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Final Suppers

My husband and I are on our last visit to my sister’s house in Parksville, on Vancouver Island. She is moving across the country…

Bucatini with red wine braised squid and pepperoni

If you’re new to cooking squid, or haven’t had them outside of fried calamari, this is a great way to give them a try. The squid turn out tender and mild, while the sauce takes on most of its flavor from the pepperoni and the red wine.

Five Spice rubbed Gravlax

Gravlax is one of the simplest, kinda luxurious foods you can make at home. Just a few ingredients and some patience and you’ve got a beautiful cured salmon that will impress any guest.

Salmon, twice as good

It’s hard to say which of these two salmon recipes is the best because both are delicious. The bonus is that each one is pretty simple to prepare.

A pearl formed in these oysters

Even after a year of operating in downtown Whitehorse, Eddie Rideout, co-owner of Wayfarer Oyster House, stresses that his restaurant does more than just oysters. Some people still associate the 6th Avenue eatery with its pop-up origins, when Rideout and co-owners Brian Ng and Andrew Seymour would show up at different bars around town to …

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Squid and salami spaghetti

Squid is an inexpensive, sustainable and awesome little cephalopod that should be part of everyone’s diet, beyond fried calamari at the bar (an awesome little appy as well, don’t get me wrong). If you’ve never cooked squid, go grab a bag of frozen rings at the grocery store and give this recipe a try.

Wood-fired, bacon-wrapped shrimp

Summer is coming! For the next few weeks all the recipes you’ll be seeing will be in preparation for the long summer days spent outside soaking up our precious long, warm days cooking over a fire. When it comes to cooking outside, having ingredients on hand that work in lots of different recipes is essential. …

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Roasted oysters with garlic toasted breadcrumbs, bacon and parmesan

Whitehorse has a solid selection of oysters pretty consistently; these particular oysters shown in the photos were from the Haines Packing Company, but a couple of the larger grocery stores seem to be carrying them regularly as well. They’re a perfect pairing for a crisp, white wine or bourbon with friends and make an impressive nibble …

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Surimi (Fake Crab) Salad Rolls

Surimi Salad Rolls Makes 6 Rolls INGREDIENTS ½ cup shredded, flaked imitation crab ½ cup shredded iceberg lettuce ½ cup thinly sliced cucumber 6 rice paper rolls Dipping sauce (Thai-style peanut sauce, soy sauce, chili sauce, etc.) to garnish Sliced green onions, to garnish Toasted sesame seeds, to garnish METHOD 1. Bring a skillet of …

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Coctel de Camarones

Having recently spent some time in Latin America to attend a friend’s wedding (congrats again Mr. and Mrs. Spinks!) my head is full of vibrant fruit, spicy seasoning and lovely fresh seafood. While the food in that part of the world is a trove of fantastic recipes the one I kept ordering again and again …

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