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Our Favourite Ontario Takeout: Kingston

Indoor dining is currently shut down across Ontario, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some of the best restaurants our province has to offer. Ordering takeout or delivery helps restaurants stay afloat during these tough times, plus it makes lunch or dinner easy as pie… or pizza.. or burgers… or anything you want really! Here are some of…

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Our Favourite Ontario Takeout: London

Indoor dining is currently shut down across Ontario, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some of the best restaurants our province has to offer. Ordering takeout or delivery helps restaurants stay afloat during these tough times, plus it makes lunch or dinner easy as pie… or pizza.. or burgers… or anything you want really! Here are some of…

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Beer to the Ground: The latest and greatest new breweries in Ontario, spring/summer 2021 edition

Getty images photoEven in the depths of a winter during which lockdown has stymied large international brewers, small nimble Ontario craft providers continued to open physical locations and dream of spring. We’ve got the straight skinny on the province’s most exciting prospects from Paris to Petawawa. Backyard Brewing Company Simcoe (Winter 2021) Norfolk County’s newest brewery operates on a…

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Spinach Tortilla Wraps

I’m always lured in by attractive photos of things, in this case bright green spinach wraps. Unfortunately, to achieve a bright green wrap, you need to use white flours and much less spinach, and not let them get browned at all, so mine came out a quite dark khaki colour. Still, very tasty! They are modeled on these Buckwheat…

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Our favorite non-alcoholic drink options – and of course, they’re local!

This past year has been weird. One of the silver linings though has been the growing number of non-alcoholic offerings that hit the marketplace for any time a short detox is needed. Some mimic traditional spirits or pre-mixed cocktails, while others have flavors that are harder to pin down. We’ve put together some of our favourite Ontario alcohol-free options…

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Onion, Mustard & Red Pepper Bulgur

For me, when I think of mustard I think of sausages, but this could go with chicken, beef, fish… lots of things, really. The mustard gets quite mild, and the onions and peppers cook into the background, and the whole thing is just very tasty without being as assertive as you might suppose from the ingredients.  4 servings45 minutes…

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Pulled Pork Caribbean Style

This is not quite any particular Caribbean style pork recipe, but pulled out elements from Cochinito Pibil, and Puerto Rican and Cuban Pernil (or Lechon) Asado. As usual with pork shoulder, a long slow cooking time is key.  If you can’t get achiote, replace it with 1 teaspoon ground turmeric. Orange – particularly sour (Seville) oranges are traditional in…

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Our Favourite Takeout: Windsor

Indoor dining is currently shut down across Ontario, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some of the best restaurants our province has to offer. Ordering takeout or delivery helps restaurants stay afloat during these tough times, plus it makes lunch or dinner easy as pie… or pizza.. or burgers… or anything you want really! Here are some of…

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The Society of Beer Drinking Ladies presents Women Brewer Spotlight, vol. 4

Erin Broadfoot, owner and head brewer at Little Beasts Brewing. Supplied photo For my latest installment of Women Brewer Spotlight, say hello to Erin Broadfoot! Erin’s the owner and head brewer over at Little Beasts Brewing in Whitby. For years now, Little Beasts has been producing excellent mostly Belgian inspired brews in Whitby, Ontario (for all our non-Ontario friends,…

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