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Issue: 2018-04-04, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Grapes make a lovely sweet and savoury addition to a variety of meals. If you can manage it try and time this recipe for when you have the bottom of a bag of grapes that have gotten a little old... more

Recipes

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Issue: 2018-02-28, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

This is a bit like a quiche and some holiday stuffing had a fling and along came a weird hybrid casserole. This is a great recipe to help clean out your freezer of last years (or a few years ago) sausage and all that stale old bread on your... more

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Issue: 2017-12-20, PHOTO: Pixabay

Back in the 1930s and 40s mom baked her own goodies and desserts were homespun and knowing just what was in those delightful desserts. They also tasted far better than the modern off-the-shelf desserts... more

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Issue: 2017-12-06, PHOTO: Pixabay

If you like homemade bread, then let me take you back to my mother’s kitchen, back to the 1950s. Those were the days when men never wore their hats in a building when a lady was present, when men always opened the door for a lady and never walked... more

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Issue: 2017-11-29, PHOTO: Rhiannon Russell

Rhiannon Russell: You opened up Blackbird Bakery five years ago. How have things been? Kayla Morrison: For the most part, pretty good. You always have ups and downs — that’s the nature of business. But for the most part, everything has hit the... more

Yukon Local Business

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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

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Issue: 2017-11-22, PHOTO: Pixabay

Having grown up in the 1930 and 40s, I was used to homemade food such as pancakes, bread and fresh-from-the-garden homemade soups. Nothing was prepared in cans from the grocery store that had sat on the shelves for months. The only thing spread on... more

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

The Yukon grows wonderful root vegetables. And anyone who has participated in the From the Ground Up fundraiser will tell you that local root vegetables are abundant and delicious this time of year... more

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Issue: 2017-11-08, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Bear is a controversial meat. Unlike most other game, hunters aren’t forced to keep any of the meat and can hike out the pelt and skull leaving the rest of the animal in the woods for scavengers. There also seems to be some sort of stigma about... more

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

There’s no downside to freshly baked bread – it tastes great and makes the house smell wonderful. Making bread can be a bit time consuming though, if done the old fashioned way it can take hours of kneading and proofing... more

Recipes

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Issue: 2017-10-04, PHOTO: Pixabay

Baked Fish and Vegetables 4 large mushrooms, sliced 1 cup peas 2 chopped white onions more

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Issue: 2017-05-03, PHOTO: Meg Rodgers

Meg Rodgers is a self-proclaimed “whole food junkie” who exudes kindness in everything she does. It’s not only in the name of her baking company, Kind Whole Foods, but in the kindness she extends to the planet, via the mouth-watering, cruelty-free... more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2017-04-19, PHOTO: Pixabay

Muffins are not only a treat, but a very healthy treat – especially when you bake them with fresh fruit. Here are some tasty muffin treats to try out. more

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Issue: 2017-04-19, PHOTO: Pixabay.com

My mother was a master cook sent down from heaven, and as she looks down upon me, I think back to the 1930 and 40s. I must come clean and admit it: I was the person always stealing those great sweet treats... more

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Issue: 2017-03-29, PHOTO: Kim Melton

It struck me a couple days ago that I have gotten out of the habit of baking, and was missing having nibbly bites about for those mid-meal moments that require just a little something. I briefly mentally bemoaned my lack of muffins, before... more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2017-03-15, PHOTO: Lori Garrison

Sometimes, you just need cake. I've baked this from scratch before, but this is the one time I'm going to advocate boxed over homemade: when you're deep in the backcountry it's just too much fuss to pack in all the things you need to make a decent... more

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Issue: 2017-02-22, PHOTO: Kim Melton

The circle is often used as a symbol of perfection. The delicious combination of sweet or savoury filling and flaky pastry at its best when round is known as “pie.” The magic number that tells us everything we need to know about a circle is called... more

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Issue: 2017-02-22, PHOTO: Pixabay

Here are some good bread recipes from the 1950s. more

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Issue: 2017-01-11, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Sausage rolls are an anytime food - breakfast? Top with a runny egg. Light lunch? Just add a green salad. Company coming? Make sure there’s lots of mustard for dipping. Cater to your guests tastes by switching up the sausage, any sort of game... more

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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