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summer entertaining

Cocktails are what make or break a good bar, and define a bartender based on their knowledge and skill of pairing flavours and spirits.
From lobster poutine to butter tart squares, it's time to rediscover Canuck cuisine.
In the last decade, outdoor space design has grown and become incredibly popular, which calls for even more versatile, comfortable and durable than ever patio furniture. I spoke with Toronto indoor designer extraordinaire Jane Lockhart.
It's patio party time!
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 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.
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.
Planning and preparation are key.
You'll never want to leave.
Mind cutting us a slice of sangria cake?