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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: 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: 2018-12-05, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Galettes are a cross between a pie and a pizza. They come together super fast and have a lovely, rustic appearance that’s perfect for a holiday party. This particular filling is great with any combination of mushrooms; in fact, the bigger the... 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: 2018-11-21, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

You can serve this dish on top of crisp roasted potatoes, or tucked into a crusty roll with lots of seedy mustard. And it’s a great way to use up that last little bit of cider that has gone a bit past its prime... 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: 2018-11-07, 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... 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: 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... 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: 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

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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: 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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Sydney Oland

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. Read more

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Issue: 2018-07-18, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Hot dogs are the perfect food, and this is a good way to incorporate more of a perfect food into your diet. If you happen to have a container of leftover steamed rice from your last Chinese takeout binge, this is a great way to bring a bit of life... Read more

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