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What’s Cooking For Easter Dinner and Dessert?

by Blogger ‎04-07-2014 11:54 AM - edited ‎04-07-2014 03:19 PM

Easter Dinner Recipe Idea

 

Easter is coming, and this important spring holiday will be happening on April 20th this year. What will you be making for Easter dinner? From a sit down dinner to a buffet, organizing an egg hunt or making decorative desserts, there is a lot of planning that needs to put in for the Easter celebration.

 

It may seem as though this important holiday is far away but it's fast approaching, so let’s get busy planning your Easter dinner feast.  We have recipe suggestions that will help you decide on the Easter Menu. 

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Spring Equinox inspires Persian Cooking

by Blogger ‎03-19-2014 01:12 PM - edited ‎03-20-2014 08:44 AM

Persian New Year and Persian Cooking

 

Spring Equinox is just around the corner – March 20th at 9:57am PST -- to be exact. The first day of spring also marks the beginning of the Persian New Year celebration. In Farsi the New Year is called Norooz, which means “new day,” and this cultural celebration that lasts for twelve days of festivities.  Traditional Iranian meals are served during this season and you could imagine abundance of herbs and spices, especially saffron, in every meal. For this spring, let’s explore a new cultural dish; here are a few Persian-inspired cuisines to try at home.

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In just a couple weeks from now, it’ll be time to say goodbye to the Year of the Snake and hello to the Year of the Horse! Chinese New Year is a celebratory time filled with festivities, good eats, and presents that bring good fortune, happiness, and prosperity.

 

There are over 1.5 million Chinese people living in Canada, but you certainly don’t have to be Chinese to participate! How? Well according to tradition, good luck comes from replacing old broken dishes and kitchenware, as well as sharpening dull knives. While I may not be able to sharpen your knives, I do have some great kitchenware recommendations that can help boost your luck for the New Year!

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Blendtec Blenders: high-powered technology that keeps on blending

by Blogger on ‎12-17-2013 09:04 PM - last edited on ‎04-10-2014 04:09 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Blendtec is widely famous for its “Will It Blend?” YouTube series. If you are like me, you’re amazed and shocked at how they blend even the latest gadgets, like an iPhone 5s Gold. Yes, they turned it into Gold dust. I must say, it was hard to fathom destroying an iPhone 5s, yet impressed by its blending power. Every video proves that Blendtec is a high-powered blender that can blend pretty much anything, even Justin Beiber

 

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Never Fail gifts under $20 for the host and hostess

by Blogger on ‎11-28-2013 12:22 PM - last edited on ‎02-11-2014 09:13 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

 Never Fail Hostess gifts under $20

It’s so gratifying to receive a party invitation from friends and family. Keep in mind; you can’t go to the party empty handed. It’s proper etiquette to bring the hostess or host a gift to show your gratitude for the invite and all their hard work on putting together a great party. Good news is that you don’t have to break the bank, as we have some thoughtful gifts that speak louder than it’s actual price tag. That’s right, here are some great gifts all under $20.

 

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Review: Cuisinart Electronic Yogurt Maker with Automatic Cooling

by Blogger on ‎10-04-2013 06:35 PM - last edited on ‎10-15-2013 02:22 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

 

                                Cuisinart Electronic Yogurt Maker with Automatic Cooling

 

When I first got the Cuisinart Yogurt Maker to review, I said to myself – “Ugh, I can’t be bothered to learn to make yogurt.” No joke, I thought it would be a process to learn but lo and behold, it was actually very easy. Here’s my review on this Yogurt maker.

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REVIEW: Cuisinart Compact Blender

by Blogger on ‎09-27-2013 04:14 PM

Cuisinart Compact Blender

I love appliances that have a small footprint, and I’m partial since my kitchen is small.  I was intrigued to review the Cuisinart Compact Blender. This small appliance takes the art of smoothie making to a whole new level.  You’ll likely be on a smoothie marathon every morning. Here’s my review on this kitchen gadget.

