About Bruce Tretter

Bruce Tretter helps people feel comfortable making practical, flavorful and quick & easy meals for themselves---even if they’ve never boiled water---through Gotta’ Eat, Can’t Cook step-by-step picture book and short video directions. He’s a father of 3, Former Naval Intelligence Officer, current school board member, and avid cyclist.

Easy & Zesty Tomato, Basil & Mozzarella Salad

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Looking for a fresh, healthy salad to make? Tantalize your taste buds with this.

Syria: A Terrific Moment for International Relevancy

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Bruce Tretter believes there is something we can all do about Syria—stand by the UN and help it succeed.

Empowering Kids in the Kitchen: Kid-Safe Tortilla Grilled Cheese

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Here is an easy recipe for kids to get involved in preparing their lunch. What other recipes you and your kids would like to see?

Papa’s Pilar Mai Tai – All in Pictures

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If you’re looking for a good way to close the summer, try this delicious cocktail made with Hemingway inspired rum.

Power Cinnamon Toast and New Innovative Kid-Friendly Book

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Want a way to include your kids in making a fast, delicious breakfast?

Microwave Popcorn with Action: Full-On Flavor, You Bet, With Chocolate!

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Check out this delicious, easy snack with step-by-step photos.

Ramen Smash! Dorm Room Snack by and for College Students

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Looking for easy dorm snacks and recipes? The Ramen Smash is one of many.

A Son’s Pioneering Role Model Mom

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Bruce Tretter remembers his mother on her 91st birthday and the example she is in his life.

“Tasting the Tour” with a Cherry (Peaches & Blueberries) On Top – All in Pictures

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Here’s an easy to make fruit compote that’s delicious with yogurt or as a topping.

How To Grill Pizza Using Pillsbury Artisan Pizza Crust – All in Pictures

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Bruce Tretter discovers the ease and fun of making a fresh-grilled pizza with Pillsbury Artisan Pizza Crust and shares his favorite recipe – all in pictures.

“Tasting the Tour” Very Simply: Baguette Full-On!

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For an easy, flavorful meal, try this baguette recipe straight from France.

Microwave Power French Toast

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Looking for a delicious, easy way to power up with breakfast? Try out this french toast recipe with step-by-step photo instructions.

Full-on Father’s Day Scrambled Eggs with Sausage, Bell Pepper & Cheese – All in Pictures

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Surprise Dad on Father’s Day morning—or any time—with these delicious, tender scrambled eggs.

Tortilla Wrap: New Dorm Room Food Sample Recipe – All in Pictures & More

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The tastiest snacks don’t have to be complicated! This tortilla wrap recipe from Dorm Room Food brings simple deliciousness right to your kitchen table.

Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Fries – French Fry Alternative: All in Pictures

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For those of us looking to cut back on our French fry habit, sweet potato fries offer a tasty alternative.

Out of This World Mai Tai Cocktail – All in Pictures

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Learn how to mix “Trader Vic” Bergeron’s “out of this world” signature drink.