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Issue: 2019-10-02, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

We’re heading into root vegetable season, and with the local school vegetable fundraiser on our doorsteps again, here’s a quick easy way to use up some of your potatoes and beets that feels a bit fancier than just a simple roast. Thinly slicing... Read more

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Issue: 2019-09-18, PHOTO: Aimée Dawn Robinson

Chef Robert Brouillette, of the storied Gold Pan Saloon in Whitehorse, is passionate about showcasing local ingredients. Brouillette began working in restaurants at age 16. After working in his family's Québec vineyard for six years and studying... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2019-06-19, Pixabay

Pike are very common, not difficult to catch and are a delicious mild-flavoured fish. Their one big negative is that they have more bones than other fish, with those “Y” bones in a line along the thickest part of the fillet. Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2019-06-12, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

No breading and a quick pan fry makes this eggplant parmesan quick and easy enough for a weeknight dinner. Read more

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Issue: 2019-06-12, PHOTO: Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé

Late May brought sun and warmth to the bordertown of Beaver Creek, Yukon. Sid was already back working hard at the Visitor Information Centre. He could feel the season was going to be a good one. Sid had come a long way from his childhood... Read more

Beaver Creek

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Issue: 2019-06-05, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Savory balls tucked into crispy bread and dripping with gooey cheese. This classic sub shop favorite is easy to make at home. If you’re having people over for lunch, or planning to take them on a picnic, you can make the meatballs and sauce, then... Read more

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Salmon trimmings are simply uneven cuts of filets that the fishmonger trims off larger pieces. They’re often the fattier pieces of the belly and they are inexpensive and delicious. Here are two ways to use up one little package of salmon trimmings... Read more

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Issue: 2019-05-22, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Chicken feet may be a lot for some, but this recipe is for those few people I know who just love gnawing on these gooey talons at dim sum restaurants down south. This is a simplified version you can make at home in a day. (The traditional route is... Read more

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Issue: 2019-05-22, PHOTO: Pixabay

Chili con carne Now we are going back in time to the 1940s, before the days of questionable, pre-cooked contents in a box. The meal of the day was chili con carne. We had a big family, so cut this one down accordingly. Try it once and you’ll be... Read more

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Issue: 2019-05-15, PHOTO: Pixabay

Tinfoil, as it’s commonly called, is actually aluminum foil. While it’s not essential, it is a boon to the fine art of barbequing. One of the first things to understand is that it comes in various weights/thicknesses and strengths. Some of it is... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2019-05-15, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Kind of a stew, kind of hearty side dish - this simple one pot dinner can easily be made into a hearty meal by serving with a big scoop of boiled white rice. Some people find okra challenging because of its texture, but if it’s a vegetable you’re... Read more

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Pixabay

Here are some old and mostly forgotten meals that still linger on my taste buds and I, once again, long to dig into the good ol’ days with some of these home-cooked meals... Read more

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

As a light meal or a hearty side, simple blanched beans with a vinaigrette are delicate and satisfying. Topping this clean salad with a slightly runny egg adds more depth and a bit of luscious fat for a straightforward dish that really shines... Read more

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Issue: 2019-04-17, PHOTO: Pixabay

First of all, let’s return to the 1930s and make our pancakes in a real heavy iron pan. The pan is ready for the mixture when you can drip a couple water droplets into the pan and they retain their shape for a few seconds... Read more

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Issue: 2019-04-10, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

The snow is disappearing and it’s time for spring recipes! This fresh and delicious salad is definitely a staple in our house. As the egg breaks over the salad, it makes the most decadent dressing you’ve ever had. This salad is perfect for a light... Read more

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Issue: 2019-04-03, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Produce in the North is expensive, which means you’ve really got to get the most for your money by making those forgotten bits from your last grocery trip into something special. Simple roasted cherry tomatoes are a fast way to take tomatoes that... Read more

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Issue: 2019-03-27, PHOTO: Pixabay

Now that we’ve caught the fish, what do we do? Throw away the fish chain, remove the fish to a waterbox to keep the fish alive and replace it with an ice box. Keeping fish alive on a chain will cause deterioration and stress to the fish... Read more

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Issue: 2019-03-20, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

When you’re craving a bit of summer, sometimes it’s best to improvise. These easy toasted salad rolls are crisp and fresh, and fast to put together. Grabbing a bag of larger shrimp whenever they’re on sale, makes this recipe a good way to at least... Read more

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Issue: 2019-03-13, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Snacks are one of the best parts of any long day, especially when they are well-thought-out and executed. Dressing the shrimp on a bit of a Cuban-style shrimp cocktail dressing before you add them to the cheesy quesadilla adds an extra layer of... Read more

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Issue: 2019-03-06, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Meatballs are the perfect weeknight food, especially when they only use one pan and you roast them on top of some vegetables to make a whole meal in one go. This version has some vaguely middle-eastern spices... Read more

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