An intoxicating, nutty aroma will fill your kitchen when you bake this recipe. Dried rose petals (edible, of course) add a touch of elegance, making this shortbread ideal for a hostess gift or cookie exchange. Tahini separates naturally as it sits in a container, so be sure to give it…
PB Thumbprints With Mocha Ganache
Peanut butter and chocolate — need I say more? Think of these thumbprints as peanut butter cookies for adults (like we need an excuse). A rich, sophisticated ganache complements the peanut butter flavor in these melt-in-your-mouth bites. You’ll want to put this ganache on just about everything. If it hardens…
Pearl’s Scottish Shortbread
This recipe is originally from food writer and columnist Lucy Waverman’s grandmother, Pearl. For cookies with the best texture, knead the dough into a ball by hand instead of allowing the ball to form in the food processor. No food processor? Don’t worry — just cut the butter into the…
Carol’s Cocoa Caramel Brownies
These old-fashioned cocoa brownies are fudgy and decadent. The batter comes together easily in one pot — much appreciated when home cooks are at the height of holiday baking.
Granny Thelma’s Christmas Fruitcake
Wooden fruitcake boxes can be purchased online but are also easy to build at home. Or, you can bake in a 9-inch x 5-inch x 3-inch loaf pan. Though there are varying opinions on how long a fruitcake needs to mature, this cake does well made anywhere from 2 to…
The Forks’ Ricotta Gnocchi With Black Boar Bacon & Parmesan
Try this recipe from the restaurant Passero at Winnipeg, Manitoba’s most popular tourist destination, The Forks. Your favorite comfort food is taken to a new level with this recipe for soft and pillowy ricotta gnocchi, topped with Manitoban black boar bacon and shaved Parmesan.
Meet The Innovative Chefs Behind The Best New Restaurant In Canada
If a tiny town called Jordan Station has been popping up on your radar lately, The Restaurant at Pearl Morissette probably has something to do with it. Nestled in Ontario’s lush Niagara region, the buzzy destination just won Air Canada’s Best New Restaurant title. And it’s easy…
How To Make Fiery Asian-Style Chicken Wings
See how we used the new T-fal® ActiFry® Genius to make Fiery Asian-Style Chicken Wings. Get the complete ingredient list and step-by-step instructions in our recipe gallery. After, enter for your chance to win a T-fal® ActiFry® Genius! Presented by…
Ask A Chef: Hamachi Crudo
Chef Hunter Pritchett of L.A.’s Melody shares his recipe for Hamachi Crudo Q: Passing through East Hollywood on vacation, I spotted the coolest little French restaurant: Melody. My husband and I popped in for dinner and we loved everything we ate! The food was fresh and local — exactly what you’d…
How To Cook Thai Food At Home
Chef Nuit Regular shares her go-to recipes and best advice.
Ask A Chef: Hattie B’s Famous Hot Chicken Recipe
Chef John Lasater of Hattie B’s shares his recipe for Hot Chicken. Q: While travelling through Nashville, Tennessee, I stopped at Hattie B’s for their Hot Chicken. I didn’t think you could pack that much heat into fried chicken and still have it taste so delicious! I’d kill for the recipe. —…
5 Recipes For Summer Entertaining From Jackie Kai Ellis
Find the Vancouver restaurateurs' winning dishes, including Prawn Rolls and Rhubarb Raspberry Olive Oil Cake.
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…
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…
The Classic Steak
Flank doesn’t have a lot of marbling, so a great marinade is a must if you’re going for tender perfection.