Category Archives: Instructional

How To Butcher A Chicken, With Peter Sanagan

You don’t need to be a couponer to save money when feeding your family. Peter Sanagan, owner of Sanagan’s Meat Locker in Kensington Market, recommends learning some simple butchery skills to feed more people on less money.
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Sea Buckthorn Margarita Recipe

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One of the best parts of my job at Keriwa Café is getting to serve Chef Aaron Bear Robe’s food. I’m proud to present dishes that combine so many flavours to make unique, well-balanced and delicious meals. Aaron uses solely Canadian ingredients to express the terroir of our province and country. Ironically, that has meant I’ve often encountered foods at work that I’d never previously heard of. One standard Keriwa ingredient I’ve fallen in love with is the sea buckthorn berry. Continue reading

5 Ways To Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day Like A Non-Douchebag

NOTE: THIS WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED ON IMCHARMINGYOU.COM ON MARCH 7, 2013

Sure, you could do what you always do – cram yourself into any bar that’ll fit you from 11am until whatever time it is you start puking green beer. Or, you could take our suggestions.
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Enjoy A Delicious Winterlicious – How To Do It And Where To Go

NOTE: THIS WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED ON IMCHARMINGYOU.COM ON JANUARY 14, 2013

Winterlicious is coming! Which means throwing your dietary New Year’s resolutions out the window from January 25 to February 7 so that you can enjoy prix fixe meals throughout the city at participating restaurants.

Before we get to the guide, a few things to consider:
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Turning Wine Information Into Wine Knowledge

Originally posted on my Tumblr

If you’re a wine beginner like me, you’ve probably encountered the same basic information at every turn – white wine can be made from black grapes as long as there is no contact with the skins, for example. You know a Reisling is typically sweet and a Sauvignon Blanc can smell a bit like asparagus and other vegetables. That’s old news. I was able to recite back these pieces of information, but I still wasn’t sure how to contextualize them into something that actually resembles knowledge.
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