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Foodists 2nd Annual BBQ Bootcamp

Foodists.ca is extremely excited to present our second annual Barbecue Bootcamp featuring BBQ Champ and author, Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk. Modelled after last summer’s smash hit Foodists.ca event, we guarantee you will…

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Posted by: on Sunday, August 1st, 2010
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New Classes at South China Seas

The other day I was talking about regionalism in food and what determines what dishes get to represent a culture abroad. “Take Thai food,” I said, “Northern Thai cuisine is really quite different from…

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Posted by: on Thursday, November 12th, 2009
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Strathcona Sourdough: Adventures with Real Bread

As an amateur chef, I enjoy a good challenge. Over the years, I’ve tackled quite a few of them – a flakey pie crust, an authentic bolognese, a delicate tamago-dofu. All of those adventures, though, now seem…

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Posted by: on Saturday, October 3rd, 2009
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Spam: Filling bellies since WWII

It seems that Spam is a “love it or hate it” ingredient; it makes some smile and it makes many people gag, but it’s a selection that Steph and I often consider at our local haunts. It can be found boiled…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
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Rouxbe: The Recipe For Better Cooking

Rouxbe.com connects professional chefs with home cooks: people who love food and are looking to expand their culinary repertoire and improve their skills in the kitchen by serving up online instructional cooking videos…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 19th, 2007
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Pasta Frenzy!

I had a blast the other night. I decided to finally break out the pasta maker that my parents gave us for Christmas. It took a long time for me to build up the courage, but I had some alone time (rare) and decided to give…

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Posted by: on Friday, March 31st, 2006
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