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Tralee Pearce

Tralee Pearce is an associate editor of In The Hills Magazine.

Glad Tidings

Nov 22, 2017

A holiday gift guide from local purveyors.

Slice all onions thinly. There should be about 2 cups of each kind of onion. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Derrick Shedlosky at Mrs. Mitchell’s Restaurant

Nov 22, 2017

Chef Derrick Shedlosky has tweaked this classic ever so slightly, adding fresh chopped sage leaf and swapping out cognac and red wine for sherry.

French Onion Soup

Nov 22, 2017

French Onion Soup is served as an appetizer at lunch and dinner, or a lunch main alongside a crusty roll with cheddar-port spread.

How the opioid crisis has hit Headwaters.Illustration by Ruth Ann Pearce.

How the Opioid Crisis Has Hit Headwaters

Sep 16, 2017

It’s not just a big city problem. Here’s how local communities are trying to stem the flow of pain pills.

Be Well

Sep 16, 2017

A nutritious breakfast update, fresh feel-good teas and beauty products fit for a spa may be all you need to catch your breath and carry on with a smile.

Chef Alfredo Ferrante, head chef Dominic Fezzuoglio and owner Nando Mellaci. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Orange Bistro

Sep 16, 2017

Orange Bistro’s aim is to showcase real handmade Italian cooking, from pasta and hearty meat dishes to seafood and classic pizza.


How to Make Gnocchi

Sep 16, 2017

The chefs at Orangeville’s Orange Bistro show us how to make the best handmade gnocchi.

Either strain or use a strainer to scoop gnocchi from the water and directly into a pan with sauce. Stir the gnocchi into the sauce. Add grated Parmesan and stir once more before serving. Photo by Pete Paterson. Styling Jane Fellowes.

Orange Bistro Bolognese Sauce

Sep 16, 2017

Head chef Dominic Fezzuoglio shares the classic Bolognese recipe he makes from scratch to serve with pillow-shaped homemade gnocchi.

On our summer 2017 cover, honeybee on viper’s bugloss. Photo by Debbie Gray.

Meet Mulmur’s New Beekeepers

Jun 21, 2017

How the Heritage Bee Company is boosting the honeybee population in Headwaters and inspiring newbie beekeepers.

Deb’s Raw Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar Dressing

Jun 21, 2017

Here’s a way to indulge in raw honey.

Chef Paul J. Dickson: “I like a bit of a challenge. I stick to it and find my own ways of cooking.” Photo by Pete Paterson. Styling Jane Fellowes.

Cooking with Paul J. Dickson of The Black Wolf Smokehouse

Jun 21, 2017

There’s virtually no food Paul won’t give the smoker treatment – mussels smoked in their shells and smoked beets are two recent successes.

Cured and smoked salmon. Paul’s salmon is a different beast, a chunk of fish that flakes as though it’s been cooked, but with a sweet, salty bite. Photo by Pete Paterson. Styling Jane Fellowes.

Cured and Smoked Salmon

Jun 21, 2017

Paul’s salmon is a different beast, a chunk of fish that flakes as though it’s been cooked, but with a sweet, salty bite.

Canada, Eh!

Jun 21, 2017

From books to art and locally made flags, here are just a few ways to toast Canada in our neck of the woods.

A Conversation with Terry O'Reilly

A Conversation with Terry O’Reilly

May 26, 2017

In The Hills welcomed CBC host Terry O’Reilly to Orangeville for a chat with us about his new book, This I Know: Marketing Lessons From Under the Influence.

Liz and George Knowles have lived and gardened in Mono since 1976. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

A Botany of Desire

Mar 20, 2017

Gardener Liz Knowles’ passion for rare yet rugged alpine flora has transformed her Mono gardens into more than an aesthetic triumph. They’re an aide memoire of her life and travels 40 years on.

Painterly dabs of colour announce spring in one of the rock gardens. Photo by Liz Knowles.

Take a Tour of Larkspur Hollow

Mar 20, 2017

At their garden in Mono, Liz and George Knowles garden with an eye to all four seasons.

A cultivar of the famous blue poppy found in the Himalayas, Mecanopsis ‘Lingholm’ adds a surreal touch to the landscape. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Stars of Larkspur Hollow

Mar 20, 2017

Up close and personal with some of the stars of Liz Knowles’ garden – many of them from alpine destinations in Central Asia, China and India.

Oh, Baby!

Mar 20, 2017

Need something to dazzle at your next baby shower?

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