Happy Father's Day!

























Happy Father's Day to all the Dad's in Bowling Green, Ohio & all around!
Nothing is better than a homemade gift! Here's some fantastic ideas to make Dad for Father's Day. Do you have a favorite craft? If so, share with us and comment below!

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Kids Crafts: 

First photo: "Make your own BBQ Apron" 
Find the instructions here 

Second photo: "Car Nut Frame" 
Instructions here

Third photo: "Painted Hammer"
Instructions here

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Spouse Crafts: 



First photo: "Father Canvas"
Instructions here

Second Photo: "We love you to Pieces" 
Instructions here 

Third Photo: Jack Daniels Soap Dispenser
Instructions here

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We know all Dad's love to eat! So here's some healthy recipes for Dad's Day!



Breakfast: 

Spinach Bacon Quiche 
Makes 6 servings | Baking: 40 mins

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 4 Bacon strips cooked & crumbled 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, cooked and drained
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
Directions:
  • In a large bowl, beat eggs; whisk in milk, 1 cup cheese, onion, bacon, salt, mustard and paprika. Add spinach. Pour into pie shell. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake at 400° for 40 minutes or until a knife inserted halfway between the center and the edge comes out clean. 
Recipe adapted from http://www.tasteofhome.com

Dinner/Lunch: 

Slow Cooker: Pulled Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Cook time: 6 hours Makes: 8 serving

  • 1 2lb pork tenderloin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 3.5 cups barbecue sauce 
  • 8 small sweet potatoes (around 5 inches each)

Directions: 

  1. In a small bowl, combine salt, black pepper, and onion powder to mix and make a rub.
  2. Rub pork tenderloin on both sides with mixture.
  3. Place pork tenderloin in slow cooker.
  4. Cover pork tenderloin with 2.5 cups of barbecue sauce.
  5. Cover slow cooker with lid and cook for 6 hours on low heat or 3 hours on high heat.
  6. 15 minutes before pork tenderloin is heated through, place sweet potatoes in microwave until heated through.
  7. Remove pork tenderloin from slow cooker.
  8. Using two forks, shred cooked pork tenderloin and mix with remaining 1 cup barbecue sauce.
  9. Using a knife, slice sweet potatoes down the middle, creating an open center for pulled pork.
  10. Top each sweet potato with pulled pork and serve any additional pork on the side or save for later.


Dessert:

Chocolate-Banana Pudding
Serves 8
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 26 chocolate wafers 
  • 3 bananas, thinly sliced lengthwise, plus 1/2 banana, sliced into rounds
Directions:


  • In a small saucepan, bring cream to a boil over medium-high. Remove from heat and add chocolate. Let sit 5 minutes. Add confectioners' sugar and whisk to combine. Let cool to room temperature.
  • Layer 13 chocolate wafers in a 2-quart baking dish. Add half the chocolate mixture, then top with lengthwise banana slices. Top with 13 more cookies and remaining chocolate mixture. Cover and refrigerate until pudding is set and cookies are tender, about 2 hours (or up to 1 day). Top with round banana slices and serve.




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