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Bite two of five in our brunch recipe series by Julie Van Rosendaal.
This plant-based power bowl from Frankie We Salute You! in Kelowna packs a protein punch.
Ditch the chicken and rice and add one (or all) of these to your weeknight repertoire.
Keep warm with these tasty twists from Katie Mitzel's Rocky Mountain Cooking.
February 4th is National Homemade Soup Day and for those of us that observe, this rustic Italian soup might be the perfect pick!
We tap Chef Jonathan Chovanacek's take on his Grandma's recipe.
Crispy, restaurant-style calamari is easier than you might think
Try out this unsung hero from Frank Pabst of Vancouver's Blue Water Cafe.
Dig in to this cozy dish by Blair Lebsack of Edmonton's Rge Rd.
Baking or roasting meat, fish or vegetables nestled in a bed of salt is a centuries-old technique that is enjoying its renaissance.
Whip up this pasta dish from Paris's La Buvette.
The recipes that delighted our editors most this past year, from cakes to casseroles.
Unlike Love, Actually, it's a cherished tradition
Roasted cauliflower with Romesco sauce, asparagus with butter sauce and rustic meat pie from chef J-C Piorier of St. Lawrence.
A beautiful Quebecois comfort food recipe from chef J-C Piorier's Where the River Narrows.
A Quebecois comfort food recipe from chef J-C Piorier's Where the River Narrows.
Impress your Christmas dinner guests with this Quebecois comfort food recipe from chef J-C Piorier's Where the River Narrows.
Acclaimed chef J-C Poirier shares his recipe for 'cuisses de canard confit' from his gorgeous new cookbook.
The easiest, most excellent holiday treat from Dinner With Julie is ready in about 20 minutes flat.
The vegan recipe is one of 36 in Julie Van Rosendaal's latest cookbook, 'You Are Human and You Need Cake.'
You can't mess with tradition.
These are perfect as-is, or you can follow one of our suggested variations: chocolate orange, peppermint and more.
We know it's not a contest, but... you're going to win this year's holiday bake exchange.
This adaptable, easy recipe can become as festive as you like—toss in cranberries, pecans and more.
This perfect recipe is easy to adapt to more elaborate cookies—and we've got 6 more variations here (yes, Linzer cookies too!)
Up the ante on the classic ginger molasses cookie recipe with 3 variations, too—including cream cheese sandwich cookies!
This shortbread recipe is the perfect base on its own—or follow one of four variations to make it your own (hello, Turtle-stuffed shortbread!).
Bite one of five in our festive brunch recipe series by Julie Van Rosendaal.
The food writer's new cookbook, 'You Are Human and You Need Cake,' is out in indie bookstores today—and yes, it features her IG-famous cake recipe.
These classic Italian amaretti are naturally gluten-free, and 100 percent delicious. Perfect for the holiday cookie plate.
The prettiest salad you ever did see from Michelin-Starred Chef Andrea Carlson of Vancouver's Burdock and Co.
Comfort food classics get a veg-heavy twist in Bri Beaudoin’s new cookbook
Want to make ultra-flavourful tofu? The author of the Evergreen Kitchen cookbook, Bri Beaudoin, has you covered with this spicy-crispy recipe.
It's a vegetarian take on fish and chips from cookbook author and beloved blogger Bri Beaudoin of Evergreen Kitchen.
From Bri Beaudoin's new Evergreen Kitchen cookbook, it's your new favourite salad.
Evergreen Kitchen's Bri Beaudoin shares a new comfort-food classic from her cookbook.
Chef Dan Hayes of shares a recipe from the sixth season of Moosemeat and Marmalade.
Just like mummy used to make.
Is this the perfect Thanksgiving side dish? We think so.
A beautiful tomato dish in flaky puff pastry from Shelley Adams of Whitewater Cooks fame.
Here's the easiest, tastiest way to roast winter squash.
Everything you wanted to know about turkey, but were afraid to ask.
Chef Daniel Costa shares a beloved family recipe.
Celebrate that special time of year when tomatoes actually taste like something
Simple and elegant, roasted pears are the perfect finishing touch to a mealso add this recipe from author and Beaucoup Bakery founder Jackie Kai Ellis to your roster.
Savoury or sweet, these chickpea waffles from Frankie We Salute You! are the perfect plant-based treat.
Sweet, spicy, salty: this green papaya salad recipe is everything that makes Thai food superb.
