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February 4, 2010

Dairy Substitutions for Cooking and Baking

Out of milk or buttermilk? Use this handy chart to learn what you can use as a substitute for dairy products when cooking or baking. Nothing beats the real thing, but sometimes you realize too late that you are out of one of these dairy ingredients in the middle of cooking or baking. This chart […]

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September 1, 2021

Perfect pairings with BC cheese.

Your guide to the perfect pairing. To help your taste buds navigate the world of texture, acidity, sweetness, and fat, we’ve put together a handy guide. Use it the next time you’re looking to pick up the perfect pair. Fresh & bloomy soft cheeses Think ricotta, mozzarella, burrata, feta, and brie. These cheeses love crisp […]

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February 20, 2019

Tips to prevent food waste at home

Household food waste is a problem right here in Canada and BC. Learn how you can help prevent household food waste with these easy tips. Feeding the planet’s growing population is a concern that will likely affect future generations, especially because almost one billion people worldwide do not currently have enough food. But did you […]

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February 7, 2019

Tips for cooking at home

Cooking doesn’t have to feel like a chore! We share six easy tips to inspire you to get in the kitchen more often. Many of us would like to cook more of our meals at home, but busy schedules and lack of know-how can make it challenging. Follow our simple tips to help make cooking […]

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November 27, 2016

What Type of Cream Should I Use?

We break down the types of cream available in Canada, and explain which type to use in recipes. How to use cream in recipes  Uh oh. Your recipe calls for heavy cream and you’re not sure—is that the same as whipping cream? Cream is generally categorized based on the percentage of milk fat (MF) it […]

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September 26, 2014

5 Tried and Trusted Tips From a Lunch-Packing Pro

Dreading the school lunch routine? Try these trusted tips from a savvy mom to make varied lunches that your kids will love! Kids love variety. Packing the same sandwich and apple every single day might be easy and provide all of the nutrition they need, but can become boring fast. With school starting up again, […]

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March 5, 2014

1 Ingredient, 3 Easy-to-Make Meals

Keep it simple. Buy one main ingredient. Make three meals. We can all use ideas to simplify our lives, especially in the kitchen. One way to make meal preparation a little easier is to plan meals and shop around one main ingredient. Check out these three easy-to-make meals with just one main ingredient: lean ground […]

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February 5, 2014

10 Tips for More Family Meals

Eating together is a great way to connect and catch up on the day’s events. If having more family meals is on your resolution list this year, check these tips to keep the experience fun and make it happen. Tip #1: Schedule activities around meal time. Lots of families have to juggle conflicting schedules with after school […]

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February 9, 2010

Tips for making whipped cream

Making whipped cream at home is easy when you know these simple tips. Learn which type of cream is best for whipping, and how to get perfect, delicious whipped cream every time. The key to whipping cream successfully is to start with the right kind of cream—whipping cream, which contains about 33%-35% milk fat. (Cereal […]

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February 5, 2010

Keeping Butter Fresh

Refrigerate immediately after purchase and store on refrigerator shelves. It’s best to keep butter in its original wrapper. The foil helps prevent spoilage that may result from exposure to light and air, as well as offering protection from the aromas and flavours of other foods in the refrigerator. Left unwrapped, either salted or unsalted butter […]

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