Category: Recipe Box

Canning 101: How to Make Apple, Banana and Pumpkin Butters

During the fall months, I look forward to going to our local orchard and purchasing some fresh fruits and vegetables. After I get home, I enjoy getting out my water bath canner and canning supplies, and making up a few batches of various butters. Canning is a lot easier than it sounds and making butters …

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The Fluffiest Pancake of All Time

Looking to expand your culinary cuisine and try something new? This stacked pancake cake is a simple twist on the classic French dessert, Mille-Crepe Cake. “A traditional mille-crepe cake consists of 20 layers of paper thin crepes, each separated with a dollop of French pastry cream,” says Tom Filippou, executive chef for President’s Choice. “In this lightened …

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Halloween Treat Recipes: Candy Apples & Popcorn Balls

Halloween is a great time for all kinds of treats—and they’re definitely not hard to find!  Starting in August and September, most grocery stores and convenient stores put bags and bags of candy assortments up for sale.  Everyone has a favorite traditional, store bought treat, but why not take your Halloween offering to the next …

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3 Halloween Inspired Starbucks Drinks

Happy International Coffee Day! Here are three coffee concoctions to help celebrate the day and usher in the season. Starbucks has some tricks up their sleeves and here is how you can get in on all their treats! Below is a list of Halloween beverages you won’t find on their menu. To unlock the true …

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Gluten-Free Crackled Chocolate Cookies

We’ve all heard the complaints: Gluten-free cakes taste like sand – and gluten-free cookies are brittle and bland. This type of diet does sound restrictive but there are plenty of ways to indulge in sweet treats without sacrificing flavor. “This classic fudgy cookie crackles delightfully on top while it bakes,” says Tom Filippou, executive chef for …

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Celebrate the Punjabi Culture with a Delicious and Authentic Chole Puri

In this traditional recipe, soft cooked chickpeas are simmered in a fragrant sauce of sautéed onions, tomatoes and spices and served with crisp, fluffy puris. Watch your family savour each bite as they enjoy this tasty South-Asian delight! “Ingredients like the Suraj brand Black Cardamom Pods and the Cinnamon Sticks give this savoury classic its …

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Anna Olson’s Air Fry Falafel Sliders

Find weeknight recipe success with air fry falafel sliders Want a healthy dinner that’s sure to be a hit for the whole family? Look no further than Anna Olson’s air fry falafel sliders. Packed with nutrients and topped with a tahini lemon yogurt, enjoy this Mediterranean spin on a classic dish. Air Fry Falafel Sliders …

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Rosemary, Parmesan and Black Pepper Roasted Peanuts

Flavourful roasted peanuts are perfect for game day snacking Cheering on your favourite team is even better with a winning snack. Roasting peanuts brings out their flavour and you can up the ante by tossing them with fresh rosemary, parmesan and pepper. Rosemary, Parmesan and Black Pepper Roasted Peanuts Prep time: 5 minutes Roasting time: …

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4 Easy Steps to Making Your Own Jam, with Recipe

Follow these four steps for almost every jam you make Choose your fruit. Wash & crush it Boil the fruit in a little plain water till soft When soft & cooked, add the sugar and pectin, mixed. Then add lemon juice or cream of tartar Boil rapidly to 104° C (220°F) and it will be …

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Orecchiette with Roasted and Sundried Tomatoes

From the Italian word meaning “little ears”, the small and delicately shaped noodle used in this recipe is a distinctly Puglian type pasta that melds beautifully with the simple and rustic sauce. “Topped with roasted grape tomatoes and grated cheese, orecchiette pasta is the ideal domed pasta shape for cradling savoury sun-dried tomato pesto and …

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