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Beet Risotto
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Jun 30, 2016

Beet Risotto

By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Risotto is at its best when served straight from the stove, as it loses its silky texture while it sits. Roasted beets give this risotto its subtly sweet flavour. For the most beautifully hued dish, we've added the beets toward the end of cooking.

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Hot-Smoked Salmon
Food

Hot-Smoked Salmon

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Jun 1, 2014

If your grill has a smoker pan or insert, follow the manufacturer's instructions rather than using the foil packet described below. To give the fish a stronger, more pleasing smoke flavour, we used hickory wood chips.

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Smoked Tomato Bruschetta With Canadian Gouda
Food

Smoked Tomato Bruschetta With Canadian Gouda

By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Jun 24, 2015

Cooking the tomatoes low and slow infuses them with smoky flavour and makes this simple appetizer anything but average. Cocktail tomatoes, which are about an inch wide, are the ideal size for this recipe. Use strongly flavoured wood chips, such as hickory, for the best taste.

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Grilled Corn with Sriracha Aioli
Food

Grilled Corn with Sriracha Aioli

By: Leah Kuhne and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Aug 1, 2015

Grilled corn is the ultimate summer side. Brushing the aioli onto the corncobs during grilling allows it to cook. If raw eggs are a concern for you, discard the remaining aioli rather than serving it at the table. If you prefer, substitute with our Sriracha Mayonnaise.

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Plum and Almond Mini Galettes
Baking & Desserts

Plum and Almond Mini Galettes

By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Jul 5, 2016

These galettes are a hybrid between a plum Danish and an almond croissant. They get their unique taste from the almond-flavoured marzipan; look for it in the baking aisle of the grocery store.

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15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Gluten-Free Pad Thai

Always check packaged food labels for gluten, including ketchup (Heinz is gluten-free), sriracha, fish sauce and broth (homemade stock is best – and safest).

Read more: Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Pad Thai
By: Alison Kent and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Quick Egg and Veggie Fried Rice

Everyone needs a fried rice recipe in his or her repertoire, because it's great for using up leftovers.

Read more: Get the recipe: Quick Egg and Veggie Fried Rice
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Beef and Lentil Burger With Cilantro Lime Mayo

Serve these burgers to people who don't like lentils and they'll soon be converted!

Read more: Get the recipe: Beef and Lentil Burger With Cilantro Lime Mayo
By: Leah Kuhne and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Chicken and Avocado Brown Rice Sushi Rolls

Sub in different vegetables depending on what you have in your crisper to make unique brown rice sushi.

Read more: Get the recipe: Chicken and Avocado Brown Rice Sushi Rolls
By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Cheeseburger Spring Rolls

East meets West in these tasty little bites. We've doubled up on the spring roll wrappers, which provides extra crunch and prevents the filling from bursting out.

Read more: Get the recipe: Cheeseburger Spring Rolls
By: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

This recipe can easily be left to simmer away in a slow cooker for eight hours before adding the chicken.

Read more: Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Butter Chicken
By: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jim Norton

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Baby Kale Caesar Salad

Roasting all but one of the garlic cloves pumps up flavour to the max without having the overpowering taste of raw cloves.

Read more: Get the recipe: Baby Kale Caesar Salad
By: Melanie Stuparyk and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Ryan Brook

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Parmesan Rosemary Chicken Wings

No need for messy, greasy deep-frying with these crunchy baked wings. They make a fun meal for two – just add some sliced baby cukes, carrots and cherry tomatoes for a crunchy, fresh side.

Read more: Get the recipe: Parmesan Rosemary Chicken Wings
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Beef and Broccoli Brown Rice Bowl

Put down that takeout menu! This healthy spin on beef and broccoli will leave you feeling full and guilt-free.

Read more: Get the recipe: Beef and Broccoli Brown Rice Bowl
By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Fresh Rolls With Spicy Almond Dipping Sauce

This Vietnamese favourite is easy to make and is just as suitable for a main course as it is for an appetizer.

Read more: Get the recipe: Fresh Rolls With Spicy Almond Dipping Sauce
By: Joanne Lusted and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Edward Pond

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Slow Cooker Rare Beef Pho

The essence of this Vietnamese pho lies in the long-cooking, rich beef broth which forms the base of the soup - the slow cooker is the ultimate tool for the task.

Read more: Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Rare Beef Pho
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

The Ultimate Pizza Dough

Our foolproof dough delivers the most amazing pizza crust you'll ever taste. The long rising time results in a lovely texture and extra-rich flavour.

Read more: Get the recipe: The Ultimate Pizza Dough
By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Stir-Fried Mongolian Noodles With Chicken

This twist on a takeout favourite is made with sautéed chicken instead of greasy fried beef.

Read more: Get the recipe: Stir-Fried Mongolian Noodles With Chicken
By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Chicken Tikka Masala

There's no need to dial up dinner when you can make this takeout classic – better, cheaper and faster – at home.

Read more: Get the recipe: Chicken Tikka Masala
By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Ryan Brook

15 takeout recipes you can make at home

Breaded Fish Fingers with Sweet Potato Oven-Fries

Even kids who hate fish with devour these fish fingers, and our Sweet Potato Oven Fries provide enormous amounts of vitamins A and C.

Read more: Get the recipe: Breaded Fish Fingers with Sweet Potato Oven-Fries
By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Matthew Kimura
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