You asked for them; Recipes from Chef Shawn Kretz 100 Mile Cuisine Episodes 1& 2 – Cooking with Kretz – December 29, 2009

You asked for them; Recipes from Chef Shawn Kretz 100 Mile Cuisine Episodes 1& 2 – Cooking with Kretz – December 29, 2009

If you haven’t checked out the first episodes of Cooking with Kretz click this LINK. Chef Shawn Kretz has created quite the menu from foods harvested within 100 Miles of SD&G. In our first episode shot locally as Schnitzels, we featured Bison & Goat Cheese Pizza using a Beau’s Brew dough; Bison pepperoni from Island […]

Cooking With Kretz – Episode 2 – Roasted Butternut Squash Soup – December 21, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

Cooking With Kretz – Episode 2 – Roasted Butternut Squash Soup – December 21, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

Here is episode two of our webshow – Cooking with Kretz, with our resident Red Seal Chef, Shawn Kretz. Season One is all about the 100 Mile Cuisine of SD&G counties in Ontario, Canada This episode features Roasted Butternut Squash Soup. Chef Shawn also explores other root vegetables that are indigenous to our area. to […]

Ontario Farm News Quick Hits – December 1, 2009

Ontario Farm News Quick Hits – December 1, 2009

Here are your Farm News Quick Hits for Tuesday December 1, 2009 Cash Cost Spike Causes Crunch “especially frustrated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and its double standard on pesticides. On the one hand, Canadian farmers are denied access to cost-saving chemicals that are routinely available in the U.S. and elsewhere, yet the agency […]

It’s getting colder out; especially in the mornings, but the Cornwall Farmers’ Market in George Assaly lane is still open Saturdays.   From fresh produce, locally crafted products, and art performances you never know what you’ll find. Come out and sample some fresh Bison or have a hot cup of Reg’s Coffee. please visit our sponsors:

A Sunny Day at The Cornwall Farmer’s Market

A Sunny Day at The Cornwall Farmer’s Market

What a lovely market to stroll the Farmer’s Market on George Assaly Lane!   Perfect weather; really good coffee thanks to Reg Coffey of Coffey’s Coffee and some amazing local produce! Royal Beans, the first apples of the season, some lovely Swiss chard, Fresh Peaches and Cream Corn.   The pickings were good and the people friendly.  […]

Harv’s Diner – 619 Pitt – Restaurant Review

Harv’s Diner – 619 Pitt – Restaurant Review

I need to start taking photos when I do Resto Reviews!   I did breakfast at Harv’s Diner Friday morning for a biz meeting.   I’d never been there before.   While the building looks gray and non descript on the outside, it’s a bright oasis on the inside. Surprisingly busy I could tell why after my breakfast.   […]

The Art of the Dinner Party – Cooking with Kretz

The Art of the Dinner Party – Cooking with Kretz

Here is the latest column from Chef Shawn Kretz!  A sucessful dinner party depends on many components coming together. The famous food writers M.F.K Fisher and Elizabeth David have waxed eloquently about the virtues a host should posess. Aside from the food and drink, our most important consideration is the selection of the attendees to […]

Cooking With Kretz – Mycological Delights

Cooking With Kretz – Mycological Delights

  Thats right, mushroom season is fast approaching. Over the next month thousands of species of mushrooms will “pop” up all across our beautiful province. Well wooded areas are particularly prime mushroom hunting locations. Before I delve to far into the topic I would like to suggest some further reading and/or identifications books.  Local book […]

It’s FIDDLEHEAD SEASON!

It’s FIDDLEHEAD SEASON!

It lasts so briefly and I think that’s what helps make them so special. It’s that time of the year when we can treat ourselves to Fiddleheads. L I N K A little garlic and olive oil and you’re ready to party! If you don’t forage for them like Chef Shawn Kretz you can usually […]