12 Kitchen Tricks You Need To Know

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada Living

Everyone has a kitchen secret or two. There's the aunt who won't share her meatball recipe for fear that someone will make it better than her. There's the grandmother who gives her apple pie recipe but omits the apples. Then, there's the friend who makes it all look so effortless, masterfully balancing it all while putting out a jaw-dropping spread. Well get ready, because we're sharing our secrets.

The Top 7 Destinations In The World To Grab A Pint

travelcuts | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada Travel

Though summer (and patio season) is soon coming to an end, there's no reason to exchange a cold brew for eggnog just yet. From full-bodied ales to refreshing lagers, craft beer has evolved from a fad to its own market. Whether you're in North America or across the pond, you're bound to find variations of a "cold one." Cheers!

Mead Is The Delicious Dram Behind Your Honeymoon's Sweet Name

Lesley Anderson | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Living
Lesley Anderson

It was believed that if the couple drank the honey-based mead on a regular basis throughout the first moon of their marriage it would bring them luck and fertility. More specifically, drinking the mead allegedly ensured that the woman would become pregnant within their first year of marriage.

The 'Natural Viagra' Of Saint Lucia

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada
Tiffany Leigh

If you have a desire to sip on an endless string of rum cocktails by the beach -- well, dream no more -- it can be your reality. Feed your piggy ban...

The Best Tropical Cocktails To Sip This Summer

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Living
Parmjit Parmar

I've been fortunate enough over the last few years to travel to many tropical locations; and summer in Toronto, with its soaring temperatures makes me long for beaches and island drinks. So here are some of the best cocktails I've been lucky enough to sample from around the world.

20 Drink Recipes You'll Need This Summer

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Living

Want to be your very own backyard bartender? From sangria and slushies to mojitos and margaritas, we've got you covered with all the best summer drinks. Armed with these simple, thirst-quenching recipes and a few terrific tips, get ready to beat the heat and make a huge splash this season.

Summer Drink Recipes Fit For Patio Lounging

Melissa Jovanoski | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Living
Melissa Jovanoski

From cool cocktails to nutrient-rich smoothies, let's get to sippin' with these easy to make at-home recipes that are also perfecting for summer entertaining!

Pucker Up: 14 Luscious Lemon Recipes That'll Make Bey Proud

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada Living

Lemons are the perfect addition to your recipes if you want to serve up zingy, lip smacking, crowd-pleasing eats. We love working them in to everything from crisp salads and savoury mains to delicious desserts and refreshing cocktails.

Where To Drink The Best Craft Cocktails In Pittsburgh

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 02.08.2016 | Canada Travel
Parmjit Parmar

Craft cocktails are all the rage and mixology is alive and well throughout the country. Whether you prefer a simple cocktail (the type your parents might have enjoyed, like a gimlet) or something a bit hipper (from prohibition-styled cocktails to exotic mixes), Pittsburgh has it all.

A Speakeasy Supper At Toronto's Parcae

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 01.07.2016 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

Chef Danny Hassell (formerly of Buca, Bar Buca) and Chef Joseph Awad (formerly of Martin Picard's Cabane à sucre/Sugar Shack), have merged the flavours of Italy and Quebec. And if that unique pairing hasn't already piqued diners' interest, Parcae has another lure to draw in the crowds: its impeccable wine list.

The Type of Whisky You Need to Have on Hand This Fall

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

As improbable as it seems, the cool weather is quickly descending upon us. So a much needed respite from the chilly air for me is undoubtedly, a fine glass of whisky in hand. But I'll be the first to admit that it took time for me to appreciate the velvety coil of flavours that unravel in each varietal.

Soaking Up the Toronto Skyline on an Evening Cruise

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 08.12.2016 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

I boarded Mariposa's Northern Spirit ship the for a themed dinner and sail party. The company has a legion of flotillas, six in total, and in varying sizes to accommodate large or intimate parties. The Spirit is the largest of the fleet and is able to hold 575 passengers. With three spacious decks, we could wander up to the open air top and soak up the evening's skyline.

How To Make Your Favourite Summer Cocktail

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Living

Is there anything more amazing than sitting on a beach sipping a cool, crisp cocktail? We don't think so. But just because you're not necessarily beac...

Halloween Cocktail Recipes by Top Toronto Restaurants

Melissa Jovanoski | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Living
Melissa Jovanoski

This Halloween, be sure to raise the spirits at your monster mash with delicious and spooky cocktails. Check out the top Halloween cocktails from a few of the city's favourite restaurants and draw some inspiration to get creative for your own haunted festivities!

Summer 2014 Drink Trends in Toronto

Melissa Jovanoski | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Living
Melissa Jovanoski

Summer is finally here - so soak in the much-needed vitamin D and take advantage of patio season in all its glory by enjoying a cocktail...or two! A great place to start is with 2014's exciting summer drink trends that are warming up Toronto's nightlife.

5 Healthy and Refreshing Summer Drink Alternatives

Marni Wasserman | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada Living
Marni Wasserman

Hot summer days beg for cool, refreshing drinks. Typically, people reach for beverages like juices, sodas, or lattes that are highly sugared, empty-calorie drinks. Now if after reading this, you are still thinking "but water is boring," then it's time for you to get a hold of just a few simple ingredients to make your own homemade summer refreshments that you can sip on with a smile.

6 Ways To Step Out Of Your Coffee Comfort Zone

Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada Living

A fresh cup of coffee in the morning is a must-have for many of us, but drinking the same old cup of java day in and day out can get a wee bit boring ...

Clinging to Summer? Try this Boozy Sno-Cone Treat

Kait Kucy | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living
Kait Kucy

With the dawn of a new autumn looming over our heads, we desperately grasp at straws trying to maintain those laidback summer vibes we've been feeling all season long. Instead, I say we celebrate the change of seasons, look forward to it and honour the passing of summer for another year. And how better to pay your respects that lounging in the late afternoon sun with a liquored up snow cone and a barbecue?

SavvyMom Roundup: What Would Gwyneth Do?

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

There's always some wacky new fad that I discover while looking for my weekly round up. This week:Toe-besity! (It's what it sounds like) Also, a pregnant Yahoo! CEO, a hilarious birth plan, a delicious summer smoothie and great outdoor games for the kids. There is so much to talk about this week!

How to Make Summer Drinks Look Sexy

Karen Cleveland | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Living
Karen Cleveland

This summer, you need not be a mixologist or have a fully stocked bar to serve up something fabulous for your guests. Summer drinks are all about fun, so check out these five ingredients that are sure to wow your guests' tastebuds and make them think you are one hot bartender!

How To Host A Stress-Free Holiday Party With Tips From Janette Ewan

The Huffington Post Canada | Meredith Gillies | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Style

So you want to throw a holiday party and you're thinking about all of the planning details -- menu, drinks, decor and the guest list. Hosting the perf...

Get Cozy And Curl Up With One Of These Fall Cocktails

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 11.29.2011 | Canada Style

The barometer has dipped. Every morning we wake up to frost on the ground. And the leaves are finally changing colour. All can only mean one thing: fa...