1. Look for the SIZE that best suits your needs. These guidelines will give you approximately 3lbs of leftovers. The ratio is based on adults. Reduce in half for young children: 4 to 10 people:  10 – 15lb (4 – 7 kg) 12 to 30 people:  16 –  26lb (9 – 12kg) We recommend  1lb per person for a turkey […]

Let’s face it, standing out back over the barbecue is much better than standing in the kitchen over the oven during summer. It’s less hot and meals seem easier to cook. With summer just around the corner and warmer days ahead (fingers crossed), it’s a sure bet you’ll be spending more time grilling turkey burgers […]

It’s still April and the temperature is climbing ever so slowly…but rest assured, soon it will be 25 degrees outside, friends and family will be dropping in with drinks and salad in hand ready to enjoy the great outdoors we have been waiting far to long for. Outside, the barbecue is firing on all gas cylinders and the smoke fills the […]

Is it your turn to host a family gathering? Use our Whole Bird Calculator below to estimate how large a turkey you will need, how long it may take to thaw, and how much time it will take to cook. A general rule of thumb is 1lb per person for a whole turkey 10- 17lb and […]

If you are like over 50% of the population, you have made a New Years resolution to eat healthier and loss weight.  The health clubs will be  packed  and we’ve been researching on some helpful tips to assist in succeeding in your resolution. Studies show that protein mixed in with your carbs is ideal for a post […]

By now you have heard many times that Turkey is not just reserved for the Thanksgiving and Christmas celebration. Today’s Ontario Turkey is available year round with many cuts available at your local grocer you can regularly choose from ground, breast, thigh, drums and wings. Your only limitation is your imagination. At our local store in Dashwood we take it one step […]

The holidays are here and that means that you’re probably getting ready to have friends and family stop in to celebrate the season at your home. If you are, there are some things to remember to help make the day happy, comfortable and cheery. Coat Check: Be ready for the influx of coats and boots […]

Traditionally we are familiar with the perfect roasted Turkey coming out of the oven all golden brown and ready to dig into. But, is this the only way to enjoy a turkey? Below there are some other cooking options with pros and cons for you to decide what is the best fit for you to enjoy this […]

Whether you marinade, tenderize or just add spices to your meat, the challenge can be keeping it healthy without compromising taste. Some bottled marinades and sauces contain a lot of added sugar, sodium or fat. If you use bottled sauce most of us read the nutrition label, but it is the portion size that can become the issue, […]