Your butter questions, answered - salted or unsalted? And how to soften it quickly when you have the urge to bake?
Everyone loves deviled eggs – at a party, they’re always the first to go. They have so much potential beyond the usual mayo and sprinkle of paprika; try dressing them up with any number of ingredients – or use your imagination.
When you’re in need of a quick meal, a creamy carbonara comes together in just a little more time than it takes the pasta to cook – and chances are you already have the ingredients in your kitchen.
A cast iron skillet is all you need to give leftovers a boost; baked or boiled potatoes lay the foundation, and you can toss in peppers, Brussels sprouts, chopped ham or sausage, or really anything you have in the fridge that needs using. The cherry on top? A sunny-side up fried egg.
This French dessert is a cross between pancake and pudding. It’s traditionally made with cherries, but feel free to swap berries, peaches, plums, apricots or even sautéed apples.
Stir-fried marinated beef, known as bulgogi in Korean communities, is a favourite take-out order, but it’s easy to make at home, too. Chilled citrus pots finish the meal.
Lemon meringue pie is a favourite around our house - and perfectly wintery-springy for celebrating Pi day on 3.14!
Winter is a great time to pack a picnic - here are some tips to make your food good to go, whether you're heading out to skate, ski, snowshoe or just experience the great (cold) outdoors.
Chicken satay are really like chicken fingers on a stick - minus the crunchy coating.
When the weather outside is frightful and you’re not feeling delightful, a bowl of steaming, spicy soup and a smooth, citrusy shake will nourish colds and soothe rough throats.
A blintz is a Jewish dish made of crêpes wrapped around various fillings, the most common being mild sweetened cheese, topped with saucy fruit.
One way to keep everyone’s immune system in tip top shape is to eat lots of vitamin and nutrient laden fresh fruits and vegetables.
Kefir is a drink created by fermenting milk with live kefir grains. In the process, the kefir digests any bad bacteria in the milk and replaces it with good bacteria, resulting in a drink that has a similar taste to yogurt, but a thinner consistency.
Who knew the slow cooker is also a perfect lasagna cooker? Layer everything and turn it on to low; in three hours you have a perfectly cooked lasagna you can serve up with a spoon. A deliciously cheesy way to get your veggies in!
Fresh berries are a tasty and attractive topping, but any kind of fruit compote would work well. Come to think of it, so would chocolate or caramel sauce.