A Guide to Alberta’s Kombucha Makers

A Guide to Alberta’s Kombucha Makers

It wasn’t that long ago when buying a health-conscious drink commercially in Alberta meant a blended juice or smoothie. Quietly but quickly over the past few years, retailers have started stocking their shelves with another tasty option – kombucha, a fermented sweet...
Chefs’ Tips: Working with Smoked Foods

Chefs’ Tips: Working with Smoked Foods

No greeting beats the sound of crackling wood and the smell of savoury smoke when you walk into one of those special eateries dedicated to smoked foods. Normally we associate fire and smoke with campfires, a pitched tent and stretching out under the stars, but smoking...
Hot Okanagan: The Classics Edition

Hot Okanagan: The Classics Edition

The British Columbia wine world is old enough to have produced a handful of veterans, and young enough for us to still welcome new faces each year. While it’s all well and good to point out the shiny and new, growth in the B.C. wine community owes thanks to wineries...
5 Ways to Prep Like a Chef

5 Ways to Prep Like a Chef

Long before you arrive at a restaurant, the chefs have already been in the kitchen for hours preparing your meal. They’ve made lists, tested recipes, ensured all their ingredients are sized and cut properly, and ensured the kitchen is ready to flawlessly produce...
Cocktail Corner: Five Ingredient Spirit Specialties

Cocktail Corner: Five Ingredient Spirit Specialties

When we’re making cocktails at home, we’re always looking for creative and delicious recipes, but ones that are relatively simple without too many hard to find ingredients. As we’re all about ‘5’ this month, we asked two Alberta mixologists for recipes that involved...

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