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Sage Recipes: 3 Tasty Dishes To Try For Dinner

Closely related to rosemary, the wood herb sage has a soft, savory flavor with a hint of sweetness. Traditionally it is used in a variety of meat-based dishes because of its slight peppery flavor. Apart from its delicious taste, sage also gives quite a number of health benefits which include improving brain function, strengthening the …

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Honey Fennel and Grapefruit Glazed Chicken

Cure winter woes with seasonal sweetness As we get deeper into winter, it becomes more difficult to fill our shopping carts and dinner plates with fresh, in-season produce. During these months however, Florida Grapefruit reaches peak season, making it ripe for grocery aisle picking. Florida Grapefruit supports our bodies with the essential nutrients and high …

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Creamy Tomato Hot And Sour Soup

Creative twists for soup season There are few things more comforting on a chilly evening than a bowl of perfectly simmered and seasoned soup. Easy or complicated, creamy or spicy, you simply can’t go wrong with soup during the winter. “Once the days grow shorter and the temperature drops, there is nothing I crave more …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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