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.

The Best Apples for Apple Pie

Some apples are good for snacking, and others are better suited for baking. These are the best apples for apple pie (and other apple-packed bakes).

Can You Freeze Milk? Yes, and Here’s How

Don't waste another drop of dairy. We'll walk you through our best tips for how to freeze milk.


The Ultimate Tips for Cooking Fish Perfectly

Planning on making fish for dinner? Learn what not to do before you start cooking.


This is the Best Way to Store Ice Cubes

Never chisel ice cubes apart again. Use this tool to keep those little guys loose.


This Trick For Peeling Potatoes is Taking Over the Internet

Gone are the days of spending tons of time peeling a bag of potatoes.

6 Foods You Should Never Reheat in a Microwave

Certain foods can become downright toxic when reheated in the microwave—here's what you need to know.


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10+ Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Sandwich

These tasty twists on traditional sandwiches will actually have you looking forward to lunchtime.

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25 Sweet and Savoury Snacks For Your TV Marathon

Comfy chair? Check. Remote control? Check. Tasty, easy-to-make treats? Coming right up!


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25+ Quick Dinners to Make in 30 Minutes—Or Less!

Pressed for time? These tasty mains can be on your table in a half-hour!


This Mouthwatering Fudge Recipe Takes Only Minutes—in the Microwave!

Calling all chocoholics! Here's how to make microwave fudge in just five easy steps.


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A 7-Day Meal Plan of One-Pot Recipes

Tired of tackling dirty dishes? Here's a week's worth of delicious one-pot dinners—minimal clean-up required!

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30 Delicious Desserts That Start With Cake Mix

Think outside the box! These tasty treats use store-bought cake mix as an ingredient, not an end point.


This Secret Ingredient For the Fluffiest Pancakes Ever

Chances are, it's already in your fridge.


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5 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Food Waste

Find out how to prevent some of your expensive groceries from spoiling before you've even had the chance to enjoy...


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30 Winter Desserts That Will Make You Feel Warm and Cozy

Keep the winter blues away with these dessert recipes that will warm you from the inside out. Think bread pudding,...


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10 Brain-Boosting Breakfast Recipes

A balanced start to the morning gives your brain long-lasting fuel to sustain you. These 10 breakfast recipes will certainly...

The Real Reason Aluminum Foil Has a Shiny and a Dull Side

...And is one side better than the other for baking? Industry insiders reveal all.


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25 Chicken Soup Recipes That’ll Warm the Soul

When you need a hearty helping of comfort food, nothing beats chicken soup from scratch.


How to Make Store-Bought Pasta Sauce Taste Homemade

Made from scratch, marinara is a real treat—but also a real workout. Save yourself the effort with these easy upgrades...


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30 Easy Low-Carb Dinners You Can Make Tonight

These healthy mains are big on flavour, but light on carbs.




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Finger Foods That Are Perfect For New Year’s Eve

Whip up these bite-sized apps, snacks and desserts as a special treat on the 31st.


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Easy Make-Ahead Snacks to Stash in Your Freezer

When your next snack attack strikes, simply reach for these ready-made treats.


How to Make Perfect Mashed Potatoes—in the Microwave

Everyone's favourite side dish just got *that* much easier.

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25 Holiday Cooking Tips We Learned From Our Grandmothers

These traditional tricks and smart shortcuts have stood the test of time.


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Clever Christmas Cookie Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Want to focus on enjoying the festive season? Save time and money on your holiday baking with these clever Christmas...


Why You Should Never Wash Chicken Before Cooking It

It may be time to reconsider this potentially dangerous practice.


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Tasty One-Bite Appetizers That Are Perfect For a Holiday Party

These canapes, pinwheels and mini-tarts are incredibly easy to make—but even easier to eat.


What Makes Hot Sauce Hot?

The science behind hot sauce—and the reason why some sauces are hotter than others—will undoubtedly change the way you think...


10 Christmas Turkey Recipes From Canada’s Top Chefs

Impress your guests this holiday with inspired recipes from the likes of Claudio Aprile and Lynn Crawford.