Category Archives: Holiday Programming

Island Artisans – Rogers Chocolates and More Last Minute Gift Ideas

You’ve been scurrying about, braving line-ups, making lists, checking them twice, and as you do, you realize you forgot to get a gift for that certain someone.  The clock is ticking down, supplies of many popular items are short, but … Continue reading

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Cookbook and Gadget Recommendations 2009

Here are my notes from the program airing on CBC Radio's BC Almanac today: Books -  large crop of cookbooks for this year Our favourite stars from Canada’s Food Network have books out this holiday season, including The Best of … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Suggestions, Chapter 4: Living A Sustainable Food Life in 2009

I guess the following suggestions don't really fall into the 'gift' category, but they can certainly be considered a gift to yourselves, your family and the world, for that matter. If you’ve been thinking more and more about the way … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Suggestions, Chapter 3: Cookbooks and Culinary Literature

Today on BC Almanac I talked about some of my book suggestions as gifts for this holiday season.  My list was long, and I didn't get to mention everything, but here is my list.  Many of these books are available … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Suggestions, Chapter 2: Gadgets and Appliances (podcast as well)

It's time once again for my annual kitchen gadget parade for holiday gift giving.  And once again major thanks go to Fontaine Wong at Ming Wo Cookware in downtown Vancouver for some excellent suggestions. It's a long list this year, … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Suggestions, Chapter 1: Food

Today on BC Almanac my chat and phone-in with Mark Forsythe is all about food gifts and tips for the holidays.  I wanted to concentrate on as many local products as possible, so here are the links to the products … Continue reading

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Christmas Programming Begins….now!

Time to get those martini shakers shaking and those cocktails pouring!  …and baking and eating and shopping, and all those good things associated with the holidays. For the next four Tuesdays, beginning Dec. 2nd, I'll be appearing live on CBC … Continue reading

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