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Asparagus Soup with Lemon Creme Fraiche

"A fresh and easy asparagus soup, pureed until it's smooth, is a definite winner. Serve it warm or chilled depending on the weather." —Fern Vitense, Tipton, Iowa

Berry Pistachio Pie

"My grandmother used to make this pie when I was a small child. A Brooklyn woman gave her the recipe,...


Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken with Potatoes

"This is a meal I have my students make in our nutrition unit. It has a delicious lemon-herb flavour and...



Almond-Filled Stollen

"I’ve been making this during the holiday season for nearly 50 years. When we flew to Alaska one year to...

Italian Holiday Cookies

"Many of our holiday traditions centre around the foods my mother made while I was growing up. These cookies, which...


Make-Ahead Turkey and Gravy

"Ease the holiday time crunch with a make-ahead turkey recipe that's ready to serve when you are. It's a great...

Cranberry-Apple Lattice Pie

"Two favourite fall fruits bring out the best in each other—and rum works its own mellow magic. Few people pass...


Walnut-Cranberry Pie

"After this ruby red pie got rave reviews on Thanksgiving, I was happy to bake it again for Christmas dinner....


Cinnamon Crackle Cookies

"This recipe is the compilation of many years of baking. I make these cookies for a holiday bazaar and year-round...


Light & Lemony Scampi

"A touch more lemon helped me trim the calories in our favourite shrimp scampi recipe. For those who want to...

Artichoke & Lemon Pasta

"While sailing in the Mediterranean, we tasted a lemony artichoke pasta. I developed my own version of it that our...


Lemony Shrimp & Snow Pea Pasta

"This pretty pasta is a family favourite —the kids love the light lemony flavour and I love that they devour...


Lemony Zucchini Bread

"Flecks of zucchini give a third dimension to the popular lemon and poppy seed combination in this moist quick bread....


Grilled Salmon Fillet

"Growing up on a family-owned resort, I was expected to help around the kitchen. Grilling salmon became my specialty." —Paul...


Cherry Hand Pies

"There's nothing better than a sweet, from-scratch delight like traditional cherry pie. These precious lit