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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... 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: more

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Issue: 2018-11-07, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Leftovers can be a bummer. Especially when it’s just odds and ends, but nothing substantial enough for a meal. Tossing those leftovers in a peanut sauce, with chilled noodles, is a tasty way to clear out your fridge... 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... 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... more

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Issue: 2018-10-24, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Tea eggs are a bit like a pickled eggs in that they are a hard-boiled egg soaked in seasoning, so that they take on the flavour of the seasoning liquid. This version is a take on a fairly common chinese recipe, but you can add or remove spices... 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... more

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Issue: 2018-10-17, PHOTO: Pixabay

Now that we are moving into some bread recipes from the 1920s, let me take you back to those times and just how to handle the recipes of those days. Growing up in the 1930s, home-baked bread from my Grandmother was just a natural thing and you... 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)... 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... more

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Issue: 2018-10-03, PHOTO: Pixabay

Allow me to take you back to the early 1940s, when Grandma Davenport made the sweetest-tasting homemade jam and marmalade. There was no guessing as to what hidden chemicals might be lurking in these recipes (unlike some store-bought varieties)... 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... 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... more

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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... more

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Issue: 2018-09-12, PHOTO: Pixabay

If you are from the 1930s and ‘40s, you may still long for those old-fashioned baked breads of all different tastes. You will also know what was in them and, to me, that is what is most important... more

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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... 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. more

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Grunt is a sweet fruit stew topped with fluffy dumplings, and anyone who grew up on the East Coast (or with parents from the East Coast) will immediately recognize this dessert. more

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Back in the early days of the 1940s and ’50s we made most of our desserts at home rather than buying something at the local corner store. That way we knew exactly what was in them and the lady folks experimented from there to enhance the home baked t more

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Murray shares some meat pie and quiche recipes

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When preparing to cook any wild game meat, try to remove as much of the fat as possible as this is where the game taste lingers. To reduce the game taste you can rub prepared mustard over the meat and leave it for a couple hours, then wash it off and more

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