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Entertaining dinner guests can be easy, we'll show you how!
How to Barbecue in the Winter

How to Barbecue in Winter

As Canadians, we don’t let ice and snow keep us away from the barbecue, even when it's -40˚C. So pull on your tuque, lace up your boots and head outside with our best winter grilling tips.
How to Barbecue in Winter
thanksgiving

Last Minute Tips to Help You Win at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving means food, family and fun—and lots of prep. Our top five tips will help you pull it off like a pro, even if your planning is last-minute.
Last Minute Tips to Help You Win at Thanksgiving
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Sheet Pan Dinners 101

A main and sides all cooked on one baking sheet—what could be easier? It’s time to meet your new weeknight dinner saver.
Sheet Pan Dinners 101
BROWNIES

Hack the Mix: Pumpkin Spice Fudge Brownies

Take a basic brownie mix up a notch with our easy, fall-friendly upgrade.
Hack the Mix: Pumpkin Spice Fudge Brownies
Drinks to keep you warm in winter

Hot Drinks to Keep You Warm on Cold Days

When it’s really chilly outside you can often feel so cold to the core that nothing can seem to warm you up, even after you’ve been inside for hours.
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3 Easy Appetizer Ideas

Holiday entertaining doesn't have to be a lot of work. Here are 3 quick and easy appetizers to serve your guests.
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Cheeseboard

A Cheeseboard for Every Party

From fancy to family-friendly, here are some expert ideas for constructing delicious cheeseboards for entertaining guests.
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How to Make a Charcuterie Board

Charcuterie boards are the best combination of trendy and delicious. Here's our how to guide on building a charcuterie board to impress your guests!
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How to Create a Cheese Platter

Building the perfect cheese platter is easy, we'll show you how!
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10 Quintessentially Canadian Foods

Discover which 10 foods make Canadians’ hearts skip a beat.
10 Quintessentially Canadian Foods
quinoa

10 Tasty Ways with Quinoa

With its nutty taste and light, fluffy texture, it’s no wonder quinoa is on everyone’s shopping list.
10 Tasty Ways with Quinoa
gingerbread cake

10 Things Expert Bakers Know

Take a shortcut to becoming an expert baker. Our top 10 insider tips will boost your skills every time you pull out the measuring cups.
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Baking Guide: Pies & Tarts

Making pastry might be intimidating, but it’s a skill that you can easily master. Learn the art of baking pies and tarts with our best dos, don’ts, tips and tricks.
Baking Guide: Pies & Tarts
cookies

Baking Guide Your Best Cookies

Fill your cookie jar with bakery-worthy treats any time of year. Armed with our essential guide, you’ll become the expert!
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lunch

Build a Better Lunch

Building a better lunch box is as easy as one, two, three....
Build a Better Lunch
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Canadian Flavours Coast To Coast

Celebrate the Great White North’s birthday with a medley of delicious Canadian flavours.
Canadian Flavours Coast To Coast
ice coffee

Chill Out with Iced Coffee and Tea

The perfect iced drink is a brew or steep away.
Chill Out with Iced Coffee and Tea
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Essentials for the Home Bartender

From mixers and mint to measuring cups and muddlers, here’s everything you’ll need to get your home bar ready for entertaining.
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grains

Guide to Cooking Grains

There’s a shelf full of tasty grains to discover, and most are remarkably easy to prepare.
Guide to Cooking Grains
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Holiday Gifting Wrap up These Delicious DIY Gifts

Who’s on your gift list this year? Mason jar edible gifts are all the rage – and we’ve prepared sweet and savoury recipes as well as delectable fruit preserves to get you through the holidays.
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How to Bake with Chocolate

Decadent chocolate makes baking utterly delicious. Our how-tos will help you choose and use it with ease.
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How to Host a Hot Dog Bar Party

Offer up an array of toppings and additions—that the whole family can enjoy—and make simple grilled hot dogs and sausages the stars of a laid-back summer party.
How to Host a Hot Dog Bar Party
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How to Host the Best Brunch Ever

Why set the clock for lunch or dinner when you can host a lovely brunch any time? Our how-tos help you pull it off without stress.
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Pantry Essentials

Stock up on these must-haves for easy, delicious and affordable meals
Pantry Essentials
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Party Punch 101

Don’t spend all night playing bartender—relax while you entertain. Instead of mixing drinks to order, serve a delicious punch so guests can help themselves.
Party Punch 101
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Quick and Easy Lunch Ideas

It’s easy to build a lunch that you’ll look forward to.
Quick and Easy Lunch Ideas
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Quick Tips for Hosting a Potluck

There’s just one word you need for entertaining on a budget: potluck. Our top tips make this an easy, fun and tasty way to throw a party.
Quick Tips for Hosting a Potluck
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What to Do with Turkey Dinner Leftovers

Because not everyone wants to just reheat the big meal, these great ideas for leftover turkey, green beans, mashed potatoes, bread and stuffing will keep dinner interesting all week long.
What to Do with Turkey Dinner Leftovers
spices

Your Essential Spice Guide

Add more taste to your dishes with east-to-store dried spices and herbs.
Your Essential Spice Guide
bundt cake

Your Guide to Home Baking Essential Tips and Techniques

Whether you’re a novice baker or an expert who wants to refine your technique, our baking guide offers plenty of tricks and advice to ensure only the best baked goods come out of your oven.
Your Guide to Home Baking Essential Tips and Techniques
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Your Guide to Making Delicious Coffee Infused Desserts

Coffee lovers, treat yourselves. Our handy how-tos make it easy to create luscious desserts with your favourite morning brew.
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pork

Your Guide to Roasting Pork

Roasting is easy with these tips to pick, prep and perfect mouth-watering pork.
Your Guide to Roasting Pork
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Your Guide to Roasting Turkey and Other Poultry

Whether you’re roasting a turkey for the holidays or chicken for Sunday dinner, here’s everything you need to roast a perfect bird every time.
Your Guide to Roasting Turkey and Other Poultry
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Your Guide to Roasting Vegetables Fruits and Nuts

Produce benefits beautifully from roasting. Here’s how to get golden brown vegetables, caramelized fruits and fragrant toasted nuts.
Your Guide to Roasting Vegetables Fruits and Nuts
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Your Ultimate Guide to Roasting Ham for the Holidays

Want to serve a spectacular ham at your holiday celebration? Our roasting guide shows you how to pick, prep, cook and dish it up with style.
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Your Ultimate Holiday Shopping Checklist

You won't forget a thing this holiday season with our handy ingredient checklist.
Your Ultimate Holiday Shopping Checklist