#Entertaining

Game-Changing Snacks For Your Super Bowl Party

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

If you are excited to watch the big game this weekend, but still can't decide what to serve your hungry crowd, we'll help you get in the zone with this menu of championship Super Bowl snacks.

Ditch Takeout And Dive Into These Chinese New Year Recipes Instead

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada Living
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Kung Hei Fat Choi! The Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in Chinese culture, celebrated with traditional decorations, family reunions, fireworks and, of course, delicious feasts.

Top 5 Ooey-Gooey Rice Krispie Square Recipes

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Who can resist the snap, crackle and pop of this treat? Not us, that's for sure. What's not to love about a dessert that is both crunchy, yet soft and gooey and can be held right in your hand? Never one to shy away from a challenge, we recently rolled up our sleeves and taste-tested our hearts out to bring you our top 5 favourite Rice Krispie Square recipes. So get ready to dig in and enjoy!

10 Recipes Inspired By Classic Children's Books

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 01.19.2017 | Canada Parents
BiteMeMore.com

Whether they're your kids or your grandkids, who can resist cuddling up with a great story and delicious snacks with your favourite little person? It's the perfect opportunity to step away from electronics and dig in to some old-fashioned story time and some homemade goodness.

This All-American Menu Makes Trump's Inauguration Easier To Swallow

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 01.17.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Whether you are excited to celebrate the swearing in or plan to spend the night swearing, there's no denying the day will go down in history. Throw your own presidential inauguration party at home with this menu.

Start 2017 Off Right With This Decadent Brunch Menu

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.29.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

We may be starting a brand new year, but one thing hasn't changed and that's our love for delicious food! So we're starting 2017 with an awesome brunch filled with the tastiest food and sharing our menu with you.

Top 5 Netflix Shows And Movies For Foodies

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

We've rounded up some of the top Netflix shows/movies for foodies that will guarantee you hours of couch-side bliss. And because they are sure to get your stomach grumbling, we've paired each one with the perfect recipe for you to enjoy while you watch. Are you ready to dig in to our list?

Impress Your Guests With This Delicious Christmas Eve Menu

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

The countdown is on -- Christmas is just around the corner. And we all know the key to stress-free entertaining is being prepared. There's nothing like leaving things to the last minute to throw you into a festive frenzy! So if you haven't decided what you are serving up for you holiday dinner, we can help.

Simplify And Be Merry At Your Next Holiday Gathering

Janette Ewen | Posted 12.14.2016 | Canada Living
Janette Ewen

As someone who loves to entertain for my family and friends, I know just how tiring hosting can be -- but who says it has to be this complicated? It's time to get back to basics and remind ourselves of what we love most about get-togethers during the holidays and year-round.

Top 5 Must-Haves For Easy Holiday Hosting

Sarah Baeumler | Posted 12.07.2016 | Canada Living
Sarah Baeumler

The truth is that you don't have to be an expert host to leave a lasting impression on your guests, which is why I'm sharing my must-have entertaining essentials and pro tips to ensure you'll be ready to tackle anything the holidays might throw your way!

6 Tips For Being The Perfect Party Host

Shoana Jensen | Posted 11.21.2016 | Canada Living
Shoana Jensen

Whether you're throwing an intimate dinner party or a big holiday bash, I have a few helpful hints to help you host your next get-together with style and ease.

12 Kitchen Tricks You Need To Know

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

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.

Summer Entertaining Tips To Please A Variety Of Dietary Restrictions

Theresa Albert | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

Summer brings fresh, simple and bright meals to the table. But summer guests come with all sorts of dietary requests so you have to learn to cook flexitarian. In one day I had to serve: a vegan, a Paleo, a peanut allergy, a gluten free, a diabetic and a seafood averse.

A Slacker Mom's Guide To Dinner Parties

Jennifer Weedon Palazzo | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Living
Jennifer Weedon Palazzo

I love to host dinner parties, but I really don't like doing all the work. My husband is this huge foodie. I make a gourmet meal almost every day. To be honest, I like to eat well, and he does do his fair share of the cooking, but after a while, I'm over it! (Especially when he NEVER does the dishes, even when he cooks.)

Winter Snack Recipe: Brown Rice Avocado Shrimp Stack

Lindsay Pleskot | Posted 01.29.2017 | Canada Living
 Lindsay Pleskot

I can't get enough of this shrimp stack. Isn't it pretty?! It really makes you look like you've got some impressive kitchen skills but really couldn't be any easier. It's a perfect dish for entertaining but could also easily fit in to your weeknight meal rotation.

How To Survive And Thrive As A Couple This Holiday Season

Sue Nador | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Living
Sue Nador

There is so much hype about the holidays. Unfortunately, our romantic notions are too often dashed and replaced with resentment, exhaustion and financial stress. But it doesn't have to be that way. With a bit of compromise, perspective and goodwill, you can survive and even thrive as a dynamic duo.

The 10 Best Holiday Gifts For Foodies and Wine-Lovers

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

Whether your family, friends, or co-workers are into healthy eating, gastronomy, entertaining, or fine wine, here are my top picks for presents that will have them impressed and awed by your thoughtfulness.

A Holiday Survival Guide For Vegans (And Their Hosts)

Pamela Tourigny | Posted 11.27.2016 | Canada Living
Pamela Tourigny

Don't feel badly. Especially if you're a new vegan, you may feel terrible for "imposing" on your host, or intimidated by the looks you're being given by others. Stay firm with your beliefs and don't let anyone make you question the legitimacy of your position.

The Perfect Dessert for Your Summer Potluck

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.10.2016 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

As a veteran potluck dessert-bringer, I've learned that squares are your most reliable companions. They're the archetype of the ideal sweet to bring to a party. Meanwhile, cheesecakes, cakes, cupcakes -- all gleefully dainty -- but so spectacularly fussy.

Dust Off Your Patio Furniture and Start Entertaining

Sarah Baeumler | Posted 07.02.2016 | Canada Living
Sarah Baeumler

As an interior design hobbyist, avid hostess and mom of four, I've devised some simple prep, design and clean-up tips to help make alfresco entertaining at home easier -- allowing you to leave a lasting impression on your guests and spend more quality time with the ones you love!

Everything You Need To Know Dinner Parties This Summer

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Living

Not sure what to give your host? Or worse, not sure what to serve at your own dinner party? The rules for hosting and attending dinner in someone's ho...

Savour the Early Days of Spring with This Seasonable Dish

Mark McEwan | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Living
Mark McEwan

A great spring dish is grilled asparagus salad with morels. Early spring will give you a quick crop of things like baby lettuce, asparagus and strawberries. Wild mushrooms also come into play -- as soon as we get the warm rains in April, you'll find morels popping up in the woods, followed closely by chanterelles.

New VINTAGES Wine Suggestions For Happier Holidays

Heather Wall | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada Living
Heather Wall

My love affair with Cava continues. Pale lemon green with lots of tiny persistent bubbles. The nose is clean and offers green apple, lemon, lemon zest, biscuit, pear. The palate is dry with lively acidity and noted baked bread. The length is medium on a crisp palate cleansing finish. Not overly complex but good quality and the price is right!

The Dos and Don'ts of a Dinner Party Diva

Claire preen | Posted 02.01.2015 | Canada Living
Claire preen

As we approach the craziness of the holidays, it is a good time to review a few quick tips to help you keep sane during the many dinner parties that you have likely added to your calendar. So I have broken down some simple dos and don'ts as a friendly reminder to all those hoping to ramp up their hostess cred.

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

Mark McEwan | Posted 01.20.2015 | 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.