Cathi Litzenberger

If it’s Tuesday it must be pancakes

Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday — whatever you call it, it's time for the traditional feast before Lent

Valentine’s Day calls for sweet treats

Chocolate, raspberries and all things sweet are perfect for Feb. 14

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

Cook up a pot of warmth

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

Kitchen Wit & Wisdom: Slowly cooking into 2017

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

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

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

Kitchen Wit & Wisdom: Soup for you

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apple season has arrived

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

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

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.

Preserve summertime in a jar

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

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