Baking Chicken Wings

Oh, the chicken wing. A once worthless cut of meat. But, now, it is triumphant. People everywhere are in love with the chicken wing. Is it the crispiness? The flavor? Should you fry your wings? Or, should you be baking chicken wings?

What really makes the perfect chicken wing? 

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Sausage In The Oven

Did you know, sausage is a staple in most places. In fact, do you know what goes well with sausage? Everything. From gravies to pasta and salads. Including, those campfire beans. Sausage is versatile — the perfect accompaniment for any seasonal produce. However, cooking a sausage can be tricky. Firstly, how long do I cook sausage in the oven? How hot should my oven be? And lastly, what is the healthiest way? Unfortunately, it seems like a daunting task to many. Nonetheless, it is quite easy. You’ll be a pro in no time. Follow these straightforward steps to cooking the perfect sausage in your very own kitchen.

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Energy Foods You Should Be Eating

Is winter bringing you down? It is easy to fall into a slump. In fact, our bodies may need more encouragement this time of year. We have all been there. For instance, it’s midday, and you’re nodding off already. Then, you reach for a bag of potato chips. Yet, you still feel depleted. Maybe a chocolate bar? But, again, tired. While it’s true, your body will convert all food into energy. Not all foods are energy foods.

So, what can you do? There must be a better way!

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Ideas For Christmas Brunch

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is just around the corner. Have you finished your shopping? Have you planned your meal? The tasks never seem to end. However, it doesn’t have to be stressful. Let us help you plan a fantastic meal for your friends and family. In this month’s blog, we have some fabulous ideas for Christmas brunch. From food to decor, your guests will be singing your praises. Santa will be wishing he stuck around this year.

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Recipes with Chicken Legs

Do you tend to stay away from recipes with chicken legs? You’re not alone. Over the last decade, more people are turning to chicken breast. This high protein, lean meat is a favourite. But why?

There is a misconception that dark meat is unhealthy. Therefore, many people choose not to eat it. However, dark meat contains essential nutrients. These vitamins and minerals help your cells to function. So, ask yourself, is saving 2-3 grams of fat per serving worth it? That’s the difference in fat between chicken legs and chicken breast. Not convinced?

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Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving dinner; A meal that family and friends look forward to all year long. A feast filled with turkey, stuffing, and all the sides you could wish for. But, if you are ready to stray away from traditional recipes, this blog is for you. In this blog, we will provide you with recipes and ideas your whole family will love. We guarantee to leave you hungry and ready to cook a fantastic meal this Thanksgiving dinner. 

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Campfire Dinner Ideas For Labour Day

Are you getting ready to enjoy the great outdoors this Labour Day weekend? Summer is in full force. Therefore, we are all spending as much time outside as possible. And, what better way to enjoy the weather than by heading out to a campground. Spend the day having fun in the sun, and end the night around a campfire. What a fantastic way to end the day! However, with camping comes planning. The preparation can sometimes seem endless. Need some help? We are here with tons of campfire dinner ideas. Read on for all you need to know. Your camping trip is about to get much more delicious.

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Mrs. Grocery – Shop Local, Online

Do you have a hard time finding time to make dinner? What about grocery shopping? If you have a busy lifestyle, simple tasks like grocery shopping may seem daunting. Even more so, if you are looking for fresh, local products.

Thankfully, we would like to introduce Mrs. Grocery.

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Vegetable Garden Maintenance Tips

Congratulations! You did it. You planted a vegetable garden. Now, you are on your way to grow fresh produce in your very own backyard. However, don’t be fooled. Your work is far from finished. So, what’s next? Not only do you have to plant your garden, but you must maintain it as well. Thankfully, we have all the information you need for a successful haul. It’s time to start staking, mulching, trimming, and more. Moreover, you will have to learn how to keep pesky animals away from your plants. Are you ready?

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Garden Planning for Beginners

Are you new to vegetable gardening? Don’t worry; it is easier than it looks. Garden planning from start to finish will ensure a successful haul at the end of the season. If you’re not sure where to begin, this blog is perfect for you. This month, we will give you a free beginners guide on how to start a vegetable garden.

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Easter Weekend Entertaining

Well, Easter weekend will soon be upon us. For many, it is time to open our homes to our family, and friends. Here at Hilltop Acres, Easter weekend is full of food and family filled times. As a result, we thought we would share some of our favorite tips & tricks. You can host the perfect Easter weekend celebration, too.

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Farm Fresh Eggs

Farm fresh eggs are one of nature’s most perfect foods. As a matter of fact, both the white and the yolk of an egg are highly nutritious. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner – the egg can stand as a star! In this blog, we will talk all about the egg – from nutritional value, types and delicious ways to add farm fresh eggs to your diet. Continue reading

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Organic Food, Is It Better?

Take a stroll through your local grocery store and you will see sections devoted to organic foods. That is to say, you will find products ranging from fresh produce and meat to household items. In the past, organic food was limited to being available in only health food stores. These specialty items are now a regular feature at most supermarkets. So, what’s the buzz about? Continue reading

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Buying Local: It’s Worth It!

Have you ever wondered why buying local has become a mainstream trend? More and more people have begun to seek out options for locally sourced produce, meats, and other foods. But what does “buying local” really mean? In this blog, we will help you discover the importance of buying local foods, the endless health benefits of eating locally grown produce and livestock and why making this choice leads to a more sustainable environment. Continue reading

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Healthy Cooking with Poultry

Canadians are eating more poultry than ever and with sound reasoning. Poultry contains less fat, saturated fat and cholesterol than other meat choices such as pork or beef. Consequently, Canadians are looking for healthy cooking with poultry methods to add to their diets to help better their lifestyles. The bird is the word! Continue reading

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How to Cook a Turkey

Are you wondering how to cook a turkey? In this blog we will discuss several ways that you can cook a turkey. We will also share some tips and tricks on how to have that perfect bird presented on the table.

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How to Cook a Whole Chicken

Whether you want to learn how to cook a whole chicken for the first time, or you have cooked many. This blog discusses proper cooking times for various types of chicken. We’ll also include some helpful tips, and some tried and true recipes for the most amazing tasting chicken. Continue reading Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Garden Therapy

Are you wanting to engage your mind, your body, your spirit and willing to get your hands dirty? Read on to see how garden therapy or nature therapy may be something you can add to your daily routine.

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Why Supporting Local Food Matters

Every person on the planet absolutely relies on food to survive and thrive. Farms exist in many communities around the world, producing food for millions of people in turn. Here in Southern Ontario, our neck of the woods, there’s a very rich agricultural and farming landscape. This means that there are lots of local farms offering extremely fresh produce and serving their respective communities with high quality foods. We’ve written about some benefits of local food in the past, but we’ll go into some more detail in this post. Continue reading Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Indoor Garden

Your Own Indoor Garden!

Have you ever considered having an indoor garden? As the weather continues to transition away from the cold winter chills to spring, it’s time to restart gardening and indoor planting season. While you prune, clean and perform basic maintenance on your garden and indoors, you can start looking forward to planting some tasty vegetables that you and your family can enjoy from the comfort of your own home. In this article, we’re going to suggest some of the easiest vegetables that can be grown without too much hassle. Considering the fact that many grown foods require certain ingredients to thrive, i.e. water and fertilizers, growing your own can be easy, even for first timers. The list of vegetables and herbs which you can grow at home is a lot. We’ve narrowed it down to a few of our favorites. Happy growing! Continue reading Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

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