Monthly Archives: August 2013

Wines for your Late Summer Barbecue

The Labour Day weekend is traditionally thought of as the last weekend of summer holidays which means it’s time to have people over for a barbecue before the warm weather turns to cold wet autumn.  For me, a big part … Continue reading

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Home grown heirloom tomatoes

Every year the Queen of Cuisine grows heirloom tomatoes and peppers.  She starts them from seeds in March, keeps them under gro-lights on her three-level growing table, and puts them in the garden around Victoria Day.  She doesn’t do it … Continue reading

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Our first tomato harvest of 2013

From the 7:00 position, you’re looking at an Arkansas Marvel (yellow marbled with cherry red, incredibly sweet), Black Prince (with a unique brown tomato flavour), Green Velvet (sweet with great acid snap and freshness),Candy Cherry (sweet, larger than most cherry … Continue reading

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