Spring is the perfect time to take advantage of the change in season by refreshing your kitchen. Canadian celebrity chef Anna Olson recommends three tips for all of spring’s culinary possibilities. Out with the old. Just like changing your wardrobe,...
Herbal extracts are made from herbs and alcohol. Alcohol has the effect of removing essential oils from the plant material and releasing them into a liquid solution. Essential oils are the substances that give herbs their characteristic aroma and...
Some recipes, usually from older sources, call for a proofing step in the process of making bread. Before the modern ways of commercially producing yeast were figured out, it was necessary to check the activeness of the yeast before...
One of the best ways to ensure kids eat a nutritious meal is to get them in the kitchen. But assigning age-appropriate tasks may be a challenge for parents. Emilia Heiman, a registered dietitian with Loblaws, shares some age-appropriate tasks...
While gas and electric grills have their advantages, cooking with a charcoal grill can deliver the best classic flame-broiled flavor. It can take a bit more effort though, so use these helpful tips from the Home Depot Canada to...
Sometimes, when in a hurry to prepare a meal for the kids we may forget some basic safety prep. But recent investigations have linked frozen raw breaded chicken products to Salmonella outbreaks. That's why it's important to handle this...
Inspiration from award-winning recipes adds pizzazz to everyday dishes Are you stuck in a cooking rut? It's common to cycle the same dishes over and over, but at some point your taste buds will crave something new. Maybe it's time...
In our home the Kitchen is the "heartbeat" of our home. It is the room in the house that is most used and loved. We cook healthy meals for our family, have fun trying new and old recipes and,...
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are often rushed times for families. Parents and children grab their meals around a busy schedule of school, clubs, sports, and work - and they can miss a great opportunity to connect with each other....
There was a study done at UC Davis Olive Center in 2010 that discovered that 69% of the olive oils tested were not exactly what they said they were and did not meet legal standards in the United States. There...