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  • Smash burgers recipe

Alberta Beef Smash Burgers Recipe

By |May 24th, 2024|Comments Off on Alberta Beef Smash Burgers Recipe

Master the art of the smash burger with this easy-to-follow recipe. Transform 1 pound of ground beef into 4 juicy patties with unforgettable crispy edges. You can also create 2 double burgers for [...]

  • Seared Rainbow Trout Wrapped in Sautéed Greens

Seared Rainbow Trout Wrapped in Sautéed Greens

By |May 11th, 2024|Comments Off on Seared Rainbow Trout Wrapped in Sautéed Greens

My father and I spent hours on the creeks and rivers near our acreage in Central Alberta fishing for trout together. My dad taught me to hunt and fish, to cultivate in me [...]

  • carnitas


By |April 26th, 2024|Comments Off on Carnitas

Carnitas is a traditional Mexican dish made of pork seasoned with herbs and spices. It’s slow-cooked or braised until it becomes tender, then shredded and crisped, making it delicious to use in tacos, [...]

  • goan coconut fish curry

Goan Coconut Fish Curry

By |April 22nd, 2024|Comments Off on Goan Coconut Fish Curry

In Goa, a state along India's southwestern coast, seafood and coconut are staples. Goan fish curry is a traditional dish that captures the coastal flavours offering an authentic taste of regional cuisine. Recipe [...]

  • leftover chicken quinoa salad

Chicken Quinoa Salad

By |February 18th, 2024|0 Comments

Making lifestyle choices such as maintaining a balanced diet can help reduce the risk of heart disease. Embracing leftover rotisserie chicken as an excellent protein option, offers a simple way to craft a [...]

  • Red Lentil, Carrot and Coconut Soup

Red Lentil, Carrot and Coconut Soup

By |January 19th, 2024|0 Comments

Vibrant and soulful, vegetarian red lentil, carrot and coconut soup combines carrots, tomatoes, fresh ginger and garlic, fish sauce and coconut milk making it a hearty soup ready in an hour or less. [...]

  • mushroom borscht by Natalia Bozhok

Mushroom Borscht

By |January 12th, 2024|0 Comments

The tradition of cooking borscht dates back centuries and is passed on from generation to generation. With hundreds of variations of borscht, my grandmother says, “There are as many borscht recipes as there [...]

  • pumpkin pasta

Pumpkin Pasta

By |November 10th, 2023|0 Comments

Don’t miss out on the amazing array of seasonal squashes at the markets right now. Make this creamy pumpkin sauce that coats the pasta, creating a luscious and savoury combination.

  • quinoa stuffed peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

By |November 5th, 2023|1 Comment

Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers is a very forgiving recipe. You can make it your own by adding or leaving out vegetables you may want to change. It's a versatile dish that will work well [...]

  • Tortilla Española

Tortilla Española

By |October 24th, 2023|0 Comments

Potatoes, eggs, olive oil, salt and onions are kitchen staples around the world. Sometimes thought of as bit players, they’re often relegated to supporting roles. Unless, that is, you are in Spain: home [...]

  • muffaletta


By |September 1st, 2023|0 Comments

Muffaletta is a classic New Orleans sandwich consisting of olive salad, cheese and deli meats all layered in a large, round loaf of bread. Served at room temperature and never toasted, it's a [...]

  • Tuna White Bean Salad

Tuna White Bean Salad

By |May 18th, 2023|0 Comments

Find the freshest tuna available for this recipe, it makes all the difference in taste. In a pinch you can substitute Italian tuna packed in oil which offers way more flavour than tuna [...]

  • prawn fried rice

Prawn Fried Rice

By |November 15th, 2022|0 Comments

Add Fried Rice to your Thai Feast You've got your Thai Curry Kit simmering away and maybe you've put together a lettuce wrap kit or soup kit for a nice side dish but, [...]

  • caprese chicken

Caprese Chicken

By |September 16th, 2022|0 Comments

Life is busy and quick meals are important. With work, school and all the activities, it's easy to find filling meals that you can make at home with very minimal effort. Caprese Chicken is [...]

  • naan, bread, Caprese, tomatoes, basil, bocconcini, pizza

Caprese Naan Pizza

By |August 10th, 2022|1 Comment

This is one of my weekly go-to’s in the summer. We pick up fresh naan at the market and make it our weekend pizza, so simple! Do not skip salting your tomatoes, this helps some [...]

  • short rib chilequiles

Barbecue Short Rib Chilaquiles

By |July 6th, 2022|0 Comments

Barbecue Short Rib Chilaquiles are made easy using lime flavoured tortilla chips and salsa con queso. Local Calgary chefs Connie DeSousa and John Jackson season Canadian Beef short ribs and braise them in a [...]

  • moose stew

Élan Bourguignon and Spaetzle

By |June 25th, 2022|0 Comments

I’ve never understood the point of hunting, so it’s from the height of hypocrisy that I admit I’ve always wanted to cook and eat moose meat. While visiting family in Dawson Creek at Christmas, [...]

  • sweet chili chicken thighs

Sweet Chili Chicken Thighs

By |September 1st, 2021|0 Comments

Sweet Chili Sauce is typically made from a combination of chili peppers that have been minced, chopped or pureed, then mixed with ingredients like vinegar, salt, sugar, and garlic. There are many recipes on [...]