October 19th, 2018

Cuisine

From Our Table: The turkey two cup

By Medicine Hat News on October 9th, 2018

I hope everyone had an amazing Thanksgiving filled with friends, family and of course food. Lots and lots of fabulous food. And now I hope you have lots of stretchy pants handy to help in your recovery this week. As I’ve mentioned before I always strive for lots of leftovers at Thanksgiving but rarely am ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Think beyond the bird this Thanksgiving

By Medicine Hat News on September 25th, 2018

Thanksgiving weekend is just 12 days away. Many will be planning out menus, getting guest lists ready and ordering a fresh turkey or buying a frozen one to prepare for the upcoming festivities. While Thanksgiving just wouldn’t seem the same without a turkey it’s also a good idea to think beyond the bird. There’s succulent ... Read More »

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From Our Table: How much should I make?

By Medicine Hat News on September 11th, 2018

With the start of another school year the number of mouths to feed around the dinner table may need some adjusting. Some families may find a few new extra friends appearing at suppertime and the amount of food needs to increase while others may find they adjust to fewer faces appearing. I tried to keep ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Salad in a Jar a quick and easy school lunch

By Medicine Hat News on August 28th, 2018

One more last long weekend hurrah and then it’s right into routine of back to school. One of my boys has already left to get ready for school. I’m super proud of Levi who will be attending law school at my alma mater, the University of Saskatchewan, this year. He has wanted to be a ... Read More »

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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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