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The Summer Of Food Trucks

For years those of us living in Toronto have watched while other cities across North America have celebrated and grown their vibrant street food scene. We’ve traveled sampling noodles, tamales, fish tacos, pulled pork…

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Posted by: on Friday, September 23rd, 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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In Dire Need of a Bubbie

You’d think with parents who grew up in Winnipeg and so many chefs as friends and all my Jewish connections that when I was sick I’d have a go-to chicken soup recipe.  Not just any chicken soup recipe but a proper…

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Posted by: on Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , | 11 Comments »

Stilton & Bacon Cheesecake

Recently, a friend invited me to a bacon-themed potluck which he dubbed Baconstraveganza. My contribution was a Stilton & Bacon Cheesecake from a recipe I found on  I garnished it with a Spiced Candied…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 1st, 2009
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , | 5 Comments »

Fare on the Square

Spending the long weekend in Kingston, Ontario had an unexpected reward: Fare on the Square An homage to the farmers market and local products, Fare on the Square provided 12 local restaurants with products from vendors…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 6th, 2009
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One Meal To Save The Planet

If we celebrated Earth Meal – one meal to save the planet – instead of Earth Hour, what would you eat? Would you pick local, organic, raw, vegan?  What factors would you consider, if any? How would you…

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Posted by: on Saturday, March 28th, 2009
Categories: Meditations | Tags: | 2 Comments »

Happy Pi Day!

March 14th is Pi Day, a day to celebrate the great and never-ending number.   While I know it’s not “officially” a food celebration, I figure my BMath gives me permission share the day with my Foodist…

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Posted by: on Saturday, March 14th, 2009
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Happy Mardi Gras!

Today is Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday also known as Pancake Tuesday and Paczki Day. It is the day that in many Christian calendars households need to get rid of all the fat, flour, sugar and fruit from their…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
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Fat – A Misunderstood Ingredient

Fat, it’s a misunderstood and much-maligned part of a cook’s arsenal. Without it pastry would be paste, roasted potatoes might as well be boiled, even chicken soup wouldn’t have its famed magical properties. And…

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Posted by: on Friday, February 20th, 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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Ontario Brewing Awards Winners

On Tuesday the Ontario Brewing Award Winners were announced in Toronto. 57 brands of Ontario brews were submitted for judging across 15 different categories. The big winners were Mill Street Brewery walking away with 3…

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 8th, 2008
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Gordon Ramsay in TO

I just got a note that Gordon Ramsay, star of Hell’s Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares, will be in Toronto this month signing copies of his latest cookbook. There is a wristband policy in effect and you can’t get…

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Posted by: on Saturday, April 12th, 2008
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National Grilled Cheese Day

Did you know April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Day? Did you know April is National Grilled Cheese Month? There are cascading references to it on the web, but nothing definitive I can point you to.  But that…

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Posted by: on Saturday, April 12th, 2008
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Paczki Day

Did you know that Fat Tuesday, or Pancake Tuesday, is also known as Paczki Day?  The idea being that making these little balls of loveliness use up all the extra “sugar, lard, eggs and fruit in the house, which are…

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Posted by: on Saturday, February 9th, 2008
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On The Side

Thanksgiving is almost upon us and it’s time to start the menu planning and shopping.  But once you’ve got your turkey and stuffing, what else will fill your plate? I’m a fan of riced potatoes, green…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007
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