8 must-have products to enhance your next dinner party, all available in minutes

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There’s a lot you can do in 30 minutes: watch an episode of your favorite comfort TV show, get on a video call that should have been an email, or make bedtime with the kids. .

Or, with Goodfood On Demand, you can place a full order of farm-fresh ingredients, Canadian-raised meats, and chef-created products — and have it arrive at your doorstep before the credits roll, the meeting ends. or “happily ever after”. closes the bedtime story.

Goodfood’s new offering is here to solve all your time-related food dilemmas. Forgot a crucial ingredient and your guests are arriving in an hour? Find a superlative version of it on their website or app, and have it delivered straight to your doorstep in as little as 30 minutes if you’re in Toronto, seven days a week between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m., with no subscription required! Need a basic product and can’t get to the store? Stock up on essentials like eggs and butter, cleaning supplies and baby wipes (plus a six-pack of craft beers?) from Goodfood’s grocery section. Looking to elevate your meals for the week? Fill your basket with exclusive Goodfood Private Label products that deserve to go viral on FoodTok.

Here are our picks from their huge selection of little luxuries, including local wines and craft beers, essentials, and house-brand goods you can’t find elsewhere. If you’re not hungry now, you will be soon.

Butter chicken

It’s Tuesday night, and your favorite Indian restaurant feels rather tempting after the day you’ve had. Step away from the fast dial and reach into the fridge for this “just heat and serve” twist on a classic made fresh daily in the Goodfood kitchen. Why not love tender tandoor chicken simmered in tomato, cream and mild spices, ready in the time it takes to make the rice you serve it with?

Pot-Cooked Potato Chips with Avocado Oil and Himalayan Pink Salt

Goodfood Avocado Oil Chips

If you like your fries extra crispy, you’ll love these thunderously crisp Russet Potatoes cooked in avocado oil, whose high smoke point allows for the highest levels of crispiness. Best of all, they’re handcrafted by a New Brunswick family who grow their own potatoes. It’s the same family that knows producing this fine only needs a dusting of pink Himalayan salt to make these redheads shine.

Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Goodfood Caramel Cheesecake

When the sudden craving for something sweet strikes but you’re sweaty, six hours in the heart of a Scandinavian detective series, you’re just a few phone calls away from Goodfood’s classic Salted Caramel on request. Cheesecake, a perfect balance between a crunchy graham cracker base, a smooth creamy filling and a sweet but salty filling.

piano pizza

Goodfood piano piano pizza

One of the things we really love about Goodfood On Demand is their local offerings, sourced from the best in town. Case in point: restaurant group Buzzy Piano Piano, who have created restaurant-quality frozen versions of their cult favorite pizzas, ready to reheat at home when you can’t get a table at one of their restaurants, or you want to grab a few pies up at the cottage when you’re out of town for the weekend. Our choice ? Sweet Hornet flavor, made with the same natural sourdough they use in restaurants, and topped with hot honey, soppressata and black olives.

Everything But Bagel Montreal Bagel Spice Blend

Gourmet spices

Sure, you can use it to season those handmade bagels you boil in honey in the kitchen… or you can use it just about anywhere else, bringing those Montreal vibes to anything you think might enjoy a shot of toasted hazelnut. seeds and spices. Sprinkle it on a salad, add it to a chicken marinade or add it as a finishing touch to hummus.

Pusateri’s for Goodfood Truffle Macaroni and Cheese

Goodfood Truffle Mac and Cheese

Another Toronto classic, available without queuing at a deli counter. There’s a reason Pusateri’s has been the city’s ready-meal bar for over 50 years, and it’s dishes like this: a four-cheese cream sauce, perfectly wrapping al dente noodles and kissed with the best white truffle oil. Why would you want to eat anything else or leave the house to do it?

Crispy cold brew smoothie

Goodfood Cold Brew Smoothie

On mornings when you should have been out twenty minutes ago, we love a breakfast that can not only caffeinate you, but also get you good stuff like nut butter and fruit. Enter this ready-to-mix smoothie, which simply asks you to add your liquid of choice – water, milk, or a milk alternative – to this pre-made frozen blend of cold brew, cashew butter, banana and maca and cocoa nibs. Blend in a blender and you’re well on your way to a delicious and super convenient start to the day.

Gaïa Vegan Salad

Gourmet salad

With no minimum order amount, you should have no qualms about calling Goodfood On Demand for, say, lunch for one on a Thursday. If you’re looking for a real boost between meetings, we love this vegan salad, available Monday through Saturday. Fresh blueberries, almonds and broccoli nestle atop mixed greens (including kale and romaine hearts), which sit on a bed of turmeric-infused quinoa. Drizzle with Green Goddess dressing for the most delicious result.

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