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Meghan Telpner’s One-Pot Stir-Fry

  This delicious dish comes from Meghan Telpner’s UnDiet. Her book is filled with all about eating your way to a vibrant lifestyle. One-Pot Stir-Fry is not only filled with yummy (and colourful) vegetables, but it’s also gluten-free! Print One-Pot Stir-Fry Serving Size: Serves: 4 as a meal, 6 as a side Ingredients2 tbsp extra [...]

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Apple Bacon Cheddar Scones

  This scone is like breakfast in the palm of your hand. The only thing missing is some scrambled eggs on the side. I guess that is what your other hand is for. 8 slices bacon 5 cups all-purpose flour 1⁄3 cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons baking powder 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1 1⁄2 cups butter, [...]

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Top 5 Wines to Bring to Your Next Book Club

  The following article has been written for our readers by James Nevison, author of the new book Had a Glass 2014: Top 100 Wines Under $20. The topic of his book is why we thought he’d be the best person to share which wines work best at book clubs! Let’s be honest. You and [...]

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Smartie Pants Bar

  Paul says this is the perfect brownie—as long as I don’t sprinkle Smarties on it. For such a liberal guy, he has a lot of traditional qualities. I told him to come and join me on the wild side and give the Smarties a chance. If I am feeling a little more serious, I [...]

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Big Sugar Cookies

  Sometimes the simplest things in life are the most satisfying. There are no bits and bobs in this cookie. Just a lovely crunch as your teeth sink through to the chewy goodness. 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking soda 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 3⁄4 cup butter, room temperature 3⁄4 cup vegetable oil 2 [...]

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How to Host Your First Dinner Party and Feed Your (Almost) Family

  *This is a guest post from Monique Mongeon, who works in Random House of Canada’s Production Department. Until recently I’d believed that dinner parties were one of those things that would have to wait until I moved to another apartment. My current place is hobbit-sized, and doesn’t seem like a place I could host [...]

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Banana Chocolate Loaf

  I have yet to meet someone who doesn’t like banana bread. If you are out there, call me, because we need to talk. This recipe makes enough for two large loaves—one for you and one for me. 3 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, room temperature [...]

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Lemon Thyme Chicken Burger

Canada Day Recipes with Sweet Potato Chronicles

  Last year I checked in with Rob Rainford to find out how his family celebrates Canada Day. This year, Ceri Marsh, former Fashion magazine editor and one half of the team that created Sweet Potato Chronicles the website (and cookbook!) shared some of her favourite Canada Day recipes that will also work for every [...]

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Best Parks Across Canada

It’s that time when going outdoors is fun again. Summer. And what better to do in Summer than go camping, hiking, strolling or on a picnic? We’ve gone across Canada and pulled some of the best parks for each of those activities above. Take a look. Have we left out your favourite park? What is [...]

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Mike Zaborsky’s Grilled Chicken Paprikash

  The following is an excerpt from Ted Reader’s Beerlicious cookbook. Your chicken paprikash will never be the same! I met Mike Zaborsky at the 2004 Grey Cup in Ottawa, as I was coming out of a bar around 2 a.m. for a smoke and some cold November air. Anyway, this guy drops to his [...]

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