Cathi Litzenberger

The annual Chinese New Year celebration has begun and brings families together to enjoy delicious food

Chinese New Year and time for a feast

Food and family top the list of what's important as Chinese families all over the world gather to celebrate

The annual Chinese New Year celebration has begun and brings families together to enjoy delicious food
January is soup time

Cook up a pot of warmth

Crock pots can be one of the best tools in the kitchen during the cold days of winter

January is soup time
January's cold weather is the perfect time for a hearty stew

Kitchen Wit & Wisdom: Slowly cooking into 2017

Stews cooked in the slow cooker are the perfect antidote to January's frosty temperatures

January's cold weather is the perfect time for a hearty stew
When doing your Christmas baking

Kitchen Wit & Wisdom: Cookies aren’t just for Santa

Layer your cookie mix ingredients in a jar for an inexpensive and much-appreciated holiday gift

When doing your Christmas baking
A breakfast frittata can be prepared ahead of time

Kitchen Wit & Wisdom: Make it ahead and relax

Instead of slaving over a hot stove Christmas morning, try preparing breakfast ahead of time, leaving you more time to enjoy the day

A breakfast frittata can be prepared ahead of time
Soup is the perfect dinnertime solution for those cold winter nights.

Kitchen Wit & Wisdom: Soup for you

Warm up to some tasty winter soups — Cathi Litzenberger has two to try this week

Soup is the perfect dinnertime solution for those cold winter nights.
Hosting or attending a cookie exchange is a great — and fun — way to stock up on homemade baking for the holiday season.

Bake it and exchange it

Cookie exchanges are a great way to share your favourite baked treats, as well as a fun way of stocking up for the holidays

Hosting or attending a cookie exchange is a great — and fun — way to stock up on homemade baking for the holiday season.
Love them or hate them

Kitchen Wit & Wisdom: Let the fruit cake debate begin

Candied fruit, nuts and brandy are just a few of the elements that go into a fruit cake, with each as individual as the next

Love them or hate them

It’s a low-carb pasta alternative

Spaghetti squash can be cooked and tossed and served with a variety of sauces and toppings, making a tasty low-carb alternative

After Halloween

From Halloween to home baking

Pumpkins can be roasted when Halloween is over — save the puree for delicious fresh pumpkin straight from the freezer all year long

After Halloween
Cathi LItzenberger offers up some tasty recipes for using up that zucchini surplus in your garden.

Zucchini is plentiful this time of year

Sweet treats can be made from all of that excess zucchini, not to mention some tasty savoury dishes

Cathi LItzenberger offers up some tasty recipes for using up that zucchini surplus in your garden.
Parmesan Butternut Squash Gratin makes a tasty and colourful addition to the Thanksgiving table.

Side dishes take centre stage

Thanksgiving dinner is filled with tradition for most people, but why not put a little spin on some old favourites

Parmesan Butternut Squash Gratin makes a tasty and colourful addition to the Thanksgiving table.
The apple harvest is in full swing in the Okanagan

Apple season has arrived

French toast made with apples puts a delicious spin on a classic breakfast favourite

The apple harvest is in full swing in the Okanagan
Squash is plentiful in the garden at this time of year — Cathi Litzenberger offers up some tasty ways of preparing it.

Kitchen Wit & Wisdom: A brief history of squash

Squash casseroles and squash soups are just two of the delicious ways of preparing the vegetable that's really a fruit

Squash is plentiful in the garden at this time of year — Cathi Litzenberger offers up some tasty ways of preparing it.

Time to pick those peppers

Peppers are in abundance at this time of year and Cathi Litzenberger offers some tasty recipes for using up the colourful veggies

Have a peachy day

It’s August, which means that National Peach Month has rolled around.

Keep summer going all year long by canning and preserving all of those tomatoes and peaches

Preserve summertime in a jar

Cathi Litzenberger offers some tasty suggestions for preserving all of those tomatoes and peaches this summer

Keep summer going all year long by canning and preserving all of those tomatoes and peaches
New potatoes can be transformed into delicious nuggets of goodness

Kitchen Wit & Wisdom: Tiny potatoes with big flavour

Cathi Litzenberger looks back on a childhood where potatoes were a staple of every dinner, but now loves the tasty ways of preparing them

New potatoes can be transformed into delicious nuggets of goodness
For a healthy

Easy summertime entertaining

This summer, make use of the barbecue with some tasty kebabs

For a healthy

KITCHEN WIT AND WISDOM: Borscht is better with summer veggies

Today’s recipes include a vegetarian and a chicken borscht because I wanted the taste of newly grown veggies