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Contest: Spread the Love this summer.

Labour Day long weekend is around the corner, signalling the end of summer 2012. Vacations are ending, kids are back to school, and it’s time to get back into routines again. And for many that means reconsidering…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , , , | 8 Comments »

Contest: Who likes Muesli?

I think my mother once tried to serve us muesli when we were kids. This was back in the day when Cheerios and milk was our standard and anything else for breakfast was considered sacrilege. You want me to put yogurt in…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 4th, 2012
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CONTEST: Add a little Mooking to your Holiday Booty with his latest book, Everyday Exotic

Maybe you caught the Q&A with Roger Mooking on this recent post, or the latest video in which Mark and Ben interview him in our favourite underground sausage making facility, D-Original? Well, if either of those leave…

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Posted by: on Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
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CONTEST: Unquenchable thirst for a bargain

You’re either a wine person or you’re going to be one. When you start out, you might be less inclined to spend the big money on a single bottle of wine because, well, you don’t get what makes a wine…

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Posted by: on Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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Zantac Chili Challenge

Last week the Dirty Apron cooking school was filled with the smell of chilies, beef and a little friendly fire. The Zantac Chili Challenge semi-finals were on and three competitors were on hand to prepare their special…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 28th, 2011
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Contest: Ryza Rice Milk Prize Pack

Enter the Ryza Prize Pack Contest by adding a comment to this post making suggestion of things to make with Ryza Rice Milk. Draw on Thursday Oct 14th.

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Posted by: on Monday, October 4th, 2010
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A Homemade Life could be yours

Not that I have a whole lot of time for reading these days, when I do, I’ll often grab something food related. So last night I cracked the cover on acclaimed blogger Molly Wizenberg’s book, A Homemade Life. So…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 8th, 2010
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , , , , | 10 Comments »

Share a disaster, win a book

This photos is courtesy of Ted Reader. He didn’t take it, I did. It’s the perfectly anal stack of burgers I formed after being inspired by my recent conversation with Ted, and following a read of his book,…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
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Ladies Rock the Sortilège Cup

The BC Hospitality Expo last month had the usual assortment of entertainment accoutrements, but we were there to judge one half of the Sortilège Cup. Hosted by Nons Drinks, this was a battle between the sexes to see who…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 14th, 2009
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Contest: Green eggs and no ham

With vegetarianism practically a sacrilege amongst our collective (don’t even mention it in front of some), and vegan being the dirtiest five-letter word around these parts, it might seem odd that we’re…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 7th, 2009
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Contest: Win a Copy of Wisdom of the Last Farmer by David Mas Masumoto

This month’s contest prize is a copy of author, farmer, and slow food activist David Mas Masumoto‘s latest book Wisdom of the Last Farmer: Harvesting Legacies from the Land. (Free Press/Simon and Schuster, 288…

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Posted by: on Saturday, September 19th, 2009
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Contest: Win a copy of Mark Bittman’s Latest

New York Times bestselling author of How to Cook Everything is back with his latest book, Kitchen Express and we have a copy to give away (details at the end of this post)! I got a little excited when perusing the pages…

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 16th, 2009
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Contest! Win In the Kitchen by Monica Ali

We just received a couple copies of a new book by Monica Ali titled In the Kitchen. I’m just reading it now, so stay tuned for a review, and we’re giving the other one away! Coincidentally, the title is the…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009
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Get out your Beer & BBQs

As many of you know cooking with fire and beer are 2 of my favourite things, especially when they come together.  So I was a little too excited to be asked to judge the Rickard’s Griller of Glory BBQ cook off…

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Posted by: on Thursday, August 21st, 2008
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