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Quick Butter Chicken and Butter Chicken Baked Potatoes

Who doesn’t love butter chicken? It comes together more quickly than you might think, making it perfect comfort food for a busy weeknight.

Traditional Pot Roast and Cottage Pie

Once reserved for special occasion suppers, a slowly braised pot roast is the perfect fall comfort food. It requires minimal prep – the oven does most of the work, transforming an inexpensive cut of meat into a tender, flavourful meal, with veggies simmered on the side. Slide it into...

Maple Cedar Planked Salmon and Veggies

Planked salmon is simple to prepare, the plank acting as a buffer between the delicate fish and intense heat of the grill while infusing the meat with flavour as it smoulders.

Sheet pan roasted chicken thighs & veggies and easy leftover curry

One of the easiest ways to get dinner done in a hurry is to cook it all in one pot – or spread it out on a rimmed baking sheet to roast in the oven.

Sloppy Joes with Red Lentils

Sloppy Joes are a weeknight dinner favourite - this version gets a fibre boost with red lentils!

Sausage Hoagies and Sausage Pepper Pasta

These hearty sandwiches are a riff on the classic Philly Cheesesteak, only with sausages in the leading role; the recipe doubles easily for larger families (or appetites), and leftovers can be quickly transformed into a hearty pasta sauce the next day.

Bulgogi beef with peppers and citrus pots

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.

Thai Chicken Soup and Orange Creamsicle Milkshake

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.

Real Fast Food: Tuna cakes with potato wedges & peas and berry cobbler

These crispy cakes taste like a tuna melt, and come together using ingredients you probably already have on hand. Roasted potato wedges and peas round out the meal, and a quick berry cobbler helps extend summer.

Real Fast Food: Cheeseburger and Grilled Fruit

A well-made cheeseburger is a beautiful thing, particularly in the summer, when cooking – and dining – al fresco is the order of the day.

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