Winter

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How to Cook Gyozas When The Power is Out

  Earlier this October, British Columbia got hit with a huge storm. This one lasted 3-4 days long to be exact. The storm brought periods of heavy rains and strong winds, so strong that the power went off for a few hours at our plant in Richmond, BC. To keep ourselves occupied for the next couple of […]

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3 Impressive Ways to Peel Oranges This Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is near. Cue the number of tangerines, mandarin oranges, clementines and oranges being displayed as decoration and gifted as presents to friends and relatives. Odd? Yes.  In reality, it just comes down to a play on words. Tangerines (桔子 (gat zi) or 柑橘 (gam gwat) in Cantonese, 桔 sounds similar to the […]

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Sum-m! Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Favourite Foodie

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me… It’s December 1st tomorrow and it’s time to post our holiday gift guide! Some stores have had Christmas decorations for sale since the end of summer. So it’s time to start planning that Christmas gift for that foodie friend of yours, or if […]

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8 Slow Cooker Soups

Previously we did a roundup of delicious vegetarian and vegan slow cooker soups. Today we’re collecting 8 more slow cooker soups, but with the option to add a variety of meats to them. Let your slow cooker do all the cooking and come home to a warm and easy soup for dinner. Chicken and Wild […]

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Soups

Winter makes us here at Fine Choice Foods HQ want to pull out the slow cooker and make some comforting and warm soup. Today we present to you delicious meatless soup options that you can make in your slow cooker. In a couple of hours with little work you have yourself a great meal.  Put […]

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6 Foods to Soothe Your Cold and Flu

Winter is fully upon us and with it comes cold and flu season. With everyone suffering from sniffles and coughing fits, you’re bound to be caught in the crossfire. The good news is that there are plenty of foods that can help you to boost your immune system to help fight off a cold or […]

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A Festive Holiday Menu

Welcome to the first of a monthly series where we help you put together a dinner party from start to finish complete with recipes. With a little effort and some planning, you’ll become a whiz at hosting parties with family and friends lining up to come for dinner (or lunch!). This month we’ve put together […]

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Snowy and Cold Weather Food

With much of the country covered in snow or in the middle of a cold snap, seeking ways to warm up with delicious foods is a common trend. Vancouver is no exception and with its recent sprinkling of snow, those of us with children or who are big kids at heart know what that means! […]

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6 Common Types of Squash and How to Cook Them

With so many varieties of winter squash available in many different sizes and colors, it can be confusing to decide which one to cook. Whether you decide to roast, puree or fry your squashes, each variety can be turned into a delicious meal or side dish. We’ve put together a list of common squashes along […]