Chef Angus An explores a world of Thai flavours with his Maenam cookbook, named after his award-winning Vancouver room.
How to turn local and sustainable fish into a delicious, crowd-pleasing appetizer.
Whip up this bruschetta for your next Italian dinner.
Make this BBQ showstopper your next summer project.
Fruit salad was once the most maligned dish on the brunch or potluck table—with this easy recipe, that's all changed.
It's time to put all that fresh fruit to use—here are the only summer baking recipes you'll ever need.
Vancouver's Flourist Bakery shares their summer baking secrets.
Up your summer baking game with this flaky masterpiece from an East Vancouver bakery.
Make any pastry your heart desires using this go-to dough.
It's ridiculously easy, and you can make it with just about any fruit you have on hand.
A classic French favourite from Vancouver's Flourist Bakery.
A new take on classic relish from Vancouver nonprofit Fresh Roots.
Banana bread, brownies and chocolate chip cookies: we're going back to the best of the basics.
A chocolate-filled dream from Vancouver's Mon Pitou bakery.
A traditional favourite from Vancouver's Mon Pitou bakery.
A simple recipe from Trattoria's Zuzana Harsaghy (get out those frozen local blueberries).
Simple and splashy, green polenta is the perfect side dish for a Easter dinner, or otherwise.
And it's as classic as it gets.
A sweet and savoury dessert from Whitewater Cooks: Together Again by Shelley Adams.
Warm up with these oh-so-cozy recipes from Whitewater Cooks: Together Again.
A main-worthy side dish from Shelley Adams' newest cookbook, Whitewater Cooks: Together Again.
Who says salads can't be comfort food? Not Shelley Adams, that's for sure. Here's an excerpted recipe from her newest book, Whitewater Cooks: Together Again.
A delicious dish (that you can make ahead!) excerpted from Shelley Adams' newest cookbook.
A plant-based flavour bomb from Frankie We Salute You! in Kelowna.
Homemade salted caramel sauce is the winning topper on these excellent chocolate cupcakes.
These gougères are the winning Game Day snack you've been looking for!
A recipe for a sweet treat for your sweetheart.
The perfect holiday treat for the chocolate lover in your life.
A winter twist on the classic snickerdoodle.
The name may be a wee bit dated, but the easy recipe is rock solid.
Get into the holiday spirit with these festive cookies.
Tis the season for nostalgic baking.
Your days are bound to be merry and bright with this festive take on the classic chocolate chip cookie.
Derek Dammann and Chris Johns, authors of True North, dish on what makes the perfect Bagna Cauda.
The celebrated Vancouver chef gets dairy specific.
Quick and flavourful, this is going to be your go-to noodle dish this winter.
Chef Jonathan Chovancek updates his grandmother's traditional Ukrainian recipe.
Whether you've got a fresh bird, frozen chicken breasts or a quick grocery store rotisserie, we've got you covered.
Getting it all on one pan makes for an easy and delicious weeknight meal.
The chefs at Gotham Steakhouse and Bar dish up a recipe that's all about autumn comfort.
This recipe from Lawren Moneta takes a basic chicken breast to a new level.
The best companion for homemade fried chicken? This quick-and-easy biscuit recipe.
Ever tried making crispy, buttermilk-fried chicken yourself at home? No time like the present.
Including the perfect recipe for a Japanese picnic.
David Wei won our barbecue sauce recipe competition in 1982, and we're still here for it.
Winning entries from our early recipe contests are still holding up.
A dish made for picnicking from Chef Daryle Ryo Nagata.
A bright and fresh take on Brussels sprouts from Edmonton chef Daniel Costa of Corso32.
With leftover chicken and noodles, this dish comes together in a snap.
It's the tastiest throwback.
Our modern take on a 'marguerita' recipe from WL's 1987 cookbook.
A 2021 update on a spaghetti squash recipe from our 1987 cookbook.
A 2021 update to a recipe from our 1988 cookbook.
How do you think they hold up?
Our modern take on an oatmeal pecan cookie recipe from WL's 1987 cookbook.
We're putting often-overlooked ingredients in the spotlight, for a change.
A unique take on a drool-worthy prime rib
Top Chef competitor Nicole Gomes shares her recipe
A frozen blueberry's dream career.
A Scandinavian-approved winter treat.
You'd better believe there's cranberry chutney.
