Get The Most Out Of Your Prep, and Your Pantry

 

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Reducing food waste has always been a paramount concern for us at Fiesta Farms, and recent events have made this more important than ever. Let’s look at a few ideas for shopping, preparing simple meals and using leftovers in interesting and delicious ways. Continue »



Swiss Your Steak!

 

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Swiss Steak is one of those retro classics that many of us grew up with, a delicious steak dinner that braised for a couple hours and never failed to please. But did you know that Swiss Steak has nothing to do with Switzerland? Wherefore, then, the name?

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Happy Chinese New Year!

 

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This weekend is the Chinese New Year, and celebrating it is a tradition that goes back to the Shang Dynasty ( 1766 B.C.E.- 1122 B.C.E). And although this year’s celebrations in China and Hong Kong will be curtailed somewhat due to current events, Toronto will be ringing it in in style. Continue »



Viva Chouriço !

 

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We’re talking Portuguese chouriço, here, that wonderful cured and smoked sausage that is ubiquitous throughout that beautiful country. Continue »



Diner Style Meatloaf FTW!

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There are some dinners that seem out of place if you have them at home, dinners with a “blue-plate special” appeal to them. Hot turkey or hot roast beef sandwiches, Shepherd’s pie, and liver and onions are just a few of the daily specials we might expect to see when stopping at a favourite truck stop or diner. And perhaps at the top of that list is meatloaf, a much loved comfort food that is almost impossible for most meat-eaters to resist. Continue »