Cooking Tips

Want to take your culinary skills to the next level? These cooking hacks will save you time, money and effort in the kitchen.

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10 Pantry Essentials You Should Never Be Without

Keep these pantry essentials in stock and no matter how empty the fridge gets, you'll be able to throw a meal together at a moment's notice.

10+ Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes

Not a morning person, but have company for brunch? Life is so much easier with make-ahead breakfast recipes you can...


12 Fall Cookies That’ll Make Your House Smell Amazing

Kick off baking season with these tasty treats that celebrate the flavours—and fragrances—of fall.


This is the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs

Is there a difference between brown and white eggs? It all depends on the chicken.


How to Defrost Frozen Chicken 3 Ways

Learn how to defrost chicken safely in the refrigerator, in the sink and in the microwave. We’ll tell you how...

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20 Microwave Tricks Every Cook Needs to Know

Your microwave can do more than heat up leftovers! Here are a handful of microwave tricks that will change the...


Why Passing Down Family Recipes is the Greatest Gift

Although my mother's been gone for almost 25 years, I think of her every time I bake this apple cake.


If You See Red Stuff on Your Lettuce, This Is What It Is

Have you discovered red stuff on your lettuce? Here's what it is and why it's there in the first place.


Can You Freeze Cheese? Yes—Here’s What You Need to Know

You can buy cheese in bulk and find no shortage of ways to enjoy it. But can you freeze cheese...


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40 Kitchen Hacks That’ll Change the Way You Cook

These quick and clever kitchen hacks will save you time, money and effort!



10+ Sweet Apple Recipes to Make This Fall

After a trip to the orchard and a little time in the kitchen, make the most of your harvest with...


20 Tasty Wild Blueberry Recipes

What better way to kick off blueberry picking season than by trying some wild blueberry recipes? These

12 Things You Should Really Never Microwave

Popping the wrong foods, containers, or mugs in the microwave could make you sick, expose you to harmful chemicals, or...


This Is What It Means if Your Chocolate Looks Dusty

Turns out, there's a scientific reason why chocolate can look dusty. Here's what it is, and why you shouldn't be...


How to Make Stale Bread Taste Delicious Again

This simple technique will soften that rock-hard loaf in no time at all.


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Simple Tricks to Become a Faster Cook

Cookbook author Mark Bittman shares his best tips for whipping up dinner in record time—without sacrificing taste.


10+ Best Summer Squash Recipes to Try This Season

When you've got a bumper crop, savour the last of summer's bounty with these fresh squash recipes.


10+ Sandwiches That Are Perfect For a Picnic

Head to the nearest park and bring your brightest blanket. These picnic sandwiches pack up perfectly and just taste better...


10+ Make-Ahead Lunch Recipes To Last You All Week

When you don't have time to cook your meals each morning, these make-ahead lunch recipes are the answer. Cook them...


10+ Vegetarian Recipes To Make This Summer

These summer vegetarian recipes are a fantastic way to enjoy your garden's bounty.