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.

3 Delectable Maple Syrup Recipes

Maple syrup can be used to add flavour to baking and cooking, or as a sweet topping on pancakes and...


Fresh & Tasty: Valentine’s Day

When I started my cooking school more than 30 years ago, I wanted people to have more fun in the...


3 Hanukkah Recipes

Hanukkah food makes for some of the tastiest holiday feasting imaginable. Here are three Hanukkah standbys: latkes, sufganiot, and broccoli...


12 Hot Drink Recipes

When freezing temperatures and howling winds close in, cozy up with a steaming brew. These 12 hot drink favourites, both...


Fresh & Tasty Recipes

If you need a quick meal idea, look no further! Fresh & Tasty delivers delicious, easy-to-make recipes courtesy of our...


A 48-Bottle Beginner Cellar

Keep it simple to start. Don't buy too many different types of wine until you have explored your palate preferences....


4 Healthy Breakfast Swaps

If you're stuck eating the same old high-sugar, high-fat breakfast, don't get discouraged. Starting your day off right is easy...


Holiday Recipe Makeovers

We've trimmed the fat -- but not the great taste -- from these easy dishes. And while they still won't...

Mousse-Filled Witches’ Hats

These rich snacks are filled with a creamy homemade mousse. Prepare them for your little goblins this Halloween.


Locavore Eateries Near You

Locavore is a new movement that involves eating produce grown or harvested in your area and supporting local farmers. Restaurants...


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Beautiful to the Core

Savvy spas and skin care companies across the country are branching out to incorporate new treatments harvested from forbidden fruit...


Fresh & Tasty: Thanksgiving

Food guru Bonnie Stern shares some of her favourite Thanksgiving recipes.


Your Guide to Great Summer Grilling

We asked you for some of your best recipes and grilling tips. Find out about a secret technique for...


5 Easy Ways to Get Ready for Summer Guests

Hosting out-of-town guests can be a wonderful experience, but can also be a bit stressful trying to make sure everything...


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BBQs Around the World

Every country has its own traditions and cuisine, and when it comes to barbecuing, every nation has its own style....


Versatile Vinegars

Vinegar has been used for centuries to flavour and preserve food. Most contain healthy antioxidants and nutrients derived from the...

10 Solutions for Cooking Disasters

Who hasn't had a few kitchen mishaps? No need to panic when you have a disaster. The most common mistakes...


Key Ingredients: Eggs

In the April 2009 issue of Reader's Digest, our culinary experts Bonnie Stern and Fran Berkoff bring you some great...


8 ways to cut calories when cooking

Want to cut calories when you cook at home? These innovative ideas will get you started


Key Ingredients: Beef

In the January 2009 issue of Reader's Digest, our culinary experts Bonnie Stern and Fran Berkoff bring you some great...


Let a Slow Cooker Do the Cooking

Imagine arriving home after a long day at work to a hot meal ready and waiting for you (without having...

Divine Guide to Wine

For most of us, wine is an essential part of family or friendly gatherings. We often find ourselves sitting at...


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6 Classy Ways to Serve a Crowd

Throwing a catered dinner party? Here’s what your caterer won’t tell you about putting on an inexpensive and glamorous dinner...


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Have Wholesome Pub Fare At Home

Craving some old-fashioned chips or shepherd’s pie to go with your pint of stout or lager? No need to leave...


Make Your Baked Goods Last

Nothing says home like home-baked goodies. Here's how to keep those cakes, pies, and cookies fresh until the last morsel...


How To Garnish a Dish

Transform an ordinary meal into a feast for the eyes and taste buds with these ideas for fast finishing touches.


Taco Fiesta!

Tacos originated in Mexico and have since made their way north to become a popular food accross North America....