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South African wines

by Mark Cochrane The global wine industry is becoming increasingly competitive for the wine consumer’s dollar. Recognizable varietals like Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon often overshadow...

Gay Cook’s Fish & Seafood Chowder

4 – 5 servings Winter is a great time to eat fish because of their high protein content that gives us needed energy to help...

Oysters for Christmas Eve

Oysters have always been my family’s special treat at Christmas time often on Christmas Eve. Jim Foster of Pelican Fishery and Grill, 1500 Bank...

Asparagus and Mushroom Sauté With Pancetta

Serves 8-10. This delicious side dish from the April 2014 issue of Canadian Living takes only minutes to prepare and would be perfect for a...

Limited-edition craft beer comes to Almonte

Small Town Thinking has joined forces with the Whitewater Brewing Company of Foresters Falls to produce a limited-edition craft beer unique to Almonte --...

Slow-Roasted Salmon with Fennel, Citrus, and Chiles

Serves 6. This recipe from the January 2014 issue of Bon Appetit tastes as good as it looks. Salmon is tossed with fennel, orange and...

The Good Food Tour

by Gay Cook  The Good Food Tour is a new, deliciously, exciting walking, adventure company. It takes place in the charming town of Almonte.  The...

Tender Zucchini Fritters with Green Goddess Dressing

 by Susan Hanna Here’s a delicious way to use the zucchini that is overtaking your garden. This recipe for zucchini fritters from the August 2010...

Gay Cook’s Corn on the Cob with Herbed Butter

by Gay Cook These days many outdoor markets and grocery stores are offering locally grown, freshly picked corn on the cob. Look for cobs...

Cartwright Springs craft beer launch

by Mark Cochrane I was looking forward to the Cartwright Springs (csbeer.ca) Brewery craft beer launch party on June 30th 2015 at Moose McGuires in...

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