Celebrate Local Food

Celebrate Local Food – October 2019

This month’s Local Food Promotion winner is… Cindy Breitkreutz This is a Kugel made with local carrots, eggs and wild mushrooms (agaricus and oyster). So tasty!

Celebrate Local Food – September 2019

This month’s Local Food Promotion winner is… Sylwia Motała Saskatoon Berry Cake To make this beautiful Saskatoon Berry cake she used delicious antioxidant-rich berries grown in her front yard. The cake is covered with a homemade Saskatoon Berry chocolate sauce and fresh berries. And we have to love her email tag/quote: Life is uncertain; eat …

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Celebrate Local Food – August 2019

This month’s Local Food Promotion winner is… Jeszika Jeszika, has sent us many many photos simply loving Yukon grown and raised foods

Celebrate Local Food – April 2019

This month’s Local Food Promotion winner is… Mary Holozubiec Mary wrote: The Yukon just may very well be the kale capital of Canada. Kale is not just for chips anymore. You can put in smoothies, salads, spanakopita,soups, quiches, and frittatas. The sky is the limit. Here is one of her favorite recipes for KALE QUINOA …

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Celebrate Local Food – January 2019

Two Wonderful Submissions! Received From Chef Berna O’Donovan of Cucina Berma Home cured Icy Waters Arctic Char Gravlax with Saffron and Hawaiian Red Salt. (above) Arctic char from Icy Waters Berna cured with salt, sugar, Yukon Juniper berries and Free Pour Jenny’s Solstice bitters. (right) Thank you Berma for answering our call and we’re pleased …

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Jamaican Baked Bananas for Christmas

Delicate and fine, the American Beauty Rose china service was surrounded by gleaming silver cutlery, platters and serving bowls passed down through family generations. All set on crisp, freshly ironed linen tablecloths, the dining room was ready for royalty. I was 10 years old. A working class Caucasian kid on a mixed family street in …

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In Bloom for Christmas

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens / Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens / Brown paper packages tied up with strings / These are a few of my favorite things.” So goes the delightful Christmas song. For Whitehorse florist, Crystal Rose, Christmas is more chaos than delight. The P.E.I. native opened her shop, …

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A Tough Nut to Crack

Nuts are a staple product come Christmas time. The Nutcracker ballet is a staple theatre production, too. Combine the two and you have yourself a merry little nutcracker soldier man. But where on earth did the nut-cracking device originate? Believe it or not, it goes back to pre-historic times. Ruins of stone nutcrackers go far …

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