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Unpretentious Gourmet Food Tour in Vancouver

Foodtree and Urbandig are pumped to invite you to uncover unpretentious gourmet food in Vancouver during GROWconf. We’re completely certain that this will be the tastiest Day 3 GROWconf adventure, so grab one of the…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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British Columbia Spot Prawns are in Season! Now what?

I’m guessing that most people don’t think of fish is having seasons. They do. And one of the most delicious seafoods is in season in British Columbia right now and will last another 6 to 8 weeks. We’ve…

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Posted by: on Saturday, May 7th, 2011
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How to Dice an Onion

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Posted by: on Thursday, October 14th, 2010
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Hot Chocolate, Cool Nights, Cocoa Insights

Tasting of two varieties of cocoa powder Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Monday, September 27th, 2010
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How to Filet a Salmon

Okay. You’ve followed Degan’s advice and gone and caught yourself some Salmon. Here’s how to fillet it and a simple marinade for the grill. Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
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Sauteed Sablefish with Warm Vegetable Salad and Bacon Vinaigrette

Sable filet, skin on Haricot Vert Peas Fennel Fennel Fronds Pea Shoots For the Bacon Vinaigrette: 2 strips Sloping Hill Farm bacon, diced, rendered 1/2 T Honey 1/4 C Champagne vinegar or Verjus Rendered bacon fat Olive…

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Posted by: on Friday, April 9th, 2010
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5 Reasons Why Provenance Matters

Seared Tenderloin with braised spinach, tomato confit, tomato powder and peanut veloute. This lovely looking dish is actually death on a plate. In the past year there have been massive recalls of spinach, tomatoes, beef…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
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Mussel Chowder with Parsnips and Tarragon

Mussel Chowder with Parsnips and Tarragon 1 Large Leek, diced 1 Small fennel bulb, finely diced 1 Shallot, minced 4 Parsnips, peeled and diced 1 Cup of White Wine 1 Cup of Whole Milk 1 Pound (454 grams) Mussels, rinsed…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
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Eating Provenance- My family’s “weird diet”

Some of you know that my 2010 resolution is to not eat or drink anything of which I don’t know the origins. It is a ton of research. It seems impossible to eat at a restaurant- yes, the best ones know most of their…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 15th, 2010
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My grandmother’s Yorkshire Pudding

We had a nice little dinner of Braised Venison with Pureed Squash and Cranberry-Red Wine Jus. A request for Yorkshire Pudding from Sarah reminded me I had just found my grandmother’s recipe for it. To make it work…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 15th, 2010
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Winter Salad- Roasted Baby Carrots with Leeks and Rathtrevor Cheese

Baby carrots, peeled and roasted in fantastic olive oil. While carrots are roasting, cut small cubes of handmade, artisan bread and reserve. When carrots are tender, yet toothsome, put into a mixing bowl to cool. Toast…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, January 5th, 2010
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How to make Bolognese sauce

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 3rd, 2010
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Mushroom Soup

This version is decidedly earthy. If you have a cow and want to skim off some cream, that would be delicious. If you live in Jerez, grow grapes and make sherry, that might be a nice addition too (Sherry might also be a…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 3rd, 2010
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Fall Salad: Roasted pumpkin with charred radicchio and pomegranate

1 small roasting pumpkin 1 small head of radicchio 1 small pomegranate, seeded Handful of Italian parsley leaves Renato Fenocchio Olive Oil Balsamic Vinegar (real stuff, not caramel colored or hurried, probably costs at…

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Posted by: on Friday, November 6th, 2009
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Where to eat in Chicago?

I used to live in Chicago. I also used to cook professionally there and did more than my fair share of eating around town. Once a month someone I know is going to Chicago and asks for suggestions. Here they are, in no…

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Posted by: on Friday, October 9th, 2009
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