Household Uses For Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne Pepper is great for adding a little heat to your food but did you know you can also use it to help manage common cold symptoms!? That’s right! Cayenne Pepper has so many household uses that it’s not only for cooking. Here are a few ways you can use […]

10 Uses for Apple Pie Spice

In my opinion, Apple Pie Spice is the absolute perfect blend of all things soothing. Cinnamon, Cloves, Nutmeg, Fenugreek, Ginger and Lemon Peel come together and transport you back in time to Grandma’s kitchen table. Our Organic Apple Pie Spice will elevate your recipes to new heights. We are creatures […]

Roasting your Spices

Have you ever heard of dry roasting your spices? Common in Indian cooking, roasting whole spices in a dry frying pan is a process that intensifies the flavours as well as makes the spices easier to grind. You may have come across a recipe that calls for certain spices to […]

Dill Weed: Keeping it Fresh

Fresh Dill Weed has to be one of my favourite herbs, especially when picked straight from the garden.  Having fresh dill on hand is convenient and if you are growing your own, here are some helpful tips on how to preserve your dill weed for future dishes. Dill weed can […]

Give Your Old Spices A Second Chance!

After some must needed purging in my kitchen pantry, I didn’t want to throw everything to waste. I realized that I have accumulated an abundance of spices that I haven’t used in years and some that I didn’t even know I had! I found some cayenne at the back of […]

Father’s Day: A Day for Dad

With Father’s Day fast approaching, it can be a struggle to come up with ideas of what to get Dad, what would he like, would he every use it, how much do I send….and the questions go on, and on and on!  Making a special day for Dad shouldn’t be […]

Supporting Local: Buying Canadian Fish

There are many foods we cannot produce in Canada, that I am not sure I can live without. Coffee and chocolate top the list. We are very lucky to live in Canada because we can grow a bounty of foods like oats, wheat, pulses, and raise beef, pork and chicken. […]

Fishing Trip Planning: Basic Checklist for Beginners

Planning a fishing trip can be difficult for first timers and not knowing what to bring can be a little stressful. The biggest fear is going out on the water and forgetting your gear or important equipment…like your rod! We thought we would help by providing you with this basic […]

Mother’s Day Fun

During these times, everyday shopping can be quite stressful and with Mother’s Day among us, we wonder what we can do to show our appreciation.   Well, here are some great solutions for creating a Mother’s Day they will never forget! Check out these fun Mother’s Day ideas, “Stay at […]

Herb Infused Honey

Herbs can be used in many ways and sometimes we forgot how versatile they are. Plants contain powerful botanicals and these botanicals are used to flavour foods, in skincare products, and are distilled into essential oils. People have been using the plant botanicals for thousands of years as a medicine […]