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Sriracha Sloppy Joes with Roasted Jalapenos

January 29, 2015  |  Beef, Cheese, Dinner, Easy, Lunch, Party, Sandwiches, Savory, Spicy  |  6 Comments

Yes, I’m on a sriracha run. It’s one of those spicy condiments that’s not too spicy for my humble palate. Although as of late, my heat tolerance is creeping to an all-time high. Something I’ve attributed to my growing food exploration since starting the blog.

Sriracha Sloppy Joes with Roasted Jalapenos | Real Food by Dad

And for this dish, the sriracha gives it the acidic balance needed to cut through the fat in the sloppy joe. That’s right, I’m not shy about throwing around the word “fat”. Fat and food work when done right. And sometimes necessary, like when you are making sloppy joes.

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Buffalo Chicken Wing Melt

January 25, 2015  |  BBQ, Cheese, Chicken, Dinner, Family, Lunch, Sandwiches, Savory  |  34 Comments

Well, don’t say I didn’t warn you – Buffalo Chicken Wing Melt. Can you feel your arteries hardening?

Buffalo Wing Melt via Real Food by Dad

I figured it’s the end of January, so we can now get back into our routine of drippy, gooey, cheesy meals that are perfectly suitable for lunch, dinner and even breakfast if you throw an egg on it. Oh heck, throw an egg on it at any meal and it instantly punches this sandwich up a notch.

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Tex Mex Salad

January 22, 2015  |  Dinner, Easy, Lunch, Salad, Savory, Vegetables  |  34 Comments

Yeah, I know, salad. But at least it’s one that’s full of goodies. And after all it’s January, so I know many of you are doing detox, roll-backs, restarts, resets  . . . dare I say diets? Many of you know I don’t believe in diets. It’s all about moderation to me.

Tex Mex Salad with Real Food by Dad

So consider this our healthy dish to balance the onset of calorie pumped foods for next week. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

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