December 11th, 2018

Cuisine

From Our Table: Top tips for the Christmas holiday party season

By Medicine Hat News on December 4th, 2018

Nutritional survival during the Christmas and holiday season can be a real challenge. There is such a wide variety of tempting treats that can be high in fat and sugar and likely to contribute to a few extra party pounds. Here are some top tips to help you navigate your way through even the most ... Read More »

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From Our Table: It’s Grey Cup time, let’s party

By Medicine Hat News on November 20th, 2018

This Sunday is the 106th Grey Cup Game, the ultimate prize in the Canadian Football League. It’s set to take place in our very own province of Alberta, Edmonton to be exact. I see it’s only going to be around -5 C and shouldn’t be too much snow since temperatures are above zero all week. ... Read More »

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From Our Table: The facts on fats

By Chris Brown on November 6th, 2018

Fat in our diets has tended to get a really bad rap. Fat is actually one of the six essential nutrients, along with water, carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals and fat. As with any food or nutrient it is possible to get too much, even of an essential part of a healthy diet. Let’s take a ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Pumpkin pecan cheesecake sure to be a fall fave

By Medicine Hat News on October 23rd, 2018

We are well into October with a beautiful fall and Halloween quickly approaching. It’s the time to put out pumpkins decorated with funny, scary or beautiful faces. Remember if you decorate your pumpkin with markers on the outside or carve them but don’t put a candle inside you can use them to make pumpkin puree ... Read More »

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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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