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Apple-Brie Pumpkin Soup Season

Now that soup season is upon us, we’re looking to jazz up our old fall favourites, like classic, creamy pumpkin soup. In this mouthwatering version, we’ve added Gala apples to give the soup just a hint of sweetness, then we gave it the full French onion treatment, with a...

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2018 Jeep Compass 4×4 Manual

Let us praise the virtues of simplicity. There’s nothing tricky, complex, or leading edge about the Jeep Compass in its bargain-priced Sport trim. It is straightforward engineering in a bare box, unpretentious at a time when pretense is the only thing some crossovers have going for them. It’s not luxurious and...

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Apple-Brie Pumpkin Soup Season

Now that soup season is upon us, we’re looking to jazz up our old fall favourites, like classic, creamy pumpkin soup. In this mouthwatering version, we’ve added Gala apples to give the soup just a hint of sweetness, then we gave it the full French onion treatment, with a beautiful topping of crispy baguette and melty Brie. This stick-to-your-ribs...

How to make Perfect Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce

It’s fitting that white Alfredo sauce — an American invention — is one of the most popular dishes at the quintessential American Italian restaurant. Scoff all you want, but Olive Garden’s Alfredo sauce is delicious and addictive. It’s also incredibly easy to make — even though you might be trying a few cooking steps you haven’t done before. Olive...

9 Little Diet Tricks to Eat Less Fat (Without Missing It)

You know you should choose carrot sticks over potato chips and strawberries over cupcakes, but it’s way easier said than done. Pretty soon, you could end up missing your favourite foods and fall right back into the same routine. These fat-cutting tips, however, will leave you totally satisfied. Step away from the Stovetop Grilling and roasting don’t take extra...

How to Make a Burger

Before you serve up any patties to your guests, commit these BBQ sins to memory. (Then, once you’ve grilled up the perfect hamburger, check out our picks for best rolls, ketchup and mustard to serve with it!) 1. Your Meat Matters. Choose Wisely If you want a really juicy hamburger, use ground beef that’s a combination of 80% meat to 20% fat. The less fat, the...

How to Make an Omelet: Steps and Tips

Follow our easy steps to cook the best omelet for breakfast, sure, or even just a late-night snack. Because cooking time is so short, have your eggs, seasonings and fillings at your elbow so you can give your full focus to that omelet. Let’s go! Prep the Ingredients Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. Place dinner plates in oven...

The 5 Commandments of Perfect Potato Salad

Making potato salad should be a pretty simple process, but to make your best batch yet, keep these rules in mind. 1. Choose the Right Potato Your spud of choice all depends on how your like your potato salad. Some folks prefer it super-creamy, but may not want to add gobs of mayo. If that’s your style, choose russet...

5 Super Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Home

If you had an extra $370 in your pocket, how would you spend it? Would you donate it to charity? Finally buy that fancy new blender? The possibilities are endless, but back to that money. What if I told you that’s how much the average American loses a year on food waste? I don’t know about you, but that’s a lotta...

5 Easy Tricks to Make Healthy Salads More Interesting and Tasty

The book is filled with fresh, seasonal recipes inspired by California cuisine, where Curtis currently lives with his wife and adorable sons. It’s pretty obvious that Californians know a thing or two about making a mean salad, and Curtis, despite his expat status, is no different. If salad is not usually your thing, Curtis has a few tricks up...