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Issue: 2019-02-20, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Some people think that omelettes are light. With the addition of some toast and a light salad though, this hearty omelette could make for a filling supper. It’s a great fix for those empty-fridge-still-need-to-do-the-grocery-shopping nights... Read more

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Issue: 2019-02-06, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

If you’re looking to make this simple soup vegan, simply swap the tin of evaporated milk for a tin of coconut milk, and the butter for coconut (or olive) oil. You can also beef up this soup by adding all sorts of hearty vegetables—think carrots... Read more

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Issue: 2019-01-16, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

A healthy, weeknight alternative to that festive holiday ham. Lean pork tenderloin, some bright mandarin oranges and a few bits of bacon make this fast work night roast feel a bit special... Read more

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Issue: 2018-12-19, PHOTO: Pixabay

A lot of folks who are new to camping would rather use one of the new(er) camp stoves that will simmer or rage and that also have an electronic igniter, so you don’t even need a match to get it going. They run on cans of butane or propane, or... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2018-12-19, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

The holiday season is all about eating and drinking and sharing time with people you love. While spending all day fussing over a massive feast has its time and place, having a couple of quick recipes that you can pull together quickly, after a... Read more

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Issue: 2018-12-12, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

An overstuffed, browned omelette can be a thing of real beauty. This goes against all the teachings of the high-strung French culinary instructors of the world; and yet, a lovely diner-style omelette is a fast and comforting meal at pretty much... Read more

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Issue: 2018-11-28, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Holidays are coming, and having a few simple crowd-pleasing recipes ready to roll will help out anyone who is in charge of feeding the crowd. Glazed carrots are a holiday classic; this version is jazzed up a little bit with a maple garlic glaze... Read more

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Issue: 2018-11-14, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

I love this dish. It’s got everything you want in a big pot of comfort food—a bit of sweet, a bit of salt and lots of creamy cheese sauce. It may seem a bit out of left field to fold apples into mac and cheese, but take the leap of faith... Read more

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Issue: 2018-11-14, PHOTO: Pixabay

Most Yukoners like to eat fish, but sometimes people want a different taste sensation. Here are some fairly simple options to try: Read more

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Issue: 2018-10-31, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Cooking steak and mushrooms in a cast iron skillet is a fast, one-pan, weeknight meal that feels a bit decadent. And any time you get that indulgent feeling from a meal that’s relatively healthy, it is bound to become a household staple... Read more

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Issue: 2018-10-24, PHOTO: Pixabay

As promised, this week’s recipe is from my Grandmother's Kitchen and is on great pancakes of the 1920s. Remember, these are not ingredients from a box, so follow the directions to a T. True, old-fashioned pancakes were baked (not fried) in cast... Read more

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Issue: 2018-10-17, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

When you’re picking out pears for roasting like this, try and go with ones that are on the firmer side. If you go with pears that are soft, you might open the oven to find them liquified—which could also be delicious, just not really what we’re... Read more

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Issue: 2018-10-10, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

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)... Read more

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Issue: 2018-10-03, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

A few weeks ago, a local association called GoOFY (Growers of Organic Food Yukon) held an event about nose-to-tail eating—eating every bit of an animal that is harvested. Which is not only sound ethical practice, but a really sustainable and... Read more

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Issue: 2018-09-26, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

My fridge is always a bit on the sad and empty side. I’d rather have to get a bit creative with empty cupboards than to risk ingredients going slimy in my crisper. Potatoes and onions are mercifully long-lasting, and it’s always good to have a few... Read more

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Issue: 2018-09-19, PHOTO: Pixabay

Schnitzel is really delicious and fairly simple to make, but there is a bit of cleanup afterwards. It can be made with just about any kind of meat or fowl, wild or domestic. It isn’t a very common dish locally and is really delicious using some of... Read more

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Issue: 2018-09-12, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Mushroom soup is a classic for a reason: it’s satisfying and simple and quick. Living in a place where so many people pick mushrooms, this recipe is a great way to let those freshly picked beauties shine. If you’re not a person who knows how to... Read more

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Issue: 2018-09-05, PHOTO: Pixabay

One of the more interesting jobs I’ve ever held was hosting an open-line show (we secretly called it “open-mouth”) on a private radio station in Charlottetown, PEI. Unlike some parts of Canada—especially B.C., with its tradition of brash (often... Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2018-09-05, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Pork and bourbon and peaches—cooked until soft, rich and sweet, with just a bit of acidity. This smashed pork is perfect along with some roasted potatoes or plain white rice. Although, to me, it makes a perfect open-faced sandwich on a toasted... Read more

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Issue: 2018-08-29, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Thickening sauces with bread is a very old-world way to use up any sort of stale bits you happen to have, but it also makes a sauce with a wicked rustic texture and is totally different than thickening with starches or using a reduction. Read more

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