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FOOD Autumn – Winter 2012

Where the Wild Things Are

Aug 17, 2012 | Cecily Ross | Food

Known as the witch of Mono Centre, Lisa Yates is a wizard in the kitchen, transforming ordinary weeds into uncommon victuals

The Apple Growers’ Blues

Aug 17, 2012 | Tim Shuff | Back Issues

A spring freeze that wiped out 88 per cent of Ontario’s apple crop is only the latest in a string of challenges pressuring local growers to squeeze more value out of the humble apple.

Reading, writing and … roasted ribs?

Aug 17, 2012 | Liz Beatty | Back Issues

At Bolton’s St. Michael Secondary School, the hickory stick has been replaced with a baguette, and Chef Gallo is calling the tune.

Cooking with James: Duck Confit

Aug 17, 2012 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Cooking with... | Departments | Food | In Every Issue

Preparing duck confit is not difficult, but it is time consuming and requires patience, technique and even love.

That’s Entertainment: Miriam Streiman’s Country Kitchen

Aug 17, 2012 | Emily Worts | Back Issues

Miriam Streiman’s country kitchen is more than a place to eat, drink and be merry – it’s a culinary stage and she’s the leading lady.

Olive Oil: A Taste of Spanish Gold

Aug 17, 2012 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues

Erin’s Dolores Smith shares her passion for the many wonders of extra virgin olive oil.

A Cook’s Tour of Country Pubs

Aug 17, 2012 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

Where do you go when you’re hungry for good company and casual food? To your local pub of course.

On Being Vegetarian

Aug 17, 2012 | Julie Suzanne Pollock | Back Issues

When Julie Suzanne Pollock decided to stop eating meat, her friends and family were not amused.

Off the shelf

Aug 17, 2012 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

Goodies and gadgets for those on the go! Our roundup of fabulous quality items available locally.

Food for Thought

Aug 17, 2012 | Douglas G. Pearce | Back Issues

Only 16 per cent of watermelons now have seeds, down from 42 per cent in 2003. Alas, it is unlikely that the world record for spitting a watermelon seed will be broken.

The maize index

Aug 17, 2012 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

Certain varieties of maize explode when heated, forming fluffy pieces that are delicious seasoned and eaten as a snack.

Organic? Local? or Both?

Aug 17, 2012 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues

Feast of Fields role is raising public awareness. Some people who don’t normally use organic food might come out and discover celebrated chefs are cooking with organics.