≡ Menu

Super Bowl Party DessertsSuper Bowl party desserts provide a welcome final touch to a long stretch of strategizing, opinionating, encouraging, criticizing and vocalizing which does take its toll. And after all the chili, guacamole, sliders, coleslaw – not to mention a few beers -, it’s time to satisfy the sweet tooth with some simple desserts accompanied perhaps by a cocktail or a little punch… […]

Super Bowl Dips & TreatsEnjoy our Super Bowl dips & treats from our classic Seven Layer Dip to our lovely Pinwheel Appetizers.

Learn to make your very own basic pizza dough, then infuse different batches with assorted spices and herbs to create flavorful and economical pepperoni rolls or breadsticks for dipping. […]

Super Bowl MealsSuper Bowl meals worth sharing with that rowdy crowd of yours, our classic Hearty Three Bean Chili, Baked Beans, Tex Mex Sliders and Red Potato Salad alone are enough to get the party started.

Better get the ball rolling early and give yourself plenty of time if you want to make it to the end zone… […]

Super Bowl DrinksOur refreshing Super Bowl drinks are sure not to let you down! Though beer is the first libation that comes to mind when you think of game day, you might want to get a little more fancy for a special occasion.

If the idea of straying away from beer is too much of a stretch, our Raspberry Beer Cocktail was created just for you.

And if you’re just looking for something refreshing, try our Piña colada Punch or our Cranberry Raspberry Vodka Spritzer. […]

Easy Winter Meals with multicookerGetting healthy winter meals on the table in time becomes increasingly challenging as days get shorter and shorter, and we struggle to accomplish more with shrinking energy. And with temperatures dropping, grilling outside is not attractive… Heavier meals are also on the menu in order to help maintain body temperature and keep energy flowing. […]

Holiday Drink RecipesWhat more appropriate to start the Holiday season with a kick than a Christmas Moscow Mule drink? All decked up in a copper mug and dressed up with a rosemary cranberry skewer, it’s a tough act to follow! For a more dressed up occasion, other Christmas cocktails with vodka might be more appropriate, like a Candy Cane martini or a Sparkling Pomegranate – or consider making margarita.

Come the Holiday Season, drinking eggnog is pretty much considered a ritual, so why not make your own which your guests can choose to have spiked or not… […]

Holiday finger foodsLooking for amazing Holiday finger foods to serve with those tantalizing Holiday drinks? Fret no more: here’s a choice of yummy recipes that should inspire you to get in the kitchen and start cooking up a storm!

While it’s true that some recipes are easier than others, keep on the lookout for those like our orange-cranberry relish that can be made ahead of time.

One thing to keep in mind is that these recipes don’t just make great Christmas party finger foods, but they will wow your guests at any celebration year round. […]

Pumpkin drinksIt may surprise you to hear that next to apple, pumpkin drinks are some of the most popular fall alcoholic drinks.

Not entirely surprising, as they rely heavily on pumpkin pie spices, a winning combination of flavors which can be found in many seasonal comfort foods. […]

Fall Apple Drink IdeasFall automatically brings to mind apple cider, which opens up a whole world of opportunities: the slew of other apple drinks you can make yourself in no time at all.

Enjoy the following recipes, from a simple harvest punch to all sorts of fall alcoholic drinks that are perfect for a fall dinner party. […]

Hot Drink Recipes for FallThese hot drink recipes are a great way to relieve the stress of entertaining this fall. Simply take a minute or two to add a few ingredients to your one pot cooker and before you know it, you’ll be serving up a special treat for everyone to enjoy. And it comes with an added bonus: your kitchen will be filled with the wonderful welcoming aroma of warm spices! […]

Thanksgiving LeftoversThanksgiving leftovers are both a blessing and a curse once Thanksgiving is over and the mess cleaned up. A few extra traditional holiday dinner servings, and it’s time for something different. Here are a few healthy meal ideas to help transform those leftovers into something different and appealing. […]

Healthy Thanksgiving Food IdeasHave you been racking your brain trying to come up with healthy Thanksgiving food ideas with nothing to show for it?

Here are a few options to get you started so you can conjure up your own tweaks and make this holiday healthier for everyone. Don’t be afraid to let your imagination run wild and create your own masterpieces. […]

Easy Thanksgiving Turkey DinnerEasy Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner: four words that just don’t belong together, right? A quick look at our Thanksgiving dinner recipes, and you’ll start decompressing: they’re full of time-tested tricks that enable you to accomplish the most with minimal effort – including three Thanksgiving casserole ideas you’ll be thankful for. You’re welcome! […]

Fall Party Appetizer RecipesWhether you’re hosting a lavish party, a simple lunch with the girls, or just want to elevate dinner and surprise everyone, these super tasty appetizers are a guaranteed hit and will have tongues wagging till spring.

Vary the ingredients or the flavors a little, and some can easily be transformed from sweet to savoury to suit any menu… […]

Easy Fall Dessert RecipesThese easy fall dessert recipes are a great foil for a busy back-to-school season. Pressed for time? Go with a dessert that can be made a day or two ahead of time or cheat a little and use partially processed ingredients like frozen puff pastry, canned pumpkin, Cool Whip topping to give yourself a head start.

Having company over for dinner? Start with our first sweet and savoury dessert – the perfect ending to a sophisticated meal. […]

Easy Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter

Slow cooker pumpkin butterAn unusual mix of sweet and savory flavors you can use as a sandwich spread or even to top pancakes – or add to Greek yogurt and homemade granola for a seasonal breakfast treat. Whether you spread it on toast, bagels, English muffins or croissants, you are guaranteed to fall in love with this pumpkin butter – and not just for the wonderful smell that will permeate your home! […]

Easy Fall Dinner RecipesSome of our easy fall dinner recipes can easily be dispatched by simply using an electric cooker: a little prepping on your part, and let your sous-chef take over while you watch a game or catch up with family.

Others are one-skillet concoctions which require a little more of your time. Either way, get ready for the delicious scents of autumn harvests to permeate your home. […]

Fall Vegetable Sides RecipesFall vegetable sides provide the perfect opportunity to marry a cornucopia of seasonal colours with complementary flavors that have gradually become traditional through the years.

Witness our maple-roasted acorn squash rings with maple syrup, our apple and butternut squash combo finished with a scrumptious bacon-pecan topping – and think of the appetizing colours in our thyme-flavoured roasted Brussels sprouts, red onions and beets! […]

autumn salad recipesNothing like fall harvest salads to provide great nutrition while being a feast for the eyes: think of a colourful seasonal mix of lime green Bibb lettuce, rich golden beets and purple potatoes with a blue cheese dressing for example. Or how about a flavor packed combo of peppery arugula, tart apples and blue cheese tossed with sugar and toasted cinnamon walnuts enhanced with a maple vinaigrette.

For a quick fall lunch with friends, try some Romaine lettuce topped with rotisserie chicken, grilled peaches, crunchy pecans and goat cheese finished with champagne vinaigrette… And for the grilled bits, no need to worry: simply use a handy indoor grill! […]

Easy Halloween Snacks for a PartyWhat better than easy Halloween snacks for that Halloween party you’re planning.

With Halloween being the first occasion to kick off the harvest season, pumpkin soup and chili are all very nice, but Halloween finger food is much more fun and can be enjoyed whenever you’re feeling peckish. […]