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Seasonal Recipes Column

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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... more

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Issue: 2018-05-30, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Frozen blocks of spinach are ideal for camping: they’re basically an ice pack for your cooler, but you can eat them! Really ideal. Especially when you make this super-fast and satisfying dip that uses just a few ingredients... more

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Issue: 2018-05-23, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Tacos are ideal for camping because you don’t really need a plate or utensils to eat them. And if you mix the sauce before you leave, there’s really minimal prep for your taco camping feast. You could even buy a bag of pre-sliced coleslaw mix and... more

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Issue: 2018-05-16, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Summer is coming! For the next few weeks all the recipes you’ll be seeing will be in preparation for the long summer days spent outside soaking up our precious long, warm days cooking over a fire. When it comes to cooking outside, having... more

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

It’s almost summer! Get ready for a summer of eating well on outdoor adventures with a simple bonfire snack that feels like a nibble straight from a posh cocktail party. Any leftovers you have could go into an omelette the next day or be made into... more

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Issue: 2018-05-02, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Some recipes feel clean in a simple and satisfying way. This egg drop soup sums up that clean and simple eating thing in a wicked quick, delicious little bowl. For anyone out there who lovingly simmers chicken bones to make a perfect giggly stock... more

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Issue: 2018-04-18, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

It’s breakfast. It’s sweet potato and breakfast, so it’s simplicity and cosiness on a plate. The ingredients are cheap and always available, almost everywhere. The flavours will compliment every season or any protein you wish to pair it with... more

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Issue: 2018-04-04, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Grapes make a lovely sweet and savoury addition to a variety of meals. If you can manage it try and time this recipe for when you have the bottom of a bag of grapes that have gotten a little old... more

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Issue: 2018-03-21, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Whitehorse has a solid selection of oysters pretty consistently; these particular oysters shown in the photos were from the Haines Packing Company, but a couple of the larger grocery stores seem to be carrying them regularly as well... more

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Issue: 2018-03-07, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Citrus is everywhere this time of year. And while stuffing yourself with fresh fruit while it’s around is a solid choice, those of us who tend towards gastronomic squirreling are on the look-out for interesting ways to preserve seasonal ingredients.. more

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Issue: 2018-02-21, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

If you’re vegan – or a person who feeds vegans – this recipe (or one much like it) is probably already in your arsenal. If not, or if you’re just looking for a way to eat less meat, this recipe will make even the most devoted meat eater feel... more

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Issue: 2018-02-07, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

There’s a special place in my heart for mush. And puddings of all sorts are a very favourite form of mush. This is simple rice pudding – seasoned with vanilla and bourbon, and not on the overly sweet side... more

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Issue: 2018-01-24, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Onigiri are a popular snack in Japan and consist of a rice ball and a savory filling, sometimes wrapped in a sheet of seaweed. Some of the classic fillings are umeboshi plum, salted flaked salmon, and tuna with mayo... more

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Issue: 2017-12-20, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

If you’re not the imbibing type, or the idea of raw eggs turns your stomach, this isn’t the recipe for you. But if you’re fond of a drink and like to try new things, then this traditional uncooked egg nog might be right up your alley... more

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Issue: 2017-11-29, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Apple crumble is as close to a perfect food as I’ve ever found. It can be breakfast just as easily as it can be dessert or even dinner. It’s fast to prepare, and when it comes right down to it, pretty healthy... more

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Issue: 2017-11-15, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

The Yukon grows wonderful root vegetables. And anyone who has participated in the From the Ground Up fundraiser will tell you that local root vegetables are abundant and delicious this time of year... more

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Issue: 2017-11-01, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

One pan meals are always the goal, if I have to break out a second pan I’m disappointed in myself. Weekdays are long, take-out gets expensive, frozen pizzas can be a bit lackluster. Pork loins, however, cook fast, are inexpensive, and happen to be... more

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

There’s no downside to freshly baked bread – it tastes great and makes the house smell wonderful. Making bread can be a bit time consuming though, if done the old fashioned way it can take hours of kneading and proofing... more

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Issue: 2017-10-04, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Roast potatoes are great. They’re a clean and simple side dish – salty, savory, crispy and soft at the same time. With the holidays coming up quickly here’s a twist on the classic roast potato that you can scale up or down whether you’re dining... more

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Issue: 2017-09-20, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

There’s a lot to love about fake (imitation might be a better word, but let’s be honest) crab. It is made from pollock, which is a very sustainable fish, it is inexpensive especially compared to the “real” counterpart and it is delicious. more

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