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...
Chefs’ Tips and Tricks: Using Dried Spices

Chefs’ Tips and Tricks: Using Dried Spices

The days of dusty spice cabinets filled with questionable jars of garlic powder, stale chilli flakes, and maybe some expired Italian seasoning are long gone. Spices in all forms, from sweet to savoury, have made a huge resurgence in the past few years, and home cooked...
Alberta Grocers’ Tips on Shopping Local

Alberta Grocers’ Tips on Shopping Local

Gone are the days of one-stop shopping for groceries at the nearest supermarket.   With an ever-increasing interest in supporting local producers, it has become quite common to seek out specialty grocers for your ingredients.   Whether this means picking up fresh...
Chefs’ Tips and Tricks: Dining Al Fresco

Chefs’ Tips and Tricks: Dining Al Fresco

Ever wanted to take your al fresco dining a notch above the standard grilling fare? Burgers and steaks are great and all, but sometimes a bit more refinement is called for when entertaining guests or simply enjoying a gorgeous summer evening. Whether you’re putting...

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