Posts Tagged ‘IQF’

Grill Now, Eat Later

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We love grilling in the summer. No pots and pans, no need to turn on the stove, and heat up the house, the smell of hardwood coals and hickory and mesquite. Not to mention how incredible everything tastes, from burgers and hot dogs to steaks, chicken and fresh fish. And don’t forget your veggies! Potatoes, and sweet potatoes are amazing done on the grill, as well as veggie kabobs, zucchini, corn on the cob, asparagus… and most veggies are ready in a fraction of the time. Did you know you can even grill watermelon? Try it sometime and serve the grilled slices sprinkled with feta, chopped olives and basil. Continue »

Cookin’ Greens Goes to Dragon’s Den

Dragon’s Den is one of the CBC’s top rated shows, it features budding entrepreneurs pitching their products and ideas to a panel of multi-millionaires, hoping for a little investment from some of Canada’s financial titans.

The show is strangely addictive, and there are some great ideas out there that only need a little financial backing to become household names. And on Sunday, March 24 at 8 pm you can tune in to watch Toby Davidson, president of Cookin’ Greens throw herself into the Dragons’ Den. Continue »

The Easiest Way to Preserve The Summer’s Bounty

I’m a sucker for a bargain and a nerd for IQF. Fortunately these two weaknesses go hand in hand. IQF is an acronym for Individual Quick Freezing, possibly the simplest method of preserving fruit and veggies. With an abundance of both crowding the shelves of the produce department and overflowing in farmer’s markets, the temptation is to buy as much as you can carry.

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