Caffè la Tana's Chef Phil Scarfone delivers us to Italy with the magic of the apertivo.
Dishes that come together with a handful of ingredients, but still manage to pack a punch.
And it only takes a handful of ingredients to bring it all together.
This recipe from Caffé la Tana's chef Phil Scarfone is all about simplicityand good ingredients.
This seared tofu with greens and crispy chickpeas comes together in a snap.
Thai-inspired scallops from Chef Darren MacLean.
Paired with dill pickles and sweet red mustard, this bison recipe from Shane Chartrand Restaurant is a true original.
If you've got some time on your hands these days, it's the perfect time to perfect your dumpling wrapping technique.
A little sweet, a little boozy, a little retro: put some chocolate and marshmallows between these crackers and you've got the perfect midnight snack.
Could this be your new go-to salad dressing? Author Jackie Kai Ellis thinks so.
Tuck into this brunch-ready take on the classic French mushrooms on toast, from author and pastry chef Jackie Kai Ellis.
Author and Beaucoup Bakery founder Jackie Kai Ellis shares one of her go-to recipes for a little taste of Paris.
Simon Ogden of Veneto Tapa Lounge shares his recipe
Not all antipasti boards are equal—here are tips from Caffè la Tana's chef Phil Scarfone.
Top Chef competitor and owner of Calgary's Cluck N Cleaver, Nicole Gomes shares her recipe
We just found our go-to summer pesto recipe.
Flavourful mushrooms are the heart of these hearty, plant-based tacos from Frankie We Salute You!
Veggies for dessert, courtesy of Frankie We Salute You!
A classic salted caramel gets a kick of heat
Are you ready to become an almond master?
The sweetness of the apricot is made all the better by a little bite.
Perfect for an appetizer, these prawn cakes are perfect with a can't-stop-dipping sweet chili sauce.
All-star Vancouver chef Angus An's shares ultra-flavourful, super-regional Thai recipes in his upcoming cookbook from his restaurant, Maenam.
Comfort cooking, stress baking, whatever you want to call it: we're spending a lot more time in the kitchen these days. Here are our editors' go-to recipes.
Family recipes from Western Canadian chefs that take the place of a warm hug.
Breakfast for dinner is always a good idea.
Foodies of the Year winner chef Warren Barr shares his recipe for a dish that makes the most of our West Coast bounty.
A little taste of Como at home.
The most popular home stories, design tips and trends of the past 12 months.
These classic Christmas-cake recipes might just have gotten better with age.
"Dirty Food" is out now... and we're overwhelmed.
These salads from the new Dirty Apron cookbook are comfort food in their own right.
Okay, so it doesn't come with booze... but you'll get all the accoutrements to take your after-work gin-and-tonic (and your home-mixologist cred) to the next level.
The fave fromage from our professional eaters.
It's the perfect middle ground for fruit fans and sweet tooths alike.
Treat your mom to one of these winning recipes and youll make this years Mothers Day the best one yet.
Winner, winner, chicken dinner.
Blow your dinner guests away with these Okanagan-inspired dishes.
Though writer and actor Naz Deravian grew up in Vancouver, the Persian flavours of her childhood in Tehran have resonated with her for a lifetime.
Forget finger sandwichesthese recipes will update a traditional tea party in time for spring, a season that's all about a fresh awakening.
This recipe from Tamara Green and Sarah Grossman's soon-to-be-released The Living Kitchen was crafted to aid the body during cancer treatment and recovery.
Put the spanokopita down: its time for the seaside cuisine to get a modern makeover.
Balance sweet and savoury with these post-dinner delights.
New year, new you. Toss out those takeaway menus. Start the new year on the right track with these healthy recipes that don't skimp on flavour and will keep you feeling great well into the year.
Bookmark these dishes for the next time your brain is drawing a blank pre-breakfast, lunch or dinner.
And this version from Culinary Capers Catering is simple, to boot.
Beaucoup Bakery's Betty Hung shares her picks for making oh-so Parisian holiday treats.
Comforting beverages and dishes that will make you feel better the day after too many drinks.
This version of a holiday staple from Richmond's Wild Sweets by Dominique and Cindy Duby is ridiculously easy to concoct.
Looking to cook up a something special? This scallop recipe from Honey Salt's new cookbook is going to be your new go-to wow-'em dish.
