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Sydney Keddy (Oland)

Sydney Keddy (Oland)

What's Up Yukon columnist Sydney Keddy (Oland) is a recipe developer who lives in Whitehorse. Her work can be found in The Boston Globe, Seriouseats.com as well as other publications.


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Issue: 2019-12-04, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Oven roasting is my favorite way to cook a chicken wing at home - both grilling and deep frying feel kind of high maintenance compared to the ease of pan roasting. The final product is crisp and tender and ready for snacking in under an hour. Read more

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Issue: 2019-11-27, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Honestly, these potatoes make a great side dish or a fantastic little snack with some drinks. In either case, they reheat really beautifully so you can make them and reheat them when you’ve got company coming. Read more

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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: 2019-11-13, 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: 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: 2019-10-16, 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: 2019-10-02, 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: 2019-09-04, 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

Almost a year into its brick and mortar bagel shop in Horwood's Mall, Whitehorse’s own bit of bagel bliss is going strong. Read more

Yukon Local Business

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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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