Making preserves at home is a rewarding hobby, not to mention very addictive. And while seasonal produce is best for preserving, having good jars on hand is also a must. In this guest post, Cornersmith founder and owner Alex Elliot-Howery shares why choosing high-quality equipment is important when preserving food.Continue reading “Preserving Basics with Cornersmith”
Ever thought of giving composting a go? It’s never too late to learn how. In this guest post, composting expert Peter Critch, project manager at Subpod, excitedly shares the benefits of creating your own compost and how easy it is to try at home. His easy-to-follow tips will definitely have anyone, even beginners, just as excited to start giving back to nature by reusing our waste, rebuilding the soil, and growing our own food.Continue reading “Composting at Home with Peter Critch”
In this special Mother’s Day guest post, YouTube sensation and Sugar Rebels author Nick Makrides shares his fabulous choc cherry cola cupcake recipe.
In this guest post, the sugarologist Claudia Anton shares a beloved family recipe for Berliner doughnuts and talks about how her German heritage has enriched her life and cooking.Continue reading “Claudia Anton’s Berliner Doughnuts Recipe”
In this guest post, wholefoods chef and best-selling author Lee Holmes shares a fantastic gut-healing recipe of seared tuna with delicious side of pea mash from her blog.
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Which cheese goes well with which wine? In this guest post, Danicia Quinlan, managing director of Fromage Artisans, shares her knowledge on how best to pair different kinds of cheese and wine. Continue reading “Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese And Wine”
There is something about the smell of freshly baked bread that makes me feel at home. There’s nothing quite like it. This beautiful sweet potato bread has a perfect hint of sweetness with little crunches of the caraway and ajwain seeds. It is the perfect tear-and-share or soup accompaniment. Continue reading “Sweet Potato Bread with Caraway Seeds Recipe”
Cheese, like other fine things in life, need a bit of TLC. In this guest post, Danicia Quinlan, managing director of Fromage Artisans, shares her top tips for caring for cheese, including artisan and homemade cheeses. Continue reading “Sweet Baby Cheesus: Caring for Cheese”
Cooking with mushrooms is an easy way to add extra flavour to your favourite meals. These edible fungi are loaded with powerful antioxidants and come in varieties that range in texture, taste. and size. Continue reading “How to Select, Clean, and Store Mushrooms”
To some, pickles in cooking can be, well, a real pickle. They’ll argue that the only place a pickle belongs in is in a sandwich. However, there are those who disagree and have found a whole new world in which the pickle reigns supreme in cooking.
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