The classic Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich

Monique Evans Thanksgiving potlucks this past weekend came as a blessing and a burden. For those who brought the yams, it was a blessing: no hosting, no expensive ingredients, no problems. For the hosts, it started out great—seeing friends, enjoying a nice big meal, and feeling proud of themselves for[Read More…]

Cheese for dummies

Sam Reynolds I know I’m not the only student who laments the price of cheese. How can such a comforting staple like a grilled cheese sandwich cost as much as a piece of chicken? The tiniest amount of cream cheese costs up to $5 and when you’re a student on[Read More…]

Peaches and Pork Chops

Monique Evans As summer winds down, one must salvage as much prime barbequeing time as possible. And since Ontario peach season is upon us, why not add a little peach to your pork chop? Follow this fool-proof recipe, and it won’t be long till you’re in maple-peach pork chop heaven.[Read More…]

Chocolate Crepe cake This past Saturday night was a surprise birthday party for a friend of mine, and naturally an opportunity for some baking fun. I had another friend over to help out, and together we made a very cute, reasonably simple, and impressive looking cake: Chocolate Crepe Cake. This cake is[Read More…]

Creamsicle Conecakes

Chelsea Lytle Last week, we discovered something that will forever change the way you think about cupcakes: you can bake them in ice cream cones. While you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t like cupcakes, the edible cone far surpasses the traditional paper cup. You can make these using[Read More…]

Asian Chicken Soup

Monique Evans After a long day of skiing on Saturday, I arrived home with a serious craving for the spicy Asian-style soup my mom always makes. I’ve collected a significant number of Asian ingredients over the past year, so I figured I’d look up some recipes for guidelines. This soup[Read More…]

Baked brie Having holiday bread and cheese withdrawal? Fear not. This baked brie is easy, oh-so-delicious, and guaranteed to disappear in 10 minutes or less. It’s served with caramelized onions and wrapped in puff pastry. If you don’t like onions, you can use cranberry relish and almonds, or even raspberries tossed[Read More…]


Monique Evans With the first real snowfall of the year, it’s officially time for warm holiday drinks. One of my favourites is hot mulled cider. The other night, I added peach juice to my regular recipe and it was oh-so-delicious. The proportions in this recipe are rough, so feel free[Read More…]

Mama Lytle’s cheesecake This cheesecake is not the spring form New York cheesecake you’re used to. Rather, it’s supple and pudding-like in texture, with a delicious cream cheese flavour. It has a graham cracker crust—a must for cheesecake­—and a soft cream cheese filling. A sour cream topping is a perfect garnish for[Read More…]

Spicy Stir Fry

Holly Stewart Growing up, my house had a fridge full of condiments. We had everything you could ever need to flavour your food, even when we hadn’t bought food to flavour. Despite the frustration that comes with a fridge that looks full but lacks actual substance, there is an advantage[Read More…]

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