August 16th, 2018

Cuisine

From Our Table: Berry hydrated

By Medicine Hat News on August 14th, 2018

This extreme summer heat can be a challenge in a few ways and staying hydrated is definitely one of those challenges. Hydration is extremely important all the time. We need to have 6-8 cups of fluids every day just for basic bodily functions. That number doesn’t take into account fluid loss from sweating in the ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Just can’t wait to get on the road again

By Medicine Hat News on July 31st, 2018

Summertime sunshine sizzles with so many fun things to do. There’s swimming, boating, stampedes, exhibitions, rodeos, outdoor concerts, water parks, biking, camping and the list goes on. There’s also lots of road trips. Short ones, long ones, hot ones, squished ones, fun ones and not so fun ones. We’ve done lots of camping and boating ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Beat the heat with summer salads

By Medicine Hat News on July 17th, 2018

Beat the heat and enjoy delicious, nutritious summer veggies. Here are a few ideas to bump up your veggie vitamins this summer and stay cool. * Buy a wide variety of vegetables then wash them and cut them up right away so they are ready to grab and go, eat for meals and super snacks. ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Summertime sizzles with the perfect picnic

By Medicine Hat News on July 3rd, 2018

Oh I love summer! I think I’ve started saying that several times a day for the past few weeks. I love the colours, the smells, the heat, the bright blue sky, the fresh veggies and fruits growing, the birds singing, picnics — just everything. Maybe it’s even more precious this year after such a long ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Ripe and ready radishes

By Medicine Hat News on June 19th, 2018

Deliciously crisp ruby red radishes are abundantly available this time of year. There is just nothing like the first fresh veggies grown in the spring. Radishes are easy to grow on your own or readily available at the local farmers’ markets. They are also in some grocery stores but be sure to check the package ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Ready for rhubarb

By Medicine Hat News on June 5th, 2018

Ripe ruby red rhubarb is ready! This very undemanding perennial, which means it grows back on its own every year, is extremely easy to grow. If I asked you whether it is a fruit or a vegetable I’m guessing most would respond fruit, likely because most rhubarb recipes are for desserts. Who makes desserts out ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Rocking recipe reading

By Medicine Hat News on May 22nd, 2018

Reading recipes can sometimes be a bit of a challenge depending on how they are written. They basically have their own language. A well-written recipe gives you good guidance towards putting a recipe together with successful succulent results. Here are some savvy tips to help you out courtesy of “Dietitians of Canada- Cook!” Book. 1. ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Make morning meals meaningful

By Medicine Hat News on May 8th, 2018

The morning meal, the first meal of the day, the meal that breaks your night fast or best known as “breakfast.” Yes that one, I’m sure you’ve heard of it. Here are some really good reasons not to ignore it. 1. Studies show that people who eat breakfast have healthier weights. Breakfast helps you lose ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Amazing asparagus

By Medicine Hat News on April 24th, 2018

Spring weather has finally arrived. I’m sure many people are eagerly anticipating planting flower and vegetable gardens. Late April early May is typically a time that one of my favourite vegetables comes into season Asparagus used to be called sparrow grass but it’s in the genus “asparagus” and that’s the exact name most know it ... Read More »

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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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