Big Green Egg Accessories – Reviews and Tips for 200+ Best Accessories for your Big Green Egg

Are you an Egghead? Whether you’re a long-time owner of a Big Green Egg or a newbie, this article can help you. We’ll discuss which accessories are the best to buy for your BGE and why. Here’s a list of over 200 Big Green Egg accessories that will take your cooks to the next level.  … Read more

Yucatan Shrimp Recipe a la Doc Ford’s in Fort Myers, Fl

Yucatan Shrimp Recipe If you’ve ever been to Sanibel, Captiva, or Fort Myers, Florida it’s likely you’ve heard of Doc Ford’s Rum Bar (and hopefully you’ve been there). If you have, then for sure you have had their signature dish – Yucatan Shrimp. This peel-n-eat shrimp appetizer is hands down awesome. It’s spicy, it’s addictive, … Read more

CinnaBUTTER Coffee Recipe – Tasty AND Good for You? Oh Yeah

Cinnabun Coffee Cup

CinnaBUTTER Coffee  – Wake Up to a better cup Tired of the same old K-cups? Why not give yourself something to look forward to with your morning cup of Joe? Even better, how about a cup of coffee that not only tastes great but is also healthy for you AND won’t break your fasting routine? … Read more

Why I chose the Kamado Joe vs Big Green Egg – Reviews, Tips, 10 Best Accessories, and More

In this article, I’ll detail why I chose the Kamado Joe,  specifically why I chose the Kamado Joe vs Big Green Egg, what my personal experience has been with the Kamado Joe, and provide some helpful Kamado Joe tips for new cooks. Updates for 2019 – since this article was published there are been new developments, … Read more

How to Make Homemade Dog Food – Recipe and Tips

Homemade Dog Food – It’s Not Hard If you’re like me, you love your pets like a member of the family. You want them to have only the best in their lives and that means you want them to have the best diet too, right? So why buy store bought dog food that sits on the … Read more

2018 Resources – The Essential Guide to Awesomeness

2018 Resources – A Summary: Hi, I’m Mike, better known as That Helpful Dad. One of my Legacy Life goals is to help people live a better life — I do this by sharing practical tips, life lessons, honest product reviews, and action-oriented wisdom that you can use today to live your best life NOW. … Read more

Which Masterbuilt Electric Smoker is Right for You? Helpful Tips from Actual User!

Today’s wisdom is again on the practical level – it may not change your life on a grand scale, but it may well make you a better cook and could win you some kudos from your neighbors when you get together. Today we’ll be looking into the Masterbuilt Electric Smokers — since there are A … Read more

Pampered Chef Garlic Peeler and Slicer Review

The Helpful Dad loves to cook and loves this handy little tool from The Pampered Chef. It’s a MUST have if you cook with a lot of garlic… As an FYI, you can get just the peeler for about $8 but if you want the slicer too, see below…

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Garlic Peeler & Slicer Set
Garlic Peeler & Slicer Set — $19.50
Instantly peel and slice fresh garlic! Flexible silicone of the peeler removes garlic peels without damaging cloves or leaving odors on your hands. The unique slicer features two stainless blades and wells that hold up to two cloves each. Just drop in peeled cloves and twist. Peeler, 5″; slicer, 2 1/4″ x 3 1/2″. Dishwasher-safe.