Canada Barbecue

Metal Barbecue Brushes Can Cause Serious Health Risks, Doctor Warns

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 09.01.2016 | Canada Living

The sharp bristles can end up in your food.

5 Barbecue Flavour Trends You Need To Try

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

Barbecue season is officially here, which means grilling aficionados across the country are looking for better, bolder flavours to take their backyard...

Yes, You Can Add Your Fave BBQ Condiments To Your Beauty Routine

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Style

Who knew?

Food Safety 101: Dos And Don'ts For Summer Eating

Rose Reisman | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

The summer heat means heading outdoors for barbecues, picnics and patios. Having meals outdoors is one of the best parts of summer, but improperly prepared foods can affect our health. Health Canada states that between 11-13 million people have food poisoning yearly. Ensuring the safety of food can be especially challenging this time of year because of the rising temperatures.

Fire Up The Summer Barbecue Grill With Whiskey

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

This summer, consider adding whiskey to the melange of beers and wines at your next barbecue. Although it may seem intimidating to include such a strong spirit into the mix, once you know the tips to serving whiskey, it can elevate your drink game and impress your guests.

Aussie-Inspired Décor And Entertaining Tips For Great Barbecues

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

Nothing is more celebrated in Canada than the arrival of summer... unofficially known as backyard barbecue party season. But how do you make sure your summer gathering extends from afternoon past sunset?

Great Gift Ideas For Outdoor Dads

Carson Arthur | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada
Carson Arthur

This Father's Day, why not give Dad something a little different? While ties, shirts and golf balls are always appreciated, I have a few suggestions t...

Cheese Boutique Host the League of Extraordinary Chefs

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.30.2016 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

A few steps inside and already-- I'm engulfed in awe; this shop is teeming with artisan delicacies, the stars of which are the seemingly endless chees...

Four Summer Foods Disguised as "Healthy" Choices

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

There are some hidden dangers you need to know about if weight gain is a concern, if you want to take advantage of summer activities to slim down or if you have health concerns that need to be kept in check. Here are four summer foods, disguised as healthy choices, that may actually be causing you to gain weight.

10 Steps To The Perfect Barbecue Chicken

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Living

It's barbecue season and there's nothing we love more than biting into a juicy drumstick fresh off the grill.

Shake Up Your Summer Barbecue With Spiral Cut Hot Dogs

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada Living

Spiral hot dogs aren't just trendy, they're tastier too!

How to Throw the Best Backyard Bash in Ottawa

Yelp Canada | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Summer is in full swing, and backyard barbecues, front porch cocktails and beach picnics are taking over your schedule. While it's amazing to enjoy the sunshine, entertaining can be hard work, especially when all you want to do is indulge.

Eat Your Veggies, Off the Grill

Devon Peart | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada Living
Devon Peart

From a nutrition standpoint, grilling is a great way to prepare foods because it uses very little fat except to add flavour, in limited amounts, if you choose. Also you don't lose nutrients in the cooking water as you do when you boil vegetables, which is the go-to vegetable prep method for a lot of people.

Sticky Situation:The Boss Invites You to a Barbecue

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 06.12.2016 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

Your boss walks into the lunchroom and says: "Mark your calendar: Tuesday, June 30, my house, 4 p.m., barbecue. We'll shut down the office at noon, so everyone can go home and change. And do not forget your swimsuit. My pool is open. I'll send an email with my address and details. Have a good day." Off he goes. Questions abound in your head.

15 Barbecues, Grills And Smokers You Need This Summer

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.14.2015 | Canada Living

Browsing for barbecues can be daunting if you don't know where to begin. Between portable and electric, propane and natural gas or a fire pit and pizz...

Three Grilling Tips to Get the Most Out of Barbecue Season

Mark McEwan | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada Living
Mark McEwan

There's nothing better than a sunny day spent outdoors cooking on the barbecue. On weekends, I often find myself at the cottage rummaging around the fridge for anything I can throw on the grill. And because there is less pomp and circumstance around meals based on the grill, you get more time to savour with your guests.

Cutting Back on Meat Doesn't Have to Mean Fewer BBQs

Sayara Thurston | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Impact
Sayara Thurston

Meat-free grilling is a simple solution to a complex problem. Supply and demand issues and the outbreak of a deadly diarrheal virus on North American pig farms have sent meat prices through the roof in the last year. Yet the truth is, the meat on our supermarket shelves has been unrealistically cheap for a long time.

This Is The Most Canadian BBQ You'll Ever See

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Living

Want a little more Canada in your barbecue? Just add beer, maple syrup and the great outdoors. Those are three ingredients that a group of friends ...

Canadians Sure Love to Barbecue, Eh?

John Catucci | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada TV
John Catucci

My friends, you don't have to freeze -- or move across the country -- to eat barbecue all year-round. When sun-starved Canadians crave that nostalgic taste of summer in the bleary winter months, all we have to do is turn to our favourite local barbecue joint. Problem solved.

Get Your Barbecue Ready For Spring In 6 Easy Steps

Canadian Living | Rheanna Kish | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Living

There are hardcore folks out there who fire up their grills all winter long. But once the snow starts to accumulate and the deck gets covered many los...

Tips for a Great Canadian Weekend in Whistler

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada
Adrian Brijbassi

I've been to Whistler at least two dozen times and never once bombed down one of its mountains. Not on skis, or a snowboard, or a mountain bike. Am I missing out? I've never felt like it. That's because this haven for intense outdoor sports activities is also fabulous for soft-core warm-weather enjoyment, too, including golfing, hiking, zip lining, and cycling. It's a beautiful part of the world that never bores me.

Sticky Situation: Avoid Embarrassment at this Weekend's BBQ

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

The first long weekend of the summer is here and you need it, to recharge your batteries, unplug the techno and reconnect with loved ones. In Canada, this first three-day break of the summer generally means a combination of planting, freshening up our homes and an invitation to a barbecue. Here are five barbecue sticky situations and their solutions.

7 Entertaining Essentials For Your Fridge

Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Living

The birds are chirping, the weather is getting warmer and spring is undeniably in the air. That means it’s safe to start daydreaming about all of th...

The Beginner's Guide to Cottages

Kaitlyn Kochany | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Living
Kaitlyn Kochany

Cottaging is a way of life for Canucks. Going to camp, hitting the cabin, swinging by the lake house/beach/what-have-you: it's in our blood. When you decide to make your grand escape, there are some basic summer cottage principles to keep in mind...

Strange Foods You Never Considered Barbecuing -- Until Now

HellaWella.com | Posted 05.23.2012 | Canada Living

By Melissa Valiant, HellaWella.com Victoria Day and Memorial Day weekends tend to mark the start of the grilling season, with North Americans typic...