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. 

2806, 2018

Grilled Romaine Lettuce

By | June 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Recipes|Comments Off on Grilled Romaine Lettuce

If you haven't tried grilled romaine lettuce, you're in for a treat! Smoky with a wonderful texture, lettuce on the grill may just outshine your best Caesar salad. INGREDIENTS 2 heads of romaine lettuce, outer leaves [...]

2912, 2017

Substitutions, Please!

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For those times when you reach for the baking soda mid-recipe only to discover that SOMEONE put the emptied container back in the cupboard or those midnight home baked cookie cravings—here's a handy list of baking [...]

1210, 2017

How-to: Butterfly a Whole Chicken

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on How-to: Butterfly a Whole Chicken

Butterflying a whole chicken simply means you are removing the sternum and backbone of the bird so it can lay flat. This cuts the cooking time in half, looks fancy on a platter and can [...]

3108, 2017

How to: Cook Salmon

By | August 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to: Cook Salmon

Cooking salmon is child's play for we coast and island dwellers, right?  Not necessarily. Many of us find cooking up this glorious fish a bit intimidating. Will it be too dry? Is it undercooked? Skin [...]

3107, 2017

How to Keep Berries Fresh Longer

By | July 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to Keep Berries Fresh Longer

EVERYONE loves fresh summer berries, including mould. Follow these tips to keep firm berries like strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries fresher longer. 1. Pick through & eliminate Pour the berries out onto a flat surface or rimmed cookie [...]