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...
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...
Crazy for Cacao: How Alberta Does Chocolate Differently

Crazy for Cacao: How Alberta Does Chocolate Differently

There’s a resurgence happening in the world of chocolate, a changing of the guard as it were, and it’s making for an extraordinarily exciting scene right here in Alberta. While old school chocolatiers will never truly go out of style, they’re now up against more and...

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