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Ruby Watchco’s Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

Chefs Lynn Crawford and Lora Kirk serve up these flaky bites at their Toronto eatery, Ruby Watchco.

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Easy Eats: Cheesecake In A Jar

Lynn Crawford’s co-chef Lora Kirk of Toronto restaurant Ruby Watch Co. shares an easy cheesecake recipe from her mother, June. These individual cheesecakes are much lighter than the traditional baked version. If you haven’t got any fresh berries, they’re also delicious topped with berry jam.

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Brunch Recipe: Montecito’s Frittata

Executive Chef Matt Robertson of Montecito in Toronto shares a delicious frittata recipe that’s perfect for a homemade brunch. Prep ingredients in advance so you can whip it up in a flash to feed a hungry crowd.

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5 Best Recipes To Ring In The New Year

Forego a formal sit-down dinner in favor of a cocktail supper that's easy to make and serve

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Christmas Brunch: Waffles With Cranberry Maple Syrup

Opening presents on Christmas morning can work up an appetite, and what better way to refuel than with fluffy homemade waffles. Whip up the batter the evening before so the yeast can rise, and make them in the morning.  …

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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…

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NYE Cocktail: French 75

Named after a French 75mm artillery gun, this classic cocktail works best with a London dry gin like Bombay Sapphire. Sparkling wine gives it a celebratory twist ideal for clinking glasses on New Year’s Eve.

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How To Bake Healthy Holiday Treats

Giving baked goods a healthier spin this holiday season is easier than you think. We asked Marina Cortese, holistic nutritionist and owner of Oats & Ivy, to share some of her best tips. Choose Quality Ingredients  Start by choosing quality ingredients, recommends Marina. “We’re wheat-free at Oats &…

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Oats & Ivy’s Oh-So-Creamy Healthy Hot Chocolate

Marina Cortese, holistic nutritionist and owner of Oats & Ivy, shares her recipe for Oh-So-Creamy Healthy Hot Chocolate.

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Oats & Ivy’s Healthy Ginger Molasses Cookies

Marina Cortese, holistic nutritionist and owner of Oats & Ivy, shares her recipe for Healthy Ginger Molasses Cookies.

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Homemade Dog Treats: Wheat-Free Bacon Pumpkin Bites

Food Editor Kristen Eppich shares her secret recipe for wheat-free dog biscuits. Make them for your pooch this holiday — whether they’ve been naughty or nice!  …

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Mark McEwan’s Tuna Crostini With White Beans And Olive Salsa

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5 Quick Appetizers For A Holiday Party

Round out your holiday feast with some fast and easy bites to serve before the main course. Smoky Chèvre Log – In a food processor, coarsely grind roasted, salted almonds with smoked paprika. Roll a chèvre log in the mixture. Serve at room temperature with crackers. Marinated Olives – Rinse and dry plain olives with…

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Roasted Carrots

Chef Mark McEwan’s recipe for Roasted Carrots, to be paired with his Five-Spice Bison Tenderloin With Spiced Apples.

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Mark McEwan’s Five-Spice Bison Tenderloin With Spiced Apples

Bison is a lean meat, and so, just as with beef, its tenderloin must be cooked rare or it will be tender no more. If using beef tenderloin, cook medium rare. When cooked properly, the meat will be succulent, its flavor beautifully complemented by the definitive Chinese spice mix known…