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Come in, you’re welcome, there’s room. Acclaimed chef Shane M. Chartrand’s debut cookbook explores the reawakening of Indigenous cuisine and what it means to cook, eat, and share food in our homes and communities. Born to Cree parents and raised by a Métis father and Mi’kmaw-Irish mother, Shane Chartrand has spent years learning about his …

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https://cjkatz.com/ Well-tested home-style recipes served by real families during the early days of the pandemic. A pandemic hits our world and we all bunker down in our homes and for some, discover our kitchens for the first time.  Shortly after the first quarantine in March of 2020, I went to look for yeast to make …

One Loaf at a Time & One Bowl at a Time Read More »

Award winning author Deborah Hodge was born in Moose Jaw SK and now lives with her family in Vancouver BC. Her dedication to children’s literature is far reaching as she has written many books for kids but also supports literacy in the classroom with accompanying activities and resources. Having been a teacher, Deborah knows the …

Cooking With Bear review Read More »

As the summer slowly gives way to fall routines and hopefully people going back to workplaces and school, its time to think about lunches and keeping them healthy. Thankfully, Erin Romeo comes to our aid in providing not only healthy recipes but ways to portion the food into totable containers and tips on how to …

Aug 30, 2021 – Book Review Read More »

Russian cuisine is near and dear to my family. With a Polish-Russian influence on my mom’s side, and Russian-Mongolian influence from my dad, our European table was heavily laden with traditional Russian fare. Many dishes are common throughout Europe like pierogi/vareniki/dumplings/kalduny/pelmeni – and each family has their own spin on it. To make sense of …

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Classic French Recipes and Family Favorites from a Life in France French cuisine has intimidated home cooks thanks to the influence of Julia Child and starred Michelin chefs. Complicated sauces, hard to find ingredients and pages and pages of finicky instructions. Along comes Laura Bradbury and Rebecca Wellman to dispel all our fears in tackling …

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Want to treat yourself or guests to a delightful cocktail at home like a professional mixologist while enjoying alcohol-free cocktails? Take a look at this free recipe book from Sexy AF and you’ll be inspired to start mixing and pouring amazing drinks! Utilizing their signature mixes, the book is broken into the following categories with …

Sexy AF Spirits Recipe Book Read More »

Every Canadian foodie knows Lynn Crawford – her contribution to the culinary scene in Canada is extensive. Award winning cookbooks, television shows and restaurants, Chef Lynn has had decades of culinary experience with resounding success. Although Lynn’s flagship restaurant, Ruby Watchco closed its doors, the award winning The Hearth restaurant continues providing fresh and seasonal …

At Home with Lynn Crawford Read More »

Quick and easy: that’s my goal. Wunderbar food: that’s the result! https://www.quick-german-recipes.com/ Many of us think of German food as schnitzel and sausages, but Oma Gerhild in her book “German Meals at Oma’s” proves us wrong! German cuisine is regional…yes, there are similarities but also a great variety. Germany is half the size of Alberta …

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UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. UNHCR has operations in more than 133 countries. For decades, UNHCR has faced crises in many countries. They’ve provided life-saving assistance to asylum-seekers, …

Tastes from Home: Recipes from the Refugee Community Read More »