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Lobster and Tenderloin Skewers

  The King of the Sea meets the King of the Land! These skewers are fun to make and eat. Make these for your next dinner party to give your guests the best of both worlds. I recommend pairing these skewers with loaded baked potatoes—add some bacon, sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, and green onions [...]

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Honey-Roasted Carrots with Tahini Yogurt

  From the author: The inspiration for this was Sarah’s “nan” (grandmother), Dulcie, in Tasmania, who always used to add some honey to the pan before roasting her carrots. I’m  not sure what Dulcie would have thought about a tahini yogurt sauce served alongside, but the sweetness of the carrots certainly welcomes it. Make this [...]

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Skillet Macaroni and Cheese

  It’s hard to improve on mac and cheese—but we think we’ve done it, by cooking the pasta right in the sauce. With a classic and three variations, there’s something for every craving. SERVES 8 ACTIVE TIME 40 MINUTES • TOTAL TIME 40 MINUTES 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs ¼ cup grated [...]

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Skinny Onion Rings

  This recipe for gluten free onion rings comes from Julie Daniluk, author of Slimming Meals That Heal. Onions are anti-inflammatory powerhouses but not when they have been dipped in batter and deep-fried in toxic oil! I have come up with a light and crispy onion ring recipe that preserves all of the goodness of [...]

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6 Easter Side Dishes

  Are you getting tired of the all the same side dishes at each one of your holiday meals? Well, we’re coming to the rescue with these six delicious Easter side dishes!   Cider-Glazed Roasted Vegetables Add some colour to your table with these roasted vegetables.   Broccoli Salad This one is a staple at [...]

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Cider-Glazed Roasted Vegetables

Print Cider-Glazed Roasted Vegetables Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 1 hour, 25 minutes Yield: Makes: 8 to 10 servings Ingredients1 rutabaga (2 lb/1kg), peeled and cut into 3/4-inch (2 cm) cubes 4 parsnips (1 lb/500 g), peeled and cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes 1 cup (250 ml) apple cider 1/4 cup (60 ml) butter, [...]

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Bobby Flay’s Goat Cheese Gratin

  I am a big fan of cauliflower’s soft, slightly nutty flavor and don’t think it gets the attention it deserves. It has a remarkable ability to absorb the flavors of whatever it is being cooked with, such as the rich creamy sauce of smooth Monterey Jack, salty Parmesan, and tangy goat cheeses in this [...]

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So You’re Looking for Delicious Squash Recipes?

  I love fall. It’s finally cool enough to feel ok about turning on the stove at home. You can haul out the slow cooker again and make some hearty stews and roasts. And root vegetables are so delicious and nutricious. Right up there with the fall food is the squash, but other than cut [...]

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Lidia Matticchio Bastianich’s Stuffed Eggplant Puglia Style

  Puglia is the region that constitutes the heel of the Italian peninsula. Seafood, a lot of vegetables, and olive oil dominate the Pugliese menu. Pugliese food is usually accompanied by some of the best semolina bread in all of Italy, made in the town of Altamura. Eggplant is popular on the Pugliese table. Print [...]

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7 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

  In preparation for this post, I spoke with fellow Crave contributor, Jessica, who told me that one year for Thanksgiving, she was on sides duty. In an effort to mix things up, she created the Swiss Chard Gratin from the Canadian Living: Make it Tonight Cookbook. She shared with me that it was a [...]

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