The Best Fried Chicken Recipe – with 12 and not 11 herbs and spices, this delicious recipe ups the ante on KFC! Plus it’s juicier & contains no MSG either! Another family favourite at our house that my son liked to refer to as DFC or Daddy Fried Chicken is our best fried chicken recipe. I wasn’t specifically trying to create a copycat KFC...

Crispy Orange Ginger Wings – these incredibly flavourful crispy wings have a delectable sticky glaze which uses hoisin sauce as the base and then adds delicious punches of orange and ginger. Need more great wing recipes? Check out over a dozen of our best wing recipes here. It’s Superbowl week again, which in my world is not really about the game but...

Parmesan Spinach Quiche with Warm Tomato Garlic Compote – this shortcut recipe uses ready-made frozen puff pastry, making it easy to get into the oven in mere minutes. Eggs are an important start to many mornings around here. I’m an eggs over easy kind of guy myself, but like 69% of Canadians, the rest of my family prefer their eggs scrambled. Last week...

Soft Chewy Gumdrop Sugar Cookies – sure to be popular with kids, this cookie favourite gets a new update with the addition of brightly coloured gumdrops. Sugar Cookies, according to Google, are among the most searched cookie recipes online behind good old Chocolate Chip Cookies. On average people search for sugar cookie recipes over 100,000 times a month. In...

Cumberland Sausage – mildly spiced with common herbs and spices, this traditional meaty British sausage has little filler, freezes well, and can be stuffed into sausage casings or formed into patties. I began making homemade sausages a couple of years ago and I have to say that it is one of the most satisfying things I’ve ever done in the kitchen. I’ve...

Raisin Filled Cookies – made as cookie bars. The recipe uses a soft cookie dough in a time saving, easy, no-roll method to enjoy all the flavour of the old fashioned favourite in less time.   I remember years ago, a friends grandmother used to make little pastry cookies with a raisin filling. Sometimes she made them as little round turnovers with a sweet...

Orange Marmalade – who knew making marmalade was this easy? This version adds a little natural vanilla flavour in what might me the best marmalade you’ll ever try. Orange marmalade is one of those things that has distinct camps of fans and definite non-fans. I’ve never met a person who was on the fence about marmalade; it seems you either love it...

Pizza Lasagna – Pizzanga! A sure crowd pleaser, especially with the kids which combines two of their favourite meals. There are no rules with this recipe, just use your own favourite pizza toppings or what you have on hand. Pizzanga is the name my kids call one of their favorite pasta dishes which is basically lasagna made with your favorite pizza toppings....

Date Nut Bread – this old fashioned favourite is just like your grandmother would make. It’s easy, tender,  moist and delicious, and even better the next day. This Date Nut Bread recipe is a great example of how to rediscover old favourite recipes and enjoy them again as if they were new. I hadn’t made date nut bread for many years and recently...

Maple Applesauce on Herb Roasted Pork – learn how to keep this lean cut of pork extra juicy and compliment it with a tangy, sweet and sour maple applesauce. A perfect winter comfort food meal. I’m a big fan of roast pork but will admit that leaner cuts like pork centre loin can be a bit tricky to roast without drying out the meat completely. There are...