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Issue: 2019-11-13, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

You can absolutely make a simple cheese sauce in the time it takes to boil water and cook some pasta. Keep in mind that the blue box needs milk and butter as well so the only thing you need for this recipe that is not totally shelf-stable is cheese. Read more

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Issue: 2019-11-06, PHOTO: Pixabay

If you have never actually used a fresh steamed pumpkin when baking, rather than buying cans of pumpkin, I might suggest you give it a try. It’s a little more work, but well worth the effort. Here are a few suggestions for baking pumpkin treats. Read more

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Issue: 2019-11-06, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Somewhere between jambalaya and a simple pilaf this rice dish can be a hearty side or the base for a meal when topped with a fried egg. Read more

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Issue: 2019-10-30, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

It’s chilly out, and that means anything and everything creamy. If you’re looking to make this less of a side dish and more of a meal, add some blanched pasta to the cauliflower Read more

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Issue: 2019-10-23, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Salmon are out and about. This quick cure turns fresh salmon roe into a great snack or addition to a charcuterie plate. Once you cure the eggs they will last about two weeks in the fridge, or six months in the freezer. Read more

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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: 2019-09-25, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Now is the time to get in as much end-of-season fruit as you can handle. This simple crumble is great with pretty much any combination of fruits, just make sure they’re super ripe and flavourful... Read more

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Issue: 2019-09-11, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Grouse are the best. They’re super fun to hunt, super easy to prepare, and easy and delicious to cook. These little poppers are an easy way to eat a grouse breast. Simply season, wrap in bacon and roast until cooked through. Read more

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Issue: 2019-09-18, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Creamed spinach is a great side dish, but can also be a full meal if you top it with an egg and serve it on some thick sliced bread. This version streamlines the process by using cream cheese instead of any sort of milk/flour combination... Read more

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Issue: 2019-08-28, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Thai-inspired meatballs are a simple mid-week meal. They come together quickly and are cooked in less than 30 minutes. Serve them with a bowl of plain white rice, or try stuffing them into lettuce cups for a healthy, flavourful meal. Read more

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Issue: 2019-08-21, PHOTO: Pixabay

If it’s worth going hunting for a big game treat, then it’s worth cooking that meat in the proper way. There is a big difference between cooking domestic meat and wild game. Let’s not spoil the gift of the hunt for a misfortune in the kitchen. Read more

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Issue: 2019-08-21, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Packaged hummus at the grocery store is expensive and full of preservatives. Instead of buying it there, make it at home and save yourself some money! This version uses lots of lemon to keep it super fresh. Read more

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Candied bacon makes a great addition to a cheese plate or salad. It can also serve as a snack on its own, either during a picnic or on a hike. Read more

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Issue: 2019-07-31, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Farmers’ markets, backyard barbeques, impromptu get-togethers, camping trips—these are what make a summer special. But they also fill your fridge with a mashup of ingredients without any sort of plan or direction. Read more

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Issue: 2019-07-24, PHOTO: Pixabay

With hunting season once again upon us, it’s time to attempt to read those hurried, scribbled-down notes of some great wild-game recipes that I have received from many of the big-game hunters I have met, or hunted with, over the years. Read more

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Issue: 2019-07-17, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Noodle salads are a staple for brown bag lunches, picnics and day hikes. This fast vegan dish is simple and filling and stays in its prime for days, making it ideal for those long hikes. Read more

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Navin75 on Foter.com

Fish are one of the most healthy foods you could eat. Growing up in the 30s and 40s, it was a lot cheaper to put food on the table by fishing and hunting than by buying it at the grocery store. Read more

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Grilled whole fish are easy and delicious and a great break from the classic hotdogs and burgers. Herring are an inexpensive fish, making them a great place to start if you’ve never grilled fish before. Read more

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Issue: 2019-06-12, PHOTO: Pixabay

Some kids eat their meals just to get to the desserts. I can well remember when dear old Mom would tell me to eat my supper because it was good for me. Read more

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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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