Chef Jenni Launches Season, Dec. 23
Exciting news! If you love Chef Jenni’s cooking, you’re sure to want a copy of Season, a collection of stories and recipes featuring local ingredients. She’s launching her book at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market from 11 am-2 pm, Dec. 23. And, if you haven’t yet bought a copy of Renée Kohlman’s All the Sweet Things, here’s your chance.
Scotch from the Islands, Jan. 12
Taste a sampling of Scotch from the Islands around Scotland on Jan. 12 at Co-op Wine Spirits Beer.
Latte Art Throwdown, Jan. 20
Venn Coffee Roasters is holding a Latte Art Throwdown on Jan. 20. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register or to watch.
Cooking classes for January and February are now listed on the Simon’s Fine Foods’ website. There’s everything from Pulses, including chickpea pancakes and chocolate lentil brownies, to Young Chefs, Afternoon Tea, and Sushi.
Is Your Snack Bar Really Healthy?
Raising the Bar: Choosing Healthy Snack Bars versus Gimmicky Junk Food “exposes misleading marketing practices by food industry giants that market candy-like snack and energy bars as wholesome and nutritious. The report further exposes leading natural/organic brands for including cheap, conventional ingredients instead of creating nutritive products that qualify for the USDA organic label.” A scorecard shows how quality varies widely.
A Winter’s Dose of Vitamin D
Supplements aren’t the only way to get Vitamin D in the winter. Mushrooms have a significant amount of Vitamin D, especially if they’re sun-dried.
I hope that all of you have a peaceful, happy holiday season with your family. Flavourful Saskatoon will be back on January 1, 2018.
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