Grilling Poor Man’s Lobster

 

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If you love fresh grilled fish in the summer, but are getting tired of cedar-plank salmon, why not give monkfish a try? If you haven’t tried monkfish, do yourself a favour and pick up a fillet, you’ll be amazed at how wonderful it is. Continue »



Retro Summer Classics: Seven-Layer Dip

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Summer dining often means eating outdoors, and many times a summer dinner consists entirely of noshing on an assortment of appetizers, tapas, dips, salads and crudités. Today we are looking at the Grandmother of summer appetizers, the classic Seven-Layer Dip. Continue »



Everything You Need To Know About Shrimp

 

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We are in the full sun of summertime and the shrimp is hopping onto skewers or into the poaching pot. It’s the ideal summer bite! Easy to cook, served hot or cold, and goes with everything! You really can’t go wrong with shrimp. Or can you…
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The Biggest Little Farm: Toronto Screening

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Toronto’s own Open Roof Festival, an outdoor film fest (and not-for-profit), now in their 10th season, are showing the new documentary that everyone, including the New York Times, is talking about.  Continue »



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 »