I asked the food specialists in the Test Kitchen which recipes meant the most to them. Here’s what they said (along with a sneak peek of those recipes!).
In Canadian Living’s The Ultimate Cookbook, we aim to give you all the tools you need in one place, no matter your level of cooking expertise. Regardless of the occasion—from weeknights to the most special family gatherings— you’ll find the recipe you need, including easy-to-follow instructions, how-to photos, and all of our secret tips and tricks for success. Here is a selection of our favourite recipes.
A few years ago, I had the pleasure of visiting the Cadbury chocolate factory in Toronto, where all of the Cadbury chocolate in Canada is made. I went with a group of co-workers on a grand tour. Although it was fun seeing how everything is created—we even tried filling Cadbury Creme Eggs and mixing our own signature add-ins […]
If you love curry as much as I do — and also like recipes with “2-ingredient” in the title — you’re in luck, folks. This has got to be one of my top five best inventions of all time. I pat myself on the back regularly for this idea. Here’s how you make it: In […]
In honour of Canadian Eugenie Bouchard’s recent successes, I thought I’d dedicate a Wimbledon-inspired — but Canadian original — cocktail to her by combining my two favourites: a Negroni and a Pimm’s cup. And from that, we get the Pimmsey! A Negroni is a delicious gin cocktail that gets a hint of sweetness from vermouth and a […]
When I was visiting a friend’s cottage, she pulled out something she called Jarlsberg dip that she brought back after a little cross-border shopping trip. She bought it already prepared from the deli section of a supermarket and it was still in the little clear plastic deli tub. It was probably brought back illegally, but […]
I absolutely love macaroni salad. I think it might be in my top 3 choices for my desert island food*. Here is my 6-ingredient recipe for the easiest macaroni salad ever: Cook macaroni per the package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water until cool; drain again. In a large bowl, combine cooked macaroni with: […]
It’s grilling season and that means picking up some steaks, chops, chicken pieces and tofu for your grill … and nearly everyone agrees that the best way to make all of your grillables nice and juicy, tender and flavourful is to marinate them in something delicious! If want to create your own signature marinade to try out […]
I have had the pleasure of speaking with Joyce Parslow, Home Economist at Canada Beef, on multiple occasions and let me tell you — this lady knows her stuff. I’m not sure anyone is as knowledgeable as she is about how to cook beef for maximum flavour and tenderness, while also being up-to-date on all the most […]
In the spirit of Throwback Thursday, I thought I’d share a favourite childhood salad my mum would often make when she had company, or on special occasions. Growing up, I was pretty sure this salad was just about the fanciest thing a person could eat. It was a big deal… but now I realize how simple it was! Just mix […]