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2020 Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies Conference

Use downtime to attend industry conferences and webinars I enjoyed connecting with a variety of agricultural people from every corner (or field) of the province at this year's Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies Conference. My favourite session was There is No “I” in Team. Yes, we have heard that before, but this session provided a [...]

Michelle’s Lasagna

Michelle’s Lasagna - this is now a favourite in our house! Sauce Ingredients: 1 med onion diced 1 - 2 cloves fresh garlic minced 2 lbs ground meat (I use a mixture of ground turkey and Spolumbo’s Italian sausage (1 lb each) Worcestershire sauce (to taste) 1 tsp Oregano 1 tsp Basil 1/2 tsp Ground Thyme Black pepper (to [...]

Colin’s Fiery Rib Sauce

This unique sauce will warm up your ribs, literally! Ingredients 1/2 cup Chili sauce 2 tbsps brown sugar 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp Cian’s Hot Mustard *can add up to 1/4 cup vegetable oil to thin the sauce out Directions Blend all of the ingredients together. Brush over ribs during the last 10-15 minutes [...]

Hash Brown and Egg Casserole

Hash Brown and Egg Casserole (adapted) Prep; 15 mins Cook: 80 minutes Ingredients 3/4 pkg (about 1.5 lbs) frozen hash browns 1 lb pork sausage (I used Spolumbo’s mild Italian), removed from casing 1 small onion, diced 5 eggs 1 tablespoon Cian's Hot Mustard (Cian's Honey Hot or Medium can be used too) 1/2 cup [...]

Honey Dijon Chicken Cheesesteaks on Pretzel Rolls

Adapted - hostthetoast.com Ingredients: 1 lb frozen bread dough, thawed according to instructions 1/4 cupbaked baking soda (see note) 1 egg, beaten with 1 teaspoon water Sesame seeds, to top, to taste Large grain salt, to top, to taste 1 tablespooncanola oil 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced as thin as possible Salt and pepper [...]

Food Production in Alberta

September is harvest time, as a food producer in Alberta you know that this can be a tough time to access facilities. Fall and Christmas seasons are around the corner, so this is the best time to prepare for the upcoming season. This also means that if a producer didn’t book kitchen space already, they [...]

Colina’s Homemade Fruit Fly Trap

Make your own fruit fly trap. Combine about a 1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar (it's sweeter than white) with about a teaspoon of sugar. Mix until dissolved. Add two or so drops of dish soap. Place where needed (and where it won't get spilled easily) and replace every day or two. You'll know when its [...]

Classic Potato Salad

Adapted from Nan’s Classic Mustard Potato Salad (Genius Kitchen) Serves: 8 Ingredients: 4 cups Russet potatoes, cooked, peeled and diced (10 - 12 medium potatoes) 3 eggs, hardboiled and finely crumbled 1 cup sweet onions 1/2 cup celery, washed, finely diced 3/8 cup dill pickle, finely chopped 3/4 cup mayonnaise (like the original, I like [...]

Cian’s Honey Hot Salmon and Shrimp

Cian's Honey Hot Salmon and Shrimp Recipe Submission: by Sharon M. INGREDIENTS Salmon, shrimp and asparagus Cian's Mustard (honey hot) mayo fresh lemon juice salt and pepper DIRECTIONS Mix equal parts of Cian's Honey Hot and mayo, add fresh lemon juice. Spread mixture on top of salmon and bake. (Tip: cook asparagus for a few minutes to [...]

Holiday Canapes

Holiday Canapes Source (adapted) INGREDIENTS 12 (¼"-thick) white bread slices 12 kalamata olives, pitted and halved 1 tsp. ground mustard, Cian's Medium Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 tbsp. sweet relish 3 tbsp. mayonnaise Half lb. thin-sliced ham, finely chopped 4 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted DIRECTIONS Heat oven to 400˚. Using a 2" [...]