Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Egg on Kids to Cook for Dad

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Egg on Kids to Cook for Dad

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THE WEEKEND COOK

with Maggie Cooper

AS IF we could forget, tomorrow is Father's Day, a time when we pamper dads as much as possible.

They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, and never is that more true than on the first Sunday in September.

When I was a child it never occurred to me that I could commandeer the kitchen (where my mum ruled the roost) and make breakfast for dad. But I taught my own kid that it was a perfectly acceptable hijacking of the stove and, come to think of it, he was welcome to try out his skills on me any time also. I'm pleased to report he is now a very accomplished cook, and often whips up delicious meals for all members of the extended family.

Today's recipe is an easy one for kids to prepare for dads. It involves a hot oven so a bit of supervision might be necessary when lifting the pan in and out, but preparation is simple and the results are delicious.

A warning: any ingredient that contains a lot of water (like cherry tomatoes) will be lava-hot when they come out of the oven so let them cool down a bit before tucking in. …

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