Yakking Around

Yakking Around

Alberta Ranchers Expand Into the Yak Market Albertans produce a lot of different proteins. Obviously we have our cattle, but local ranchers are also raising pigs, chickens, turkeys, lamb, bison, elk, and even shrimp. Few of us realize, however,...
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...
Open That Bottle: Laurie MacKay

Open That Bottle: Laurie MacKay

“I wish people would not ignore the sweet wine category. It breaks my heart. Rather than having a dessert, have this for dessert – or if you’re having cheese, have this sweet wine and end on a high note,” says Laurie MacKay, CBC radio’s House Wine...
It’s Not How Big Your Greens Are…

It’s Not How Big Your Greens Are…

…it’s what they can do for you that counts! Microgreens may be tiny but they pack a big flavour punch; they’re nutrient-rich, and you don’t need to be an expert to know how to use them. They’re also quite easy to come by, gracing the shelves at farmers’...
Sheet Pan Suppers

Sheet Pan Suppers

Sheet pan suppers are all the rage lately. Everywhere I look, be it flipping through food magazines, wandering the cookbook section of the bookstore, or reading my favourite blogs and Instagram feeds, the world is in love with ideas for dinner using only one pan. And...
Open That Bottle: Karen Anderson

Open That Bottle: Karen Anderson

“I’m a ‘momtrepreneur.’ I grew the business as I grew my son; he’s six-foot four and 220 pounds now – so my business is getting big like him,” laughs Karen Anderson, President and CEO of Alberta Food Tours. It has been a convoluted journey for the...

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