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A Taste of Markerville: One-of-a-kind menu

Last weekend, Markerville celebrated summer with a culinary extravaganza.

Besides their second annual Taste of Markerville, they hosted a formal, sit down Long Table Dinner. With the help of talented chefs from Calgary and locally-sourced ingredients from producers and farmers around Central Alberta, a one-of-a-kind menu was served to over 100 guests. READ

Gazpacho: from grad-school standby to cool summer sstaple

Gazpachos are the most refreshing way I can think of to celebrate seasonal vegetables. The story goes that the gazpacho, said to be the oldest known chilled soup, was popular in Andalusia and in the Arab world, where farmworkers would throw together stale bread and vegetables they had on hand. READ

Market Day

Researching the Eastern European grocery market scene, I kept hearing the same phrase from shop owners. How do you serve the smoked herring? READ

From head to tail

Author Paul Greenberg was standing in his Manhattan kitchen, cleaver in hand. He had already fluidly removed two fillets from a gleaming red snapper, shipped overnight from the Gulf of Mexico. READ

Classic sides fit for America

Contributing a side dish to the Fourth of July cookout used to be easy. You might show off your family potato salad, bring corn to grill or shoulder-carry a big ol’ watermelon. READ

Get the holiday mix right

I began getting into the Holidays spirits a little early this year by going to Jasper Park Lodge’s annual Christmas in November event. There I attended a session hosted by mixologist Micah Dew. READ

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