Stay healthy during the year's darker months with these delectable, easy-to-make plates.
From maple bits to pineapple and coconuts, these delicious speciality carrot cake recipes are the answer to any question about breakfast, brunch, and dessert.
Deliciously simple, this dish from The Food Gays will be your go-to dish for winter brunches.
With Halloween around the corner, its time to start thinking about treats.Move over, fun-sized candy barsthese caramel creations are our prefered indulgence this Halloween.
Pull together a simple, sophisticated dessert in under 30 minutes with this fruit-forward recipe from Aman Dosanj.
Is time whats standing between you and a hearty home-cooked meal during the busy workweek? Enter the unassuming sheet pan.
The chef's latest cookbook, Simple, takes his signature, richly flavoured foods to an easy-to-execute level.
From one time-honoured Tofino table to yours.
Because getting older deserves a delicious consolation.
Planning a summer get-together and wondering what to serve? We've got you covered.
Switch out the heavy desserts for these light, tasty treats.
This salmon gravlax from the new Wickaninnish Cookbook is the perfect party dish.
Youll want to make these ultimate brunch recipes for every meal of the day.
Produce going south? Here's how to salvage it and keep it from the compost pile.
Skins, stems, offcutsthese dishes use it all.
The unsung heroes of so many meals.
Garnish this fancy fish with a pinch of dried lemon verbena (you know, just for the halibut).
Zucchini, bacon and pecorino make for an irresistible combination.
Which makes for a pretty good excuse to make this paella recipe.
From soba to pho to cacio e pepe, we're celebrating a world of noodle dishes.
Café Medina's Adam Perrier shares his best tips for mastering meat, chicken and veggie stocks.
Roasted garlic mellows addictive tahini sauce on this Italian sausage-stuffed squash.
Whether you're a small fry or a culinary captain, anyone can make these fresh salmon recipes at home.
Because sometimes we really don't want eggs or bacon.
Provençal chef Jany Gleize brings a taste of Southern France to his simple dish.
Delicious recipes that'll make you think twice about this underrated vegetable.
Fresh and fruity green juice blends to kickstart your 2018 health goals (if you haven't done so already).
There's no easier way to get a peanut-butter-and-chocolate hit.
These healthy, hearty bowls are a delicious way to eat more vegand they look great, too!
Reset ho-hum winter meals with an injection of colourful and tasty veggie-forward dishes from the West's top chefs.
Step up morning omelettes with a side of portobello bacon strips.
These are the dishes our readers loved most in 2017get ready to feast.
From roasted goose to plum pudding, retro holiday recipes get a delicious update.
Gingerbread cake, cranberry-mandarin pavlova and more delicious reasons to up your holiday dessert game.
These gourmet treats are a one-size-fits-all gift that makes holiday giving a breeze.
Chef Ned Bell's take on seafood chowder uses the flavour of caramelized fennel to add a unique twist.
Hasselback potatoes are not only easy, but unique, prompting the question, why didnt I think of that?
Breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessertwe've got an all-dumpling, globally inspired menu to take you from morning 'til night.
A perfectly seasoned Brussels sprouts recipe from the new "Best of Bridge Sunday Suppers" cookbook.
We've broken it down into cloves.
Chef Alden Ong shows us how to make a kale salad the right wayand shares his recipe for a celery remoulade dressing.
Sweet (!) and savoury garlic recipes inspired by Langley's Purity Farms.
Forget the turkey! These delicious alternatives will help you put a new spin on your annual Thanksgiving feast.
From the classics to the quirky, these versatile recipes have got you covered for pumpkin season.
The shift in seasons brings an opportunity for hearty, comforting meals and harvest-ready vegetables.
For this party-ready salmon bake, chef Ned Bell keeps the prep simple with a classic French sauce.
Because sometimes it's hard to choose between rich, decadent chocolate and fresh (healthy) fruits.
Because summer is the best time to enjoy this B.C. berry.
The yearly celebration of the stinking rose is backremember to pack some mints!
Jams, jellies, marmalades and chutneysdon't let summer pass you by without saving a jar of your fave seasonal fruits.
[Presented by Whole Foods Market] Utilizing B.C.s incredible produce, meat and seafood is sure to make your next summer barbeque the highlight of the season.
Chef Campbell Kearns of Covert Farms shares his favourite Harvest Dinner recipes.
Our favourite ways to enjoy that sweet Okanagan nectar.
