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    Country Encounters and Slow Food Southern Alberta: Slow Food- Mountain Freedom

    We have recently teamed up with Slow Food Southern Alberta to help promote the whole slow food/buy local movement.  Among other things we will be hosting a gala dinner March 10 2012 in conjunction with our new partners.A fabulous menu:

    Big Rock Cider and Apple braised Pork Belly
    Roasted NewOxley Garlic, Naturally!’  Garlic Chowder
    Beet Root and Soft Goat Cheese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
    Chicken “Hunter Style”
    Inspired [...]

    Nice article on bread

    Here’ s a re-posted article from Slowfood USA – Nicely thought out and I love the name.


    Posted on Thu, January 08, 2009 by Jerusha Klemperer7 Comments | Categories: Bread,

    Our newest team member at Slow Food USA is Nathan Leamy.  Nathan came to us from San Francisco where he was working to help organize for, and subsequently, clean up from Slow Food [...]

    A Blog I Found

    I came across Danial Craig’s Blog the other day and have spent a number of hours reading all the good stuff he has written about. Definitely worth a peek.

    This time of year

    Well the Christmas season is over and I’ve taken my holidays( to Mexico but that is another whole post) and it’s time to get back at it. Like many hospitality operators I spend the months of January and February getting ready for the Summer season. Spend days getting my accounting all caught up and filing taxes, making marketing plans [...]

    Green Tomato Chutney

    So I made all those green tomatoes into Chutney. It took about 15 min to chop up things. I did some in the food processor and then sum by hand just to mix up the texture a bit. I based the whole thing on that recipe from Instructables but changed it a bit to account for what [...]