Kitchen

Four Tips to Organize Your Kitchen

Professional Organizers in Canada | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Living
Professional Organizers in Canada

It's officially spring and spring-cleaning is in full swing! What better place to start than the kitchen - a place where most families congregate. Here are four tips from professional organizers in Canada that will help with time management in your kitchen.

15 Tips To Finally Get Your Kitchen Organized

Style At Home | Martha Uniacke Breen | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Living

Sick and tired of trying 10 lids just to find the one that fits the pot you’re using, or digging through all the spices in your cupboard to find the...

Add a Little Fire to Your Design With the Colour Red

Yanic Simard | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

A new year brings new inspirations, which always lead to new ideas. As an interior designer, I don't often utilize red in my designs, so for this January I challenged myself to look for cool ways to heat up a kitchen with a dose of this fiery colour.

Making Healthy Choices: Which Cooking Oil Should You Use?

Jane Dummer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

When you're sautéing, stir-frying, baking, grilling and making salad dressings, have you ever wondered what cooking oil is best? You're not alone. One of the best decisions you can make in the kitchen is which cooking oil to use.

How to Renovate a Kitchen

Yanic Simard | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

Everyone likes to go to someone they trust for advice, especially when making a big decision. Being a designer, my friends often come to me with little questions -- it's like being friends with a doctor, only I'm a doctor for your home!

Picking the Right Colours for Your Kitchen

Yanic Simard | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

One of the most satisfying home renovations is always the kitchen makeover. For your next culinary overhaul, or even just a DIY weekend refresh, consider my paint colour guide for the top five most common cabinetry styles, complete with hardware suggestions for a complete look you can be confident about.

An E-Cookbook for the Brain

Corinne Rusch Drutz | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Impact
Corinne Rusch Drutz

With so much health information on the web, our phones and even at the checkout counter, it's hard to know what to trust. That's why Carol Greenwood, a nutrition and cognitive scientist with the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences has cooked up a strategy to help cut through the noise and allow people to maintain good brain health, especially as they age.

This Crowded Kitchen Was a Recipe for Disaster Until...

Candice Olson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Style
Candice Olson

Harmeen is a fantastic cook, and she was thrilled when her daughter Niki expressed an interest in the culinary arts and offered to take over some of the cooking duties. The problem was the family's outdated kitchen, which was cramped, awkward and completely inefficient in its use of space. While it was barely functional enough for one chef, it was positively crowded with two. My secret ingredient for this kitchen? Demolition!

When Kids Take Over, It's Time for Parents to Reclaim the Kitchen

Candice Olson | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Style
Candice Olson

Ken and Annette were long-time suburban dwellers, but their downtown jobs and long commutes left them longing to live in the heart of the city. They found the house of their dreams and they bought it with an eye to moving in slowly and retiring there for good. While they wound up their life in the suburbs they let their three grown children become tenants in their new digs. But a whole year passed and the kids were making themselves very comfy -- that's where I came in, to reclaim the space and make it adult-friendly once again!

A Multi-Function Space for Work and Play

Candice Olson | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada Style
Candice Olson

Cal is an animation artist, director and teacher -- and a first time homeowner. Cal wanted his live/work space to function on a variety of levels -- as a modern kitchen, as a professional office and as a cozy lounge area. And he wanted it all to be hip, creative and modern. So I got set to transform his home's main floor and give him a fashionable and functional space that fits his lifestyle.

16 Great Father's Day Gifts

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

It's dad's turn this month. Let him own it with something special from our 16 great Father's Day gifts.

Take a Kitchen From Blah to Bistro-Fabulous

Candice Olson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada Living
Candice Olson

One of my clients, a professional chef, begged me to come over and see the state of her kitchen. And when I did...I understood her dismay. This space wasn't even up to snuff to burn toast in. In this particular case, function was certainly going to be top priority. My client needed a kitchen that could keep up with her culinary whims.