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Entries Tagged as 'Food'

Bring nuts to the party

July 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Bring nuts to the party

Simple, tasty, and healthy

I try very hard to bring the right little seasonal gift to anyone I visit in their home for a BBQ, or summer gathering. Unless it is an assigned dish for a potluck or a BYOB, I am loath to arrive with yet another little package of shortbread cookies. No point competing with the hosts’ Aunt Martha.

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Tags: Annex · Food · Liberty

Cinnamon, the magic ingredient

May 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Cinnamon, the magic ingredient

How to spice up the kitchen this spring

Nothing seemed more delicious to us as kids when we got in the door right after school on a cold day than hot buttered raisin bread toast lavishly sprinkled with cinnamon and white sugar with a cup of hot chocolate.

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Hearty oatmeal cookies

May 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Hearty oatmeal cookies

Cheap, wholesome and supereasy

By Susan Oppenheim

How does it happen that an entire family and their friends become cookie people?

That would be me, my two daughters, and a favourite tenant, just as an example.

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Easy meringue

April 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Easy meringue

Use whatever you have in the pantry for crust

By Susan Oppenheim

Who didn’t grow up 50-odd years ago with something that was totally special, totally yummy, and very, very easy to make?

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Tags: Annex · Food · Liberty

Shop shows passion for pasteries

June 4th, 2014 · Comments Off on Shop shows passion for pasteries

New business owner turns trauma into dream fulfilled

By Chantilly Post

 

Sugary Swirl's owner Sonia Esteves displays just a very small sample of the rich variety of her baked goods crafted exclusively on site. The shop is located just south of Dupont on the east side of Bathurst Street.

Sugary Swirl’s owner Sonia Esteves displays just a very small sample of the rich variety of her baked goods crafted exclusively on site. The shop is located just south of Dupont on the east side of Bathurst Street. Brian Burchell/Gleaner News

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Tags: Annex · Food

Growing Food and Raising Farmers in the City

December 3rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Annex and Harbord Village considered for expansion

By Jessica Lemieux

It’s early on a Tuesday but already the hot sun is casting long shadows from the greenhouse over the field. The earlier in the day the better and the more tender the herbs will be. That way they will look and smell great to our customers.

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Forage and Storage – Hello Fall

November 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Forage and Storage – Hello Fall

By Susan Oppenheim

I am a freezer girl and a packrat gourmand. I love the “hunt and gather “ and I live with a 24 hours Sobeys up the lane at Shaw and Dupont, a Loblaws three  blocks away at Christie and Dupont and a Fiesta Farms about 20 doors from my house.This week alone I have taken advantage of their in store specials buying ½ price butter, 2 for 1 berry boxes and $4 off litres of maple syrup.

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Night Market comes alive for charity

August 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Night Market comes alive for charity

Fundraiser brings out chefs and designers

By Richard Frankel

Inspired by night markets from around the world, Honest Ed’s alley (581 Bloor Street W.) was transformed with art and all-you-can-eat food as hundreds of people from around the city came out on June 20 to raise money for The Stop Community Food Centre.

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Two tasty pastry recipes with egg yolks and whites

August 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on Two tasty pastry recipes with egg yolks and whites

Making macaroons? Why not use the leftover yolks for pecan cookies?

By Susan Oppenheim

I love macaroons, especially in summer—no dairy, no flour, and low-calorie egg whites.

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Tags: Annex · Food · News

Aw shucks! Ontario Oyster Festvial celebrates its 24th year

August 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Aw shucks! Ontario Oyster Festvial celebrates its 24th year

Despite the rain, Rodney’s Oyster House drew a huge crowd of oyster aficionados for its annual festival

A masked contestant stripped down to his skivvies before shucking at the competition

By Khristopher Reardon

Delicious seafood, smashing beer and good times were shared at this year’s Ontario Oyster Festival.

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Tags: Food · Liberty