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Food for British Columbia

If you call British Columbia home, you would have been affected in one way or another. Whether the wind blows to the East or to the West, smoke has affected the air quality from Vancouver Island to cities in our neighbouring province, Alberta. We have been experiencing an unusually warm and dry summer this year. […]

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Building a Better Salad – An Infographic

There is a delicate art when it comes to making a salad. You want it to be hearty enough to leave you satisfied and full after a meal. At the same time you don’t want to load it down with high-fat items that leave you feeling heavy and slow. By breaking down your salad into […]

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5 Delicious and Easy Salad Dressings to Know

Under the heat of summer the last thing you want to do is turn on the stove or oven. If you’re like us, the summer weather plus the abundance of fresh vegetables and herbs will have you eating plenty of salads. One way to add variety to your salads is to switch up your dressings. […]

6 Delicious Meat Marinades For Your Summer Time Grill

Previously we had discussed how to grill the perfect steak. All those tips apply if you’re using quality cuts. But what about the more affordable cuts, the cuts of meat that you’re more likely to eat on a day to day basis? This is where marinades are useful. But what makes up a good marinade?

13 Superb Summer Side Dishes

You’ve grilled up some steaks and now you’re looking for the perfect accompaniments to the meal. You have plenty of options from grains to coleslaw to colorful vegetables cooked various ways to supplement your meal. Plus, don’t forget about keeping hydrated.

Our Favorite Vegetables for the Grill

Grilling sessions are almost always focused on the meat. But in honor of Meatless Monday, today is all about the vegetables: how to grill them, which ones to use and a few fantastic recipes. When it comes to grilling vegetables, most of them can be cooked on the grill. You just need to get creative […]

Best Steak Cuts for Grilling

There is nothing better than kicking back during the summer months with a well grilled, well seasoned, juicy and tender steak. To achieve steak bliss, you need to start off with a good cut. We consulted with our in house food expert, our R&D specialist, and asked him what were his favorite cuts for the […]

Unusual Foods for the Grill

When you think of grilling and going to a barbeque, the typical items pop into mind: hot dogs, burgers, kebabs. But if you’re looking for something out of the ordinary, here are some ideas to make your next grilling session or barbeque party Fruit Yes, you read that right. Juicy, sweet fruit on the grill. […]

Grilling 101 – The Basics

Summer, to many, means lazy afternoons spent at the lake enjoying good food and warm weather or large  gatherings of friends and family for a summer evening barbeque. But if you don’t know your way around a grill, these summer pastimes can be overwhelming. Before you head out to grill, here are some things for […]