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Planta’s Zucchini “Spaghetti” With Charred Tomato Salsa

Adapted from Chef David Lee’s Zucchini Spaghettoni recipe at Planta restaurant. This zucchini sauce is delicious over spiralized vegetables and also suits pasta noodles. It’s a great dish for grain lovers and carbophobes alike!…

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French 227 Cocktail

This take on the classic cocktail is named for 227 Ossington Ave. — the address of Man Ray Bar à Vin and La Banane. Make a batch by multiplying the ingredients by eight, then combining the gin, liqueur and lemon juice in a container.

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3 Fuss-Free Recipes From The New Cookbook, Cooking For Good Times

Chef Paul Kahan may have built a culinary empire in Chicago, but he’s also known for his casual style of entertaining at home. He knows that getting everyone involved, and having drinks and snacks while you cook together is key to a fun gathering. In his latest cookbook,…

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Grains With Roasted Cauliflower, Black Olives & Oranges

Try this Grains With Roasted Cauliflower, Black Olives & Oranges recipe from the new cookbook, Cooking for Good Times. This is pretty much an all-weather dish, but it’s particularly great in winter when there’s nothing green comin’ out of the ground. Cauliflower is something you can always get…

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Roasted & Marinated Roots With Smoky Yogurt, Crisp Lentils & Dill Vinaigrette

Try this Roasted & Marinated Roots With Smoky Yogurt, Crisp Lentils & Dill Vinaigrette recipe from the new cookbook, Cooking for Good Times. Don’t let “smoky yogurt” make you think I’ve gone all cheffy on you. Yeah, in the restaurant, the yogurt is actually smoked, but then I…

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Bacon-Wrapped, Chorizo-Stuffed Dates

Try this Bacon-Wrapped, Chorizo-Stuffed Dates recipe from the new cookbook, Cooking for Good Times. I first had these dates when my wife Mary’s dad, Bob, brought them to one of the epic Christmas parties that we used to throw every year for the restaurants’ staffs (until we…

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Chef Lynn Crawford’s Gingerbread Pancakes

Try this quick and easy pancake recipe, perfect for Christmas morning or Boxing Day brunch. Celebrity chef Lynn Crawford partnered with Egg Farmers of Canada and Food Banks Canada for their annual #RecipesThatGive campaign.

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Chef Craig Flinn’s Spiced Pear & Rum Raisin Loaf

This spiced and sweet loaf doubles as a great hostess gift for any soirée this season. Chef Craig Flinn partnered with Egg Farmers of Canada and Food Banks Canada for their annual #RecipesThatGive campaign.

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Chef Dale Mackay’s Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprint Cookies

These festive sweets have the flavors of Christmas in every bite. Chef Dale Mackay partnered with Egg Farmers of Canada and Food Banks Canada for their annual #RecipesThatGive campaign.

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60 Sweet Treats To Bake This Holiday Season!

Find the best recipes from our archives.

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Port Cherry Roast Duck

Famous for their farm fresh duck, King Cole shares a festive recipe to serve at your Christmas feast. Deep golden glazed duck is perfect for any holiday table. Matched with the intensely subtle sweetness of port and tang of dried cherries, the extra crispy skin of this…

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How To Throw A Crowd-Pleasing Italian Feast This Christmas

The owners of Two Sisters Vineyards invite us over for dinner!

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Spinach & Ricotta Gnudi

Gnudi can be baked ahead of time and warmed up in a covered baking dish just before serving.

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Rosemary-Roasted Leg Of Lamb

Take the lamb out of the refrigerator about 1 hour before roasting so it can come to room temperature; it will cook more evenly this way. Note that a leg of lamb takes about 20 minutes per pound to roast.

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Roasted Potatoes, Peppers & Onion With Basil

If you’re making these vegetables without the lamb, simply roast at 400°F for 40 minutes.