Browse through this section for tips on the best spices, salad dressing recipes or even chilis.

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

"To add delicious flavour to your pumpkin pie recipe, try this pumpkin spice. This pumpkin pie spice blend can also be used to make spiced nuts." —Mary Dixon, Catlin, Illinois

So-Sweet Squash Pickles

"These crisp crunchy slices, seasoned with celery seed and mustard seed, have a sweet-sour taste that everyone is sure to...

Zucchini Pineapple Jam

"Need a way to use up zucchini? Try this wonderfully flavoured jam. The pineapple adds so much sweetness." —Kathy Weese,...

Salsa Corn

"All you'll need for this corn salsa recipe is corn and pico de gallo—a simple and effective solution for last-minute...

Ravenswood Blueberry Miami Rib Marinade

The freshness of the blueberries, sweetness of honey and bold flavours from Ravenswood Zinfandel makes this marinade a sure fire...

Jackson-Triggs Sparkling Maple Bacon Jam

Inspired by the Canadian flavours we all know and love, this Sparkling Maple and Bacon Jam melds nostalgic ingredients together...

Three-Ingredient Cherry Jam

This simple, yet tasty, three-ingredient recipe for cherry jam uses Walmart Great Value fruit, chia seeds and maple...

Maple Cranberry Sauce

A delicious, Canadian twist on your traditional cranberry sauce.

Lynn Crawford’s All-Purpose Spice Mix

Enhance your favourite recipes with this all-purpose and long-lasting spice mix.

Preserved Roasted Peppers

Preserve peppers the right way with this delicious and simple recipe.

Olive Dip

Your guest will rave about this easy-to-prepapre dish. Try it and make a change from your usual cheese dips -...

Saffron Oil

One of the oldest and most popular spices in the world, saffron is known for its colour, flavour, smell and...

Lightly Acidic Oyster Marinade

The beer in this recipe by Daniel Notkin of The Old Port Fishing Co. in Montreal rounds out the lightly...

Moroccan Marinade

Morgan Wilson of Trios Bistro in Toronto likes Moroccan marinade with branzini (or catfish or mahi mahi); the...

Adobo Marinade

Chef Jason Townes, from Ryan Duffy's in Halifax, serves wild-caught Pacific salmon with adobo marinade. Strong-flavoured salmon can...

Japanese Seven-Spice Marinade

The shichimi togarashi (Japanese seven-spice) marinade by Kyle Groves, of Calgary's Catch & The Oyster Bar, goes well with albacore...

Nutty Apple Butter

Got fresh-picked apples and peanut butter? That's virtually all you'll need to make this creamy riff on PB&J. Dunk in...

Forager’s Sauce

The tannic acidity 
of the berries cuts through the char's 
natural fats, and the spruce buds give it earthy, smoky...

Spicy Miso and Lemon Basil Aioli

Serve this mildly spicy and fragrant aioli underneath grilled char. With its citrus notes, the lemon basil adds freshness; the...

Salsa Fresca

Chef Rossy Earle is the creator of SupiCucú Latin American specialty foods. Her first offerings to go...

Ten-Minute Salsa

Whip up this quick salsa to add some spice to your next dinner party.

Freezer Berry Jam

Number of servings : 96 (2 tbsp or 25 mL each) Prep time: 50 min (plus set time) Cooking time: Type

Blackberry Apple Jelly

Preserve summer's bounty with this sweet and savoury treat. 

Hot Pepper Jelly

Number of servings : Prep time: 1 hr (plus set time) Cooking time: 48 (2 tbsp or 25 mL each) Type

Port-and-Red Wine Mayo

Use this tasty mayonnaise to compliment the Au Pied de Cochon Foies Gras Burger recipe.

Lemon-Pickled Onions

Use these specially-prepared onions for the Qualicum Bay Scallop Burger recipe.

Au Pied de Cochon Foie Gras Burger

Martin Picard, chef-owner of Au Pied de Cochon in Montreal, is notorious for his rich and decadent fare. His infamous...

Pickled Crudités

The pickling process gives these veggies a great bite-and they look gorgeous too.

Hot Pepper and Olive Oil

Number of servings : about 1 L (4 cups) Prep time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Type of meal