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Desserts/Pastries

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Issue: 2018-02-07, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

There’s a special place in my heart for mush. And puddings of all sorts are a very favourite form of mush. This is simple rice pudding – seasoned with vanilla and bourbon, and not on the overly sweet side... more

Feb 7, 2018 12:00 AM Recipes

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Issue: 2018-01-31, PHOTO: Kim Friedenberg

No tradition is sweeter than the All-City Band’s annual fundraising Dessert & Dance. Now in its 18th year, the event is held every February on the Saturday before Valentine’s Day to raise money for band trips out of the territory... more

Jan 31, 2018 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-11-29, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Apple crumble is as close to a perfect food as I’ve ever found. It can be breakfast just as easily as it can be dessert or even dinner. It’s fast to prepare, and when it comes right down to it, pretty healthy... more

Nov 29, 2017 12:00 AM Recipes

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Issue: 2017-06-07, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Of all the fantastic ingredients that the Yukon has to offer, rhubarb might be one of the most unsung. It’s prevalent in most gardens and even grows wild on the side of the road, and yet it’s fireweed, lowbush cranberries, and spruce tips that... more

Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

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Issue: 2017-03-01, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Although I’ve spent most of my career around sweets and pastries, I don’t often eat dessert. And yet whenever I see panna cotta on a menu I always order it because of how simple and satisfying it is. Panna cotta is sweetened milk set with gelatin... more

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

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Issue: 2017-02-15, PHOTO: Aislinn Cornett

Stepping into Johnson’s Crossing Lodge nestled off the Alaska Highway at historic Mile 836 feels more like walking into your mom’s living room than a highway lodge. Vintage tins and rusted relics line the shelves overtop a cozy room with tables... more

Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2017-02-01, PHOTO: Kim Friendenberg

Got a sweet tooth and a craving for some tunes? Come out to the All City Band's seventh annual Dessert and Dance Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb 11 at the Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre for an evening of music, desserts and dancing. All proceeds go... more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-11-09, PHOTO: Kim Melton

I extracted a small tub of raspberries from the freezer yesterday, comforted to see it near overflowing with the season's harvest. Though saskatoons and blueberries came in in droves this year, the raspberries that made it to the freezer were few... more

Nov 9, 2016 12:00 AM

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Issue: 2016-11-09, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Don’t be foolhardy and dismiss these brownies as a recipe for health and well-being. While the extra fibre and vitamins the beets give this treat are certainly welcome, these rich, flavourful brownies should not be relegated to the realm of diet... more

Nov 9, 2016 12:00 AM

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: 2016-02-11, PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

Bring family, friends, or even a date, because the All-City Band Society is hosting the 16th annual Dessert and Dance. The evening will start off with some sensational tunes provided by All-City Jazz Band, with the lights dim and the jazzy sounds... more

Feb 11, 2016 12:00 AM , Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

Halloween parties for the mature crowd can’t simply offer a feast of candy and chips. We have issues such as cholesterol, blood pressure and the adult palate to keep in mind. Luckily, there are many healthy party snacks that can be served. Here... more

Oct 29, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-09-03 PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

“What are you doing? Are you sure you can eat that??!!” We were looking for my friend’s runaway cat in Riverdale’s green belt when I stopped to eat some berries. Having skipped breakfast to join the search party, I was thankful for a snack. more

Sep 3, 2015 12:00 AM

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Miche Genest

Last holiday season I cajoled members of my family into forming teams and entering a contest, invented by me, entitled, “The First Annual Shake-off, Stiroff Cocktail Competition,” to be held on Christmas day just prior to dinner. more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

Edible Yukon Christmas Pudding

Kim Melton

Ah, Christmas — the time of year when magazines abound with recipes promising taste sensations derived solely from rainbows and snowflakes. At least that’s my assumption because they are the only things not on the list of excluded ingredients. Consid more

Dec 24, 2014 12:00 AM Wild Harvest

My partner likes to separate his beer and his food. I'm in favour of mixing them. One day we will find common ground. In the meantime, I will continue to feed him experimental dishes of spicy sautéed spaghetti squash doused with Big Rock's... more

Jun 7, 2012 12:00 AM Beverages

Last night a friend stopped by for dinner. He brought moose sausages to grill; I boiled up some Yukon grown red potatoes and added butter and rosemary. We washed it down with the better part of a bottle of one of my "go to" bottles of Italian red... more

Oct 13, 2011 12:00 AM Beverages

Wild raspberries are yours for the picking in a ditch or river bank near you. Take advantage of our warm summer weather and gather plump, succulent red more

Aug 26, 2010 12:00 AM