I thought this might work in encouraging men to actually attempt to cook who had never cooked before. I imagined that these posts might actually get these poor guys a few good home cooked meals and might actually impress some significant other without getting anyone hurt.
Through the HubPages community I discovered something surprising. My manly man recipe was drawing a crowd ... but not the one I expected. I was getting laughs and accolades for my humorous recipes from women. These were women who couldn't resist different recipes and loved the writing style and suggestions for uses of manly tools in this very manly art of simple cooking.
It all came as a surprise to me ... a pleasant one.
Moral of the story: you may THINK you know your audience, but don't be too sure.
Manly man recipes include: http://jsbrooks.hubpages.com/hub/Garlic-Chicken-and-Potatoes-For-Men-Who-Need-To-Impress-Women and http://jsbrookspresents.blogspot.com/2014/07/manly-mans-recipe-to-never-shuck-corn.html
If you find these recipes useful and/or entertaining and would like to see more, let me know. I could go there again.