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09
Jun

Grill a Great Steak!

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Grill a Great Steak for Dad (and everyone!) These tips for grilling a great steak are easy to follow and will result in an amazing dinner – provided your Dad actually lets you use the BBQ. (If Dad’s from the “char everything evenly until it’s done” school of cooking, tell him to relax while you […]

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18
May

Recipes: The Dawning of the Age of Asparagus

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It’s asparagus season! This fresh vegetable is easy to enjoy with a variety of simple enhancements. It’s packed with vitamins (A, C, E, K and B6) and minerals (folate, iron, copper, calcium) and is a source of protein and fibre. Luckily, it’s also delicious. Try one of these asparagus recipes or share your favourite with […]

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11
May

Recipe: Super Versatile Muffins

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Ah, the humble muffin, the perfect canvas for any flavour you can dream up! We love to make a double batch and split the batter in half to have two flavours. Handy for snacks or grab-and-go breakfast, you can vary this recipe any way you like to amp up the fruit, fibre or flavours. These […]

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19
Apr

Recipe: Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken with Coleslaw

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Prep time on this meal is about 15 minutes, with delicious results! The pulled chicken is saucy and delicious, and comes together in your slow cooker while you do other things, and the tangy coleslaw only gets better with time. Pulled BBQ Chicken with Creamy Coleslaw For the chicken: 1.5 – 2 lb boneless, skinless […]

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29
Mar

Recipe: Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

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Is there anything better than coming home to dinner being ready to eat, even if everyone was busy all day? These incredibly easy chicken tacos make supper a snap, and all you need to do is drop the ingredients in your slow cooker and let supper make itself. For the Taco Filling: 1 – 2 […]

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08
Mar

Recipe: Minestrone Soup and the many ways to make it

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Is there a more perfect soup than Minestrone? With a rich, tomato base this soup can take on any flavours you have in the house, which makes it perfect for eating your veggies and using up odds & ends, and it still comes out delicious! We recommend pairing yours with a loaf of Marco Bread. […]

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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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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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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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