Cooking with Dad…

20 Jun

One of the things my dad taught me was to celebrate with experiences rather than gifts…  Malls and stores are filled with people looking for that perfect shirt, pant, perfume, etc.

I believe in celebrating special moments in your life with food – a meal, a cookout, a get-together with the family and/or friends…  Here are a few ideas for you to cook something to celebrate the Dads in your life…

All these ideas taste “meaty and substantial”, but they’re all vegetarian.

Mushroom Bolognese

Mushroom Bolognese 2

Lasagna with Spinach and Mushrooms

Photo courtesy of J. Kenji Lopez-Alt and Serious Eats

Photo courtesy of J. Kenji Lopez-Alt and Serious Eats

White Truffle Mac and Cheese

Truffle Mac and Cheese

And if you’re not feeling the pasta /mushroom vibe, like apparently I was feeling when rounding up these recipes, you can certainly go the international route with:

Galician Empanada

Empanada Gallega 1

Cashew and Tofu Stir-Fry


Roasted Vegetarian Sausage with Grapes

Sausages and Grapes 2

Happy Father’s Day!!!  And please, share with us what you cooked for your Father’s Day breakfast, lunch, dinner or cookout!!!

One Response to “Cooking with Dad…”

  1. peggygilbey814628432 June 22, 2015 at 8:38 am #

    Your dish selection looks good Madelyn. I couldn’t agree more with your Dad and what a better way to celebrate than to enjoy a good meal at the shared table together. Hope Father’s Day was a special day in your family!

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