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Hop On Farms

Amazing what we have in our city. Long before there were farmer’s markets Burnaby has had commercial market gardens selling local seasonal produce.

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Halibut Cheeks in Butter

Halibut season is here. It’s crazy stupid expensive but worth it.

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Luisa’s Kitchen

In Ruth Reichl’s book, Comfort Me With Apples, she describes

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The Stinky Cabbage

Cabbages are dismissed or at least overlooked for

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Groceries at Ikea

Ikea’s grocery section is the anybodies version of the

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Boulter’s Shortbread

I have five kinds of Christmas cookies that I 

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Big Beautiful Pots

If someone gives you one of these, they love you. They’re not cheap – your loved one or

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Weird Cookies

My grandmother, my mother’s mother, always looked the same to me, from the time I was aware of her as a little kid to

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Bacon Oatmeal Cookies

Who would have known that bacon would achieve celebrity status. But these are heady days for

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Invisible Words

Sometimes the little words get read right over. Especially when it’s about food and health.

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Shrikhand

Saffron infused yoghurt and fresh BC fruit go together like you would expect – perfectly.

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Ham Lingo

Canadian and American ham terminology can ruin your Easter dinner if you don’t get it straight.