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A perfect holiday gift
A perfect recipe for holiday gift-giving. Thanks Martha Stewart!
Resource Type: Recipe | Chef: Sara Brubacher
Resource Type: Recipes | Chef: Donna Jean Forster-Gill
A Progressive Potluck is a great way to connect neighbours and celebrate summer
Resource Type: Recipe | Chef: Sylvia Cheuy
Type: Entree I Chef: Mark Cabaj
“Have some more bigos,” my father would say. And before anyone could put their spoon down, he would have swiped their half-done plate and returned it, topped up with more Polish Hunters Stew, a centuries old dish.
Types: Entrees I Chef: Sharalynn Krahn I V
If you’ve ever attended a church potluck, the scene of young children racing in the hallways, aging seniors carefully carrying their plates full of small servings of a variety of dishes, and parents attempting to calm their excited children and convince them to eat may sound familiar to you.
Type: Soups I Chef: Paul Born
I love to eat! I ate weigh too much! Some people eat to live. I’m ashamed to say I live to eat!
Type: Sauces I Chef: Susan Eckerle Curwood I V
Summer is here – it’s time to head to the Farmers’ Market! A trip to the Farmers’ Market means buying fresh apple fritters from our favourite vendor, sitting in the outdoor picnic area to catch up on the latest gossip and, of course, exchanging recipes for the best ways.
Type: Sauces I Chef: Graham Scott I V
Some food is all about patience. Patience and Food don't go together much anymore. Most things you can buy at a grocery store are frozen, or prepared, or microwaveable. When was the last time you really needed your rice to be cooked in two minutes? Do you really need bacon that sizzles after five seconds...
Type: Soup I Chef: Sue Damiao
“Come inside, it’s time to eat,” my Mother would call. “Auuugh!! Soup again,” I would groan. Portuguese Chicken Soup was a classic meal in our home. Little did I know that once I became an adult and moved from home, I would crave that soup almost immediately.
Type: Soups I Chef: Sue Damiao
I just love soup. My reputation as the soup advocate precedes me. Nieces and nephews, typically happy to stay and continue playing, politely hesitate when the invitation includes dinner. “What are we having for dinner?” they ask, fearful that I may not just order pizza but try to convert them to the ‘soup...
Type: Soups I Chef: Paul Born from the Moosewood Cookbook, by Mollie Katzen I V
In the heart of winter I often feel cold inside and out. Yes I am standing up to counted; I am one of those people who never quite understood the appeal of winter. Maybe it is the fact I grew up in British Columbia where snow and cold were seldom and never stayed long.
Type: Breakfasts | Chef: Susan Eckerle Curwood | V
The area where we live is full of maple trees. Although no one household alone could provide enough sap necessary for syrup production, as a community, we certainly can. So when my neighbour Mat tapped the trees in the community and made syrup, we all gathered to enjoy the most delicious breakfast any of us...
Type: Breakfasts | Chef: Leisa Nichol | V
One of the ladies in the community at my father's long-term care facility would make the most delicious hot cross buns. They are still the best comfort food I’ve ever eaten. She always claimed that she'd made so many she had no choice but to share – which pretty much sums up the spirit of the group...