Food Stories

  • red meat

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 [...]

  • greens


By |May 30th, 2021|0 Comments

By Ellen Kelly Thanks to the relatively recent onslaught of hydroponic baby-this and micro-that all tidily provided in little plastic clamshells, we no longer have to do without greens for endless months. Don’t get [...]

  • yams

I Yam Who I Yam

By |May 15th, 2021|1 Comment

When  it comes to the plant-based food business, I'm confused. Don’t get me wrong, I was buying veggie ground round 20 years ago — before it was fashionable. Anybody who hasn’t been in a [...]

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Roots Grow Deep

By |May 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

Shop Local With dreams of spring on our minds, we’ve been playing with grow kits, Alberta-made products and zero-waste items. Growing herbs and mushrooms indoors has kept us busy. Once they are ready, we [...]

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Breakfast Epiphanies

By |April 30th, 2021|0 Comments

Did you know that when you treat mom to brunch on Mother’s Day, you’re actually celebrating a major milestone in the women’s movement? According to history books, it’s West Virginia’s Anna Jarvis we have [...]

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My Fun Easter

By |April 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

I am closer to the Easter Bunny than I have ever been to Santa. Sure, Santa’s jolly, but his love is conditional. All that ‘naughty or nice’ business? Too much pressure. The Easter Bunny [...]