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The Secret to Chowder Success!

The Secret to Chowder Success!

 Psst…C’mere. I have a secret for you! After spending all afternoon judging a seafood chowder competition and quizzing all of the chef’s at length, I now KNOW the real deal behind a successful seafood chowder. It isn’t what you’d think. Nope, not a secret ingredient. […]

Fresh Pasta, Tasty Wine…What More Could You Need?

Fresh Pasta, Tasty Wine…What More Could You Need?

“There’s nothing to do here!” It’s pretty common refrain heard often at the end of summer…singing the ‘I’m so bored blues’. Hold the phone… I’m not talking about my kids…I keep hearing this from adult locals. Yes, fellow Nanaimo-ites. ‘Tis crazy talk as far as I’m concerned. I realize I’m a ‘newbie’ […]

Scallops and Phyllo and Dates…Oh My!

Scallops and Phyllo and Dates…Oh My!

Although I’ve always been a tried and true foodie…lately it is has been taken up a notch. Actually, a few notches. I’m dating someone who is studying to be a chef. Therefore recipes, menu planning, plating techniques…are all we talk about. YEP, we’re food nerds. […]