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Sarah Richardson’s Holiday Entertaining Guide

Get a glimpse inside Sarah's home and her favorite festive recipes.

Entertaining

Watch H&H LIVE: Chef Ricardo & Lynda Reeves Talk Food Trends And Prepare Brunch

If you missed it, watch our Facebook Live event as chef Ricardo cooks a dish from his new cookbook, Slower Is Better, for Lynda Reeves. Ricardo talks food trends and prepares a scrumptious baked mushroom omelette in Lynda’s kitchen using a slow cooker.

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DIY: Easy Gingerbread House

Daunted by the thought of constructing a full-on gingerbread house? This simple take on the classic holiday craft proves that that making just the façade and few trees creates the same magical effect. Placing a votive behind mimics the glow of a fireside seen through the windows, while a layer of shredded coconut…

Decorating & Design

How To Set A Modern & Eclectic Holiday Table

Get tips on how to modernize your festive table decor using graphic linens, rustic furniture, unique dishes and more by Canadian artisans.

Entertaining

A Top Restaurateur’s Home Cooking Essentials

Colin Tooke runs two of Toronto’s top restaurants and one in Muskoka — Grand Electric, Grand Electric Muskoka and Electric Mud BBQ — where he creates a memorable (and delicious) dining experience, but cooking at home remains one of his biggest joys. “In the city, we get together every Sunday with…

Entertaining

How To Cook The Perfect Steak

Rib eyes and T-bones might be the stars of the steakhouse, but the humble flank is the ideal cut for summertime entertaining. Lean, juicy and inexpensive, it’s great for feeding a crowd, and your choice of marinade will let you go in almost any flavor direction — think French, Argentine…

Entertaining

10 Tips To Get Your Grill Ready For Summer

Food editor Kristen Eppich dishes on the summer’s hardest working appliance. With the temperatures rising and the sun shining, it’s time to use our ovens less and our barbecues more. Before we do, there are a few steps we need to take to prepare our grills for a hardworking summer. I reached out to my…

Entertaining

H&H Editors’ Hilarious Dinner Party Fails, Revealed!

To make your next dinner party one to remember (for all the right reasons), you’ll need a few key ingredients: good food, great friends, and sound advice from hosts who’ve been there before. Here, our editors share a few of their own cautionary tales and best advice for entertaining.

Decorating & Design

Valerie Bertinelli’s Tips To Hosting Easter Brunch

Valerie Bertinelli, the sitcom star turned Food Network host, says that brunch is the bubble bath of meals — a luxurious meal reserved for when you have time to enjoy it. She recommends treating your guests to a menu that is indulgent and invites them to linger. Here are her tips…

Entertaining

5 Easy Easter Brunch Recipes

Treat your brunch guests to these delicious, warm-from-the-oven dishes.

Entertaining

Mark McEwan’s New Year’s Eve Entertaining Tips

Food editor Kristen Eppich chats with chef Mark McEwan about hosting on New Year’s Eve. For those of us who aren’t lucky enough to be spending New Year’s Eve at Mark McEwan’s party this year, we may as well benefit from his hosting and entertaining tips. Here’s what I picked…

Entertaining

Last-Minute Hostess Gift: Quick Pickled Peppers

Food editor Kristen Eppich shares a quick and easy recipe for pickled peppers. Edible hostess gifts are all the rage this year – and these quick pickled peppers fit the bill perfectly. They are the simplest, quickest, and best version of a homemade preserve. Plus, the pickled peppers are spicy, salty, sweet and…

Entertaining

Editors’ Advice: 5 Easy Entertaining Tips And Tricks

Get our design editors' tips for stress-free hosting this holiday season.

Decorating & Design

How To Stock Your Bar Cart

Get design editor Lauren Petroff's tips for a well-stocked and stylish home bar.

Entertaining

5 Stylish Ways To Fold Your Napkins

How to fold 5 different designs for your table.