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The Breville Quick Touch Crisp Lets You Microwave, Grill and More with One Handy Appliance

When it comes to convenient cooking, the microwave is still the king of the kitchen for most families. Being able to heat up leftovers, cook frozen convenience meals and even sometimes create whole meals in minutes is a lifesaver for a busy family. And now, Breville is making the kitchen’s handiest appliance even more useful …

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Delicious French Crepe Recipe for Crepes Suzette and More

Disclosure: This post was brought to you by Motrin. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of McNeil Consumer Healthcare or its parent company Johnson & Johnson Inc. On Monday, I shared the news about my exciting new partnership with Motrin and my upcoming …

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Mastering Basic French Cooking with Motrin #MakeitHappenMonday

I have a lot of different interests and hobbies, but if there’s one thing that I especially love, it’s a challenge. The type of challenge doesn’t matter as long as I’m trying something new and that passion has led to so many great experiences, from swimming with whale sharks to perfecting restaurant-quality Chinese fried rice. …

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Help Kids Stay Fit with the T-Fal ActiFry and Healthy Cooking for Healthy Kids Program

Teaching kids about healthy eating is important, but it can also be challenging! As much as my boys enjoy raw vegetables and fresh fruit, they also like fries, burgers and sweet desserts. Finding a balance between the healthy food and the junk is a constant job in this house! T-Fal Canada understands that teaching kids …

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Scare Up Some Fun with Easy Butterscotch Rice Krispies Lollipops this Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching and I can already sense the excitement in the air as my boys plan their costumes and anticipate the candy spree they’ll soon be enjoying. I must admit that I never pass up any opportunity to celebrate an event and Halloween is one of my favourite holidays to go all-out decorating …

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Treat Yourself to this Delicious Messy Fries Recipe with the Philips Airfryer

A few weeks ago I received the Philips Airfryer to review and while I was excited about being able to enjoy crispy fried food without all the fat, I have to admit that I was pretty sceptical it could compare to my traditional deep fryer. Then I heard from readers about how much they loved …

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Grill Steak, Chicken, Fish and More to Perfection with the T-fal #OptiGrill-Giveaway

If there’s one thing that I love about living in a small town, it’s the high number of small, family-run businesses to which I have access. And one of my absolute favourites is our local butcher shop, Jerky Boys Meats. As the name implies, the shop’s jerky is its claim to fame; nobody I know …

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Welcome Spring with Maple-Balsamic Salmon Fillets and Strawberry & Goat Cheese Salad

The ground is covered in snow and the wind is icy cold, but spring is here and I am going to enjoy it one way or another! One of my favourite things about spring is the food and fortunately, I don’t need to wait for sunshine and warm weather to indulge in fresh spring flavours…even …

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Help Your Child Gain Kitchen Confidence with OwlKids Books Starting from Scratch by Sarah Elton-Giveaway

I started helping my parents in the kitchen when I was about five years old. From baking cookies with my mom to making pancakes with my dad, if there was something tasty getting made, I was there lending a hand. As soon as I learned to read, I started reading recipes and cooking on my …

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Add Convenience To Your Kitchen with the Luma Comfort IM200SS Stainless Steel Clear Ice Maker-Giveaway

There are some small appliances that I’ve considered adding to my home in the past, but decided against. Usually I just feel like the appliance won’t provide enough benefit to offset the space the device would take up, since my kitchen is quite small. But every once in a while I discover a new kitchen …

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The Ninja Ultima Blender Has All the Power and Versatility a Home Cook Needs

One of the easiest ways to eat healthier is to prepare food at home, and now Ninja blenders are taking that concept to a new level by making it easier than ever to prepare all kinds of healthy and delicious foods at home. Recently I received the Ninja Ultima Blender to review and I could …

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Home Cooks Will Love Woll Diamond Plus Cookware and PushPan Bakeware from Pangea Sales

New kitchen essentials are a great gift for anyone that loves to cook or bake, and since top-of-the-line products can be pricey, it’s a great way to treat a loved one to quality cookware that will be loved for years. Pangea Sales Inc. is an Ontario-based distributor of high-quality and unique cookware and bakeware at …

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Protect Your Clothes in Style with Aprons from Jessie Steele

I love having the right accessories to go with my wardrobe and as a busy mom, that means one of my most frequently worn accessories is an apron. Whether I’m doing some Christmas baking or dealing with daily chores that seem unending, an apron is always an essential for me to help keep my clothes …

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Butter Tart Squares Make a Delicious Holiday Recipe Without All the Work

When the holiday season rolls around, the presents are secondary to the food in my mind. For at least a month before the big day, I cook and bake all kinds of goodies to store in the freezer for Christmas. In fact, I usually make such a huge quantity of goodies that friends and family …

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Easy Holiday Baking with Iced Pumpkin Spice Cake and Other Tasty Recipes from PAM

I love Christmas baking and I do a lot of it, but with my busy day I need recipes that are quick, delicious and foolproof. Thankfully, PAM, a staple in Canadian kitchens for more than 50 years now, has some tasty new recipes available at PAM Canada that fit the bill perfectly. I decided to …

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Unneeded Earth’s Best Organic Baby Food Makes Tasty Meals for Toddlers

One of Earth’s Best Organic’s most popular products is its organic and all-natural baby food. When my boys were younger, I liked to stockpile baby food to ensure I would always have a jar on hand when it was needed. But when my boys outgrew baby food, I was left with a number of jars …

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