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.

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50 Slow Cooker Recipes You’ll Want to Try Right Now

Need a hearty helping of comfort food? This collection of our best-ever slow cooker recipes has got you covered.

Do You Need to Wash Avocados?

It turns out, you do need to wash avocados—unless you want to risk coming into contact with potentially harmful bacteria.

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50 Fabulous Fall Recipes

Fall is the perfect time of the year to spend a little more time in the kitchen and family dinner...

Sensational Slush

"Colourful and refreshing, this sweet-tart slush has become a family favourite. I freeze the mix in 2- and 4-cup containers...

10+ Healthy Corn Recipes to Try Tonight

From grilled corn to chowder, these healthy corn recipes are anything but boring. Whether you use fresh, frozen or sweet...

Frozen Honey Is the Sweetest Trend Taking Over Right Now

It's all about frozen honey pops right now!

This Viral Video Shows You How to Make Creamy Lemonade

I wouldn't mind seeing creamy lemonade stands out around my neighborhood. It's sweet, sour and frozen!

The Ultimate Guide to Making Ice Cream

From professional tips to the sweetest recipes on the block, get ready to scream for ice cream! We cover everything...

Ever Wonder How Old Your Vintage Ball Mason Jars Are? Use This Chart to Find Out!

If the Ball Mason jars in your collection date back to the 1800s or early 1900s, you could be sitting...

Why Do Restaurants Put Rice in the Salt Shakers?

Plenty of restaurants use the "rice in salt shaker" trick. Here's why!

This Viral Video Shows You How to Make Watermelon Pizza

You can make all kinds of watermelon pizza, but this TikTok-famous recipe is tart, spicy and refreshing.

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The Best Way to Wash Berries

Summer means fun in the sun and plenty of fresh berries! Learn how to wash berries, from blackberries to raspberries,...

This Woman’s Legendary Fudge Recipe Was Engraved on Her Tombstone

The recipe for "Kay's Fudge" will never be forgotten.

How to Wash—and Dry—Lettuce Correctly

Here's the ultimate guide to preparing lettuce for maximum food safety. (Plus whether or not you need to give pre-washed...

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How to Make Strawberry Shortcake from Scratch

Berry season is here! Make the most of it and learn how to make strawberry shortcake with your just-picked harvest.

People Are Making Potato Chip Marshmallow Squares—and They’re Perfectly Sweet and Salty

You've heard of Rice Krispies treats. But have you tried a Ruffles krispie treat?

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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.

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...

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.

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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30+ Pantry Essentials With a Long Shelf Life

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

10 Canadian Cooks Worth Following on Social Media

They say you eat with your eyes first, right?

15 Things to Put in Hot Chocolate (Besides Mini Marshmallows)

It's cold outside and just the right time for hot cocoa. Give this classic drink a delicious new spin with...

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11 Mistakes You’re Making When Decorating Christmas Cookies

Want your Christmas cookies to look (and taste) like they came straight from a bakery? Take a cue from the...

How to Make Vanilla Cupcakes from Scratch

Grab some vanilla beans! It's time to learn how to make vanilla cupcakes for special occasions, birthdays and just because.

The Royal Family Just Shared Their Traditional Christmas Pudding Recipe

From Buckingham Palace, straight to our kitchens.

10 Great Tips for Winter Grilling

Why mothball your grill for winter when there are so many perks? Just think—there are no pesky bugs, and you...