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How to Host L'apero + Pissaladière from French Appetizers

How to Host L'apero + Pissaladière from French Appetizers

Posted Apr 10th, 2019 in Recipes, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes, Fall Recipes, Winter Recipes

I've always dreamt of going to Province and eating pissaladière, an anchovy and caramelized onion pizza, from a street vendor. This recipe for pissaladière from Marie Asselin's French Appetizers means I can also have it easily in my own home.

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Chicken wing, thy name is Buffalo

Chicken wing, thy name is Buffalo

Posted Mar 12th, 2019 in Beyond Niagara, Food Stories

The Buffalo Wing Trail is one of Buffalo's newest attractions designed to pay homage to what may just be America's greatest culinary invention. Get the story behind some of the most famous stops on the trail.

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Bonding Over Jam Tarts

Bonding Over Jam Tarts

Posted Dec 20th, 2018 in Recipes, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes, Fall Recipes, Winter Recipes

Mardi Michels's mini jam tarts from her cookbook In the French Kitchen with Kids make more than a fun baking project and snack. They're the ideal gateway into the kitchen for kids.

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A Slice of Naples in Niagara

A Slice of Naples in Niagara

Posted Nov 28th, 2018 in Eating Niagara, In The Kitchen, Food Stories

Mario Cesta, co-owner of Pie'za Pizza in Niagara-on-the-Lake, is one of three pizzaiolos in Ontario to be certified by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN) for making authentic Napoli-style pizza.

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A Sip of La Dolce Vita at Illy Commisso's Bistro + Cafe

A Sip of La Dolce Vita at Illy Commisso's Bistro + Cafe

Posted Nov 15th, 2018 in Eating Niagara, Marketplace, Food Stories

The Illy Commisso Bistro + Cafe has become a community gathering place for coffee klatches to take part in the comforting ritual of sipping a good cup of coffee or tea.

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Feeding the Foodie Feline

Feeding the Foodie Feline

Posted Nov 5th, 2018 in Marketplace

Rayne Clinical Nutrition is a Canadian pet food company dedicated to providing cats and dogs with the highest quality nutrition. Here's what my cats thought of Rayne's Pork and Potato formula.

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Niagara's Olive Farmers

Niagara's Olive Farmers

Posted Aug 30th, 2018 in In The Kitchen, Food Stories

George and Katherine Kubarakos are known around Niagara as the couple behind The Olive Oil Lady. They sell olives and olive oil from George's family grove in Sparta, Greece, each year at the Niagara Greek Festival, and it's entirely worth stocking up on both.

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Entirely Worth it: Tahini Fudge

Entirely Worth it: Tahini Fudge

Posted Aug 21st, 2018 in Recipes, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes, Fall Recipes, Winter Recipes

Tahini fudge is an indulgence without the guilt. Packed with healthy fats and no refined sugar, you can eat this stuff for breakfast and feel like this day's got nothing on you.

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Four Local Beers to Drink this Summer

Four Local Beers to Drink this Summer

Posted Jul 20th, 2018 in Eating Niagara, Food Stories

Niagara is no slouch when it comes to beer. These local brews will keep you cool this summer.

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How to Pair Beer and Food Like a Cicerone

How to Pair Beer and Food Like a Cicerone

Posted Jul 20th, 2018 in How To's, In The Kitchen, Food Stories

Pairing beer with food doesn't have to be stressful. Suds are forgiving but there are definitely ways to bring out the best on your plate and in your glass.

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