Ed Donszelmann is thrilled with how well opening Otto has come together. Despite delays with permits, all licensing was in place by Dec. 12, and the doors to this family-friendly community café in Norwood are now open.
This holiday season, enjoy festive events close to home. Throughout December, these events give you an opportunity to connect with friends, family, and neighbours. Need ideas for gifts? Jonesing to sing Christmas carols? Want to create precious holiday memories? Start here for some ideas.
After Edmonton Food Bank’s shocking realization that some clients didn’t know how to use the staple ingredients in their food hampers, the organization teamed up with Shaw TV Edmonton.
The result was Cook it Simple, a show hosted by chef Stanley Townsend, who was chair of NAIT’s culinary arts program for 25 years. The show’s purpose is to inspire Edmontonians to cook delicious and healthy food on a limited budget.
Buying a bird
Buy a utility-grade turkey (slightly damaged during processing) as they’re usually cheaper. Estimate one pound raw turkey per person.
Fried chicken isn’t economical, but it is quick.| Pixabay
Prices of groceries can variety greatly from store to store and week to week depending on sales. Here are some price comparisons and tips to help you in your search for affordable food.
TIP: Stock your pantry with pasta, canned tomatoes, onions, garlic, chickpeas, canned fish, rice, and bread.
TIP: Check out a cookbook from the library. There’s plenty to choose from.
TIP: Shop at Asian or Latin grocery stores. They often have good prices and ingredients with plenty of flavour for low-cost.
The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) has discovered food is the ultimate ice breaker.
The organization, which helps new immigrants integrate and settle in Canada, offers a Global Cooking Class on Mondays at Alberta Avenue Community League.
One of the best things about summer is firing up the barbecue and eating outdoors.
Bryan Goulet, executive chef at Creative Quality Catering & Bistro, and Sierra Bilton, Rat Creek Press writer, offered some tips and favourite recipes for this barbecuing season.
A buzz of excitement spreads through the halls of Spruce Avenue School as Jessy Nerval rushes by. “Is it hot lunch day?” someone asks. And like the pied piper, students follow him to the gym.