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Reno my Reno

Reno My Reno dives into the world of cottage reno projects gone wrong. In each episode, top notch contractor Dave Depencier and his team turn disaster reno projects into a little piece of cottage perfection. Along the way they right all the wrongs and teach the culprit behind the reno project how to do things […]


Thai Temptation: Tropical Salad

Tropical salad with prawns, black sesame, pineapple, purple cabbage & papaya Serves 4 Ingredients 1 packet salad leaves 1 pineapple,peeled and sliced 1 Ripe Papaya 1/2 purple cabbage shredded 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds 12 large prawns- shell on, deveined 1 teaspoon butter garlic salt, pepper Method Season the cleaned prawns with salt and pepper. […]


Emeril’s Salad

Prep time: 5 minutes Total time:  5 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients  8 cups loosely packed assorted baby salad greens (about 4 ounces)  1/2 cup grated pepper jack cheese (about 3 ounces)  1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme  1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary  1/4 cup whole oil packed sundried tomatoes, drained and julienned (about 2 ounces) […]

Dinner Dash with Hilary Biller

Vegetable Lasagne

Cooking on a budget doesn’t mean sacrificing flavour. In this episode Hilary has some great dinner ideas that won’t cost the earth, with a vegetable lasagne, beefy hedgehog meatballs and a barley and watermelon salad. Then for something sweet, a lemon meringue roll. Serves 6 Ingredients 30ml (2 tbsp) oil 2 onions, chopped 2-3 cloves […]

Ask Aida

Baked Eggs with Canadian Bacon, Spinach, and Aged Cheddar

Eggs are an inexpensive way to make a great and hearty breakfast, and Aida shows how to prepare them perfectly, every time. Baked Eggs With Canadian Bacon, Spinach, and Aged Cheddar looks decadent, but is simple to prepare. And for a little spice and zip for your morning, Huevos Rancheros With Tomatillo Salsa. Yield: 4 […]

Ask Tanya

Gardening Tips – Episode 10

What to do: Even if its winter, you can still have a continuous supply of fresh herbs by planting frost sensitive herbs such as basil and rocket in containers. Use coconut husk as a planting medium for optimal results. It’s available at garden centres in a block form. You will have to soak it into […]


Restoration Home – One year on

Restoration Home – One Year On catches up with featured stories from Restoration Home, the series that follows the high risk challenge of brave individuals as they attempt to breathe new life into an old building.  Recapping the struggles they endured and to reveal their continuing fortunes, Restoration Home – One Year On follows up […]

Chuck's Day Off

Scalloped Potatoes

Chuck Hughes’ rich and creamy scalloped potatoes are easy to make and taste absolutely heavenly. Easy, Moderate, Complex Prep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 1 hour 10 minutes Inactive Prep time: Yields: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 4 cups heavy cream (1 l) 2 cups smooth goat cheese (500 ml) 1/2 cup chives, finely chopped […]