Get ready for a sweet summer with our easy primer on making artisanal ice cream.
La Taquerias Chef Cesar Madrigal shares his best tipsand his fave taco recipes!
'Tis the (asparagus) season!
Delicious recipes to help you celebrate National Barbecue Day.
It's spot prawn seasonand chef Ned Bell wants you to celebrate with one of his fave recipes.
Delicious ways to top your toast.
Poached, fried, scrambled or boiledwe've got all the tips you need to make your favourite egg dish.
Lindsay Anderson and Dana VanVeller's new cookbook celebrates Canada's bounty.
Don't be intimated by what you've heardthese three recipes look complicated, but are actually easy to master.
Pavlova is both simple and impressivejust what makes a recipe perfect.
From potato skins and latkes to French fries and ice cream (!), we've found six tasty reasons for you to eat more spuds.
These incredible Irish-inspired recipesfisherman's pie, whiskey cocktails and festive chocolate tarts!will have you doing a St. Paddy's Day jig.
Incredible recipes (butter chicken pot pie, homemade naan and skillet cobbler-cake!) to make the most of your cast iron pan, the workhorse of the kitchen.
Five delicious reasons to turn baking into a weekend-long project.
Say hello to your new favourite comfort food.
Our favourite recipes for a romantic night in.
Taco Tuesday just got a whole lot better.
From curried chicken noodle and French onion to ramen and pozole, we've got you covered.
Spruce up your go-to salad with these delicious (and versatile!) dressings.
Ditch the brown paper bag and up your office lunch game with our creative cubicle-friendly recipes and tips.
Whether it's breakfast on the go, or something more substantialwe've got you covered.
Eat your heart out.
Not in the mood for another turkey sandwich? We've got you covered.
Because holiday brunches are the best brunches.
We've eaten all the chocolate, and these are our current favourites.
Taking a page out of Earl's cookbook.
Seven stellar recipes inspired by seven classic holiday movies.
Craving something other than turkey this year? We found five turkey alternatives that are sure to impress.
Turkey is turkey and ham is ham. If you want to knock your holiday dinner out of the park, there's only one thing that can help: sides.
It's National Cookie Day. Need we say more?
Keep warm this winter with these six inspired soup recipes.
Chef and cookbook author Julia Turshen shares her secret weapon: the salad dressing everyone begs her for.
With these recipes, it's easy being green.
Who says you can't start your day with chocolate?
Get ready to carbo-load.
There are as many ways to make fried chicken as there are cooks making it; chicken maven and Top Chef alum Nicole Gomes offers some tips for frying it up yourself at home. Its not as scary as it sounds.
Were calling 2016 the year of fried chicken, as one of the most traditional forms of crispy-salty-crunchy-spicy comfort foods (that very few of us attempt to make at home) has ventured beyond the bucket.
Barbecue champion Angie Quaale shares her recipe for chunky bacon jam.
Because there's no rule that says you have to eat pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving...right?
WildTale Coastal Grill's chef Erik Heck is spilling the secrets on his perfect-for-fall lobster bisque.
Goodbye summer, hello sweater weather! To celebrate the first day of fall, here are a few of our favourite recipes that celebrate all this season has to offer.
Well Seasoned's Angie Quaale shares her chicken-roasting commandments (and her recipes for those sweet leftovers).
Fresh ways to rise and shine.
You don't need a beach to enjoy this quintessential summer feast.
A chocolate concoction so good, it made me forget that I hated celery.
These tasty chef recipes for the perfect steak, spicy lamb ribs and braised pork belly might just turn the vegetarians onto meat.
Meals fit for the stars.
Did you overdo it at the u-pick last weekend? PICA executive chef Julian Bond gives us two great ways to make the most of a berry boom.
This recipe will have you waiting on your toes for this year's Foodies of the Year awards.
Four super-simple dishes to make summer entertaining a breeze.
This decadent, salty cheese (that you can throw on the grill!) is the perfect addition to summertime recipes.
The classic Christmas dessert gets a summery West Coast update from the chef at the Victoria Marriott.
Chef Terry Somerville lets us in on his secret for making the sandwich of your dreams.
When the first big barbecuing opportunity of the season presents itself, you're going to be well prepared.
There's cornbread. Yeah. Cornbread.
For when you want to bring a taste of Hawaii home.
