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Ottawa Debates: Poutine or Pizza & Gravy?

My friends have been talking about it, but none of us had tried it, so Friday after just enough beer to bolster our courage and cleanse our taste buds… we headed over to Ottawa’s House of Georgie to try their…

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Posted by: on Sunday, August 5th, 2007
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Ontario Street Food Options Expanding.

The government of Ontario has recently announced new Street Food Vendor Regulations which means we may be seeing some great new options added to menus at hot dog carts and fry trucks around the Ontario as of August 1st.…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 13th, 2007
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What Exactly Is Foam?

Lately it seems to be frothing up all over the place, but I just don’t know what a “foam” is. I’ve seen “tomato foam” on restaurant menus, “cherry foam” on a catering menu…

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Posted by: on Saturday, June 16th, 2007
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Easter Bunny Pie

There are a lot of options when considering what to make for Easter Dinner. You could have Ham. You could have Lamb. You could even have Spam. We have Easter Bunny Pie. If you’ve ever made a chicken pie, this is…

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Posted by: on Friday, April 6th, 2007
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Needs Salt.

Here’s a quick tip for those of you who, like me, occasionally forget to salt the pizza dough before you leave it to rise. As you prepare to assemble the pizza, which is generally when I realize I screwed up,…

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Posted by: on Friday, March 30th, 2007
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Taste of Winterlude

Since we’ve already told you about Dine Out Vancouver and Toronto’s Winterlicious, I thought we might as well add Ottawa’s Taste of Winterlude to the mix. Taste of Winterlude starts January 19 and runs…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 19th, 2007
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2006 Best Sellers

The Cookbook Store just sent out its Best Seller list for 2006. If you’ve never visited The Cookbook Store in Toronto you are in for a treat. It’s a specialty bookstore dedicated to all things great in food…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, January 17th, 2007
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Faux Pho Bo

When it’s late at night, freezing rain, and you’re hungry for Pho, it’s time to raid the pantry and whip together Faux Pho Bo. This version of the now-ubiquitous Vietnamese soup is as easy as boiling…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 15th, 2007
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Toronto is Winterlicious

If you are in Toronto between January 26 and February 8, 2007, make sure to check out Winterlicious. Probably the most popular part of Toronto’s WinterCity festival, 130 restaurants will be offering Winterlicious…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 5th, 2007
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Rum Toddy

My friend Diane, chef and Food & Beverage Manager at Saint John’s Imperial Theatre, heard I was sick this week and sent me her recipe for the traditional Maritime remedy for all that ails me: a Rum Toddy!…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 18th, 2006
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50 Things To Eat Before You Die

As my second post to In The Kitchen, I thought I’d use the BBC’s Reader Poll of 50 Things To Eat Before You Die as a way to introduce myself. I scored 44/50. Not bad, but I still need to try Moreton Bay Bugs,…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 5th, 2006
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French Onion Soup

With the weather turning colder and the snow starting to blow about, it’s time to whip up a batch of French Onion Soup to warm the soul. Serves 4-6 as an appetizer or 2 as a meal. Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Monday, December 4th, 2006
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