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Roasted Turkey with Maple Cranberry Glaze

"I prepare turkey with a taste of Canada in mind. The sweet maple flavour comes through even in the breast meat. You may start to notice it's caramelized colour after about 2 hours. That's when I cover it loosely with foil while it finishes cooking. The meat will stay tender and juicy." —Suzanne Anctil, West Vancouver, British Columbia

Marinated Thanksgiving Turkey

"My family enjoys this Thanksgiving turkey because it cooks up tender, tasty and golden brown. Build up flavour by marinating...


Make-Ahead Turkey and Gravy

"Ease the holiday time crunch with a make-ahead turkey recipe that's ready to serve when you are. It's a great...


Thyme Roasted Turkey

"It's easy for flavours to get lost when using too many seasonings together. When in doubt, a simple combination of...


Happy Orange Turkey

"Here’s the perfect centrepiece for your Thanksgiving feast. Champagne and oranges flavour this special bird that will become one of...

Maple-Sage Brined Turkey

"When the leaves start turning, it’s turkey time at our house. We use maple-sage brine to help brown the bird...


Thanksgiving Stuffed Turkey

"I've tried fancy stuffing recipes for our holiday bird, but none hits the spot like my mother's simple mixture of...

Roasted Sage Turkey with Vegetable Gravy

"There’s no prep like home-style when roasting the big bird. Instead of sage stuffing with turkey, fill this bird with...


Apple-Sage Roasted Turkey

"A hint of apple flavour gives a slightly sweet spin to a holiday dinner’s main event. The lovely aroma wafting...


Cornish Hens with Wild Rice and Celery

"Stuffed with a succulent combination of wild rice, mushrooms and dried cranberries, these golden hens are sure to become a...


Firehouse Chili

"As one of the cooks at the firehouse, I used to prepare meals for 10 men. This firehouse chili recipe...

Chili-Stuffed Poblano Peppers

"While exploring Mexican restaurants, I tasted chiles rellenos and wanted to make them at home. My husband and I teamed...


Apple Cider Pork Chops

"These apple cider pork chops are a must for fall family dinners. I serve them with buttered egg noodles to...


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Grampa’s German-Style Pot Roast

"Grampa was of German heritage and loved the old-world recipes his mother gave him. I made a few changes so...


Pumpkin and Chicken Sausage Hash

"This can be served as a side or as the main dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner. I like to...


Spicy Chicken Pumpkin Pizza

"Think pizza and pumpkin can’t go together? This chicken pumpkin pizza will change your mind. The sweetness of the pumpkin...

Sweet Corn and Potato Gratin

"This tasty potato gratin side dish combines great garlic and onion flavour, and kids love the nice crispy topping, too!"...


Fresh Corn and Tomato Fettuccine

"This recipe combines delicious whole wheat pasta with the best of fresh garden produce. It's tossed with heart-healthy olive oil,...


Veggie Fajitas

"My husband prefers these to chicken or beef fajitas and I serve them for dinner often." —Sarah Mercer, Wichita, Kansas


Vegetarian Skillet Enchiladas

"Whether it's for meatless Monday or your family's everyday vegetarian meal, everyone will be satisfied with these unconventional enchiladas. Garnish...


Garden-Fresh Grilled Veggie Pizza

"I have four gardens, including one just for herbs, so I always have a pretty good spread of produce. I...


Greek-Style Lemon-Garlic Chicken

"I love celebrating my Greek heritage with this super simple and scrumptious Sunday dinner idea. Prep time is a breeze...


Chicken Quinoa Salad

"We pile our favourite gyro fixin’s into nutritious quinoa bowls. Our local gyro guy has a cool but spicy sauce...


Lip-Smackin’ BBQ Chicken

"The kids always say 'prepare to lick your lips' when we have friends over for barbecue chicken. I’m proud of...

Huli Huli Chicken Thighs

"I'm allergic to store-bought barbecue sauces, so when I found a marinade recipe I could use, I tweaked it a...


Jimmy’s Bang Bang Chicken Sliders

"I simmer chicken thighs in a spicy-sweet sauce, shred them and then pile 'em high on pretzel buns to create...


Spiced Grilled Chicken with Cilantro Lime Butter

"This grilled chicken gets a lovely pop of colour and flavour from the lime butter—don't skip it!" —Diane Halferty, Corpus...


Chicken Soft Tacos

"My family loves these tacos. The chicken filling cooks in the slow-cooker, so it’s convenient to throw it together before...


Spicy Peach-Glazed Grilled Chicken

"Simple chicken on the grill can’t compare with this wake-up-the-taste-buds version. It has just the right mix of spicy and...


Baked Chicken with Bacon-Tomato Relish

"We eat a lot of chicken for dinner, so I'm always trying to do something a little different with it....