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Canada Day Fun

It's time for Donna-Marie's family annual Fenelon Falls Canada Day Family Fun weekend. It's the season where we all gather at the lake for a fun-filled, weekend of great food, floatie armadas, fireworks and midnight madness. Our kids have been coming together with extended cousins and friends for this weekend since they were babies, and now that they are all young adults, the madness is crazier than ever! Keeping it simple and safe are keys to a great Canada Day bash. No one wants to slave over a stove for days ahead of time and more importantly no one wants to be sick because of poor food handling. Keep those food perishables cold as long as possible and put them...

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Asparagus Salad With Creamy Herbed Dressing

Once the good weather hits (any day now, I hope!) we seem to increase our outdoor entertaining regime whether it’s just for drinks on the patio or weekend guests at the cottage. We are always looking for a new appetizer or salad “of the season” that becomes our go-to dish to tote along wherever the invitation hits. This Asparagus Salad with Creamy Herbed Dressing is such a hit Donna-Marie has taken it to many deck and barbecue parties all summer long using local asparagus from Barrie’s Asparagus Farm. What makes it such a great salad or side dish is that by blanching the asparagus you can get everything ready a day ahead and store separately in the refrigerator. Wrap the asparagus in a...

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Recipes Worthy Of A Grand Re-Opening

On October 13, 2018, we are hosting our Grand Re-Opening of Relish at our new location, 70 Vitoria Street North, Unit B, Kitchener. Like any good party host, its always important to have lots of tasty nibbles and treats for your guests.

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Upgrade Your Dish With A Simple Pan Sauce

Home cooks can easily take their dishes to the WOW stage with a few simple ingredients by making one simple thing – a pan sauce. Understanding the technique of how to do this can be done with just a few pantry staples.

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