Seasonal Eating: Cabbage, Kale and Brussels Sprouts

Seasonal Eating: Cabbage, Kale and Brussels Sprouts

This morning on CBC Edmonton AM, we talked about three in-season Brassicas: cabbage, kale and Brussels sprouts. I’ll post a link to that segment as soon as the audio file becomes available. It took me years to warm up to these characters, especially cabbage and...
Seasonal Eating: August’s Bounty

Seasonal Eating: August’s Bounty

Continuing on the topic of seasonal food, this morning on CBC Edmonton AM, I spoke with Mark Connolly about the August bounty. So, what exactly is in season? A quicker question to answer would be “what’s not?” Last week, I scrambled my way around the...
Seasonal Eating: Alberta Fruit for Food Day Canada

Seasonal Eating: Alberta Fruit for Food Day Canada

When it comes to seasonal produce in this province, you might be surprised at the number of fruit species grown. Did you know that pears, plums and cherries are grown in Alberta? Ever heard of the white strawberry that tastes like a pineapple called a pineberry? It...
Seasonal Eating: Garden Greens and Herbs

Seasonal Eating: Garden Greens and Herbs

Asparagus season is done, rhubarb is chest high, flowers are in full bloom and tables at farmers’ markets are overflowing with beautiful produce. Suddenly, it’s summer. This morning on CBC Edmonton A.M., I spoke with Tara McCarthy about garden greens. You...