canola oil

Zucchini Walnut Cake

"What gardener doesn't have extra zucchini? When it's abundant, I shred and freeze plenty so I have it on hand to bake this moist zucchini cake recipe all year long. The cream cheese frosting is yummy, and the big panful always goes fast at picnics or potlucks." —Marie Hoyer, Hodgenville, Kentucky

Zucchini Muffins

"These yummy zucchini, currant and walnut muffins are an excellent and tasty way to use up surplus zucchini from your...


Cranberry Zucchini Wedges

"I try to slip zucchini into as many dishes as possible. These cake wedges have wonderful flavour and a tender...


Lemony Zucchini Bread

"Flecks of zucchini give a third dimension to the popular lemon and poppy seed combination in this moist quick bread....


Zucchini Pancakes

"These Zucchini Pancakes are a tasty change of pace from ordinary potato pancakes. Add a little shredded onion to give...

Mini Mac & Cheese Dogs

"We wanted to get creative with hot dogs, so we made a mac-and-cheesy one. Pile on the extra cheese, relish...


Summer Steak Kabobs

"These steak kabobs not only satisfy my love of outdoor cooking, they feature a mouthwatering marinade, too. It's terrific with...

Flank Steak with Cilantro & Blue Cheese Butter

"I love the combination of the sweet citrus marinade and the strong tang of the blue cheese butter. And my...


Kentucky Grilled Chicken

"This chicken is perfect for an outdoor summer meal, and my family thinks it's fantastic. It takes about an hour...


Barbecued Strawberry Chicken

"When it’s time to impress family and friends, we serve barbecued chicken garnished with strawberries. It’s easier than anyone would...


Quick Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

"These cookies freeze well, so it's easy to keep some on hand for last-minute munching. In summer, I often make...

Crispy Orange Chicken

"We enjoy these tangy nuggets so many ways—over noodles or rice, in sandwiches, even on top of lettuce and cabbage."...


Homemade Meatless Spaghetti Sauce

"When my tomatoes ripen, the first things I make are BLTs and this homemade spaghetti sauce." —Sondra Bergy, Lowell, Michigan


Carrot Cake

"My family's best carrot cake recipe dates back to my great-grandmother! We bake up a few of these carrot cakes...


Honey Bagels

Who has time to make from-scratch bagels? You do, with this easy recipe! The chewy golden bagels offer a hint...


Delicious Pumpkin Bread

"An enticing aroma wafts through my house when this tender cake-like pumpkin bread is in the oven. I bake extra...

Tasty Lentil Tacos

"When my husband's cholesterol numbers rose, I quickly lowered the fat in our family's diet. Finding dishes that were healthy...


Spinach Salad with Tortellini & Roasted Onions

"Spinach and tortellini go so well together, and this salad makes an easy meal with leftover cooked chicken. What really...


Easy Slow-Cooker Pot Roast

"I love this easy pot roast Crock-Pot recipe for a couple of reasons. First, it's delicious. Second, it's easy! I...


Irish Beef Stew

"Rich and hearty, this stew is my husband's favourite. The beef is incredibly tender. Served with crusty bread, it's an...


Easy Pad Thai

"Skip the take-out restaurant and give this pad thai recipe a try if you need an easy and quick meal."...


Shrimp Gumbo

"A crisp green salad and crusty French bread complete this shrimp gumbo meal. I always have hot sauce available when...


Portobello Ropa Vieja

"I created this version of a Mexican favourite for my family, using meaty portobello mushrooms to mimic meat. Serve with...


Aloha Cupcakes

"A friend asked me to make a coconut and pineapple cupcake for a gathering she was hosting. Everyone agreed that...

Pineapple Upside-Down Muffins

"For a modern version of upside-down cake, we use pineapple and a sweet batter to make fun muffins with a...


Grandma’s Rosemary Dinner Rolls

"My grandma (I called her Baba) made these in her coal oven. How she regulated the temperature is beyond me!...


Leek Potato Pancakes

"I received this recipe from my great-grandmother. She brought this over from England, where they enjoyed leeks immensely during the...


Rack of Lamb with Figs

"I've been making rack of lamb for years. My grandma gave me this recipe because she knew how much I...


Grandma Nardi’s Italian Easter Bread

"My Grandma Nardi’s bread with dyed Easter eggs represents family and tradition. I fondly remember how she taught me the...


Salmon with Mango-Citrus Salsa

"My mother would make this for us on weeknights in summer—this was the only way we would eat fish. You...