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Tralee Pearce

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

Steelhead trout with seared dry scallops and “Deliciousness Slaw”. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Steelhead Trout with Seared Dry Scallops 
and “Deliciousness Slaw”

Jun 20, 2016

Try this dish, built on the “Deliciousness Slaw” which helped her ace the Chopped Canada audition.

The Adamo family, Mario, Nancy, John Paul and Julie in the vineyard. Lose your bearings for a moment and you’d swear you were in one of Europe’s stunning wine regions.Photo by Pete Paterson.

A Vineyard Grows in Hockley

Mar 21, 2016

How Mario Adamo’s Italian roots – and love of fine wine – spurred his family’s next big adventure.

Matches Made in Heaven

Mar 21, 2016

How Lorraine Roberts conjures up dreamy landscapes using colour, shape – and an appetite for surprise.

Spring Cleansing

Mar 21, 2016

This year, inspired by a surge in top-notch natural products made right here in the hills, we suggest spring cleaning our beauty routines first.

Chef Christopher Walsh and Rustik owner Brett Jaggard. Photo by Pete Paterson. Styling by Jane Fellows.

Cooking with Chef Christopher Walsh of Rustik

Mar 21, 2016

He’s full of insider tips too. Think you know how to make homemade mayo or aioli?

Chorizo and Charred Asparagus Tacos. Photo by Pete Paterson. Styling by Jane Fellows.

Chorizo and Charred Asparagus Tacos

Mar 21, 2016

Enter the charred asparagus taco, in which al dente shoots are at the centre of a big, complex bite.

Mix a half quantity of the ingredients into the ground pork and mix well. Once combined, add the rest of the ingredients until well mixed. Refrigerate overnight to develop flavours. Photo by Pete Paterson. Styling by Jane Fellows.

Chorizo Caseless Sausage

Mar 21, 2016

Amp up the bite in this Mexican-inspired dish with an easy chorizo caseless sausage.

In a sauce pot, mix pickling spice, garlic, sugar, water and red wine vinegar. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Let cool for 5 minutes. Place red onions in a dish and pour pickling liquid over until just covered. Set the dish in the fridge for 10 minutes. Photo by Pete Paterson. Styling by Jane Fellows.

Pickled Red Onions

Mar 21, 2016

A multi purpose condiment, great on salads, on the side or on Chorizo and Charred Asparagus Tacos.

Dice tomatoes, onions, jalapeño pepper, and mix in a bowl with cilantro. Photo by Pete Paterson. Styling by Jane Fellows.

Tomato Salsa

Mar 21, 2016

Garnish for the Chorizo and Charred Asparagus Tacos.

Photo by Pete Paterson. Styling by Jane Fellows.

Chipotle Aioli

Mar 21, 2016

Spread chipotle aioli on a tortilla to make the Chorizo and Charred Asparagus Tacos.

Lynn Sinclair-Smith tends the Friendship Gardens. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Lynn Sinclair-Smith

Nov 25, 2015

Lynn is the organizing and fundraising brains behind the Friendship Gardens, the vast network of trees, shrubs and flowers that grace the hospital grounds.

Mel Stevens mentoring young people. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Mel Stevens

Nov 25, 2015

But Mel deflects all recognition for these successes. “The credit goes to God,” he says.

Kate O’Hara is guided by her it-takes-a-village philosophy. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Kate O’Hara

Nov 25, 2015

I consider myself a facilitator. Maybe it’s the teacher in me.

Gift Giving

Nov 25, 2015

Made In The Hills – Here’s to a season of searching out the best our region has to offer – and sharing widely with family and friends.

“I feel when you do dishes people know, you really have to do them well,” says chef Jeffrey VandenHoek, shown here with his wife Kelsey, who was also a cook at Mono Cliffs until recently. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Jeffrey Vandenhoek: Braised Lamb Shanks

Nov 25, 2015

“I feel when you do dishes people know, you really have to do them well.”

Mono Cliffs Inn’s Beer-Braised Lamb Shanks, cooking with Jeffrey Vandenhoek. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Mono Cliffs Inn’s Braised Lamb Shanks

Nov 25, 2015

With wintery classics such as the braised lamb shanks, there’s plenty of room to deepen and elevate flavours.

This Broadway streetscape was painted by Orangeville artist Alex Lennox. A few storefronts have been updated for this publication. The original triptych measures 8½ feet long and 16 inches high, and took the artist 450 hours to complete. It is currently exhibited for sale at Dragonfly Arts on Broadway.

Broadway Revival

Sep 11, 2015

How downtown Orangeville rediscovered its groove

Warm up your chesterfield or reading nook with this paisley pillow made from a hand-hooked rug by fibre artist Martina Lesar in her log cabin studio in the Caledon hills.

A Warm Fuzzy Feeling

Sep 11, 2015

These distinctive wares may not be as easy to find as mass-produced goods, but we can assure you the wraps, hats and blankets are worth the hunt and will keep you warm this fall and many more to come.

In The Hills is an independent, locally owned print and online magazine that has earned its reputation as the best-read, best-loved magazine in Headwaters.

The magazine is delivered to more than 40,000 homes and farms throughout Caledon, Erin, Dufferin, Orangeville and Creemore – up to double the circulation of any other local publication. And it is available to visitors at local inns, restaurants, specialty retail stores and other tourist locations.