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TASSIMO has a New Lean, Mean, Self-Serving Coffee Machine

by Blogger on ‎08-30-2013 01:46 PM - last edited on ‎08-30-2013 04:21 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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TASSIMO launched the T47 model, their lightest weight brewer, weighing in at only 2.5kg. I do appreciate when appliances are compact and light, especially when you live in an apartment with a small kitchen. In addition, I value a modern, lean design, especially if it has a permanent spot on my countertop.  The TASSIMO T47 works efficiently to deliver fresh brewed coffee when you want.

 

Your morning rush just got simpler.   

 

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Get up, stand up: Marley Coffee now at Future Shop

by Blogger ‎07-26-2013 11:48 AM - edited ‎07-26-2013 12:12 PM

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It's been almost two years since Bob Marley's legacy carried on in Canada through the House of Marley consumer electronics launch at Future Shop. The relationship just got deeper as the Marley brand expands online and across stores through Marley Coffee, available and reservable in-store now. 

 

 

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How Beer Can Teach You About Canada’s History

by Blogger on ‎06-19-2013 12:55 PM - last edited on ‎07-25-2013 09:04 AM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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Beer expert and author, Ian Coutts, delivered a lecture last week, titled “Five Beers over Canada.” He discussed how you could get a better understanding of certain periods in Canadian history based on the type of beer being consumed.  Coutts told the CBC that Canada became a beer country, as it was easier to produce due to environmental factors. As oppose to wine, which was created in small areas within the country. What’s your favorite type of beer? Read more to get a mini-Canadian history lesson.

 

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Meatless Monday! Are you taking part? Vegetarian Recipes You'll Love

by Blogger on ‎06-17-2013 09:33 AM - last edited on ‎08-21-2013 03:13 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

Screen Shot 2013-06-16 at 11.52.24 PM.pngMeatless Monday! The title sounds obvious but it’s an international campaign to encourage people not to eat meat one day of the week. Last week, Vancouver became the first Canadian city to endorse this movement and encourage its citizens to turn to local vegetarian options on Monday’s.  Even though, I’m a meat lover, it’s a commitment I can definitely participate in.  What about you? Here are some great meatless recipes you’ll drool over.

 

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Graduation Season. Top Gifts for the New Graduate.

by Blogger on ‎06-12-2013 04:46 PM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 01:34 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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Accomplishments are in the air, as it’s graduation season! Whether you are attending the gradation ceremony for high school, college, or a technical program, a gift will brighten up the day for the new graduate. Check out our top 5 graduation gift ideas. 

 

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Paderno: 10 Tips to Prepare the Ultimate Stir-Fry

by Blogger on ‎06-03-2013 01:56 PM - last edited on ‎06-17-2014 01:09 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Once I received the Paderno Wok, I immediately embodied the role of a master chef. Stir-fry is one of my favorite meals to prepare since I love to load up on vegetables and my other favorite ingredients. Plus, I can control the amount of flavoring to the dish.  In my cooking experience of stir-fry, I never used a wok and prepared the meal in a pot (please don’t judge me).

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The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide

by Blogger on ‎05-28-2013 05:34 PM

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Father’s Day is just around the corner. What are you getting your papa, daddy, daddio, old man?  Whatever nickname you have for your dad, it’s all about the thought when it comes to providing the perfect gift. We have your ultimate gift guide for Father’s Day. Likely your old man has a number of hobbies– so how do you define his personality?  He might enjoy pastimes like fishing, cooking, or relaxing in his back yard. Or is he a fitness buff? Is he a man of fashion? We have the perfect gift to choose for your papa’s personality.

 

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Bartender 101: Essentials To Make the Best Cocktails

by Blogger on ‎05-24-2013 04:27 PM - last edited on ‎08-21-2013 03:15 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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This summer, it’s time to make the most delicious Cosmopolitan and Apple Martini. Or do you prefer a Gin and Tonic? Or just like to pour a glass of wine? Whatever your desired drink maybe, it’s time to become the best bartender in town. When creating a cocktail, the trick is finding the perfect measurement. We have the essentials to include in your at home-bar.

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