January 21st, 2017

Cuisine

From Our Table: Sensible steps to healthy success

By Medicine Hat News on January 17th, 2017

In my last column I talked about keys to successful long term weight loss: K-keep it simple E- exercise Y- yes to a variety of veggies S- so good to be you! This week I’d like to continue with that theme and talk a bit more about not just successful, permanent weight loss but healthy ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Keep the ‘keys’ to weight loss success

By Medicine Hat News on January 3rd, 2017

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and wonderful New Year’s celebrations. With a brand new year come many New Year’s resolutions. The most popular by far usually involve improving your health. Quitting smoking, exercising more and the ever popular losing weight. With so many weight loss programs around ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Getting organized for the Christmas meal

By Medicine Hat News on December 20th, 2016

Christmas Day is just five sleeps away and I’m sure everyone can feel the growing excitement in the air! For those of you like me who will be hosting the Christmas meal this year it’s time to get the menu finalized and the ingredients organized. In fact being organized for the Christmas meal is not ... Read More »

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From Our Table: ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and for gingerbread

By Medicine Hat News on December 6th, 2016

I really hope you are jolly this Christmas season. Now that we have snow it really feels like Christmas! Not so fun for driving but it really does look pretty. It can stay until Jan. 2 then it can go away until next Christmas. Christmas is a wonderful time of the year to get together ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Cheesy Christmas gifts

By Medicine Hat News on November 22nd, 2016

OK so it’s not “beginning to look a lot like Christmas” but even with our weather unseasonably warm lately Christmas is still just around the corner. Soon the shopping will start and with the busy Christmas season the parties will also begin. What a wonderful time of year to get together with family and friends ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Nutritious and delicious, broccoli can go with almost any meal

By Medicine Hat News on November 8th, 2016

I love broccoli. I like it in salad, baked, roasted, in casseroles, steamed in chicken broth, smothered in cheese sauce or raw dipped in hummus. Some of my friends tease me that every time I have guests for dinner I have some type of broccoli dish. When I take something to someone else’s house for ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Perfectly pumpkin

By Medicine Hat News on October 25th, 2016

Only five sleeps until the pumpkins are carved, the jack-o-lanterns are lit and streets are full of cute little costumes trick or treating up and down the block. I’m sure you’ve seen the plethora of pumpkins at the grocery stores the past few weeks. Pumpkins are definitely one of the most popular Halloween decorations. There ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Leftover lift

By Medicine Hat News on October 11th, 2016

A belated Happy Thanksgiving! As I write this before Thanksgiving I’m busy planning my Thanksgiving meal for 20. I’m getting older and wiser and have discovered it’s so much more fun and significantly less stressful to get everyone to bring something. My niece will bring potatoes, my sister-in-law salad and my mom the things only ... Read More »

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From Our Table: It’s cool to can

By Medicine Hat News on September 27th, 2016

Our grandparents and great-grandparents and their’s before them used to do a lot of gardening and canning. It was a way of life. It was a way to ensure there were fruits and vegetables available year round. It was a way to save money. It was a way to survive. Fast forward a few generations ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Community proud

By Medicine Hat News on September 13th, 2016

This summer we had several friends visit us from B.C., Saskatchewan and even a few from Alberta. There was a common theme when we toured them around our amazing community — they were astounded at how clean and beautiful our city is. I have to agree. Each year the flowers throughout Medicine Hat seem to ... Read More »

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