April 19th, 2018

Cuisine

From Our Table: Comfort food

By Medicine Hat News on April 10th, 2018

Everybody has that certain food that just makes them smile. It makes them sigh with contentment. It temporarily makes everything right with the world even amidst complete chaos or in terrible tragedy. Last Friday brought an incomprehensible tragedy with the loss of 15 lives in the accident involving the Humboldt Broncos team bus. I’m not ... Read More »

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Experiment with growing edibles indoors

By Medicine Hat News on March 27th, 2018

Metro Editorial Foodies find it hard to beat vine-ripened tomatoes plucked right out of a garden. Other edibles, such as fresh lettuce for a small luncheon salad or a handful of fresh parsley right out of a pot to add to a marinade, also add a lot to meals. The convenience and flavor of freshly ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Hippity hoppity, Easter is on its way

By Medicine Hat News on March 27th, 2018

Easter is almost here! It’s time to start preparing for festive family and friend celebrations. Easter is a bit earlier this year coming at the end of March. Since we are still in March it is coming to the end of Nutrition Month. This year’s theme of Unlock the Potential of Food discusses several “food ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Unlock food’s potential

By Medicine Hat News on March 13th, 2018

March is Nutrition Month and each year a theme is carefully chosen to promote healthy eating for Canadians. It’s also a time to highlight Dietitians as the most qualified nutrition professionals with a minimum of five years of University education. Dietitian is a legally protected title just like doctor or pharmacist. Nutritionist is now also ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Favourite food fits in Heart Health Month

By Medicine Hat News on February 27th, 2018

February is Heart Health Month which fits with another favourite food of mine — fish. There are very few fish dishes I’ve tried and didn’t like. I do have one rule though. I will only try certain seafood when I can see the ocean it was caught in or am very close to it. Lobster ... Read More »

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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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