Recent Articles in ‘Food & Entertaining’

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Make your party sparkle

The right blend of seasonal decor and relaxed entertaining will put you and your guests in a festive mood

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Gifts that won’t end up in the gadget graveyard

Forget the potato slicer and the S’mores maker — give your favourite cooks something they will use every day

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Prosecco sales are bubbling over

The fresh appeal of the Italian sparkling wine has hit the spot with B.C. buyers

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Feeling the fervor for fermenting

The ancient method of preserving food is catching on with health-conscious chefs and consumers

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Cider deserves a place in your cellar

New premium ciders are as complex as wine and pair well with a wide range of foods

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Plan ahead for a week’s worth of meals

One dinner can be turned into two or three, saving time and money

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Winemakers are aging gracefully in the Okanagan

The word retirement isn’t in the vocabulary of many vineyard owners

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Power and precision

A blender that pulverizes, a slow cooker with its own app

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Fish with a conscience

With the Ocean Wise Cookbook 2, I learned even more about sustainable seafood and how to cook with it

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The Similkameen: a wine valley worth discovering

Jean-Martin Bouchard, the superb winemaker at Road 13 Vineyards in the Okanagan, has a secret weapon: grapes from a vineyard in the Similkameen Valley called Blind Creek.

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Fab or Fad?

Tacos, drinking vinegars and gluten-free cuisine 
— find out which trends our new food columnist loves and loathes

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Marsala, the ultimate cooking wine

It adds a rich, nutty flavour to many dishes, so let’s hope rumours of its imminent demise are exaggerated

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Quail’s gate at 25

This family-operated vineyard started cautiously as a farm-gate winery and today stands out among more than 270 wineries in B.C.

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To dine for: How sweet it is

Each issue we ask high-octane foodies to share a favourite recipe and dish on the same seven revealing questions.

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Wines for the season

Whether it’s a glass by the fireside or a party sparkler, there are wines to suit the occasion