Rob Barrett

Name: ROB BARRETT

TCL Contributor: COOKING FOR DADS

Hometown: FRIDLEY, MN

Links:
YouTube

What do you get when you mix a composer, a sculptor, a volleyball coach, a marathon runner, and a cooking show host in a shallow pan over medium heat? After working professionally in the music biz for over 20 years, Rob Barrett started making video recipes on a whim and Cooking for Dads was born. His easy cooking style with very little measuring, combined with lots of humor has made Cooking for Dads a favorite among beginning cooks as well as more the experienced ones.

Rob has been featured on the Today Show, and in the New York Times, USA Today, The Guardian, and many local television stations. He was named Better Homes and Garden's America's Next Cooking Celebrity and was in a Barbara Walter's special.

You can watch his show on YouTube and hear his music and commercial jingles all over the country.

Spamalot Chef Challenge: Toasted Spam Fried Rice  

The musical, Monty Python's Spamalot is will be at the Ordway, April 2nd – 7th.  It’s based off the 1975 British movie, Monty Python and the Holy Grail.  We are celebrating with a Spamalot Chef Challenge!  The spam series is wrapping up with Toasted Spam Fried Rice, the host of the YouTube series, “Cooking for Dads” Rob Barret, stopped by to make it.

Monday Night Meal: Zesty Pork  

Our goal for this Monday Night Meal series is to help make your life a little less stressful in the kitchen for the start of the week. Cooking for Dad’s Rob Barret stopped by to make a delicious zesty pork recipe that’s perfect for a busy week night dinner.

DIY Kitchen Table  

Looking to take on a DIY project this new year? Cooking for Dad’s Host and TCL’s handy man Rob Barrett stopped by with some tips on how to make a table at home.

Monday Night Meal: Beet and Meat Stir-Fry  

Rob Barrett, host of Cooking for Dads, stopped by and prepared an easy meal to stop your week.

Pumpkin Palooza Week: Pumpkin Kegs  

Cooking for Dads, Rob Barrett stopped  to show us how he turned an ordinary pumpkin into a fun pumpkin party keg that's perfect for your Halloween get-together.

Cook with Homegrown Herbs  

Rob Barrett of "Cooking For Dads" owner stopped by to share some tasty recipes you can make with herbs you grow at your house. 

Seasoned Sour Cream  

Robb Barrett, author of  "Cooking For Dads" stopped by the TCL kitchen to show us how to make his tasty Seasoned Sour Cream. 

Steak Salad   Back To Top

"Cooking For Dads" host Rob Barrett stopped by the TCL kitchen to show us how to make Steak Salad.   

Monday Night Meal: Rob's Chili Biscuit Bowls   Back To Top

Every week, cooks and chefs will stop by with quick and simple dinner ideas to help you get you week started off strong. Host of Cooking for Dads Rob Barrett shared how to make chili biscuit bowls.

Rebuild My Recipe   Back To Top

Rob Barrett with Cooking For Dads shared has over 15,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel. It includes easy family recipes like how to make low carb chicken pizza,  a Chicken Chalupa, and stuffed popovers with bacon and cheese! He stopped by Twin Cities Live to share his tips on how to remake a boring recipe!

Rob’s Easy Dinner Ideas   Back To Top

Rob Barrett with Cooking For Dads shared has over 15,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel. It includes easy family recipes like how to make low carb chicken pizza,  a Chicken Chalupa, and stuffed popovers with bacon and cheese! He stopped by Twin Cities Live to share his favorite Back-to-School dinner recipes.

12 Days of Grilling: Steak Burgers   Back To Top

What’s better than a steak or a burger?  A Steak Burger.  Cooking for Dads host, Rob Barrett, says there are two keys to making a delicious grilled burger. It's Day 10 in our 12 Days of Grilling presented by the Minnesota Beef Council.

Cooking for a Grad Party   Back To Top

Rob Barrett from Cooking For Dads thinks it's crazy how people who have never cooked for crowd need to feed potentially hundreds of people for a graduation party. So he stopped by the TCL kitchen with advice from his own experiences with grad parties (including one that ended with a trip to the hospital!) along with great recipes for a crowd.