Main Menu: Spicing up early spring

March, one of the dreariest times of the year, requires spice to add zest, life and hope to the wintry-yet-spring-like month. For that reason, choose Indian cuisine. It is sure to get your taste buds tingling and adds pizzazz to a cheerless period. These recipes are streamlined to make sure you can get them ready […]

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Romantic recipes for Valentine’s Day

February 14th, Valentine’s Day, always comes in the deep mid-winter. Sometimes a freezing cold period, sometimes a winter thaw, but usually dreary and much in need of warm loving thoughts. Let these recipes rejuvenate your spirits and give cause to celebrate with the people in your life dear to you. Chocolate is often the flavour […]

Jan Main’s holiday gift guide

Choosing Christmas gifts for people, especially those who have specific tastes, can be stressful. Remember, everyone has to eat. When in doubt, give food or a food related product. They are always appreciated. Here is a list of suggestions to make everyone happy, the giver and the receiver: Gifts for the Cook If you have […]

Appetizers for the festive season

Recipes that can be used a number of ways are a great addition to your Christmas file – their versatility will stand you, as a host, in good stead. These three recipes can be used three ways: as an appetizer – always popular and necessary during the season, especially if easy to prepare and doubly […]

Main Menu: A quick trip to the Philippines

It’s definitely November—cold, grey and dreary. As Canadians, it is the time we start dreaming of an escape to somewhere, anywhere, warm and sunny. You may not be able to fly to the tropics, but you can make a reservation for a warm evening of good fun and even better food. A week ago, a […]

Kale your cravings with these healthy Halloween recipes

Halloween is everywhere – the convenience store, supermarkets, dollar stores and front gardens all sport pumpkins, goblins and ghosts to remind us that Halloween, perhaps one of the most outlandish celebrations, is just around the corner. And just in time, Foodland Ontario has come out with special recipes in readiness for this witching night of […]