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Issue: 2019-11-20, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Think of long beans as a more robust green bean. They do really well cooked into stir-fries or stews and tend to be a bit starchy and woody when not cooked long enough. That makes them a great winter vegetable and a perfect addition to braised meals. 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: 2019-10-16, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Roasted eggplant with tahini and lots of lemon juice are the base for this simple Middle Eastern dip. If you’re going to take this as a brown bag lunch, try omitting the garlic and adding a few sprigs of parsley instead. Read more

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Weeknight crepes

Sydney Keddy

Crepes make a great light dinner. They are somewhere between a ‘breakfast for dinner’ type meal and making dessert the star of the show. Jam is generally my go-to with these simple crepes, but you could fill them will all sorts of savoury bits. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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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: 2019-09-18, 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: 2019-09-04, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Simple, fast and even a bit healthy is the trifecta of weeknight dinners. This recipe nails all three and can be made even healthier by adding more veggies! 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: 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: 2019-08-14, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Chicken livers are super simple to cook and a great ingredient to play with if you’re just starting to fool around with offal. 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: 2019-07-17, 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-2019-07-10, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

These sweet and savoury little bites are sometimes called devils on horseback, but they are always delicious and make a great addition to weekend appies served alongside cocktails. Read more

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Issue: 2019-07-03, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Panzanella is a traditional Italian way of using old bread and lovely fresh tomatoes. While the original version uses crusty Italian bread, this version is geared more towards using up leftover rolls from summer parties with friends. 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: 2019-06-19, Sydney Keddy

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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: 2019-06-05, 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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