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22
Feb

Recipe: Marco Bread Melts

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What’s Marco bread? It’s our name for the beautiful baguettes that Solo Italia makes! Our boys took to calling it “Marco bread” because, well, that’s who makes it, and it just stuck. These versatile loaves are par-baked in the Solo Italia wood-fired oven, and easily and quickly reheated in yours for warm, crisp outside, soft […]

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15
Feb

Join in the Local Love!

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We’ve been feeling the local love! Here’s a quick update on the Local Love Contest (haven’t seen the details yet? Check it out here.) Big Ol’ Basket of Love Continues to Grow The local producers are really showing their love and contributing all kinds of great treats to our Grand Prize basket! Here’s what’s gone […]

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08
Feb

Recipe: Chicken Fingers & Fries

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This chicken is a no-fail, easy treat that can be prepared using a whole breast, or using sliced pieces for chicken fingers. Try the speedy shortcuts to help get this to the table in about 30 minutes! Chicken Fingers & Potato Wedge Fries For the Chicken Fingers: 2 cups of your favourite crumbs (seasoned bread […]

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02
Feb

Show Your Local Love!

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It’s a short month, so let’s fill February with love! Not gooey, chocolate-filled, heart-shaped card love (though that is nice one day a year), but 28 beautiful days of loving our province, our producers, and every wonderful thing we make right here! Join us as we make February all about the #LocalLove. We Love Seeing […]

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18
Jan

In Praise of Butter

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This week is less of a recipe and more of an ode to an ingredient: we love butter! Some of us were raised in “margarine houses” in our youth (hey, it was the heart-healthy style at the time) and bringing butter back has truly been a revolution in our kitchen. And if science would now […]

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11
Jan

Recipe: Big Weekend Breakfast

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Nothing beats a big weekend breakfast! We used to love hitting up our favourite spots for a luxurious brunch…and then we had children. While they love brunch foods, they don’t love long lines or waiting to eat. Now, we usually make a big weekend breakfast at home, but it’s every bit as good, and we […]

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14
Dec

Producer Profile: Prairie Meats

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They’ve been a name in Saskatoon for over 30 years, and now Prairie Meats has come to Regina! In addition to cuts of all-natural Prairie Angus beef in their stores, they smoke and cure meats in-house at their Saskatoon shop…including bacon. Oooo, bacon…. This family-owned business focuses on quality and service, making them a pleasure […]

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07
Dec

Recipe: The Dinner Everyone Actually Ate

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The Dinner That Everyone Ate We have young kids, and supper can be…challenging. The easiest meals to serve are usually ones that can be served in their separate components, knowing full well that some items will be left untouched. So, last week, it was a remarkable evening when we made this menu, everyone cleaned their […]

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30
Nov

Recipe & Profile: nVigorate Sea Buckthorn Berries

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Have you eaten a sea buckthorn? These tiny, tart berries are nutrient-packed powerhouses that have an ideal balance of omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, and are also high in magnesium, calcium and zinc. So, they’re good for you – but what do they taste like? Sea buckthorn flavour is described as “tart and tropical” […]

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30
Nov

Producer Profile: Cheang’s Sinofood

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If you’ve visited Cheang’s table at the Farmer’s Market, it doesn’t take long to fall in love with authentic Dim Sum that’s hand made. We’re very pleased to be able to offer Cheang’s Sinofood in our store as well! “Chinese cuisine has a long and varied history,” says co-owner Paddy Cheang. “Different styles contribute to […]

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