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The Irony of it All

By |July 24th, 2021|0 Comments

I like meat. I just can’t cook it. Over the past decades a landfill or compost heap no doubt owes its existence to the cuts of meat I have ruined, burned, crisped, turned into [...]

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The Rise of the Fried Chicken Sandwich

By |July 17th, 2021|0 Comments

In 2015, American food writer Helen Rosner wrote an article for Guernica Magazine called “On Chicken Tenders,” an unapologetic ode to the humble chicken strip, the “king of all perfect foods,” as she describes [...]

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Sloppy Joes

By |July 13th, 2021|0 Comments

A couple of  generations ago, casseroles were the weeknight meal of choice when you needed to get dinner on the table with a minimum of dishes to do afterward. Skillet and sheet-pan meals are [...]

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The Truffle Club

By |July 9th, 2021|0 Comments

Shop Local More than any other, we’ve welcomed this summer with wide open arms, almost running to catch it and ensure it doesn’t slip away. While we are still facing uncertain times, we can [...]

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Global Grill

By |July 7th, 2021|0 Comments

A delectable collection of Calgary's best international meat dishes COVID-19 may have made international travel impossible, but thankfully, Calgary brings the world to devout meat eaters as the home of countless international restaurants, markets [...]

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By |July 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

As the daughter and daughter-in-law of Dutch immigrants, I know a thing or two about sweet treats. Speculaas cookies, boterkoek, oliebollen – the Dutch certainly are passionate about sweet indulgences. But it’s the Australian [...]

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Grilled Spatchcock Chicken

By |June 28th, 2021|0 Comments

We are back for another summer of grilling with AMA's Backyard BBQ team in support of local farmers, ranchers, and businesses. This summer we'll be sharing some unique and popular ways to grill Alberta [...]

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Spam and Pineapple Fried Rice

By |June 24th, 2021|1 Comment

This Spam and pineapple fried rice recipe is a delicious way to repurpose leftover rice. Add in juicy pineapple cubes, some staple items from the pantry or freezer and you can turn those leftovers [...]

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The Sustainable Kitchen

By |June 20th, 2021|0 Comments

Lovely Leftovers and Sensational Scraps Open the fridge on any given day and there they are: leftovers. The remains of great meals of the past taunt us to eat them before they expire. Why [...]

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Workhorse of the Kitchen

By |June 14th, 2021|0 Comments

Shop Local Spring has sprung and we are soaking in the warm weather, planting our vegetable gardens and getting excited about summer. We’ve discovered some cool finds for this edition. A good jar of [...]