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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 [...]

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By |March 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

By Ellen Kelly I seldom disagree outright with the inimitable English-cookery writer Jane Grigson; I quite enjoy her acerbic wit and opinionated stance on pretty much everything. But we part ways when it comes [...]

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Forged by Fire

By |March 10th, 2021|0 Comments

Photography by Mitch Kern A global pandemic is hardly an optimal scenario for opening a new restaurant venture. But many Calgary chefs did exactly that – proving that where passion and ingenuity ignite, there's [...]

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Perfect Pairings

By |February 4th, 2021|1 Comment

By Tanya Schaap Certain flavour combinations will be together for life. I’m talking peanut butter and jelly, chicken and waffles, salt and vinegar, bacon and eggs, wine and cheese. These couples are in it [...]

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By |January 22nd, 2021|0 Comments

By Ellen Kelly I admit, my youth (spent for the most part in southern Alberta) was not blessed with garlic. I had Italian and Eastern European friends; dinner at their homes was often an [...]

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Drink for your Health

By |January 16th, 2021|4 Comments

Shop Local The new year is finally upon us and we, like many others, are happy to say adios 2020. We are starting the new year full of optimism and hope that life will [...]

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My Fine Christmas

By |December 6th, 2020|0 Comments

By Linda Kupecek Don’t get me wrong. I am all for a cozy Christmas during which people cuddle up in front of the fireplace and exude good will like a Hallmark movie. Year after [...]