Five hot sauces you have to make

There are certainly plenty of hot sauce varieties available. But making your own (especially when the ingredients are in season) is so easy, it’ll be hard to go back.

Here are five of our favourite recipes, from basic to beyond, that’ll get you going in the kitchen in a matter of moments. Continue Reading

Discoveries made in Pollock painting

We are likely all familiar with the artwork of Jackson Pollock, whether we’re familiar with his name or not. The iconic, dizzying paintings from his abstract expressionist period are certainly ones that we’ve said, “A child could do that”, and many have mocked his genius.

However, we know the real deal: we DIDN’T do it, and therefore, he deserves the revolutionary recognition for his approach that has made his work what it is.

But now, there’s more to it. Continue Reading

Three super easy frozen desserts that aren’t ice cream

Want to impress your guests with something a little different for post-dinner party dessert? Consider making a frozen dessert from scratch–and no, we’re not talking about topping boxed vanilla ice cream with some Magic Shell.

Instead, think outside the frozen dessert case in the grocery store… and outside the realm of ice cream altogether. Instead, whip up a batch of other favourites and end the meal with a refreshing, homemade dessert that uses seasonal ingredients.

Here are three of our favourites: Continue Reading

Four favourite fruit dessert recipes, perfect for spring!

With spring finally in the air, we’re looking forward to some backyard entertaining. But what comes with the beginning of warmer weather, so does the fact that folks want to shed a bit of the extra weight they might have packed on while spending more times cozying up near the fire in the cold months.

Decadent desserts don’t have to break the calorie bank, and here are four of our favorites that are easy to prepare and highlight the simplicity of fresh spring flavors: Continue Reading

Lifestyle

Four festive Easter Brunch recipes

With Easter around the corner, it is the perfect time to start planning your menu. And although it doesn't feel like spring is in the Continue Reading

Lifestyle

Cooking with booze: St. Patrick’s Day ideas

Adding some beer and other alcohol to your recipes certainly adds a little bit of Irish influence to it! While you don't need to indulge Continue Reading

Cars

A 2014 favorite: the Kia Forte EX

If you're looking for a great vehicle that combines a slick sedan with fuel efficiency and a modest price point, look no further than the Continue Reading

Lifestyle

Dinnertime: the 10 best cooking methods

When you're getting dinner prepped, it's easy to fall into the same old methods for getting dinner on the table. But there is more to Continue Reading

Arts

Unknown Le Brun painting found at The Ritz

You've certainly heard of "The Ritz", but now there is another reason for the popular Parisian hotel and bar to stand out in the lime Continue Reading

Fashion

Best looks for men’s 2013 fashion

Looking for some great looks for guys this winter and spring? We have a lot of classics on the horizon, highlighting timeless pieces with a Continue Reading