You have Javascript disabled and this means that the dadcando website cannot function correctly.

If you want to see dadcando's exciting website full of crafts and making things with and for children then you will have to enable Javascript on your browser.

This content requires the Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Get Flash
dadcando - click to return to homepage
Searched for: 1/26/2022 - Found: 7/30/2008 to 8/5/2008
Cautionary Tales For Children
Wonderful witty poems great for reading to your children. The stories and rhymes will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

Research has shown how important YOU are to your children and how as a dad the things you do, and keep on doing, really count, whether you live with them, or you are a single dad and are only able see them once a month, once a week or more, what you do really matters. This site is dedicated to all dads but will be of special relevance to the single dad. Remember, you are half the reason your children exist and they need you whether you live with them or not. As their dad, you have what it takes to make their lives successful and fulfilling no matter how often you see them. This site is about all the positive things that we as parents have to offer our children.
Easy-to-cook meals a chef would be proud of
Have you ever wondered why all the most famous chefs are men? Itís probably not because men are naturally great cooks, but rather because men are able to take risks, experiment and create fantastic things out of thin air. All of which is a important part of creating magic while cooking Even if you have never have cooked before, or only occasionally, you now owe it to yourself and your children to get making food in the kitchen rather than going out to the fast food restaurant and joining the end of the burger-bar-dads queue.

easy to make jam tart

Time for some magic in the kitchen.
Cooking at home is cheaper and of course, much better for you and the kids than ready meals, and youíd be amazed how easy it is to knock up a wonderful meal in less time than it would take to go out, and still have enough to freeze for lunch on another day.
. . . We have put together some simple recipes with very easy to follow instructions and basic ingredients, designed specifically for you and your children to enjoy. For example, Baked Bean Con Carne, a favourite with my kids, is great because it has no bits or pips (because the recipe uses passata (sieved tomato) in place of the normal tinned variety) in fact it doesn't have any chili in it. Always make more than you need and freeze the extra in small bags or pots ready for you to heat up in the microwave another day; perfect for a jacket potato or tortilla wrap snack.
. . . If you roll your sleeves up and try it, youíll find that cooking is fantastic fun. Not only that, but both boys and girls love helping out with cooking and on youíll find some easy, quick result recipes perfect for you cook together with your children. If you try it out and like it, youíll find the web has thousands of cookery websites with recipes for very conceivable kind of food and meal, and you can even order the ingredients to be delivered to your door if you're pushed for time.

easy to make jam tart instructions recipe

All our recipes have easy to follow, quick to download, pictorial instructions, so that you can do them with your kids.
. . . If youíre entertaining on a budget, then cooking a meal for your guests is a great way to make a real impression and without having to spend loads of money in an expensive restaurant. Our meal recipes are so easy that you can even cook them in front of your guests which is a good way to break the ice especially if you can get them involved in some of the preparation.

Dadcando HERO Image Required! Dadcando - Week ForKids_Homepage

Cooking for your kids
Donít always get a take out or just heat up a ready meal. You can cook simple tasty food really easily, itís cheaper and much better for you and your kids will love it. If you cook your own meals you can customize them to your kidsí tastes and make food that they love and makes them feel special.

easy pancakes

Kids love routine, so there is nothing wrong with having the same favourite meal every time they come to stay or visit, in fact it's likely to become a really nice routine that they look forward to. I do Baked Bean Con Carne on a Friday night, and my children often ask if itís Bean Con Carne day.

baked bean con carne

They almost feel cheated if I change the menu. If you cook your own food you can afford to get the best ingredients, and if you cook more than you need then you can freeze it for next time, or in single portions for your own meals on other days when you donít feel like cooking a meal.

pasta and ham kids meal

Cooking for your kids is a good way to show them how capable you are and is a great way to introduce them to proper food which makes those special restaurant outings much easier all round.

toad in the hole

So get out the apron, select your kids' favourite recipe, buy a few nice ingredients and cook something nice for your kids next time they come to stay.

Bon appetite

RHS Bottom
Register with dadcando

Register with dadcando

Advertise on dadcando   |   Site Ethos   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms and Conditions of use   |   Contact  |   HELP!  |   Follow Chris on twitter  |
Shim© C.Barnardo 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 dadcando ® is a registered trademark.   Content and Design - Chris Barnardo    Technical Development - Darren Tillett