611, 2019

Grandma’s Light/White Fruitcake

By | November 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Grandma’s Light/White Fruitcake

Love it or hate it, fruitcake season is upon us! Filled with fruit and aged for as long as you can manage, this unfairly maligned cake is making a welcome comeback. Who doesn't love fruit [...]

2506, 2019

Summer Bounty: How To Make Fresh Cherries Last

By | June 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Summer Bounty: How To Make Fresh Cherries Last

Sweet, beautiful, magical cherries! The season is upon us. Make the most of it with this simple two-step process and enjoy the fruits of your (minimal) labour Step 1: Choose the best cherries. When deciding [...]

2901, 2019

How-To: Freeze Fresh Tomatoes

By | January 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Recipes|Comments Off on How-To: Freeze Fresh Tomatoes

Whether you're freezing your late summer bounty or you've stocked up on sale-priced fresh tomatoes, freezing them for another day is a snap. No blanching or peeling necessary. Here's how: WHAT YOU NEED: Large sealable freezer [...]

2011, 2018

Russet, Red or Yukon Gold?

By | November 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Russet, Red or Yukon Gold?

Well, first, all of three potatoes are delicious, but that doesn't mean you can always use them interchangeably. Here's a break down of the right potato for the right dish. Russet Good old, classic russet! It's a [...]

2009, 2018

How-to: Prepare Butternut Squash

By | September 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on How-to: Prepare Butternut Squash

Squash season is a wonderful time of year, despite the mealtime protests from kids around the world. Prepare it right and you may even win those dubious littles over. And if not, oh well—more the rest [...]

1208, 2018

Stuart McKean’s 2018 Victoria Walk for ALS Raised $20,000!

By | August 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Community, In the News|Comments Off on Stuart McKean’s 2018 Victoria Walk for ALS Raised $20,000!

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our friend and former Quadra Island Store Manager, Stuart McKean is his team's walk in support of ALS research. They raised $20,000! Amazing.