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Apple cake signals fall: Simple, yet so satisfying and comforting

My grandmother, who lived with us when I was growing up, had a serious sweet tooth and would bake something almost every day.

In the spring, it was coconut cream pie. 477 more words


'Ugly' tomatoes are beautiful in grilled gazpacho with watermelon and mint

Gazpacho is ubiquitous in the summer and one of the best ways to use those delicious but “ugly” tomatoes that are bursting with flavour but may not be pretty enough to slice. 565 more words


Homage to Chick-fil-A: The simple chicken sandwich gets a picnic-worthy makeover in the 'chickwich'

Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A famously claims that they didn’t invent the chicken, just the fried chicken sandwich. There is no denying that the fried chicken sandwich is a classic and crave-able combination. 630 more words


Want a better Passover brisket? You need to know your cuts: Recipe for two-day braised point brisket

Though most of my brisket experience has been spent at the smoker or the grill, I have fond memories of braised brisket, which I usually enjoyed during… 757 more words


Mastering the sweet-and-spicy glaze for an Easter spiral ham: Customize, add flavour with your own glaze

At Easter, there is just nothing better than a spiral-cut ham! Because I grew up with my grandmother roasting fresh, white, uncured hams, a sweet-glazed spiral-cut ham has always been a delicacy to me. 842 more words


Porcelain cookware on the grill? It works deliciously well: Recipe for grill-braised pork with herbes de Provence

Recently, I went to France to test drive some porcelain cookware. I wanted to see how it handled my favourite cooking method — grilling!

For inspiration, I headed to the famed indoor food market, … 652 more words


There is nothing as festive as food on a stick: Recipe for steakhouse kebabs with mushrooms

The best New Year’s Eve party I ever attended was a progressive graze of one appetizer after another all evening. When a dish came off the grill or out of the oven, we nibbled on it until we were ready for the next course. 490 more words