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Cakes & Cake Decorating

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Issue: 2017-09-27, PHOTO: Glenda Koh

If Pinterest is to be believed, we might be raising children who expect a real live unicorn to come to their next birthday party. Do they even know how much a live unicorn costs? Imagine the hours it will take to source one. Parents of the world... more

Sep 27, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Families

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Issue: 2017-04-19, PHOTO: Kim Melton

I was making a carrot cake this week for one of the Jack Russell's birthdays (he gets the carrot ends, we get the cake, seems like a pretty good deal), and the subject of peeling vegetables came up. I have always been reticent about sending the... more

Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-11-23, Art: Aislinn Cornett

Aislinn Cornett is an art therapist, writer, artist and adventurer born in Whitehorse, Yukon. She currently lives, writes and doodles on the beach in Mexico. more

Nov 23, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Apples

Issue: 2016-09-29

Apple Pandowdy Ingredients: 4 cups peeled, cored and sliced apples 1 cup brown sugar ¼ cup flour more

Sep 29, 2016 12:00 AM

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Issue: 2016-07-14, PHOTO: Miche Genest

It’s 6 a.m. on a rainy morning just before Canada Day. In six hours I need to be ready to drive to Mayo, with three canoes on the roof and six days of breakfasts, dinners and desserts packed and labelled for the communal kitchen, and 17 days of... more

Jul 14, 2016 12:00 AM

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: food.com

Apple Crisp 8 medium cooking apples 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp salt 1-1/2 cups brown sugar 1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour ... more

Mar 31, 2016 12:00 AM

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Issue: 2015-12-10 PHOTO: Diane Gagne

Historians agree that our modern Christmas tree tradition originated in the German Renaissance period (circa 1500). Martin Luther added candles as decoration. Prior to candles, Tannenbaum (or Christmas tree in English) were decorated with apples... more

Dec 10, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Families

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Miche Genest

Up on the Alaska Highway, in the bright boîte called Tonimoes, attached to the SKKY Hotel, a quiet ritual takes place every Tuesday. Informally known as Scotch night, the weekly event “honour[s] the bounty of Scotland with the frugality of a Scot." more

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM Beverages

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Issue: 2015-02-19 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

What are those? “Whiffle balls.” What are they for? “Tic-Tac-Toe.” Five-year-old Nash Battersby is about to school me in the art of winning prizes at the Fun Fair at Whitehorse Elementary School, this Friday and Saturday. more

Feb 19, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Families

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August 7, 2014 Issue

“Let them eat cake”, is the famous saying, attributed to Marie Antoinette. After all, what could be a more delightful thing to do? more

Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

Did you know you can build new brain cells at any age? It's true! Whether you are in your 30s and constantly lose your car keys, or coming into your golden years and find it increasingly hard to recall events, there is hope. more

Nov 3, 2011 12:00 AM

With fall come many fruits, particularly juicy plums – lovely large dark ones and smaller golden plums. Either variety will work well in this easy-to-make dessert. more

Nov 11, 2010 12:00 AM

Spring is finally in the Yukon air. When it takes hold, one can hardly remember when we were in the midst of those long winter days. Invite a friend or two and brew up a cup of tea to enjoy with a slice of this lovely, fragrant cake. The addition... more

May 6, 2010 12:00 AM

Picking in the blueberry patch; what could be sweeter? Along waterways and creeks, hillsides and rocky patches, these little blue beauties are worth the hike. This upside-down cake is a nice way to celebrate blueberry season in the North. It is also more

Sep 24, 2009 12:00 AM

That special Yukon summer time is here. Go out and pick some fresh wild raspberries to combine with ripe, red plums in this delicious summer dessert. Yukon river banks and the sides of old railroad tracks and ditches usually yield a motherlode of... more

Jul 28, 2008 12:00 AM