Summer’s Fleeting Pleasures; Pan-Fried Squash Blossoms

 

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Zucchini and other squash blossoms stuffed with ricotta and deep-fried is a classic summer dish that we can’t seem to get enough of. The beautiful blossoms don’t last for long before they start to mature into the aforementioned vegetable, so grab a posy of them and a little soft cheese and let’s get stuffing while the blossoms are still in abundance. Continue »



The Best Biscuits for Strawberry Shortcake

 

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One of the most fun things about being a home cook is tinkering with favourite recipes, trying to achieve perfection. And when the main ingredient is Ontario strawberries, which are perfect this year, you want to leave no stone unturned in your search for the perfect shortcake recipe. Continue »



The Best Pasta Salad You’ve Ever Had

 

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It doesn’t seem that long ago that the good citizens of our fair burg were complaining about the long, nasty, cold spring. Well those voices have been silenced, happily, and the forecast for the next couple weeks calls for long, hot days and cool, delicious dining. Continue »



Baristas Are Clamouring For This Incredible Product!

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This Monday July first is Canada Day, so today we thought we’d look at a company that is doing our country proud; Earth’s Own, a Canadian company based in British Columbia that is producing fantastic plant-based beverages that are as good for you as they are for the earth. Continue »



Let’s Do Shots! Cold Pressed Shots That Is…

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This Sunday, June 23, Dr Ravi Mohan will be in our store presenting a live demo of his Cold Pressed shots, and discussing the issues of anti-inflammation for wellness, chronic illness, and for high-performance athletes. According to Dr. Mohan, a daily shot of these powerful elixirs is, well, just what the doctor ordered. Continue »