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Halloween candy
Calgary nutritionist cautions against candy ‘rules’

Andrea Hollwegner of Health Stand Nutrition tells me, don’t wreck the fun. There’s no bad foods, just bad overall diets.

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Nicole Gomes
Women sharing stories and helping the YWCA

It’s like Ted Talks for Calgary women. Half of the door proceeds will be going to the Calgary YWCA.

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Dave Bohati
Mac n’ cheese with an Alberta twist

A Calgary chef is back from competing in the Grate Canadian Cheese Cook Off, with new inspiration for the menu at his restaurant.

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Victoria German
Calgary chef wants to be a Pastry Master

Victoria German is one of only four people in North American who will be attempting to get certification as an American Culinary Federation Master Pastry Chef.

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Alberta - Spice of the Prairies Burger
Coast to coast flavour for Canada Day

A Calgary food writer is among a handful of people chosen to collaborate with Real Canadian Superstore and its President’s Choice brand burgers to mark our nation’s birthday.

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Calgary Farmers' Market
A celebration of local food rises again after the flood

Last year the flood washed it out, but Taste The Market is back May 23, with even more food fun at the Calgary Farmers’ Market. It’s a celebration of spring and everything local producers have to offer.  the market will be transformed into a candlelit lounge and diners will be grazing on bite sized offerings

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Craft Beer Market burger
Get those jaws ready for a workout

Ready for bliss in a bun? YYC Burger Week is back and bigger than ever. Founder Sabahat Naureen says nearly twice as many are getting in on the act this time around, with 30 participating restaurants. “We have three price points”, she says. “There’s a $10 category, $15 category and a $20 category. We have

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Spring salad with asparagus from Chatelaine.com
No green grass? It can still feel like spring in the kitchen

You know winter is nearly over when the first new crops of asparagus start arriving in the grocery story.

John Stall

Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group, during a Remembrance Day ceremony held at the Battle Group headquarters in Kandahar, Afghanistan
Welcome home Canadian Armed Forces

Imagine looking over your shoulder every minute of your waking life for the last eight months, in a high state of alert and anxiety against a possible threat to your or your family’s life.

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Eau Claire Distillery
Turney Valley home to new craft distillery

It’s one of the biggest trends in the food and beverage scene, and a southern Alberta company is jumping on board. What’s being called Alberta’s first true ‘craft’ distillery is ready to give spirit lovers a taste of what it has to offer. David Farran is the founder of Eau Claire Distillery in Turney Valley

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