Food and Drink

Vankleek Hill beer now available at the LCBO

The international award winning beer made in Vankleek Hill has produced a new Strong, Dark Wheat beer available this week in the LCBO throughout...

Gay Cook’s Plum and Mint Strudel

Serves 4 - 5 Italian plums, also called prune plums are oval shaped and produce a bright purple colour when cooked. They are smaller than...

Gay Cook’s Minted Fresh Lemonade

6 servings Homemade lemonade is easy to make and doesn't require making a syrup. For more intense favour, add the squeezed lemon rinds to the lemonade 1...

Gay Cook’s corn cakes with fresh tomato salsa

Corn Cakes 4 - 5 servings 2 - 3 fresh cobs of corn, husks and silk removed 2 green onions, finely sliced ½ to 1 teaspoon (2 -...

Gardening guru Ed Lawrence visits neighbourhood tomato boxes

 by Hannah Larkin On Friday, August 5th, CBC Radio gardening guru Ed Lawrence stopped by the Neighbourhood Tomato boxes at Mills Community Support to offer...

Don Cook’s small roasted potato Caesar Salad

 by Gay Cook Summer is the perfect time to enjoy small red or white baby potatoes served warm in a salad. They are especially delicious...

Gay Cook’s Beets in orange vinaigrette and feta salad

4 – 5 servings Beets have a sweet, earthy flavour and are high in nutrients. The new local beet crops have now arrived in markets...

Requiem for Watt’s Cooking?

Watt's Cooking? in Pakenham has been closed for a couple of months now, much to the chagrin of Mississippi Mills residents. Watt's Cooking? served...

Almonte market enjoys a renaissance

The Almonte Saturday morning market (8:45 a.m.-noon) is enjoying a lively summer in the library parking lot at the upper end of Mill Street...

Gay Cook’s Garden Green and Yellow Bean Salad with Basil Dressing and garnished with...

Makes 4-6 servingsLocal green and yellow beans are at their peak in flavour in the summer. Cook the green and yellow beans separately as...

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