From juicy beef burgers to rich, velvety chocolate mousse cake, we’ve rounded up our all-time best recipes for your viewing (and cooking) pleasure.
The Best Beef Burger
The best burgers are juicy, flavourful and super-satisfying. This recipe checks all those boxes! Dijon, onion and Worcestershire sauce make the perfect seasoning for these delectable burgers.
Traditional Acadian Christmas Meat Pie Recipe
Who knew that there was another savoury Canadian pie just as worthy of your adoration? Trust us, we’ve tried it. This traditional Christmas pie hails from the Maritimes but is decidedly different from Quebecois tourtiere in both flavour and texture.
Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies
Satisfy all the cookie monsters in your life with this recipe that’s sure to deliver a batch of sweet cookies with soft and chewy centres every time.
Slow-Cooker Chicken Thighs
Featuring soy sauce and ginger, this mouthwatering (and complete) meal is prepped and cooking in just 10 minutes!
Anna Olson’s Beef Stroganoff
This simple and classic beef dish only takes one pan (and one pasta pot) to make, and comes together in just 30 minutes.
Classic New York Cheesecake
New York-style cheesecake is decadent and rich in taste, but fluffy in texture, and Anna Olson’s classic version is sure to impress. Top with fresh fruit or fresh edible flowers for a pop of colour.
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Believe it or not, you can make carrot cake ahead of time and freeze it. Just be sure to let it cool completely and wrap the unfrosted cakes tightly in plastic wrap before placing in the freezer. Then, just thaw, whip up your cream cheese icing and delight your family.
Classic Cinnamon Sticky Buns
An irresistible combination of airy dough, gooey maple coating and cinnamon-sugar filling, these sticky buns will satisfy the sweetest of cravings (not matter what time of day!).
Anna Olson’s Pecan Butter Tarts
A classic Canadian treat, butter tarts make a heavenly dessert for any occasion. This recipe by Anna Olson uses pecans, but you can swap them out for raisins, walnut pieces or keep it plain.
Anna Olson’s Nanaimo Bars
Made in roughly 30 minutes, Anna Olson’s impressive and decadent Nanaimo bars will be the star of your table.
Layers of ladyfingers drenched in a rum-infused coffee syrup, mascarpone cream and grated chocolate, this classic recipe for tiramisu is rich and fluffy, and simply irresistible.
“Blue Ribbon” Apple Pie
The ultimate sweet tooth-satisfying comfort food, Anna’s no-fail apple pie recipe is sure to please.
Slow-Cooker Asian-Style Drumsticks
Your reward for prepping this in the morning: tender chicken coated with thick, sticky and sweet sauce. Serve with a simple salad and a pot of rice.
French Canadian Tourtiere
Another gift from Quebec to the rest of the country in the form of a savoury meat pie, this tourtiere is a seasonal treat that just begs for colder weather. Here are more classic Canadian foods you may not have tried before.
Classic Devil’s Food Cake
This delicious cake meets the criteria of a classic devil’s food cake, with its dark, rich chocolatey flavour and delicate moist texture.
Fluffy Vanilla Cupcakes
Delightful, light and fluffy, these classic cupcakes are a great recipe to get the kids baking. They’ll love making these treats as much as they’ll love eating them.
Rich Chocolate Mousse Cake
Drooling yet? This impressive torte tastes heavenly, but has a dark side in the form of devilishly rich melted chocolate. Chocolate-covered mousse with just a tiny bit of super-moist chocolate cake (yes, more chocolate!), this really is the perfect cake for chocolate lovers.
Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes
No need to sacrifice on rich flavour or moist texture with these vegan cupcakes. This egg-free recipe swaps dairy for virgin coconut oil and almond milk, but leaves in all that chocolate flavour. It will be a guaranteed hit for everyone. Watch this video for more of Anna Olson’s vegan baking hacks.