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Kitchen Party

Only a handful of dishes can be found in almost every culture and cuisine. Perogies, Poland’s national dish, are one of those. Though they come in different...

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Cookbook Review: Well Seasoned

For many readers the name Costas Halavrezos will bring back memories of the 23 years he spent as the honey-voiced host of the popular CBC Radio show, Maritime...

Put a lid on it!

Folks have long relied on canning as way to stretch seasonal foods through the long cold months of winter. Over the many years of home canning methods have...

Local Hot Spot: The Canteen on Portland

The Canteen in Dartmouth is the love child of chef Renée Lavallée and her husband Doug Townsend. The popular eatery began life on Ochterloney Street nestled above...

The thrill of the grill

I’m not sure that the world really needs another article on grilling vegetables. After all, this is not a new practice—the Aztecs were grilling corn as far...

Out & About: PEI Shellfish Festival

The East Coast has no shortage of terrific food festivals, and one of my all-time favourites is the PEI International Shellfish Festival. A signature event of the...

It only comes out at night

As a dietitian, I’m often asked whether it’s bad to eat late at night. I also frequently hear individuals say they eat well all day, but come evening have an...