Skip to content

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.

Alysha Muir and platter of succulent roasted ribs. Photo by Pete Paterson.

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.

A bundle of energy, Miriam whips around her kitchen in a polka-dotted shift and bare feet. Photos by MK Lynde.

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.

Shown here are Fire Rub for grilled steak and chicken, Veggie Blaze to give grilled asparagus or corn a kick, and Ocean Rub, delicious on whitefish, salmon and scallops. Photo by Pete Paterson.

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.

Watermelon

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.

Popcorn

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.

Submit Your Event

Submit your community, arts or nonprofit event to What's On in the print edition and online calendar of In The Hills. It's quick and it's free.

Add Your Community Event


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.