John Deere feeding the hungry.

John Deere feeding the hungry. When I first seen the picture of the combine, I immediately had to share it through social media. It brought back memories of the many many hours I spent on farms across Alberta working with my families auction business. My dad was a second generation auctioneer specializing in farm equipment…

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Starting Seeds Indoors

Grow Your Own Food  is an information series on gardening in Canada that will get you started on the right foot and help you every step of the way to having the garden you dream of!   You have decided that this year you will grow your own food and you are considering starting some…

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Homemade Vanilla.

making vanilla at home

This homemade vanilla is easy to make with high quality ingredients. There are so many reasons why you should make your own vanilla. Its easy. Too easy to NOT make. You get a nice big bottle!   (if you bake as much as I do, this is a good thing.) It looks very cool on your counter!!!…

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Lobster Eggs Benedict

Lobster Eggs Benedict is an incredible way to feature this spectacular seafood. If you are a regular reader you know I use a lot of lobster in my kitchen. It just seemed natural to use it for breakfast. I could have made crepes but find that to be more of a lunch option so I…

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Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce is easy and inexpensive and is the perfect addition to the holiday turkey. The Versatile Cranberry As a follow up to my Thanksgiving post I wanted to talk about cranberries! I use them in quite a few things. Candies, breads, jams and of course, homemade cranberry sauce. I was even a runner up…

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Iron Chef Grande Prairie 2011.

A look at the  Iron Chef Grande Prairie competition in 2011. We came, we cooked and we had a fantastic whirlwind of fun. 6 teams of 2  were ready to take on the Healthy Food BBQ Iron Chef Challenge in the rainy morning hours last Saturday. The sous chef on each team had to be 17…

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