Big Daddy's House

Hosted by Aaron McCargo Jr.
Fridays 9:30a|8:30c
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  • Call it what you may, Big Daddy is "Calling it Comfort!" He's cooking up some old school comfort food favorites with a Big Daddy twist. First, it's Crispy Eggplant and Mushroom Lasagna. Then, it's a hearty meal made healthy, Stuffed Turkey Meatloaf. Finally, a one-pot-wonder you won't be able to resist, Spicy Pulled Chicken and Red Bean Stew. Any one of these "Comfort" dishes will warm you up on a cold day!

  • In honor of Share Our Strength’s Great American Dine Out, Big Daddy teams up with New Jersey’s Chef Jose Velez (Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille) to whip up a delicious feast fit for a king. His robust Roast Beef Strip Loin with Bourbon Mushroom Sauce pairs perfectly with two tasty sides: Stick-to-the-Ribs Barley and Currant Cake and brilliant Braised Kale with Toasted Almonds. Lastly, his Homemade Lemon Doughnuts make a great dessert or even next-day breakfast.

  • Big Daddy is taking it south of the border with this Mexican madness meal! Kicking this fiesta off is a Chili-Pork Empanada with an Avocado Dipping Sauce that'll rock you're world all the way to Mexico! Next up, are the Boneless Short Rib Tacos with Smoked Peppers - your friends will jump out of their chairs for more! To end this meal of madness, it's a Spicy Tomato Napoleon with Grilled Jalapenos and Black Beans. Be sure to invite your friends - you'll want to share this flavor fiesta with the fellows!

  • Radio personality, Patty Jackson, helps Big Daddy create the perfect menu for a fun “ladies night.” He starts by making a yummy Mini Shrimp Salad Sandwiches with Sweet Onion Jam to serve along with flavorful Spinach Salad with Avocado & Sweet Bacon. For a sweet treat, Big Daddy whips up some Mini Apple Strudels, and to shake it up he serves a Po-Mo Cocktail.

  • Big Daddy and his son Justin are in the kitchen making dishes that please both their palates. Kicking it off, it's Fish Sticks with a Funky Ketchup & Fish Tacos topped with a crunchy Chipotle Slaw. Then it's another kid favorite with an adult twist, Beef Ravioli & Fried Ravioli with Dipping Sauces, that will keep you dunking. Then to wash it all down, a White Grape Juice Mocktail for Justin and a Grown Up White Grape Juice Gimlet!

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  • Call it what you may, Big Daddy is "Calling it Comfort!" He's cooking up some old school comfort food favorites with a Big Daddy twist. First, it's Crispy Eggplant and Mushroom Lasagna. Then, it's a hearty meal made healthy, Stuffed Turkey Meatloaf. Finally, a one-pot-wonder you won't be able to resist, Spicy Pulled Chicken and Red Bean Stew. Any one of these "Comfort" dishes will warm you up on a cold day!

  • Big Daddy gets inspired to create a Farm stand feast. Starting off this incredible feast are Grilled Pork Chops with Orange Glaze and a lip smacking Peach and Pecan Salad. Then, it's deliciously moist Zucchini and Apple Bread and to finish it off, a Funked up Apple Compote Dessert that will leave you asking..."Are there seconds"?

About the Host

Food Network Star Season 4 winner Aaron McCargo Jr. shares his passion for bold flavors and fun family cooking on his show, Big Daddy's House.

About the Show

What happens when America's Next Food Network Star takes over the kitchen - you get BIG DISHES, BIG FLAVORS, AND ONE BIG DADDY! Join Aaron McCargo on his biggest adventure yet cooking up dishes that feed one BIG DADDY or a family of four!

More About Big Daddy's House

What happens when America's Next Food Network Star takes over the kitchen - you get BIG DISHES, BIG FLAVORS, AND ONE BIG DADDY! Join Aaron McCargo on his biggest adventure yet cooking up dishes that feed one BIG DADDY or a family of four!

Recipes from the Show