Ajinomoto Panda Bottle - © Ajinomoto via the Japan Times

McDonald’s has revealed that it’s new Chicken Sandwich – the real deal, in competition with Popeye’s, the Colonel and Chick-Fil-A – will be prepared with MSG, the flavour enhancer associated in the past with a number of ailments, but which recently has been cleared of responsibility for them…

Retro Woman with Turkey - © unknown via Pintrest

I hope there’s snow on the ground (if that’s usual this time of year) and skies are sunny and bright where you live! It’s Christmas – a day everyone, young and old, waits for all year long. Here’s hoping you and your have the happiest, most scrumptious Christmas ever!

Maggie's No-Fail Pumpkin Pie - Detail - © 2013 maggiejs

It’s become a tradition during the Holidays for me to share some of my best tips for optimizing Festive Feast favourites for your Christmas and New Year’s dinners. Hereafter follows a curated collection of my most-requested, and most-needed, Holiday cooking tips. Just click on the link…

Gravy - © McCormick.co

It is the scourge of Sunday suppers, the Frankenstein of festive feasts. I refer, of course, to lumpy Gravy. All family cooks have had it at one time or another. But there’s no need to ever suffer this embarrassment again – if you know the fundamental rules of Sauce making…

Retro Woman with Turkey - © unknown via Pintrest

Don’t be put off by the heading ‘Frankenturkey’. That’s just a reference to the method one mom came up with to make sure that all her boys could have the part of the Thanksgiving Bird they coveted most. I have no reason not to believe this holiday tale, from a dear, old friend…