Category: Food

Food, glorious food, and the price of it

With the rise in food prices, the line “Please sir, can I have some more?” from the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist could become a common phrase among Canadians. A growing economy usually meant that...

All about ‘best before’ dates

Working with non-perishable items, the Wynyard and District Food Bank deals with “best before” dates. What do these dates mean? To what do they refer? Research was required to figure this one out, so...

Mmm . . . Cookies!

It has been 15 years now, and Operation Cookie Bag in Rose Valley is still going strong. Gathered to bag cookies for the operation are, left to right, Valerie Bjerland, Terry Quaal, Sheila Walker,...

TuTu Talks Turkey

In a bizarre way I used to look forward to Thanksgiving and Christmas, just to see how badly my mother could botch up our festive fowl suppers. Harvest Fare is Jim Lincez’s weekly cooking column. From...