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Tips, tricks & twists

Freshen up your everyday with inspired hacks using tried-and-true favourites, kitchen tips and easy guides on how to cook the classics.

Tips, tricks & twists

Save your sauce

Don’t waste that last bit of sauce in the jar! Spoon leftovers (tomato, pesto or coconut milk) into a freezer bag, lay flat and freeze. Then, next time you’re cooking, simply break off a piece.

Jumble-berry

3 ways with frozen fruit

Make a refreshing smoothie bowl, whip up jumbleberry mocktails and cocktails, and simmer a special sauce for, well, everything.

shoestring-french-fries

3 ways with French fries

Think savoury, spiced-up and Greek-style fries or Parmesan frites: The potato continues to inspire.

Chicken-Strips

3 ways with chicken strips

DIY a dish of chicken parm, channel your go-to pub snack, or craft a charcuterie board every kid will love. It’s time to rethink classic chicken strips.

Chocolate-Hazeln

3 ways with chocolate hazelnut spread

Imagine it with waffle cones and ice-cream, sweetening up your French Toast or being the glue for decadent cookie sandwiches. You’re welcome.

CodNugget

3 ways with cod nuggets

Pop them into a po’boy, go the fish-taco route, or toss on a zesty Caesar salad: These nuggets are super versatile.

Corn-Flakes

3 ways with corn flakes

Make a batch of corn flake s’mores, have fun with crunchy banana pops or give dinner a twist with a tasty salmon topper.

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Cooking 101

Make delicious, crispy bacon

Follow our simple steps to success, whether you’re making a weekend breakfast or a classic BLT.

Steps

  1. When using the frying method: Start with a cold pan. Lay bacon in a single layer In a large non-stick pan frypan; cut slices in half as needed.
  2. Use medium heat or lower for a slow, gentle sizzle. Don't rush! Press with spatula frequently to cook fat evenly.
  3. Flip when browned on bottom. Cook, press, flip to desired crispness.
  4. For oven method: Preheat oven to 190°C (375°F). Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment. Arrange bacon in a single layer; slightly overlapping is fine.
  5. Place on middle rack. Slices at sheet ends crisp first (it's not strictly necessary to flip bacon). Remove outer slices; cook remaining slices a minute or two longer.