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Savory Scones

Try this Savory Scones recipe from the cookbook Tartine: A Classic Revised. Scone dough works really well as a vehicle for savory ingredients, especially highly flavored, lower moisture ones such as Gruyère and other firm cheeses, chopped chives, sautéed mushrooms, bacon, and ham. Spanish pimentón or fresh herbs make…

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Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

Try this Cranberry Upside-Down Cake recipe from the cookbook Tartine: A Classic Revised. Our baker Carolyn has transformed what is usually a sweet summertime cake made with peaches or pineapple into a beautiful winter version using caramel-coated cranberries, which turn out of their baking mold perfectly juicy and glazed,…

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Master Farm-To-Table Fare With Chef Jamie Kennedy

Seasonal ingredients abound on his idyllic farm in Prince Edward County.

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Cider Cocktail

Jamie uses ingredients from local producers to create this delicious cocktail. The candied apple garnish can be made a few days ahead as long as it’s completely dry and crisp. Keep in a single layer in a sealed container.

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Crispy Artichoke Salad With Tomato & Roasted Red Pepper Fondue

This satisfying salad is easy to assemble if you’ve made the tomato and roasted red pepper fondue (a fancy name for purée) ahead of time. Fry the artichokes and toss the greens just before serving.

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Steamed Greens With Chili Oil & Toasted Garlic

Steamed greens are transformed by a drizzle of homemade chili oil and an abundance of crisp, golden garlic chips.

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Coq Au Vin

“I’ve always been a big fan of coq au vin,” says Jamie. “Clearly, this is a French dish in origin. Part of my creative process is to give a local twist to classic French dishes. Wine plays an important role in the preparation of coq au vin, and I’ve taken…

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Fruit Gratiné With Southbrook Framboise Sabayon & Chocolate Sauce

This light dessert can easily make use of whatever fruit is in season. Just look for a balance of flavors and textures and aim for a little more than one cup of fruit per person.

Entertaining

Lynda Reeves’ Best Tips For Entertaining With Ease

This article originally appeared in the December 2018 issue of House & Home My favorite way to host is always a dinner party. It’s the most relaxed and personal way to entertain, and if you develop a system for being organized, you can actually enjoy yourself and your guests. Here are…

Celebrity Style

This Playful French Restaurant Is A Celeb Photographer’s Haven

Celebrity photographer Caitlin Cronenberg — who has captured everyone from Drake to Keira Knightley — tell us why Toronto’s La Banane is her “favorite room.” Her latest book, The Endings, is on sale now. “I feel strongly impacted by the decorating of wherever I am, especially…

Kitchens

Chef Victor Barry’s Kitchen Dreams Come True with KitchenAid

Presented by   Chef Victor Barry of Piano Piano prepares a signature dish using the KitchenAid 30-Inch 4-Element Induction Cooktop, Architect Series II at his home in Toronto. It should come as no surprise that chef Victor Barry of Piano Piano loves to match his…

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Ask A Chef: Saffron Eggplant

Chef Hemant Bhagwani of Toronto’s Goa Indian Farm Kitchen shares his recipe for Saffron Eggplant. Q:  I ordered this eggplant dish recently and was stunned by how good it was — super tender, sweet and infused with a buttery, fresh flavor. I had to ask for the…

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Try Over-the-Fire Cooking This Fall

Presented by The summer sun may be on the decline but that doesn’t mean outdoor socializing has to be dialed down. Cooler temps are a great occasion to gather friends together on fall nights around a beach bonfire, cottage firepit or BBQ. Over-the-fire cooking using wood or…

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Caramelized Banana Custard With White Chocolate & Hazelnut Crumb

Toronto’s newest tasting menu restaurant, ēst, showcases the diversity of Canadian cuisine through small, artfully-plated fare. The buzz-worthy joint — located in Toronto’s Riverside neighborhood — has a minimalist, Scandi-style interior filled with Caesarstone quartz, providing the perfect backdrop for the roster of Instagram-worthy dishes. Chef Sean…

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3 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes From The New Cookbook, Kitchen Party

Mary Berg, the exuberant star of television’s Mary’s Kitchen Crush (and the first woman to win MasterChef Canada) wants you to enjoy feeding friends and family as much as she does. This debut cookbook is loaded with flavorful recipes for casual entertaining and offers plenty of tips…