Holiday Meal Takeout Options 2020

Holiday Meal Takeout Options 2020

This morning on CBC Edmonton AM, I talked about restaurants, caterers, and food businesses that are offering takeout dinners for the holiday season. Below is information about all those places and more: from Sherwood Park to Spruce Grove; Nisku to St. Albert and of...
Alternative Grocery Providers – CBC Edmonton AM

Alternative Grocery Providers – CBC Edmonton AM

Today, on CBC Edmonton A.M., I talked about alternative grocery suppliers in and around the Edmonton area. These are businesses that provide a variety of foods grown by local farmers or produced by smaller companies and/or local artisans. These items are available...
Braised Lamb Neck and White Beans Recipe

Braised Lamb Neck and White Beans Recipe

I had a lamb and white bean dish at Salvio Volpe in Vancouver a few months back, and I’ve been craving it ever since. In a recent attempt to recreate that dish, I picked up some lamb shanks at  Westgate Halal (9550 – 163 Street) in Edmonton, but also a...
Kuppershnuck: A Volga German Casserole

Kuppershnuck: A Volga German Casserole

This morning on CBC Edmonton AM radio, I spoke with Mark Connolly about casseroles. What is it that we love about them, and what is it that we don’t? And why have they lasted on this ever-changing culinary landscape? Casseroles are easy to make and they...
Narayanni’s – 10 Years Later

Narayanni’s – 10 Years Later

The first restaurant review I did for CBC Edmonton AM was of Narayanni’s, a family-owned restaurant just off Whyte Avenue. It was September 2010. I hid my little notebook under the table and peppered the owners’ daughter, Youmashni, with questions. She was...
French Comfort Food: Rabbit Braised in Cider

French Comfort Food: Rabbit Braised in Cider

Rabbit braised in cider (lapin au cidre) is a classic French dish that looks fancy, sounds fancy but is super easy to make. It’s a great dish to make if you want to impress someone or sit down to a Sunday dinner of comfort food. Want to pull out all the stops...