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Autumn 2017

Volume 24 Number 3

Signs the Bubble May Burst

Sep 16, 2017 | Dan Needles

“Painted barns are a symptom of an overheated economy, just like the whiz kids driving around downtown Toronto in a BMW with two payments made on it.”

Be Well

Sep 16, 2017 | Tralee Pearce

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.

The safecrackers’ car abandoned in front of the Imperial Bank in Bolton.

A Community Mourns

Sep 16, 2017 | Ken Weber

In the winter of 1946 the people of Bolton were drawn together by an incident that began with all the ingredients of a grand farce, but ended in tragedy.

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

Cooking with Orange Bistro

Sep 16, 2017 | Tralee Pearce

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

gnocchi

How to Make Gnocchi

Sep 16, 2017 | Tralee Pearce

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 | Tralee Pearce

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

You’ll completely miss the ball until you get used to the shorthandled pickleball paddle. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Pickleball, Anyone?

Sep 16, 2017 | Nicola Ross

The name may be goofy, but this racquet sport delivers a competitive workout.

First Concert

Sep 16, 2017 | Bethany Lee

The lights and lasers came on, igniting our optic nerves and setting our brains on fire.

At Caledon’s bright and airy Abbeyfield House in Caledon East, residents gather for communal meals prepared by the live-in house manager. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Your Next Move

Sep 16, 2017 | Gail Grant

Graduated communities that enable you to stay in your home area as capabilities diminish have obvious advantages.

Russ Brown, 99, planted a healthy crop of tomatoes this year. The Bugs Bunny sign designating “Farmer Brown’s Tomato Patch” was made by his friend Bob Pillar. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Russ Brown

Sep 16, 2017 | Gail Grant

This past summer, with minimal assistance and working from a low chair, Russ created a flourishing tomato garden at Abbeyfield, turning over the sod, removing rocks and adding peat, fertilizer and wire cages for the plants.

In the uninhibited riot of colour and texture of the dining room, guests can’t help but leave any stuffiness at the door. Photo by Pam Purves.

The Mad Hatter’s Country Home

Sep 16, 2017 | Pam Purves

Ron and Glenn are interior designers by trade – and they’re adventurous. One suspects Alice and the Mad Hatter would feel quite at home here.

a Melancthon potato challenge

A Puzzling Conclusion: Autumn 2017

Sep 16, 2017 | Ken Weber

The homework assignment that grew, a Melancthon potato challenge and who can finish first?

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