Spice it Up: Pumpkin Pie

Spice it Up: Pumpkin Pie

Love it or hate it, pumpkin pie is an autumn staple. It’s also the origin of the ever-popular “pumpkin spice” flavouring that has amassed a cult following at the not-to-be-named coffee shop where said lattés are on offer. However, pumpkin spice need not be limited to...
Spice it Up: Carrot Cake

Spice it Up: Carrot Cake

Carrot cake: it’s a comfort food and it works for so many reasons. Carrots help to ensure that you’re never eating dry cake; warm spices in the batter warm the soul; and cream cheese makes for a frosting that is both decadent and nostalgic at the same time. All things...
Spice it Up – Pesto

Spice it Up – Pesto

Pesto is usually a classic combination of basil, garlic, pine nuts, and olive oil, puréed into a potent paste of sorts, and the perfect summer condiment.  No cooking required, it can be served alongside grilled meats, roasted vegetables, or tossed with pasta. Not only...
Top Chef Canada: Meet Alberta’s Contestants

Top Chef Canada: Meet Alberta’s Contestants

Top Chef Canada is back and season 8 is slated to feature some of Calgary’s top culinary talent. One of these contestants is Elycia Ross, chef-owner of Little Truck on the Prairie, a food truck that emphasizes locally sourced and prairie-inspired eats. For Ross,...
Spice it Up Fondue

Spice it Up Fondue

Fondue; it’s a popular option during the holidays that somehow falls by the wayside throughout the rest of the year. But who says you need a celebration to justify dipping bread and other goodies into cheese or chocolate? These ideas can help you to incorporate...

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