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.
“We are all about stuff that’s just so good to eat, so good for you,” said Laurel Ferster, co-owner of The Calico Baking Company based in McCauley. Together with co-owner Zinovia Hardy, the partners believe their connection to the land makes their baked goods part of a bigger cycle.
They’ve had their share of challenges, like when the delivery driver dropped their oven off the back of the truck in 2014, significantly delaying when they opened their business, and putting extra financial pressure on them.
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