Month: March 2015

Is Edmonton’s Wine Industry Lazy & Entitled? (Northern Lands Fest)

Is Edmonton’s Wine Industry Lazy & Entitled? (Northern Lands Fest)

I knew it would piss off a lot of people. My most recent cover story in Vue was about the Northern Lands Canadian Wine Festival, which is a super exciting event happening this weekend and I’m really looking forward to it. (I’ll definitely be posting…

Recipe: Faux-roccan Lamb & Chickpea Stew

Recipe: Faux-roccan Lamb & Chickpea Stew

A rock-hard tube of frozen ground lamb: not a common (or overly appealing) ingredient in my house; previously I’d only used it successfully in homemade ravioli. But a decent working knowledge of foreign cuisine is only a few Google searches away, and that’s exactly how…

The Definitive Ranking of Wine Gadgets

The Definitive Ranking of Wine Gadgets

Wine aerators are the worst. No other wine gadget has been able to pique my involuntary hate reflex as much as these things. (And yes, I do seem to be on a bit of a pessimistic jag lately; blame the doldrums of late Canadian winter.)…