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Chocolate

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Issue: 2018-09-19, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Chocolate has a reputation of being a kinda fickle ingredient—which it most certainly deserves—because it most definitely is. But there are a few really simple recipes that are so foolproof that you can make them with just about anybody, and this... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2018-04-25, PHOTO: courtesy of Sydney Oland

What’s Up Yukon’s weekly recipe developer, Sydney Oland, has a passion for food and creating new recipes. In addition to her weekly column, she is a PhD candidate at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom and her thesis has a working... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2016-12-21, PHOTO: by Paul Rath

This delicious mélange of peanuts, chocolate, and almond bark has become a family favourite. We found it on Facebook, and it looked so delicious, we wanted to try it, and had great results. It is a great blend of sweet and salty, chocolate and... Read more

Yukon Christmas

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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... Read more

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Issue: 2016-06-02, PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

With the season of marathons and relays upon us, your training plans may be kicking into high gear. And heading into competition – whether personal or with others – you may also be looking for an edge. Enter science. The science behind athletic... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-02-11, PHOTO: kozzi.com

Some people have a knack for the Grand Romantic Gesture. They're the ones who swim the Hellespont, write soulful ballads in milady's honour, or casually slip the keys to a Maserati under their partner's breakfast plate. Then, there are the rest of... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-02-11, PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

Whether you see February as the month of love, loneliness, or a time of being just plain fed up with winter, there is one thing that we all turn to during these 29 days: chocolate. Throughout the year we are generally quite good at consuming what... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-12-17, PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

I have read A Christmas Carol many times, but I can't seem to recall is if Ebenezer Scrooge smoked a cigar or a pipe, or even smoked at all. Perhaps Mr. Scrooge (prior to his ghostly visits) would have been too penny pinching to splurge on a box... Read more

Yukon Christmas

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO:: Angela Szymczuk

For some reason I just can't seem to stay away from the Gurkha’s. When I first started enjoying cigars about 8 years ago, Romeo y Julieta was my starter brand. Over the years my curiosities swayed between different brands. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-07-16 PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

We all know the story of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. I can’t help but wonder what it would be like if Mr. Wonka had a secret room that produced fine cigars. I imagine the room would have the scents of chocolate, butter, ... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

Keep your balls cold, and the chocolate will coat them nicely. I'm talking with Shelley Hakonson in her chocolate-aroma'd kitchen one afternoon when she demonstrates this piece of wisdom by making a tray full of cake balls. Read more

What is Valentine's Day without chocolate? Cut into heart shapes and sprinkled with a dusting of icing sugar, these are moist and not too sweet. They make a nice presentation on a dessert tray or a happy surprise in a lunch bag. Read more