Busting out the bevs? You're going to want to serve up some of these great bites to keep the cocktail party going well past happy hour.
(As if you needed any.)
Spot prawns are here for a good time, not a long time each May, so you'll want to make the most of the fast-and-furious season with these four great recipes.
It's not about heat, it's about flavour! Pepper expert Steve Gill shares his top tips for rehydrating, cooking and making the most of chili peppers.
Torafuku Chef Clement Chan is here to help.
Hey Big Tuna, your lunch deserves one of these recipes.
This ricotta recipe is the perfect starting point for the aspiring cheesemonger.
Sweet and savoury dishes that benefit from the strong, tart taste of rhubarb.
So make this tasty recipe.
Carnivores: brace yourselves.
Spring has officially sprung.
From quick breads to get-your-hands-in-there kneaded loaves, these recipes serve up a slice of comfort this weekend.
Looking for a culinary challenge? This recipe is a tough onebut it's also a dinner party show-stopper.
Dan Olson, chef and owner of Railtown Catering, lets us in on some of his best dinner-party-ready recipes, from honey-glazed ham to rhubarb crumble.
From virtuous to downright indulgent, these snack recipes should satiate your snack needs. For now.
This recipe from Sai Woo is sure to impress even the most discerning carnivores in your life.
The guilt-free treat we've been waiting for.
With fresh fruits and bright flavours, these seven simple recipes should be part of your spring dinner table.
Learn how to bring out the best in B.C.'s winter veggie crops from Burdock and Co. chef Andrea Carlson.
Our contributing editor Julie Van Rosendaal makes a can't-resist new take on a classic recipe.
Pot pies, stews and a creamy Irish whiskey-cake dessertcelebrate the Feast of Saint Patrick with one of these four Irish-inspired recipes.
The baking geniuses at Purebread Bakery share a few of their favourite treats.
Is there a more perfect solution than the humble egg for a meal, any time of day? We think notand these recipes celebrate that fact.
Time to get your fancy brunch on.
Easier (and faster) to make than you think, meat pies are the perfect winter food. Make one of these comforting treats this weekend.
We may be a few months away from farmers' market season, but citrus fruits are at their prime in the winter.
Dinner and dessert ideas to impress your sweetheart for when you're planning a romantic night in.
When it's miserable outside, tossed leafy greens and any kind of vinaigrette aren't going to satisfy.
We tapped local chefsincluding Torafuku restaurant's Chef Clement Chanfor special dishes to serve to friends and family on Lunar New Year.
Sometimes you want to dig into a sweet treat that takes a little extra effort.
Chef Angus An is everywhere these days: his original Kitsilano spot Maenam, his casual New Westminster location Longtail Kitchen and his Chinatown haunt, Fat Mao. But we snagged a great recipe from his newest venture: Freebird Chicken Shack.
We adore all noodles. You should too.
It's that time of year when we're reaching for extra helpings of our favourite hearty home-cooked dishes.
The Thin White Duke evidently loved Shepherd's Pie.
These surprisingly simple (but definitely delicious) dishes put the humble seasonings into the spotlight.
The U.N. has declared 2016 the year of the pulses (that's beans, lentils and chick peas, FYI). With delicious recipes like these at our fingertips, we're not going to argue.
The perfect breakfast. (Or lunch. Or dinner.)
Sandwiches are great, but Julie Van Rosendaal has a lighter take on how to turn turkey into a great lunch.
If you're a less-than-eager chef, short on time, or simply swamped by the amount of RSVPs you've received for an upcoming party, we've got you covered.
The perfect ham, gluten-free stuffing, even-better-than-scalloped potatoes: we've got you covered.
We tapped seafood specialist Jenice Yu of Fresh Ideas Start Here for four special under-the-sea recipes you can serve at a luxe New Year's Eve party.
Salads bursting with roasted yams, crispy squash chips and pumpkin seeds are the new cold-weather comfort food.
Luckily there's a new recipe book that allows us to swim in a sea of sticky sweet patriotism.
For Christmas, New Year's Day, birthdays or impress-your-new-squeeze Sunday mornings, these are dishes are elegant, elevatedand much easier to make than it looks.
It just takes some hearty winter veggies, a handful of garlic... and a few dozen anchovies, of course.
The Lazy Gourmet's Shannon Boudreau shows us how to make three party-perfect canapés.
Our 12 favourite cookie recipes for your holiday exchange, right here.
