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Babe’s Honey It’s a harvest we don’t often get to see, but as nectar sources dry up in the late summer and early fall, beekeepers are bringing their hives home from their summer locations and extracting the honey the bees … Continue reading
This Thursday night, September 20th, I have the honor of being the guest speaker at the second installment of the BC Bites & Beverages series at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria. My talk is called “The Resurgence of Local … Continue reading
Feast of Fields The fifteenth annual Feast of Fields on Vancouver Island is fast approaching. Next month dozens of local chefs and beverage producers will spend a Sunday afternoon doling out thousands of delicious bite-sized morsels of food in an … Continue reading
The salt air of the Salish Sea always gives me a healthy appetite. This week on Food Matters I shared a voyage of culinary discovery, all from the deck of a Salt Spring Island-based cruiser. Food somehow tastes better in … Continue reading
Chef Bill Jones With the growing emphasis being placed on where our food comes from, and how it is produced, restaurant chefs are also getting more involved in their own supply line. How chefs are helping farmers, and how you … Continue reading
World Vision We all know that the holiday season can be a time of excess. We consume an awful lot of food and drink this time of year, perhaps without thinking about those less fortunate. Today on Food Matters, I … Continue reading
Miyabi Knife ****To enter the KitchenAid food processor contest scroll to the bottom of the page and post your entry in the Comments section***** With Christmas only a couple of weeks away some good advice is always welcome when it … Continue reading
A contest! If you listened to my latest podcast you’ll know the prize is a magazine subscription to La Cucina Italiana. This magazine has been around since 1929, with Italian and North American editions, is beautifully written and photographed, with … Continue reading
This edition of All You Can Eat features my crabbing expedition on Salt Spring Island. To listen click here. At the beginning of the show I talked about the listeria outbreak we’re living (and dying) through right now across Canada. … Continue reading
Sorry for the delay, everyone, but the winners of the Food For Thought contest for the two copies of The Guy Can’t Cook cookbook are: Connie Whalen of Bathurst, New Brunswick and,Mary-Anne Stark, somewhere in southwestern Ontario, I believe. Thanks … Continue reading