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Siam Thai Kitchen- CBC Radio
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Recently on CBC Radio Active I talked about a new Thai restaurant in Edmonton called Siam Thai Kitchen. The restaurant opened in August of 2020, but quickly became my favourite spot for delicious Thai food. It may seem a little surprising that a brand new restaurant in an industrial area could be...
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A Hot Chocolate Crawl Through Edmonton
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When the idea to taste test a bunch of different hot chocolates all around Edmonton came up, I thought it would be pretty easy. I was wrong. We hadn’t even made it to the halfway mark and I was ready to give up. It turns out you can in fact have too much of a […]
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Webseries: Panini’s Italian Cucina
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For those who haven’t seen Episode 1 of my new CBC webseries entitled Through the Pass, I thought I’d post a link to the story and video. In episode 1 I visited one of my favourite pizza joints, Panini’s, to see how a team of all immigrants come together to produce some of the b...
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2019 Edmonton Best Restaurants
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2019 is my fifth year on the CBC Edmonton Best Restaurants panel, and the 6th year for the list itself. This year we thought we would switch things up a bit and spread the love around the city by hilighting some of our favourite dishes in restaurants in different areas. The result is our most [&#...
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Pimento Cheeseburger Macaroni- A Classic One-Pot Dinner With a Twist
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I love a good casserole, and I love one pot dinners. When one pot dinners came up as a topic we were considering talking about on CBC Alberta at Noon, I really wanted to give a classic one pot dinner- cheeseburger macaroni- my own twist. My recipe is different than most and I’m posting what...
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Asparagus Salad
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Most people don’t think of asparagus as a vegetable to eat raw, but this salad will change your mind. The key is to use a vegetable peeler or mandoline to slice the asparagus thinly, and dress it with a lemony vinegrette. Asparagus loves lemon. Asparagus Salad Servings4 people Ingredients 2...
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Jasper Summit Beer Festival at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
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  Disclaimer- I was hosted by the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge to experience the Jasper Summit Beer Festival which I thought was a great opportunity to experience a place that I already love in a whole new way. I will use just about any excuse to jump in the car for a weekend in Jasper, […]
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Garlic-free Nuts and Bolts
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I have a confession: I love salty snacks. I know that will come as a shock to many of you but I just had to get that off of my chest. As Christmas approaches, there is no shortage of chocolate and cookies and candies but I am always searching the snack table for the lone […]
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Filistix to Open Downtown Location and Signs New Lease at U of A
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After recieving notification recently from Aramark that their lease at the U of A would not be renewed, it seems the uproar from devoted fans of the Filipino eatery has not fallen on deaf ears. Filistix will indeed still need to vacate their space in C.A.B. (last day will be Aug. 10), but have no...
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