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Chocolate Berry Shortcake

Try this Chocolate Berry Shortcake recipe from Rosie Daykin’s new cookbook Let Me Feed You. A showstopper of a dessert for the summer season! If you’re feeling a little more restrained, you can always halve the recipe and make a single layer cake.

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Discover 20+ Barbecue Recipes To Try This Summer

As soon as the warm weather rolls in, there's no better time to fire up the grill.

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Strawberry Ricotta Cakes

Try this Strawberry Ricotta Cakes recipe from the cookbook Honey & Co. At Home by Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich. There should be a word to describe the way the soft texture of this cake matches the flavor of the vanilla, strawberries and almonds in it. But that word doesn’t…

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Celebrate Summer With These Classic Picnic Recipes

Our idea of a perfect picnic is a mix of classic dishes with new flavor twists and textures.

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Tahini Swirl Brownies

Make sure you stir the tahini well before scooping it from the jar to incorporate the oil. For a little crunch, sprinkle the top of the batter with black and white sesame seeds before you pop it in the oven.

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Chili-Ginger Lemonade

If you prefer a spicier lemonade, steep for longer than 30 minutes. Serve the strained ginger and chili flakes in a small bowl as a garnish alongside the lemonade.

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Avocado Bruschetta

For this recipe, use avocados that are fully ripe (there should be some give when you squeeze them).

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Cabbage Slaw With Lime Vinaigrette

This vinaigrette is intense on its own but finds perfect balance when tossed with cabbage. Be generous with your salt; the slaw can handle quite a bit.

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Brandon Olsen’s Famous Fried Chicken With Buttermilk Dill Sauce

We’re thrilled that Brandon Olsen, chef at Toronto’s La Banane and the chocolatier behind CXBO Chocolates, is sharing this recipe with us. Fried chicken is one of his secret superpowers — it’s crispy, juicy and out of this world.

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Reverse-Seared Sirloin

If you don’t have a slow cooker, buy one. I refer to Worcestershire as my French Kryptonite, and it is the crucial ingredient in this recipe. When purchasing your beef, ask the butcher to clean off the sinew and trim the fat.

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5 Recipes For Summer Entertaining From Jackie Kai Ellis

Find the Vancouver restaurateurs' winning dishes, including Prawn Rolls and Rhubarb Raspberry Olive Oil Cake.

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Freshly Shucked Pea Salad

Jackie Kai Ellis, owner of Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe in Vancouver, shares her recipes for Freshly Shucked Pea Salad.

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Corn On The Cob With Lime And Jacobsen Salt

Jackie Kai Ellis, owner of Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe in Vancouver, shares her recipe for Corn On The Cob.

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Shrimp, Spinach & Chickpea Salad With Torn Croutons

Tearing the bread rather than cutting it yields crispier croutons with delicate edges. To save time, feel free to use precooked shrimp.

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Easy Blackberry Ice Cream Sandwiches