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Barbecue Flatbread Pizza

The wonderful thing about pizza is that almost everybody loves it. Why order take out when you can have a hot, crisp thin crust pizza, cooked outdoors where the party is, in just minutes
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Granny’s Butter Tarts
This iconic Canadian pastry tart is filled with butter, sugar, syrup, egg and raisins, then baked until the filling has gelled. It is celebrated with yearly festivals in Ontario’s cottage country.
green bean salad
Italian Bean Salad
The combination of green beans, chickpeas, red onion and a zesty marinade make this chilled veggie dish ideal for summer gatherings.   
brussel sprouts
Butter-Braised Brussels Sprouts
First steamed then braised in butter, this recipe enhances the flavour, reduces the bitterness and makes a wonderful presentation for the often-maligned Brussels sprout.
Back to Basics: How to Make Bread
Follow these steps for no-fail delicious golden-brown homemade white bread. If you have one, use a machine for kneading the dough. Makes three loaves.
Chicken Tetrazzini
This hearty casserole of diced chicken, pasta and vegetables is baked in a creamy cheese sauce. Don’t let the Italian name fool you, this dish was actually invented by Ernest Arbogast, chef at the Palace…