February 19th, 2018

Cuisine

How corned beef became synonymous with St. Patrick’s Day

By Medicine Hat News on February 13th, 2018

Metro Editorial Many people enjoy indulging in corned beef on St. Patrick’s Day, but few may know exactly what they’re eating. Corned beef is a way to prepare a cut of beef, typically the brisket. When making corned beef, the beef is cured in a brine solution. Corned beef gets its name because the meat ... Read More »

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From Our Table: A few more of my favourite things

By Medicine Hat News on February 13th, 2018

Another one of my favourite things is right around the corner — Valentine’s Day! It’s a day to celebrate love which is yet another one of my favourite things. It’s also associated with a very special food, chocolate, which is also one of my favourites. And most importantly pink is one of the common colours ... Read More »

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End your Valentine’s Day dinner with homemade dessert

By Medicine Hat News on February 6th, 2018

Metro Editorial Valentine’s Day is synonymous with many things, including chocolate. Many sweethearts exchange chocolate on Valentine’s Day, making chocolate confections as essential to a successful holiday as flowers and romance. Men and women who want to make this Valentine’s Day extra special can forgo store-bought chocolates in favour of homemade confections. The following recipe ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Family traditions created and shared at dinner

By Medicine Hat News on January 30th, 2018

I love the new commercial for Presidents Choice that starts with the mom nursing her baby girl then continues as she grows showing her eating with family and friends ending with the young woman eating alone in an office with the line, “We grow up eating together. Why do we stop?” Family meals are crucial. ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Pulses may be tiny, but are packed with power

By Medicine Hat News on January 16th, 2018

Well here we are already halfway through the first month of the new year 2018. I hope your health goals are on track and you are treating yourself like gold. We only get one body to get through life with so it’s really smart to look after it well I want to spend a few ... Read More »

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Unconventional wedding menu ideas

By Medicine Hat News on January 16th, 2018

Metro Editorial Traditionally, one of the more memorable aspects of wedding receptions is the food. Whether it was fun, tasty or something entirely new for guests, food tends to leave a lasting impression. The experts at Boho Weddings say that, more than ever before, couples are seeking menu ideas that reflect their personalities as a ... Read More »

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From Our Table: The New Year’s resolution quandary

By Medicine Hat News on January 2nd, 2018

It’s a brand new year with endless possibilities laid out on a blank page. This is the time of year many people decide if they should set New Year’s resolutions or not. Is it actually beneficial to set resolutions or healthier to not put yourself under more pressure. The most difficult part is not setting ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Moderation and Merry Christmas

By Medicine Hat News on December 19th, 2017

With Christmas right around the corner lots of last-minute preparations are being done. There might be gifts to be wrapped and maybe even some shopping too. A few more decorations to add to the beauty of the season and of course one of the highlights of Christmas — the food! There are so many traditional ... Read More »

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From Our Table: A big birthday requires lots of great food

By Medicine Hat News on December 5th, 2017

“Jingle Bells,” “O Holy Night,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Silent Night,” “It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas,” the endless list of Christmas carols goes on while the number of days until Christmas Day arrives get shorter and shorter. I am often a bottom line person. This Christmas season has been very challenging for ... Read More »

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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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