Pan-Frying Is The Restaurant Secret To Golden, Fluffy Gnocchi at Home: Learn The Recipe

Learn the best type of gnocchi to buy and frying tips for a perfect golden crust

The 7 Best Canned Espresso Martinis

That's that me espresso...martini

Why Are Some Wines So Sweet? Ask The Expert!

Exploring how sweet wines are made. We're back to tackle another question in our Ask The Expert series! In this edition, we explore how a winemaker produces a sweet wine - or conversely, a dry one. Whatever you prefer, whether bone dry or those that are sickly sweet...

What Can Happen If You Don’t Wash Your Produce

Not washing produce before you eat it it isn't necessarily a recipe for disaster, but rinsing and scrubbing can help you ward off digestive issues. The post What Can Happen If You Don’t Wash Your Produce appeared first on Reader's Digest.

Discover the art of sandwiches with "The Great Sandwich Book

Yellow cheese, deli meat, and tomato are classic sandwich combinations. However, it's worth breaking the routine sometimes. The author of The Great Sandwich Book proves that a slice of bread or a roll can be transformed into a culinary masterpiece or even a dessert. Don't believe it? Then see for yourself. In "The Great Sandwich Book," you'll find ...

How to cook flank steak: The tips and tricks you need

Even with all of the attention this summertime barbecue favorite is getting, it's still one of the more affordable cuts of beef you can buy. Here's how to make it at home. The post How to cook flank steak: The tips and tricks you need appeared first on The Manual.

Margarita Variations

The classic Margarita is enjoyed worldwide for it's refreshing taste and versatility. Whether you like it on the rocks or blended, these margarita variations offer new and exciting flavors. While the traditional margarita is always a favorite, experimenting with different flavors can bring a fun new twist to this beloved drink. What is a Margarita?... Read More

50+ Yogurt Topping Ideas to Spice Up Your Breakfast

Say goodbye to your boring old breakfast with these creative yogurt topping ideas.

Dark ‘n Stormy

One of the great rum cocktails, the classic Dark 'n Stormy is a little sweet with plenty of gingery spice. It's an ultra-refreshing, three-ingredient cocktail to see you through the summer. The post Dark ‘n Stormy appeared first on Taste of Home.

Cold cucumber soup transforms overgrown veggies into summer delight

How to kill two birds with one stone? Make a delicious cold cucumber soup from overgrown cucumbers. This way, you use up vegetables you often have no idea what to do with, and you also prepare a nutritious meal. Add two ingredients: boiled potatoes and cooked eggs, and the whole family will be satisfied. Cold cucumber soup is perfect for hot weathe...

Puff pastry apricot rolls: A quick treat for tea time

Quick puff pastry rolls are a delicious recipe for a sweet snack. They are perfect for afternoon tea or a second breakfast at work. Even French patisseries will have a hard time competing. Puff pastry often makes it to my shopping list. It's a great base for many sweet and savoury snacks. In this recipe, it becomes the base for delicious rolls with...

How to Buy the Most Groceries for $50, According to Reddit

Stretch your grocery budget with these cheap staple foods.

Cucumbers in chinese brine: A spicy twist on classic pickles

The first association with cucumber preserves is, of course, pickled gherkins and lightly salted cucumbers. Sometimes, crocodile cucumbers or papal cucumbers appear. However, I opt for something completely different—a delicious Chinese-style brine. These cucumbers taste so good that I eat them straight from the jar. They are crunchy, surprisingly f...

Spiced Lamb Patties And Couscous With Apricots

Spiced lamb patties and couscous with apricots. A whole meal that you will love to make over and over how easy and savory this dish is to make. I love the earthiness of the lamb and the added spices, which are rich in flavor and savory.

Pickled lemons: A zestful addition to your culinary repertoire

Pickled cucumbers, broad beans, or cabbage don't impress anyone, but lemons are something else entirely. It sounds like a strange invention, but it's a successful experiment. How can you use pickled lemons in the kitchen? The craze for pickling continues, as almost everything can be pickled with more or less tasty results. My latest discovery is pi...

Could Your Water Bottle Make You Sick?

What to do if you notice a funky smell or off taste.

Refreshing summer delight: Lemon cake with a surprising twist

If you are looking for a tested recipe for a delicious, refreshing cake perfect for hot weather, you have come to the right place. The recipe might surprise you, but it is definitely worth trying. Such a delightful summer cake is hard to find! The recent heatwaves have made everyone frantically search for recipes that taste good and provide a cooli...

