Author Archive for: ‘paychen’

Giveaway! Get a head start on your spring cleaning with a Rowenta vacuum!

Giveaway! Get a head start on your spring cleaning with a Rowenta vacuum!

Last week I started the winter/spring-summer shoe and clothing rotation. I live in a small condo and can only fit items for the current season can be in my closet. The rest gets packed away in giant bins and tucked into a storage locker or back of the closet. It’s a mess. Every year when […]

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A delicious night with Thai-inspired food and canola

A delicious night with Thai-inspired food and canola

I never paid much attention to canola before. It was an all-purpose oil my parents often used and I knew it from the bottle that sat on the counter.
I never paid much attention to canola until I lived in Manitoba and drove past fields of bright yellow and had no idea what on earth it […]

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Thai Beef Curry recipe

On BT Toronto I made a simple Thai Massaman Curry using store-bought curry paste which you can find at most major grocery stores. I used the Thai Kitchen Massaman curry which is fairly mild and a bit sweet. But you can certainly use your favourite curry paste and play around with the ingredients you like.
This […]

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Valentine’s Day hidden heart cupcakes

Valentine’s Day hidden heart cupcakes

I posted the above photo to Instagram and Facebook this morning and didn’t think anyone would really care about making them, but I was wrong!
I made the cupcakes for a segment on Cityline about food hacks. These can be a bit tricky to do but they’re not difficult. You just have to watch them as […]

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February giveaway! Philips Digital Airfryer

February giveaway! Philips Digital Airfryer

Before the holidays I had a chance to try out the Philips AirFryer which lets you cook some of your favourite foods with little or no oil using Rapid Air Technology. Basically, hot air circulates really quickly to bake, “fry” and crisp up your favourite foods so you aren’t eating as much oil and fat. […]

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Gift ideas for the food-lover on Breakfast Television

Gift ideas for the food-lover on Breakfast Television

One of my favourite things to do is buy gifts for people who love to cook or bake. Here’s the list of items I featured on Breakfast Television on December 11th.
AMAZING CLUBS: let someone else to the shopping, wrapping and shipping. Choose from 25 different gourmet gift clubs and they’ll ship it to your loved […]

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Tasty ways to make your holidays memorable!

Tasty ways to make your holidays memorable!

Here are a few great items I’m coveting and featured on BT on November 27th.
I love healthy and convenient meals – especially when I’m short on time. Something like this peppercorn steak only takes SIX-minutes to get onto your dinner plate!
BY AMOS has pre-seasoned, pre-cooked beef and chicken (and turkey is coming soon!) that only […]

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Fall food favourites & a contest! As seen on BT Toronto October 7th

Fall food favourites & a contest! As seen on BT Toronto October 7th

It’s pumpkin season. Don’t fight it. It’s here.
The key is to find the pumpkin things that actually taste good…and that’s what I did with my segment on BT. Below are some tasty treats for you to enjoy this Fall and for Thanksgiving.
Also – OMG Baked Goodness is offering ONE person the chance to win their […]

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Italian favourites in Toronto

Italian favourites in Toronto

On July 3oth I went on BT Toronto to talk about some of my favourite foods from my recent trip to Italy with G Adventures and the places in Toronto that give me a taste of Italy. I went on a Local Living trip in Tuscany where I stayed at a beautiful agriturismo (farm house). […]

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Cold drinks for hot weather! As seen on Cityline

Cold drinks for hot weather! As seen on Cityline

If you caught the segment I did on Cityline that aired July 28th, I made a few cold tea and coffee drinks.
There isn’t ONE recipe that you need to stick to as you can adjust the ingredients to suit your taste.
Here are some tips that I breezed through during the segment:
For iced tea:
– brew your […]

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