Brr! We’re in the thick of it now, aren’t we? Winter is here to stay (for the next few months at least) and lucky for you, the latest issue of Fresh is chock-full of warming recipes and fun ideas for surviving the coldest season the best way we know how: with good food and drink! Read on to discover what’s inside our Winter 2016 issue and be sure to check it out online by clicking here.
There’s a new D-word in town and this one’s much less scary. With new year’s resolutions related to health and fitness on everyone’s minds, we decided to feature one of our favourite healthy ingredients: dates. Read about the nutritional value of “nature’s candy” and try our tasty recipes using this sticky-sweet treat. This year, let’s leave diet out of our resolution vocabulary.
Roses. Champagne. Chocolate. And don’t forget the restaurant reservations! The day of love is always a bit stressful and it can be expensive if you choose to dine out. This year, we suggest dining in with our Valentine’s Meal Kits, available at Michael-Angelo’s. Read the details in the latest issue of Fresh and don’t skip our tips on how to make the evening extra special.
Wine + Cheese
Wine and cheese is pretty much a match made in heaven. A sip, a nibble, a roaring fire—can you imagine a better way to spend a snowy evening? We’ve taken the work and thought out of that process in our guide to assembling the perfect cheese board.
If there is one dish that says “winter” better than any other, it’s definitely a hearty, warming stew. We think of stews as an ideal Sunday afternoon project. Throw some ingredients in a pot, let them simmer, and by evening you’re ready to serve big, steaming bowlfuls to your family. This issue of Fresh includes some stellar stew recipes and a mix-and-match ingredient guide for customizing your stew to your liking.
Pancakes hot from the pan topped with dark, glossy maple syrup: the perfect winter breakfast, if you ask us! In this issue of Fresh, we give you the low-down on this iconic Canadian ingredient, including what the different grades of maple syrup actually mean and how to add new life to your pancake game.
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