November 25th, 2017

Cuisine

From Our Table: Cranberry salsa could be your next seasonal hit

By Medicine Hat News on November 21st, 2017

It’s time to start gearing up for the Christmas season. Christmas Day is just a short 34 days away and that means Christmas parties and get togethers with friends are likely in full swing. A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of being introduced to one of the most succulent salsa recipes I’ve ever ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Hello Halloween

By Medicine Hat News on October 24th, 2017

Only one week until the streets are filled with happy Halloweeners all dressed up and ready to collect candy. My boys used to love to dress up in costumes all year long. Dressing up and then going door-to-door collecting candy on Halloween was just a huge bonus. They would wonder how come they only got ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Because a thankful heart is a happy heart

By Ryan McCracken on October 10th, 2017

Some of you might remember the very popular kids videos and songs called Veggie Tales by Phil Vischer. My kids loved them and I think I loved them even more. Each video had a moral theme and they were not only entertaining but educational. In one video Madame Blueberry (yes there were also fruits not ... Read More »

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Buffets can make things easier for the host but remember safety

By Medicine Hat News on October 3rd, 2017

Mero Editorial Food is a key component of any social occasion. Party hosts often rely on buffet-style offerings as opposed to sit-down meals to feed guests in environments where space may be limited. Buffets also are handy when hosting guests with various dietary restrictions or people who are picky eaters. When establishing buffet service, hosts ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Family fun in the kitchen

By Medicine Hat News on September 26th, 2017

Getting your family involved in the kitchen cooking together has multiple benefits. It’s family bonding time, it teaches cooking skills and math skills, it helps get everyone eating the meals — even picky eaters. It’s an opportunity to talk together and many more benefits. You can involve the whole family in a variety of meal ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Root veggies can keep you rooted in health

By Medicine Hat News on September 12th, 2017

Gardening time is getting closer to an end. So many delicious fresh fruits and veggies have come our way over the past few months and there’s still some to come. There are a bounty of benefits from enjoying a variety of vegetables in a healthy well balanced diet. Not only are there many nutritional benefits ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Time to talk treats

By Medicine Hat News on August 29th, 2017

We are having such a spectacular summer and although summer doesn’t officially end until Sept. 21, back to school time is right around the corner. Every year when I write this column I cry, but not this year. Nope, I flatly refuse. Unlike some parents I do not at all look forward to back to ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Colourful veggies in some favourite summer foods

By Medicine Hat News on August 15th, 2017

I love summer! I may have mentioned that several times before. I love the vibrant colours, the heat and I especially love summer foods. You just can’t beat the abundance of fabulous fresh vegetables and all the mouth watering foods grilled in the beautiful outdoors. I asked a few friends what their summer favourite foods ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Out of the garden and into your mouth

By Medicine Hat News on August 1st, 2017

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy fresh from the garden vegetables. Despite the delicious, crisp refreshing taste of veggies, many people do not eat enough. When I’ve done nutrition counselling I’ve been amazed at how many people have said they don’t like vegetables. So I ask them a few more questions and they eventually ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Stampede countdown begins with chili

By Medicine Hat News on July 18th, 2017

The Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede is right around the corner. The queen and princess were just crowned on the weekend. Out of eight amazing contestants congratulations to our new Queen Lacey Palichuk and Princess Ava Padfield. I know Ava’s parents Tim and Jodene and am sure they are bursting with pride as they should ... Read More »

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