Category Archives: Events

Have you hugged a farmer lately?

Giving thanks to the hardworking people who feed us! Thanksgiving is just a few days away and like many people, I am eagerly anticipating having family and friends gather from far and wide to share a delicious feast in my … Continue reading

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Feast of Fields Ottawa’s most delicious fundraiser

Don’t miss out on the event of the season! Last year, the retooled Feast of Fields event delivered one delightful surprise after another, all evening long. It felt like a fabulous cocktail party, with some of Ottawa’s most talented chefs … Continue reading

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JUNO-inspired stuffed peppers

Celebrating Canadian music with ingredients tied to song lyrics! It’s JUNO Awards Week in Ottawa and I’m pretty excited by all the musical hoopla. In 2012, the last time the JUNOs were held here, my son played piano for a … Continue reading

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That time I ate a car …

To be honest, I didn’t exactly eat a car, but I did eat many delicious things that were made of the same biomaterials that Ford is using in automotive research and production. As food editor of Ottawa At Home magazine … Continue reading

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A delicious day to visit Prince Edward County

Early September’s gorgeous weather has me in complete denial that autumn is coming. I’m still cooking summery foods, basking in warm sunshiney afternoons and enjoying dinners on the deck. I’m also busy looking for new ways to prolong that relaxed, … Continue reading

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Third Flux dinner treats Prince Edward County to a taste of Ottawa

Chefs are a hard working bunch. Long hours in a hot, challenging environment working with ever-changing variables including food supplies and finicky diners – these are people who really deserve their downtime. So what do four of Ottawa’s top up-and-coming … Continue reading

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Chef biking across Canada to promote sustainable seafood

You know someone is passionate about a cause when they choose to promote it by biking over 8,000 kilometres across Canada in ten weeks. In this case, the chef is Ned Bell, renowned for his work at Vancouver’s Four Seasons … Continue reading

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