On Nutrition: Sugar in wine?

I recently had the opportunity to sample a new brand of white wine. It was excellent. As good, in fact, as any nice sauvignon blanc I’ve enjoyed. What caught my attention, however, was the bottle. It touted a nutrition facts label. We don’t often see nutrition labels on alcoholic beverages because alcohol is not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. Instead these products are under ...

21 Ice Cream Recipes to Make at Home

Use our ice cream recipes to turn your kitchen into a scoop shop! You’ll have a freezer full of homemade pints in no time. The post 21 Ice Cream Recipes to Make at Home appeared first on Taste of Home.

Why pasta salad isn't always healthy, even with all those vegetables

Some of the ingredients commonly included in pasta salad aren't healthy, but others are. There are ways to further improve the health of the dish.

White currant meat sauce: A surprising twist for your winter roasts

This white sauce for meats is my discovery of the year. With a base of delicious fruits and a savoury touch, it is absolutely stunning. I love serving it cold in a sauce boat with cold cuts or warm with roasts. See the recipe. A touch of extravagance never hurt anyone. You will surprise and delight everyone with a savoury white currant meat sauce. ...

6 of the best cafés in Montreal for people who love music

Coffee with some tunes thrown in the mix.

The Best Chef’s Knife (2024), Reviewed by Our Experts

There’s no one “perfect knife”—but our experts have suggestions that will get you pretty close.

Preserving traditions: The health and taste of homemade compote

Our grandmothers spent hours canning to fill the pantry for leaner times. Various preserves made from garden produce were among the must-haves. I can't imagine fall and winter without them. Canning might seem like a relic from the past, especially since almost everything is available in stores. However, no store-bought juice or drink can compare to...

Skinny Peppermint Mocha

Next to Pumpkin Spice a Peppermint Mocha Latte has to be one of my favorites. I mean chocolate and mint make for an amaz

Learn How to Stuff Zucchini Flowers

It is hard to believe a pile of pretty orange and white flowers can be transformed into a flavorful appetizer in a matter of minutes. If you’ve never made stuffed courgette flowers, also known as zucchini flowers, prepare to be amazed at how you can make a stunning vegetarian appetizer in a matter of minutes. And if you were formerly a slave to battering and deep-frying squash blossoms, this recipe is going to change up your plans for your...

Avoid these common mistakes when mastering pickled cucumbers

Fermented foods are one of the favourite delicacies, and in many families, the recipe for pickled cucumbers is passed down from generation to generation. However, despite a precise recipe, sometimes mistakes are made that can render the jar unusable. Pickled cucumbers are a delicious addition to dinner and a great snack, especially loved during fam...

Pickled cucumbers get a fresh twist with a hint of lime

Pickled cucumbers are undoubtedly delicacies, but it's worth experimenting with different additions to discover new, surprising flavour combinations. Today, I want to share a secret that will make your pickled cucumbers a true hit: an inconspicuous slice that will bring a touch of spiciness and depth of flavour to the jar, delighting anyone who tri...

7 Best Grill Brands to Show You’re Serious About Your BBQ Game in 2024

Are you an easy burger flipper or a serious cook who spends 12 hours babying barbecue? The best grill brands have something for both styles of cooks.

Don't just bring a bottle to a dinner party, bring a vineyard

Grow-your-own vineyard kits are increasingly popular in the UK, driven by a boom in the popularity of British wine and the increasingly warmer climate.

5 Fun Ways to Use Célébration Cookies This Summer

It’s the summer, which means cool treats and good eats with your favourite people. Whether you’re hosting a backyard hangout, camping for the weekend, or picnicking at the park, there are tons of opportunities to celebrate with yummy summer desserts. Of course, some summer desserts and treats travel better than others. That’s where a box […] The post 5 Fun Ways to Use Célébration Cookies This Summer appeared first on Food Network Canada

Why You Should Never Wrap Leftovers in Aluminum Foil

Aluminum foil is for baking, not storing leftovers. The post Why You Should Never Wrap Leftovers in Aluminum Foil appeared first on Reader's Digest Canada.