If youre planning a fun night in with games, good friends and a few bottles of wine, serve up one or more of these scrumptious sides.
Give into it: It's time for so much cheese.
Though really, who needs an excuse to eat pie?
Try this grapefruit, mezcal, and burnt honey cake from Chefs Eric Werner and Mya Henry.
Now is the time for soups and sweaters.
Michel Rouxs newest cookbook reveals the secret to mastering the art of one of the world's most famous cuisines.
These perfect-for-autumn dishes are hearty, comforting...and completely meat-free.
EnRoute Magazine has recently named Sai Woo as one of the best new restaurants in Canada. To celebrate, they're sharing a recipe for the perfect autumn dish.
Ginger, lemongrass, pork bellytoo many delicious ingredients to list here. Try these recipes at home before catching the chefs' expert tips at the Vancouver Home and Design Show.
We've got you covered this Thanksgiving: our favourites for the perfect, colourful meal.
Here's a hand-picked collection of unique and hearty meal-sized salad recipes.
Just like mom madehere are 5 comfort food recipes from our favourite chefs.
Missed that day in Home Ec? Chef Brandon Dac gives us a crash course.
Feeding friends this weekend? Don't stresswe've got the menu planning covered.
Celebrate the end of a great summer with these fresh, vegetable-forward recipes that bring in the harvest.
Five classic recipesfrom veal schnitzel to a beautiful butter chickento cook this month.
Dubh Linn Gate's recipe for Whiskey Cured Fish is the perfect weekend project.
We may have just started September, but our editors aren't ready to give up on summer yethere are five of our team's favourite summer treats.
There's a bumper crop of cukes at the market: here are our favourite recipes for nature's naturally coolest fruit.
From butter chicken to hot and sour soup, these are the best comfort-food recipes for a cozy weekend in.
The first rule of being a good guest? Never arrive empty-handed. The Western Living team has cooked up 4 top picks for barbecue party recipes you can try out this weekend on your favourite friends and family.
Grab 'em before they're gone: our 5 favourite recipes for cooking with summer tomatoes.
Customize this basic stock recipe for a base ingredient that'll take your cooking to the next level.
Get these building-block sauces under your belt, and you're on your way to kitchen mastery.
Get the most out of Canadian cheese with this fresh batch of cheese recipes, and check out the Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival in Blackcomb
Our 9 favourite things for all of your canning needs.
Beets, beautiful beets: savour your farmers' market haul with these 5 gorgeous recipes.
From Australia's Outback to your backyardAustralian-born chef Todd Bright shares some of his homeland favourites.
The best meal of the day (dessert, duh) just got a little tangier.
Master chef (and watermelon carver extrordinaire) Joseph Poon shares his favourite watermelon recipes.
Award-winning chef David Hawksworth shares his favourite ways to make a burger better.
Fire up the grill. These incredible recipes (think apple burgers, rhubarb-marinated tenderloin and smokey perogy potatoes) make for a pretty incredible backyard feast.
B.C. Blueberry Council releases 5 new recipes based on their (and soon to be your) favourite fruit
Our 3 favourite ice cream recipes for the dog days of summer.
Our friends at Hubbub Sandwiches are big on fast and tasty.
Eat something delicious this weekend. These staff picks are a good place to start.
Joe Cross was Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead until he started juicing.
Forget brunch. These amazing dinner ideas (and one can't-fail dessert!) are just the way to show Dad you care.
Artist Bobbie Burgers shares her fool-proof method for the perfect venison tenderloin.
Roll out the picnic blanket and celebrate summer with these fast and fresh recipes for the great outdoors.
From handpicking the best stalks to simmering perfection, here are our top tips for creating the best asparagus dish this summer.
Sure, honey's great in teabut it's even better drizzled on pancakes or slathered on pork belly.
Its been a few months since weve visited a summer-fresh farmers market, but that doesnt mean that your salads have to suffer. Julie van Rosendaal makes the winter salad a thing of beauty.
The Soup Sisters deliver much- needed goodness, one beautiful bowl at a time. Here's four of our favourite soup recipes from their latest cookbook.
The tomato crops are coming in, so get cooking: we've got 5 amazing recipes that make the most of your farmers' market bounty.
Spiral cutter turns your bumper crop into pasta.
This supermarket staple is super versatile and can be used to make any number of tasty treats. Here are three of our favourites.
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