Chef’s Tips: Spring Proteins

Chef’s Tips: Spring Proteins

There’s so much to look forward to come spring – fresh herbs, fully stocked farmers’ markets, and a diet not so reliant on parsnips and potatoes. Food-wise, most of us associate spring with all things green: arugula, asparagus, chives, spinach, and peas. But...
April Spirits

April Spirits

It’s spring… finally! And aren’t we all glad. But now comes the uncertainty. Is it sunny and warm, snowy and icy, or blowy and rainy – or all of the above? We’ve been looking for cool products whatever the weather throws at you, and here are a few of our April...
Don’t Put All Your Eggs in an Easter Basket

Don’t Put All Your Eggs in an Easter Basket

Cook with hard boiled eggs too using these four applications! Easter; it’s a holiday known for food traditions like baked ham, chocolate bunnies, marshmallow Peeps, and yes, hard-boiled eggs. Despite the fact that these are usually not for eating, painting Easter eggs...
Open That Bottle: Gino Marghella

Open That Bottle: Gino Marghella

“Saturday we got married. Sunday, Italy won the World Cup, then Monday we opened up the Southside store. 2006 was a great year,” says Gino Marghella, General Manager of the Italian Centre Shops. In true romantic Italian style, his mom went to Italy on vacation, fell...
Drinks of the Week

Drinks of the Week

Three red wines for sharing with your loved one when it’s cold outside, and you’re inside!  McWatters Collection Meritage 2013, Okanagan Valley, BC  This opulent wine is so seductive on the nose and draws you in drooling. There are ripe berry aromas to greet you on...

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