If you're looking to try something a little different, duck confit is surprisingly easy to make - this version from the chefs at Azuridge is dressed up with oranges and Grand Marnier.
Gooey chocolate banana Havarti grilled cheese makes a great holiday entertaining treat - one of many festive recipes by the Dairy Farmers of Canada.
Potstickers aren't as difficult to make as they sound - they're fun to fill, seal and cook for a quick, inexpensive meal that beats takeout.
There’s nothing like a batch of fresh salsa made with perfectly ripe tomatoes; it comes together in five minutes – all you need to do is chop and stir.
Crunchy on the outside, gooey on the inside.
Quinoa is one of my favourite salad bases; technically a seed, it's not as heavy as many whole grains, and takes on all kinds of flavours well - the perfect base for lunch at my desk.
Bottled eggnog makes delicious scones - these crunchy drop scones are simple to mix together and require no rolling or cutting. Perfect for the busy holiday season!
This festive fig and hazelnut brioche loaf can be made with any kind of dried fruit and nuts - it's baked in a bread cloche, to capture steam and create a perfect crust.
Chopped leftover turkey can be packaged up with any number of ingredients – leftover veggies and gravy work particularly well – to make pies kids can eat out of hand, or you can tuck into their lunch box. Alternatively, use cooled turkey tetrazzini to stuff your hand pies.
These tasty treats by Michael and Anna Olson are perfect for holiday entertaining - easy to prepare, and not as spicy as you might think.