Inspire your inner cook with these delicious meal ideas. Find easy recipes for meal preps, dreamy desserts and tips from top chefs.

Duck in Orange Sauce

This dish is low in both calories and fat -- but so delicious your guests will never guess.

Apricot-Glazed Pork Loin

The tangy glaze on this pork roast adds flavor without fat, and the delicious curried fruit topping is a good-for-you...

Mini Biscuits and Ham

These little mouthfuls are packed with flavour-and the biscuits can be made up to a month ahead and frozen. Then...

Old-Fashioned Tomato Pudding

This side-dish version of bread pudding emerges crispy, crimson, and fragrant from the oven. Fresh rosemary sprigs add the...

Quick Asian Marinade

This mixture adds lots of flavor with little effort. It would pair well with salmon or your favourite meat. You...

Grapefruit Marmalade

For true marmalade lovers, this traditional citrus combination is just the right gift.

Pear Chutney

Pour this chunky chutney into striking square jars, then use small Christmas stamps and metallic ink to create gift...

Mint Jelly

Mint Jelly sparkles like a jewel in a clear glass jar. Pack it in...

Roasted Side of Salmon

You can make this impressive main course in 30 minutes flat.

Traditional Christmas Cake

This rich cake can be made at the last minute before Christmas -- it doesn't need to mature, although...

Basic Sugar Cookies

Make plenty of these for your little artists to use as canvases.

How to Make Giblet Gravy

This traditional gravy takes a little work, but it's worth it

Raspberry Sauce

Pour this gorgeous sauce into glass bottles, then cork and, if desired, dip into melted wax to seal.

Homemade Lollipops

These pretty pops will delight youngsters-and they are far more flavorful than the store-bought kind.

Turkish Delight

This appealing candy is easy to make at home. Rosewater can be found at specialty food stores. When the...

Classic Roast Turkey

This simple recipe is guaranteed to produce a juicy, golden-brown bird

Herb-Crusted Leg of Lamb

This year, try lamb the easy way, with this flavorful recipe.

Thanksgiving Turkey

Number of servings : 8 Prep time: 6 hours Cooking time: Ready in under 30 minutes Type of meal :

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Recipe: Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

Prep Time: 20 minutes, plus 30 minutes soaking Cook Time: 5 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoons mirin 2 teaspoons

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Recipe: Grilled Prawns with Apple and Fennel Dressing

Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 4 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 750g green tiger prawns 3 teaspoons olive oil Salt

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Recipe: BBQ Chicken Baked Potatoes

PREP: 15 MIN. COOK: 6 HOURS YIELD: 10 SERVINGS These baked potatoes are meals in themselves, with a smoky barbecue

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Jerk Turkey with Ginger BBQ Sauce

Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 1 hr 40 min Serves 6 Store-bought barbecue sauces are a great convenience to

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Recipe: BBQ Bacon Burgers

Total Time 30 min. Serves 4 With a slice of bacon inside and a tasty barbecue-mayo sauce on top, these

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Recipe: Teriyaki Swordfish Skewers

Prep time: 15 minutes, plus 1 hour marinating Cook time: 10 minutes Serve:s 4 (makes 8) If you’ve grown tired

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Beef and Potato Kebabs

Prep Time: 15 minutes Coook Time: 15 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients 9 small round potatoes, red or gold, scrubbed and

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Char-grilled Vegetable Platter

Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Serves 4 These colourful grilled vegetables, topped with a fresh tomato and

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Recipe: Cardamom Vegetable Kebabs

SERVES: 4 Prep Time: 40 minutes Marinating: at least 1 hour Cook Time: 8–10 minutes These delicious spiced vegetable kebabs