LifeStyle: Food & Drink

You Should Never, Ever Throw Away Strawberry Tops

Saturday  07:30,   24 june 2017

They're surprisingly useful.Up until now we've always been taught to think that every fruit has a part that you shouldn't eat: watermelon seeds, apple cores, orange peels, banana skins, grape stems, strawberry leaves - the list goes on and on.[...]

The Best Cast-Iron Skillet That Money Can Buy

Saturday  07:30,   24 june 2017

It's official: Cast-iron skillets are having a moment right now. We're all feeling that nostalgic pull towards classic American goods that are durable and well-made—and you don't get more old-school than a cast-iron skillet. We're all[...]

This Canadian Ice Cream Burrito Has Gone Viral

Friday  22:55,   23 june 2017

Would you go to Sarnia to try a bite?Brace your tastebuds for the ice cream burrito: a sparkly, sugary treat rolled up in cotton candy. The brightly coloured “burrito” was invented in small-town Sarnia, Ont., by Martin Lacombe, who[...]

This Might Be the Craziest Burger Grilling Trick Out There—but It Works!

Friday  10:08,   23 june 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

From grilling novices to seasoned pros who know their seasoning, we’re all on the perpetual quest for the perfect burger. From grilling novices to seasoned pros who know their seasoning, we’re all on the perpetual quest for the perfect[...]

Get All the Flavour Sans Campfire with Fudgey S’mores Pops

Friday  10:07,   23 june 2017
Food Network

We love graham, chocolate and golden, toasted marshmallows so much we have created a cool new s’mores-inspired treat.Toasty, chocolatey s’mores are great for cool summer nights by the campfire. We love the Canadian flavours of graham crackers,[...]

What You Should Know About Buying Canned Tuna

Thursday  17:51,   22 june 2017
My Recipes

What to look for before adding this staple to your cartWe reached out to William Carvalho, co-founder of Wild Planet, whose tuna (sold at Whole Foods, Stop and Shop, and Hannaford, among others) is often at the top of sustainability rankings for[...]

13 Cooking Tips You Learn from Working in a Restaurant

Thursday  10:25,   22 june 2017
Food Network

We explore some great insights (and a few hacks) from various seasoned Canadian chefs that are guaranteed to help you up your game in the home kitchen. © Food Network Canada chef-restaurant-tips 1. Taste Your Food as You GoWhile[...]

The Boozy History of the Caesar Cocktail

Wednesday  19:01,   21 june 2017
Food Network

The Caesar is a cocktail that can rightly claim that it came, it quenched, and it conquered Canada. Craving a Caesar? Learn how to make these tasty Great Canadian Cocktail[...]

How to Make the Perfect Piece of Toast, According to Science

Wednesday  10:51,   21 june 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

Photo: Shutterstock Toast a La Science! North Americans like their toast. In fact, 71 per cent of us who regularly eat bread like it warm or toasted, says market researchers NPD Group (yes, people actually study this). So, if you're going to eat [...]

'Chicken Satay' Served at Popular Tourist Destinations Is Actually Dog Meat, Report Finds

Wednesday  10:51,   21 june 2017

'Chicken Satay' Served at Popular Tourist Destinations Is Actually Dog Meat, Report FindsUnsuspecting tourists in the popular resort city of Bali are eating dog meat that’s being advertised as chicken satay, according to a disturbing new[...]

The Secret Ingredient You Should Have In Your Pantry (But Don’t)

Tuesday  20:07,   20 june 2017

Oh, hello, giant plate of spaghetti Bolognese. What’s that hint of sweet spiciness we taste? Is it red pepper? Is it cinnamon? Is it cumin? Nope, nope, and nope.Nope, nope, and nope. It’s a traditional Korean ingredient called gochujang (pronounced[...]

Kim Kardashian just revealed her go-to order at McDonald's

Tuesday  17:53,   20 june 2017
Business Insider Australia

Kim Kardashian and Kayne West recently stopped at a McDonald's while travelling in Japan. Kim documented the visit to the fast food chain on Snapchat and revealed her go-to order. Even celebrities like Kim Kardashian can't resist an occasional [...]

You’ve Been Serving Ice Cream at the Wrong Temperature This Whole Time

Tuesday  17:36,   20 june 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

Turns out the ideal temperature is much chillier than you think.Before kicking off your National Ice Cream Day celebrations next month, you might want to know that the ideal ice cream serving temperature is actually colder than you ever imagined.[...]

Fast-food workers share crazy stories

Tuesday  11:03,   20 june 2017

"One guy ordered 60 chicken nuggets and just sat in the restaurant and ate the entire thing."1. "A man came into the Taco Bell I worked at and said the tacos he had gotten weren’t right. He dumped the food on the counter and then he[...]