Creamy Summer Squash Mac and Cheese

For those who love mac and cheese, this take on the traditional recipe is for you. This creamy summer squash mac and cheese features the summer vegetable, lots of cheese and is served with basil. It comes together in less than 30 minutes, doesn’t require an oven, and is the perfect dish to serve any […] The post Creamy Summer Squash Mac and Cheese appeared first on Food Network Canada

Scrambled eggs with chanterelles: Tips for perfect texture and flavour

Scrambled eggs are a popular breakfast dish loved by both children and adults. One of the numerous additions to this dish is chanterelles. But how do you prepare scrambled eggs to be fluffy and tasty? It's worth remembering one particular tip. Preparing scrambled eggs seems incredibly simple, yet small mistakes can cause the dish to stick to the pa...

Want Coffee Cake with a Side of Bacon? Here's Your Recipe!

When we were writing our cookbook, Eat Cake Naked, Delahna Flagg and I wanted to come up with a cake for all the bacon lovers in our lives. But we wanted to come up with a way to use bacon in a dessert that didn’t involve chocolate. So we came up with this unique bacon and pumpkin streusel coffee cake. The inspiration for this coffee cake recipe was the best of autumn. Think pumpkin spice muffins and a side of bacon, except the whole thing is...

20 Brand-New Recipes to Try This Month

Our Test Kitchen and Photo Studio teams have been busy testing and photographing new recipes. Check 'em out—and save them to your recipe box, too! The post 20 Brand-New Recipes to Try This Month appeared first on Taste of Home.

23 Light Pasta Recipes

Yes, pasta can be a better-for-you dish! Just choose one of our light pasta recipes that's packed with vegetables and lean protein. The post 23 Light Pasta Recipes appeared first on Taste of Home.

What in the World Are Vegan Cocktails?

You've heard of plant-based burgers and dairy-free cheese. What about an animal-friendly White Russian? Learn how the burgeoning new mixology trend is reshaping how bartenders craft drinks.

Ludacris Really, Really Wants You to Cook at Home — and He’s Got a Recipe for You to Try Out

And it takes just 30 minutes.

11 Lies About Food You Need To Stop Believing

These myths are officially busted!

Pulsating ABC: All you need to know when cooking with lentils

While pulses were once considered peasant food, they are now a permanent fixture in most people's cooking, and not just in meat-free dishes. For food writer Inga Pfannebecker lentils, which range from earthy to nutty, are the protein-way to go. Lentils come in different colours. "The light varieties - red, yellow and tan - are shelled and have a sh...

Onion Tart - The Classic French Way

Onion tart is a delightful, super easy, healthy, and economical dinner. With the arrival of colder weather, it is time to get back to comfort food, and as French, we have this category covered.

Stop Treating Condensed & Evaporated Milk Like They're The Same Thing

They're not.

Best Prime Day Kitchen Deals of 2024 for Every Cooking Need

Air fryers, coffee makers, and blenders, oh my.

How to avoid watery mizeria and elevate your summer salad game

Is there any great philosophy for preparing good mizeria? No, but that doesn’t change the fact that you need to know a bit about this popular salad. A common mistake makes the mizeria watery and bland in taste. Don't be one of those people who make this mistake! Mizeria is a cucumber salad extremely popular in Poland. Preparing this simple, classic...

You can make your own ramen at this Montreal depanneur and it feels like a 7-Eleven in Japan

They also serve bánh mì and fresh smoothies!

16 Pantry Items You’re Probably Keeping for Too Long

Out with the old! In with the new! The post 16 Pantry Items You’re Probably Keeping for Too Long appeared first on Reader's Digest.

Can You Freeze Yogurt?

Whether you bought too much or it's expiring soon, freezing yogurt may be a great option to prevent food waste—but what happens if you freeze yogurt? We asked the experts.

Feel like you’re spending more on coffee than ever? You are.

Feel like you’re spending more on coffee than ever? You are. - The price of black coffees, lattes and cold brews increased 23 percent over the last three years

The Best Blanco Mojito (aka Tequila Mojito)

Whether you’ve run out of rum or you just like tequila better, a blanco mojito is a great variation on the classic mint and rum cocktail. Just keep in mind, it won’t be exactly like the original. Tequila brings a less round and sweet flavor to the drink. But for tequila lovers, it’s the kind of flavor you’ll crave. What’s a tequila mojito? The Mojito is a Cuban cocktail typically served in a tall glass with lots of ice. It’s considered a...