Authors Articles by Elaine McCarthy

Articles by Elaine McCarthy

Elaine McCarthy
21 Articles
Elaine McCarthy is the Co-ordinator of the PC Cooking School, located upstairs at the Great Canadian Superstore at Lansdowne Place in Peterborough. Elaine has been cooking professionally for over 20 years and running the cooking school for five years. A mother of two girls, she has a passion for healthy eating and for teaching children about the importance of the food that we consume. Be sure to check our column about the PC Cooking School and facility rental. You can follow Elaine on Twitter at @PlanxtyIrwin.
Roasted Root Vegetable Soup with Goat Cheese and Walnut Pesto (photo: Loblaw)

kawarthaCHOW – Roasted Vegetable Soup

Stay warm and healthy with this easy-to-make vegetable soup.
Give a gift of cookies this year, or treat yourself through a cookie exchange!

kawarthaCHOW – Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies create holiday spirit and make a great gift!
Shepherd's Pie

kawarthaCHOW – Comfort Foods

A twist on two classic family foods: Shepherd's Pie and Brownie Bites.
Campfire Muffins (photo: Chris Rochelle /

kawarthaCHOW – Campfire Cooking

Entertain the kids while camping with this recipe for muffins baked inside oranges.
Strawberry Clafouti (photo: Tracy Benjamin)

kawarthaCHOW – It’s Strawberry Season

Two recipes for Strawberry Clafouti, a variation of the classic French dessert
A high-fibre, healthy and tasty veggie bean burger

kawarthaCHOW – Bring on spring and healthy eating!

Try these healthy but yummy veggie burgers.
Pan Trout with Garlicky Rapini and Horseradish Yogurt (photo: Presidents Choice)

kawarthaCHOW – Valentine’s Day Dinner

Treat your sweetheart to this awe-inspiring dinner of pan trout with garlicky rapini and horseradish yogurt.
New Year's Eve toast

kawarthaCHOW – Easy Entertaining for New Year’s Eve

Tips to keep your sanity for the big night, and an recipe for easy cheese-stuffed dates wrapped in bacon.
Follow Elaine’s simple rules to make Turkey Time stress-free!

kawarthaCHOW – It’s Turkey Time

Cooking Instructor Elaine McCarthy gives us her great tips on cooking the bird and having a stress-free dinner.
Lunch Box

kawarthaCHOW – Pack a Healthy Lunch Box for Back to School

kawarthaCHOW - Pack a Healthy Lunch Box for Back to School. Elaine McCarthy provides back to school lunch box tips that will keep them healthy and focussed!

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