Food has a way of bringing everyone together. These days, the “bringing everyone together” may look a little different than it has in the past.  As people practice social distancing and are staying at home whenever possible, how we eat and shop for groceries may have changed significantly.  Also, be sure to visit our HomeWurx Activities section for ideas on how to host online dinner parties and virtual gatherings, so we can be sure that we are all still in this together.

 

Food Lifestyle Recipes & Tips

One Taco, Two Taco, Three Taco…Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo isn’t an official major event in Canada, but that doesn’t stop people from celebrating the Mexican holiday on May 5th. This big fiesta has become very popular all over the world and has spread to many countries as a way to celebrate Mexican culture. Many local pubs...
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The Perfect Substitutes for 20 Common Ingredients

Cooking at home has likely changed a great deal in the last few months. It may be a sanctuary for some and a chore for others, but in an era of lockdowns, we will all sometimes be frustrated by not having this or that ingredient on hand – and no...
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No Flour, Eggs or Butter? No Problem!

On lockdown and feeling the urge to bake, but missing something apparently vital? Cake has taken on a new significance now that most of us are stuck at home all day, every day. We’re comfort-eating and baking like there’s no tomorrow. But what do you do when you’re craving cake, but...
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Canada’s Wonderland Funnel Cake Recipe

Nothing signals the start of "everything good season" like the opening of Canada's Wonderland. But since we don’t know when that will be, the park has gifted us with the recipe for its iconic funnel cakes so we can make them at home! That crispy, yet chewy, light-as-air funnel cake,...
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Alcohol

Restaurants and bars in Ontario are temporarily allowed to sell alcohol with food takeout and delivery orders as part of new measures meant to help businesses and residents weather the COVID-19 pandemic. This new rule applies to bars and restaurants that already have a liquor licence, and it will remain...
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Online Grocery Shopping

People are changing their grocery shopping habits amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as day-to-day changes are being made in the stores.  With everyone practicing social distancing and staying at home, they are now turning to the option of ordering their groceries online and picking them up or having them delivered.   It's...
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Grocery Flyers

Consumers flipping through printed pamphlets full of deals from stores are a retail tradition, but experts say the practice may not survive the new hygiene requirements brought about from the coronavirus pandemic.  Here is in an interesting article about how printed store flyers may not come back as COVID-19 changes...
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Recipes

Although many of us have more time on our hands for cooking right now, that doesn’t mean everyone is making a five-course meal every day.  Of course, we’d like what we're making to be nourishing, as staying healthy is more important than ever.  We have gathered together a few great...
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Delivery Services

Hungry? Get the food you want; from the restaurants you love! The best local restaurants now deliver. Get breakfast, lunch, dinner and more delivered from your favorite restaurants right to your doorstep with one easy click.  And check out our HomeWurx Entertainment category to invite friends and family to a dinner...
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Canada Takeout Day

Since the COVID-19 pandemic has forced restaurants across the nation to shut their doors to everything except delivery and takeout service, a new initiative is starting, with an aim to bring the nation together once a week to support your favourite local eatery. It’s called Canada Take Out Day and it encourages...
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Healthy Eating Habits

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, eating healthy food remains an important part of maintaining your health. While there are no specific foods that can help protect you from the virus, a nutritious diet can boost your immune system or help you fight off symptoms. You may not be...
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