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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13 Grilling Mistakes That Could Make You Sick

As beloved as a summer cookout may be, it also hides some health hazards. Here's what you need to know...

17 Junk Food Aisle Copycat Recipes

Ward off a snack attack with these homemade versions of junk food aisle favourites.


A 7-Day Meal Plan Using Spaghetti Sauce

Simmer a big pot of this meatless spaghetti sauce on Monday. Serve it over pasta, then use it in these...


This Is How to Shred Cheese So Nothing Sticks to the Box Grater

Say goodbye to cheese that sticks to the grater!


Here’s How Long You Can Really Freeze Food

Freezing food doesn't have to be a mystery. Our handy chart—plus freezing and thawing tips—will have you stockpiling like a...

A 7-Day Meal Plan of Freezer Meals

This week's recipes can all be made ahead and stored in the freezer, so you can pull them out when...


20+ The Great British Bake Off Copycat Recipes

Have the urge to binge on episodes of The Great British Bake Off? Now you can bake along with these...


Here’s How to Decorate a Cake Like a Pro

Once you learn how to decorate a cake, you'll be whipping up gorgeous celebration-worthy treats in no time. We'll show...


20+ Starbucks Copycat Recipes

Try our versions of the ubiquitous coffee chain's most popular drinks and eats with our Starbucks copycat recipes.


A 7-Day Meal Plan That Keeps It Simple

Dinner doesn't have to be complicated. Make a protein or vegetarian main, like these, and a simple side. Try a...

Here’s the Right Way to Put Aluminum Foil in a Baking Pan

This no-fuss foil trick will leave all of your recipes looking as good as they taste.


This Genius Trick Will Make Your Store-Bought Frosting Taste Homemade

Don't have time to make frosting from scratch? Here's a quick trick to make store-bought frosting better.


30 of Grandma’s Best Easter Recipes

Grandma’s traditional Easter dinner menu is definitely worth repeating year after year. Are these classic Easter recipes on your menu?


A 7-Day Meal Plan Using Easter Leftovers

Put those Easter dinner leftovers to good use by turning them into weeknight meals throughout the week.


A 7-Day Meal Plan Using Canned Food

Canned goods are a great starting point for countless meals, including these. Each of this week's dinners relies on canned...


Eggs Benedict: 3 Canadian Takes on a Brunch Classic

Three of Canada's top chefs present their own unique takes on everyone's favourite brunch recipe.


20+ Olive Garden Copycat Recipes

Whether you're hankering for a sky-high layered lasagna or a sweet slice of tiramisu, you can bring your favourite Olive...


20 Cakes to Make When Your Cupboards Are Bare

Craving cake but don't have a lot in the pantry? No problem! These easy cake recipes can be made with...

A 7-Day Meal Plan Using Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Start the week by preparing a delicious (and easy!) slow cooker pot roast. Then, turn the leftovers into multiple weeknight...


IKEA’s New Cookbook Puts Kitchen Scraps to Good Use—Take a Sneak Peek

To combat food waste, IKEA Canada has collaborated with 10 North American chefs on a new cookbook featuring tasty recipes...


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60+ 3-Ingredient Recipes That Don’t Require a Trip to the Store

These simple 3-ingredient recipes come together in a snap! (Note: We didn't include basics like salt, pepper and oil into...


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30+ Pantry Essentials With a Long Shelf Life

Long shelf life foods are pantry staples. Keep these on hand for years (or even decades!).


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35 Easy Bread Recipes Anyone Can Bake

Intimidated by homemade bread? Don't be! These easy bread recipes are perfect for beginners!


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Word Power: Test Your Knowledge of Cooking Terms

If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen. But don’t shy away from this month’s quiz on...