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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 […]

Move over, chicken. There’s a new bird in town. Duck is starting to flock onto Toronto menus after decades of being relegated to Chinese barbecue restaurants and Continental dining rooms. Duck is redder and richer than chicken or turkey. The flavour is excellent, with added succulence from the waterfowl’s insulating fat. When raised for foie […]

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 […]

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 […]

I love to go grocery shopping. It’s always an adventure but, please, don’t talk to my wife about it. She sends me to get something and I come back two hours later. There are so many things to look at and to discover. It’s like Disney World to me! Thousands of labels to read, new […]

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 […]

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