, of course:Pressure Cooker Turkey Stock Revisited(How do I use turkey stock? Hang on, because my turkey soup with rice recipe is coming later this week.) ...more

Happy Thanksgiving! Turkey Waiting for the Rotisserie

Thanks to a bunch of make ahead recipes, I have nothing to do for the next couple of hours. I don't know what to do with myself - I'm usually rushing around like a crazy person at this point of the day. So, here's a picture of my 13 1/2 pound turkey, dry brined with my Italian spices recipe, and ready to go on the rotisserie in about an hour ....more

Giving Thanks 2014

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.”- Frederick Keonig Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone!On this Thanksgiving, please consider a donation to fight hunger in my home town:Donate to the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank ...more

Thanksgiving Q&A 2014

McCROSKEY: Grab hold of yourself! You’ve got to talk them down. You’re the only chance they’ve got! ...more

PicOfTheWeek: Rotisserie Turkey Breast Redux

I couldn't decide which picture to use as the main one in last Thursday's Rotisserie Turkey Breast post; eventually, Pinterest's love of portrait orientation won out. Here's the landscape version. The golden brown turkey skin has me salivating for Thanksgiving already.. ....more