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


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


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


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


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

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


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

Ramen Smash! Dorm Room Snack by and for College Students


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

A Son’s Pioneering Role Model Mom


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


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


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!


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

Microwave Power French Toast


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.