Saturday, November 18, 2017

Gay Cook’s Chilled Minted Cucumber Soup

 Makes 4 to 6 servingsDuring this delightfully warm summer we are having, a cool cucumber mint soup is perfect to enjoy. Locally grown cucumbers...

Gay’s Cooking Tip – Making Soup

Here are some tips about soup-making before you start: Use fresh, seasonal ingredients whenever possible. Vegetables make the best thickeners for soup Flour, rolled oats or...

Back yard chewing gum

by Sam Cooley A familiar, ‘fresh’ tasting piece of vegetation may very well be hiding in your back yard. The Wintergreen berry has been spotted,...

Accessible community gardens plant roots in Mississippi Mills

by Hannah Larkin Accessible community gardens are planting roots in Mississippi Mills.  The Neighbourhood Tomato is designed to engage the residents of Mississippi Mills in...

Canada Flag Cake – just in time for Canada Day – from Will and...

From Linda Burnette Ottawa Ontario Linda  first found this recipe in the mid 90's.  She brought the cake to her friend's yearly Canada Day Party,...

WIll and Kate’s Kitchen

Ottawa resident Judith Yaworsky has a novel idea to celebrate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. She loves to cook and after seeing a picture of...

Almonte hosts first farm gate tour for cyclists

by Jennifer Kingsley  Many avid cyclists are prepared for a rainy ride, but after a deluge on Friday night, heavy skies on Saturday and more...

Gay’s Cooking Tip – Measuring Flour

When measuring flour, always spoon flour into a measuring cup then smooth off the top surface with a knife. Never, never shake the cup...

Gay Cook joins the staff of the Millstone

The Millstone has attracted well-known cookbook author, culinary teacher and Ottawa food columnist to its staff.Gay will provide a cooking tip to this food section...

Wrist pain common for new moms

By: Dr. Chris Hashimoto D.C. Sleep deprivation, a dramatically decreased (read: non-existent) social life, and a general desensitization to formerly “gross” things such as...
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