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4 TIME SAVING TIPS FOR MEAL PREP

One of the biggest concerns for busy families is finding the time to make a meal when everyone in the house is going in different directions at different times.  We all know the advantages of home cooking – meals are lower in fat and salt, higher in veggies and...

4 FLAVOUR BOOSTERS FOR YOUR CANADA DAY BARBECUE

Canada's birthday is always a great reason to fire up the grill and we're pretty sure chicken will feature prominently at a lot of meals this weekend.  While definitely delicious as is, chicken also appreciates a flavour boost once in awhile.  Here are some of our...

HOW TO BRINE CHICKEN

Rubs, marinades, glazes and now brining – all great ways to add flavour to chicken.   Here are the basics of brining plus a Smokey Maple Brine for a whole chicken or bone in pieces. Smokey Maple Brine 3-4 lbs whole chicken or bone in pieces Brine 1/2 cup maple...

5 GAME DAY IDEAS

This Sunday is the 104th Grey Cup and great food will definitely be part of the game day fun.  If you're in charge of the kitchen, and don't want to miss any of the big plays, look for recipes that can be made ahead or require very little work on the day.  Here are...

GET GRILLIN’

Warmer weather, long weekends and chicken on the grill - it must be May in Manitoba.  If you're just getting reacquainted with your barbecue, here are some tips to make your next grilled meal a success. Take chicken out of the fridge 30 - 45 minutes before you...

10 THINGS TO DO WITH ROTISSERIE CHICKEN

When you need a quick meal, pick up a rotisserie chicken. Enjoy it as is with potato wedges and steamed vegetables, or take the meat off the bone and make something interesting. Here are some ideas. Pull the meat into shreds, mix with your favourite barbecue sauce...

Celebrate Food Day Canada

This Saturday, August 1, is Food Day Canada. It's a chance to showcase Canadian foods, and say thanks to the all wonderful farmers who produce it for us. Celebrate by creating a meal using Canadian ingredients, like locally grown chicken. Here are a few ideas to...

4 Tips for Perfect Canada Day Grilling

If your Canada Day plans include a family barbecue here are 4 tips to make sure your grilled chicken is perfect, plus a few of our favourite recipes. Ice cold is great for beverages, not so much for chicken going on the grill. Take your chicken out of the fridge...

Cooking for Dad: Father’s Day Menu

Father’s Day is coming up, and it’s time to prepare a feast for Dad. There’s no better way to fete dad than by cooking up his favorite meal. We’re here to help your menu selection with 5 chicken dishes sure to please everyone this Sunday. Whether Dad likes a...