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Beef and Tomato Rice Casserole 1 onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil 1 lb (450 g) lean ground beef 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 2 1/2 cups (625 ml) chicken broth 1 can (14 oz/398 ml) diced tomatoes 1 1/2 cups (345 g) basmati rice 3 cups (360 g) green beans, cut into […]

Everyone has a preferred drink that goes with their reading material: a coffee with the morning paper, a glass of red with a novel at night. But as anticipation runs high for the release of the Mueller report, bartenders and booze experts from across the U.S. have been preparing their own drinks to reflect whatever […]

It’s April in Canada. The weather is changeable—it could be sunny and 10 degrees in the morning, and -10 degrees with a snowstorm in the afternoon. What if I decide at 4:30 p.m. that I want chili for dinner? That’s what I love about the pressure cooker. Let’s call the pressure cooker the slow cooker’s […]

Quick and Easy Butter Chicken 1-1/2 lbs (675 g) skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into pieces 3 tbsp (45 ml) butter 1 tbsp (15 ml) curry powder 1/2 tsp (2 ml) garlic powder 1 can (10 oz/284 ml) condensed tomato soup 10 oz (284 ml) milk (measured in the soup can) In a large non-stick […]

1/2 cup (105 g) sugar 1/4 cup (35 g) cornstarch 2 cups (500 ml) milk 4 oz. (115 g) dark chocolate, chopped In a pot off the heat, whisk together the sugar and cornstarch. Whisk in the milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly and scraping the bottom and sides of the […]

Hollandaise Sauce 3 tbsp (45 ml) water 1 tbsp (15 ml) white wine vinegar 3 egg yolks 3/4 cup (180 ml) unsalted butter, melted Poached eggs 1 tbsp (15 ml) white vinegar 8 eggs Toppings 8 slices Canadian bacon or smoked ham 2 tbsp salted or unsalted butter 1 tsp (5 ml) maple syrup 4 […]

Well, it’s pert near March 17 again. And you know what that means: Paddy’s Day. Now, no doubt some of you crazies enjoy the madness: pubfuls of shrieking partiers, clad in their emerald finest, storming the bar like famished zombies at an all-you-can-eat brain buffet. For the shyer among you, though, those who prefer a […]

Sausage and Rapini Sandwiches 4 submarine rolls, about 10 inches (25 cm) long 7 oz (200 g) fontina cheese, sliced 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil 1 lb (450 g) Italian fennel sausage, casings removed 1 can (28 oz/796 ml) diced tomatoes 1 bunch rapini, trimmed and cut into pieces (about […]

1/2 lb (225 g) linguine 1 lb (450 g) small chicken cutlets 2 tbsp butter 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 3 tbsp (45 ml) lemon juice 1/2 tsp paprika 3/4 cup (180 ml) chicken broth 1/2 cup (20 g) parsley, chopped 3 tbsp capers, chopped 1/2 cup (35 g) Parmesan cheese, freshly grated (or to […]

White Fish and Olive Sauce Vierge 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 shallot, finely chopped 1/4 cup (35 g) pitted black olives, chopped 1 tbsp (15 g) capers, chopped 3 tbsp (45 ml) olive oil 1-1/2 lb (675 g) white fish fillets (such as haddock or sole) Tabasco sauce, to taste In a bowl, combine […]