Category: Dinner Ideas

Dec 26

Slow Cooker Corned Beef, Barley, and Cabbage

Slow cooker meals perfect for cozy winter nights Looking to put a fresh twist on entertaining at home? Set a warm and casual tone by inviting friends and family to enjoy a classic Irish supper that pairs ideally with both light and full-bodied beer.  This easy recipe from GoBarley can be prepared the evening before …

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Dec 22

Chicken Barley Biryani

Reimagine favourite recipes with this culinary trend Nurtured by talented chefs with a global outlook, fusion cooking is fast becoming one with Canada’s culinary identity. Introduce new, exciting tastes into traditional meals with fusion cooking. Try combining your favourite family recipes with staples grown close to home, like barley. “Barley is a nutritious superfood and …

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Dec 19

Pork Medallions with Sage and Port

Yule impress with port wine-infused pork medallions Give your guests the gift of great food this holiday season with the delicious, nutritious, and festive combination of pork tenderloin and port wine. Port adds elegant flavour, depth, and richness to holiday meals. It easily stands up to the heat of cooking and combines well with a …

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Dec 17

Spicy Buttered Lemon Chicken

Healthy meals for the holiday hustle Favourite foods, seasonal soirées, and spending time with family and friends are just a few things that define the holidays. But these seasonal staples also mean busy schedules with little time to prepare nutritious meals. Fast food may be a quick solution to getting meals on the table, but …

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Dec 15

Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs

Trade up from white pasta to nutritious spaghetti squash While we all want to make healthy food choices, it can be tough and time consuming to identify the best ingredients. Fortunately, making one or two changes can have a big impact on the nutritional value of a dish. “Swapping an ingredient or two in a …

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Nov 16

Barilla Caramelized Apple, Pumpkin, and Bacon Linguine

Celebrate apple season with this sweet and savoury recipe Apples are at their sweetest and juiciest this time of year, making them perfect for snacking or using in autumn-inspired dishes. But have you thought of adding them to your pasta? This easy recipe brings the taste of the season to your table with the unexpected …

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Nov 13

Barilla Pronto Spaghetti with Balsamic Chicken

Whether you know your way around the kitchen like a chef or are still perfecting toast, we all face our share of culinary conundrums. Here’s a roundup of solutions to some common kitchen calamities: Does your water boil over? Place a spoon across the top of the pot to keep it from boiling over. Is …

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Nov 07

Dungeness Crab Tacos with Radishes

Cooking with Ocean Wise executive chef Ned Bell Feel good about your dinner by choosing to eat sustainable seafood. Selecting ocean-friendly seafood is easier than you think, explains Ned Bell, Ocean Wise executive chef at Vancouver Aquarium. A champion of sustainable seafood as a means to fight overfishing, Bell’s cooking philosophy is to be globally …

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Oct 23

Carrot Thai Soup

Warm up with Thai-inspired spicy soup In the fall and early winter, nothing warms the tummy or the spirit quite like a flavourful bowl of soup. And while chicken noodle soup is a common go-to, after a few bowls many of us want to try something a little different. Spice up your family’s food life …

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Oct 22

Club Sandwich Skewers

Skewer hunger with this creative twist on the club sandwich Getting kids in the kitchen teaches them valuable life lessons including measuring, reading, and cooking safety. Keep things interactive with this take on the classic club sandwich perfect for after school snacking. Club Sandwich Skewers Prep time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: • 12 cubes bread, …

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