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Pairing Fall's Best Wines With its Most Interesting Fruits and Veggies

Mark McEwan | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Living
Mark McEwan

Fall is also the time when southern hemisphere wineries release their current vintage. For example, crisp, vibrant whites from the 2014 vintage in New Zealand are already hitting shelves. These wines pair easily with a variety of fall dishes and are best enjoyed young to keep their fresh acidity, crispness, and fruit forward nature.

Five Easy Steps for a Stress-Free Dinner Party

Mark McEwan | Posted 10.16.2014 | Canada Living
Mark McEwan

For red wine, open the bottle about an hour before your guests arrive so the wine can breathe, or serve it in a decanter. Either way, you won't have to worry about opening the bottle in front of your guests or any potential spills. Stoneleigh Pinot Noir is a great option for a medium-bodied red wine that is a real crowd-pleaser and a great match for many different types of food.

The Staple Ingredient You Eat 73 Pounds of a Year

Amanda Riva | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Living
Amanda Riva

As one of the most consumed ingredients on the planet the potato can be used in an endless amount of dishes and literally enjoyed all year 'round. Sometimes the vast amount of varieties can seem daunting. When faced with hundreds of choices, which to choose? Here's a fool-proof guide to deciphering the qualities of these types so you'll be a potato-pro during your next trip to the supermarket!

10 Time-Saving Tools To Use In The Kitchen

Bite Me More | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Style

Tempus fugit. These two Latin words are our mantra: time flies, and never does it fly faster than in the time leading up to the holiday season. S...

WATCH: How To Grill Vegetables On The Barbecue

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.15.2012 | Canada Living

Fries don't need to be burgers' only accompaniment when you're rocking the barbecue this summer. Vegetables taste amazing when put on the barbecue wit...

How To Make (Nearly) No Fat Fudge Brownies

Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada Living

Is guilt the main ingredient in brownies? The fat content practically guarantees eater's remorse, so trying out a Nearly No Fat Fudge Brownies recipe ...

A Richer Butter? Ghee Wins For Popcorn And Ravioli

The Associated Press | J.M. Hirsch | Posted 01.12.2012 | Canada Living

Why not just use butter? Fair question, especially since ghee is going to be more trouble to find (it's hidden in your grocer's international or natu...