Food Stories

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Mid-Century Nosh

By |October 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Iconic dishes from the 1950s worth revisiting By Tanya Schaap It’s no secret that during the early months of the pandemic there was a collective craving for comfort food. Friends of mine, those familiar [...]

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Meet the Producers

By |September 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Spend some time with modern farmers and you'll find they're a thoughtful bunch. Especially these Calgary-area producers, who are getting noticed for doing things differently. Some even call themselves “nerdy.” They're focused on building [...]

Bubble Tea Breakdown

By |September 1st, 2020|3 Comments

Bubble Tea Over the last two years, Alberta’s bubble tea scene has undergone a major transformation. For the uninitiated, bubble tea is a Taiwanese drink with some variation of tea, fruits or other flavoring, [...]

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How To Stock Your Bar Like a Pro

By |July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Story and photos by Tanya Schaap Maybe you’re hosting your first quarantine cocktail party with your roommates. Maybe you’re looking to impress your friends with one of those chic prohibition [...]

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By |April 3rd, 2020|1 Comment

Building community through bread By BJ OUDMAN Bread. An unpretentious concoction of four simple ingredients – flour, water, salt and yeast. Yet, bread is complex. Woven into culture throughout history and around the [...]

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My Old China

By |March 16th, 2020|0 Comments

By Linda Kupecek When I was a child, our kitchen wasn’t fancy schmancy. I remember the yellow linoleum, the red arborite table (fancy in its day) the worn wooden cupboards. But most of [...]

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Eating In The 2020s

By |January 16th, 2020|0 Comments

By Shelley Boettcher Trends come and go in the culinary world. One year, we're all jonesing for kale chips, quinoa, kombucha and charcoal. The next year, we're searching for something [...]

My Bad Pot Luck

By |November 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Prior to this year, I had contributed to maybe three pot lucks in my entire life. Just not my thing. I was re-introduced to the world of the pot luck [...]

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Crossing Borders for Coffee

By |November 13th, 2019|0 Comments

By BJ Oudman A latte at Baya Rica Cafe in Bridgeland. Photo by BJ Oudman Canadians love their coffee. With Tim Hortons being one of our most recognized national brands, [...]

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The Future of Food

By |November 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Sci-Fi prognosticators in the ’60s foresaw computers magically manifesting a milkshake for an ensign with a sweet tooth. Others figured we’d be popping nutrient tablets by now and foregoing the [...]

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An Italian Christmas

By |November 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Frank Spinelli had a gift for bringing people together. From his earliest days of importing Italian newspapers and espresso for his friends and neighbours in Edmonton, he and his wife, [...]