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Win a KitchenAid 13-Cup Food Processor!

30 Apr

I’m so excited to be teaming up with KitchenAid to give away a new 13-cup food processor this month. It has an Exact Slice System and an External Adjustable Blade, so you can slice from thick to thin, just by […]

Win a Bittered Sling Bitters Gift Pack!

30 Dec

Whether your New Year’s resolution is to do a one-month cleanse or to celebrate life more (with the help of a few cocktails), this contest is for YOU! I’ve partnered with the Vancouver-based artisans behind Bittered Sling to offer one Open […]

Bitters for Sipping and Cooking

28 Dec

Once sold as medicinal tonics but now used to flavour cocktails, bitters (or extracts) are a concentration of natural herbs, fruits and spices. This recipe for a Wimbledon Mule uses grapefruit and hops extract. It’s refreshingly citrusy and combines cucumber coolness with ginger heat.

All I Want for Christmas Is Booze

26 Dec

Toronto this past few days has been pretty as Narnia… And scary as hell. With the ice storm bringing down huge trees and live electric cables, leaving cars smashed up and 300,000 Torontonians without power, it has felt like a […]

Gifts with Heart

17 Dec

I love supporting small, independent food and drink producers at this time of year. They work hard, care about sustainability and make delicious things with heart. Foodie Pages brings together some of Canada’s best and delivers their goodies right to […]

Nova Scotia Cranberries Feature in Fresh Juice Mag

13 Dec

My most recent story for Fresh Juice magazine is now up on their website. It’s about Blake Johnson’s cranberry marsh in the Annapolis Valley, one of the most bountiful regions of Canada. I learned three important things researching this feature:

Reinbeers

12 Dec

Reinbeers

This is Stephane Aubin, and I want his Christmas sweater. I also want to show you this cool thing the prop designer and stylist made at Twas the Month Before, a weekend of holiday workshops that ran in November at Deerhurst Resort, in Muskoka, Ontario.