My dad and I were recently fishing at Reelfoot Lake, TN. We went to the Cypress Point Resort for a 4-day fishing trip. It was the first full week of May 2014. The winds were high and we had difficulty catching the crappie we wanted. Our plan each year is to eat many of our meals out of the lake… …Continue reading →
A few weeks ago Handy Father came across a dip that looked pretty good, but I wanted it to be an Amazing cheesy bacon dip recipe. Handy Father made a few alterations to the original cheese bacon dip. More bacon. More bacon.
How to fillet bluegill? That is the question! I find it best to start with a decent sized bluegill, but if you have a whole mess of them to clean, don’t start with the biggest. With repetition, your skill will grow, so don’t waste meat on the big guy. Focus on these few tips for filleting bluegill.
A “hobo dinner” is traditionally cooked over a campfire. It consists of meat and vegetables cooked together in a pouch. There are a couple different variations of hobo dinner recipes that my family enjoys. Try these hobo dinner recipes below: Traditional Hobo Dinner Recipes Start with slices of potato on a square of aluminum foil. Add a hamburger patty, with …Continue reading →
This post is a matter of personal opinion, and also fact because I’m dad. The best way to fry fish comes from my father. I’ll share this recipe with you. Give it a shot. If you don’t like it, then provide your best fish frying recipe. I’ll try it, and the kids will be the judge! Being from northern Indiana, …Continue reading →
Here’s a Handy Grilling Tip: Something new this summer that I have is two gas tanks for my Gas Grill. You’re never a hero for having two, but you are definitely a loser if the gas runs out and you have to use the oven. ~ Mick M. Joliet, IL …Continue reading →
This sausage & potato soup is a favorite of my kids. I made up the recipe, and have evolved it to this point with few changes. No recipe per say, but I did loosely pattern it after a sausage and potato soup from Olive Garden. It is different each time. The basic recipe this time was: Two carrots sliced go …Continue reading →