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Making a great meal doesn't have to be so hard, even for dads. Join Chris and Phil as they figure out food, fatherhood, and everything in between. Dad's Kitchen drops new episodes weekly with fun and helpful content for dads learning to cook.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • 098: INGREDIENTS - Starch

    Episode  |  October 14th, 2021  |  14 mins 35 secs
    potatoes, rice, starch

    Chris and Phil discuss why starch plays an important part of your diet in this incredibly silly and banter-forward episode.

  • 097: QUICK TIPS - Just Order Pizza

    Episode  |  October 12th, 2021  |  4 mins 38 secs
    pizza, quick tips, takeout

    You tried. Go give yourself a hug. Now pick up the phone and order a pizza (and maybe listen to this episode while you wait).

  • 096: BASICS - Cooking Terms 101

    Episode  |  October 7th, 2021  |  21 mins 12 secs
    basics, sauté, terminology

    Let's get back to basics. Chris and Phil discuss some of the introductory terms found in everyday cooking.

  • 095: QUICK TIPS: Don't Forget the Pasta Water

    Episode  |  October 5th, 2021  |  3 mins 31 secs
    pasta, quick tips, water

    What you should do if you forget to save your pasta water.

  • 094: PRODUCE: Avocados

    Episode  |  September 30th, 2021  |  19 mins 30 secs
    avocados, guacamole, produce

    Chris and Phil discuss guacamole, avocado toast, and the strange connection between dads and the apocalypse.

  • 093: QUICK TIPS - First In First Out

    Episode  |  September 28th, 2021  |  4 mins 11 secs
    fifo, first in first out, quick tips

    FIFO isn’t just for produce anymore. Chris and Phil discuss the best ways to store bodies in the fridge.

  • 092: COOKWARE: Dutch Oven

    Episode  |  September 23rd, 2021  |  17 mins 59 secs
    chicken, cookware, dutch oven

    Chris and Phil discuss the magic of a Dutch oven.

  • 091: QUICK TIPS - Don't Over Mix Your Pancake Batter

    Episode  |  September 21st, 2021  |  3 mins 32 secs
    breakfast, pancakes, quick tips

    Over mixing results in tough, chewy, rubbery pancakes. Here's how to keep it from happening.

  • 090: SNACKS - Popcorn

    Episode  |  September 16th, 2021  |  17 mins 50 secs
    caramel, popcorn, snacks

    The many ways to enjoy popcorn: Whirley Pops, Redenbacher, ancient ceilings, and more!

  • 089: QUICK TIPS - The Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

    Episode  |  September 14th, 2021  |  4 mins 20 secs
    mesh strainer, poached eggs, quick tips

    Chris and Phil discuss how to perfectly poach an egg using a mesh strainer.

  • 088: PRODUCE: Fennel

    Episode  |  September 9th, 2021  |  16 mins 40 secs
    fennel, vegetables, vegetarian

    Fennel is more than just a spice. Chris and Phil discuss the wonderful world of this anise-flavored vegetable.

  • 087: QUICK TIPS - Why Meat Temps Matter Prior to Cooking

    Episode  |  September 7th, 2021  |  3 mins 27 secs
    chicken, meat temperature, quick tips

    Chris and Phil discuss why the temperature of your meat matters before you cook it.

  • 086: COFFEE, PART 3 - Espresso

    Episode  |  September 2nd, 2021  |  19 mins
    coffee, espresso, lattes

    Starbucks has nothing on us. Part 3 of our coffee trilogy covers how you can make lattes at home. Yum.

  • 085: QUICK TIPS - The Best Hack to Clean a Dirty Microwave

    Episode  |  August 31st, 2021  |  3 mins 34 secs
    cleaning, microwave, quick tips

    Chris and Phil discuss how to clean a microwave with ease.

  • 084: COFFEE, PART 2 - Brewed Coffee

    Episode  |  August 26th, 2021  |  19 mins 11 secs
    coffee, french press, pour over

    Chris and Phil discuss the many ways to brew coffee.

  • 083: QUICK TIPS - How to Tell if Raw Meat is Properly Seasoned

    Episode  |  August 24th, 2021  |  3 mins 29 secs
    beef, quick tips, seasoning

    Chris and Phil discuss how to tell if your meat is properly seasoned before cooking it.