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If you've ever experienced a barbecue flare-up, you'll know the importance of getting your grill ready for the season. We've got four, easy, budget-friendly tips to help you clean your barbecue and prepare it for a summer's worth of use.
If you'd rather celebrate Victoria Day in a more traditionally English fashion, what's more perfect than an elegant tea party? You'll love our Tested Till Perfect recipes, including eleven simple scone recipes, The Queen's Chocolate Biscuit Cake and Empire Cookies.
A tender cut of beef, such as sirloin, can be grilled, sliced and topped with a zesty orange barbecue sauce to serve right away on crusty rolls. Or grill it ahead, slice and reheat on the barbecue or in the oven.
Look for the smallest new potatoes, walnut-size if possible, for a classy version of an old cottage favorite.
Basic Iced Tea
Iced tea is the essential summer sipper. Sliced citrus fruit or flavoured ice cubes (see "Nice Ice," below) add pizzazz.
Don't enter the season without spring cleaning your most important cooking tool -- the barbecue. Here's how to tune your grill up on a budget.
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The recipe for The Queen's Chocolate Biscuit Cake was provided by Michael Dunn, a former chef at Buckingham Palace.
These cookies are best made a day ahead so the jam and shiny almond glaze have time to soak into the cookie.
Discover how to bake perfect scones with our Tested Till Perfect scones recipes, from sweet raisin and blueberry to savoury green onion and cheddar.
Have fun with your family on Victoria Day with these eight ways to spend the holiday.
Enjoy Canada's outdoor playground and make this your most fun-filled year ever. You'll find plenty of fun things to do outdoors, including clever camping tips, great grilling recipes and advice for planning the perfect picnic, inspiring ideas for fabulous outdoor fitness and more.
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