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Let’s Eat and Eat Alberta First Finalists for the 2024 Taste Canada Awards

TouchWood Editions is thrilled to announce that two of our cookbooks have been named as finalists for the 2024 Taste Canada Awards. Let’s Eat, by DL Acken and Aurelia Louvet, and Eat Alberta First, by Karen Anderson, are respectively shortlisted for the Single-Subject Cookbooks and Regional / Cultural Cookbooks categories. The Gold and Silver winners from … Continued

Sam Shelstad Nominated for Leacock Medal for Humour

The Cobra and the Key Longlisted for 2024 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour TouchWood Editions is thrilled to announce that Sam Shelstad’s second novel, The Cobra and the Key, has been longlisted for the 2024 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour. The longlist, which includes 11 books this year instead of the usual 10, was … Continued

Iona Whishaw Nominated for Canadian Crime Writing Award

To Track a Traitor Named as a Finalist for the 2024 Crime Writers of Canada Award TouchWood Editions is excited to announce that To Track a Traitor by Iona Whishaw has been nominated for The Whodunit Award for Best Traditional Mystery at the 2024 Crime Writers of Canada Awards of Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing. … Continued

Why are my beets so small?

Why are my beets so small? Beet seed is pretty cool: Most cultivars are a multigerm type, which means that each little lump you hold in your hand is actually a fruit containing multiple small seeds (usually between two and five). You can’t separate them before planting, so you throw the whole thing in the … Continued

Cannabis-Infused Black Forest Cheesecake Tarts

Black Forest Cheesecake Tarts Makes 6 tarts with 2 Tbsp cannabutter (about 6 mg THC per piece) Prepare to embark on a sensational journey with our captivating Cannabis-Infused Black Forest Cheesecake Tarts. This decadent dessert combines the rich, indulgent flavours of a classic Black Forest cake with the soothing, mood-enhancing properties of cannabis, creating a … Continued

The Davison Orchards’s Famous No-Bake Cheesecake with Fruit Compote

No-Bake Cheesecake with Fruit Compote Serves 9 This simple no-bake cheesecake was served at a Davison family wedding many years ago. Lighter than a traditional cheesecake, it is a nice way to finish off a celebratory meal. The base freezes well, and the fruit compote can be made a day ahead of time, leaving no … Continued

Homemade Bread Loaf with Olive Oil

Homemade Bread Loaf with Olive Oil Makes two (8- × 4-inch) loaves or 1 large round loaf This rustic, artisanal bread, infused with the rich, fruity notes of high-quality olive oil, is the perfect gift to bless your guests with, whether you’re visiting or hosting. Crafted with care and attention to detail, this Homemade Bread … Continued

Slow-roasted Shoulder of Lamb

Slow-roasted Shoulder of Lamb Slow-roasted Shoulder of Lamb is a family favourite. It is the hero dish we make on Easter Sunday. The aromas of the lamb, garlic, lemon and herbs permeate the kitchen as it slowly cooks. After the long period of fasting from any meat product, we await anxiously to sit at the … Continued

Impress Your Guests with a Bourbon-Glazed Ham

Bourbon-Glazed Ham Makes 10 to 12 servings This Easter, let the rich, caramelized flavours of a Bourbon-Glazed Ham take center stage on your holiday table. From the pages of Eat Alberta First, this show-stopping main dish is the perfect centrepiece for your springtime celebration, promising to delight your guests with its mouthwatering aroma and irresistible … Continued

Balsamic Roasted Carrots Topped with Gorgeous Greens Pesto

Balsamic Roasted Carrots Topped with Gorgeous Greens Pesto Serves 4 Delight your guests with the stunning combination of Balsamic Roasted Carrots topped with a vibrant Gorgeous Greens Pesto from Vegetables: A Love Story. This dish is a true celebration of the season’s bounty, showcasing the natural sweetness of carrots elevated by the rich, tangy balsamic … Continued

Discover the Delights of Fossolia: An Ethiopian Green Beans Recipe

Fossolia (Ethiopian Green Beans) Serves 4–6 Transport your taste buds to the vibrant flavors of Ethiopia with Lula Moges’s irresistible Ethiopian-Style Green Beans recipe from Enebla. Also known as Fossolia, this dish is a celebration of seasonal produce and aromatic spices, promising to delight your senses and elevate your holiday spread. Featuring a harmonious blend … Continued

Hop into Spring with this Refreshing Cucumber Curry Salad

Cucumber Curry Salad with a Peanut Tadka Makes 4 small servings As the Easter season approaches, it’s time to embrace the fresh flavors of spring with this delightful Cucumber Curry Salad recipe from Good Food, Healthy Planet. This vibrant dish is the perfect addition to your holiday table, offering a burst of crisp, cool refreshment … Continued