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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.

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Cooking for guests
As a man, thereís something nice about cooking for appreciative guests. Perhaps itís because it gives you an excuse to show off; or maybe itís the chance of acting out a little theatre in the kitchen, or conceivably itís the fulfilling of that primordial hunter gather drive to provide sustenance.

Seared Ahi Tuna

Whatever it is, cooking someone a meal can be such a great pleasure for both you and the person you are cooking it for. Even better if you are able to cook while your guest or guests are actually with you so that you can get them involved in the food preparation, it certainly breaks the ice and is a good way to get the conversation going. Thereís also something about moving into a new place and cooking your first few proper meals, it really does make a place feel more like home.

Poached Salmon

Even if youíve never cooked before, you'll quickly discover that there really is nothing to it. The recipe instructions are simply written and illustrated to provide guidance at a glance when youíre in the thick of it. I have carefully chosen a few easy to master recipes that are big on results, you know, the sort of food you might expect to get in an expensive restaurant or hotel, but youíre going to be able to make it in a few minutes.

Eggs Benedict

Try Eggs Benedict one night when itís late and your guest fancies a snack, or perhaps for one of those late morning posh breakfasts with coffee and juice. Itís a very simple meal to make, but so rich and glorious, it will always cause a stir and stick in the memory for a long while. But then, why not try the Seared Tuna Ahi. Personally I never really liked fish, but then one day I tried seared Tuna Ahi steak and I was converted. Itís the most simple meal and to those watching you make it, appears as if you have conjured up a little slice of culinary heaven from thin air in about 10 minutes (this is a great meal to whip up on the barbeque just as easily).

Eggs Benedict

And if you have a good recipe of your own, why not send it in to us so that you can share it with all those other dads wanting to cook for grown ups.
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