Safeway Table Talk
baked potato bar

July 29th, 2014 by

Summer Entertaining Baked Potato Bar

Summer entertaining is all about keeping things relaxed and simple.  Parties where people can come and go as they please are the best.  Nobody is stuck to a schedule and the host isn’t tied to a timer. On hot summer days we want to keep stress to a minimum and just help our guests find …more

Health & Wellness

July 28th, 2014 by

Avocado Based Salad Dressings

Avocado makes the perfect base for a healthy salad dressing as it’s full of good fats and oil, plus it has a natural creaminess that lends itself perfectly to salad dressings. That said, it’s important to note that a salad dressing that uses avocados is not a low fat salad dressing, but a healthy fat …more

ED Smith NY Style Cheesecake Recipe

July 22nd, 2014 by

E.D.SMITH’s New York Style Cheesecake

New York style cheesecake is always a crowd-pleaser!

Family Car

July 21st, 2014 by

5 Family Games To Play On Your Next Road Trip!

We are huge road trippers, my family and I, and drive almost everywhere – and I do mean everywhere. We’ve driven all the way down to Texas this year and next year will see us driving to Florida! With that amount of driving, even the IPads and IPods get a little stale for the kids …more

July #3 Lettuce Wraps

July 19th, 2014 by

How to Make the Perfect Lettuce Wraps

You’ve probably seen lettuce wraps (or “lettuce cups”) in magazines or on menus at Asian restaurants and likely thought that they’re too fussy and time consuming to make at home. While a great lettuce wrap spread requires many individual ingredients and looks like a pain to put together, lettuce wraps are actually pretty easy to …more


July 17th, 2014 by

Sparkling Watermelon Mojitos

Oh summertime, we wait all year long for you to arrive. Strawberries, cherries, peaches and of course, watermelon start appearing on grocery shelves and the in-season taste of these delights cannot be beat! That said, I also wait all year long to start enjoying summertime drinks on the patio, or at home on the deck. …more

fries and dip

July 13th, 2014 by

5 Fry Dipping Sauces to Try

Fries are my downfall.  They’re hard to resist and I love them so much.  I love dipping sauces almost more though, after all, fries are merely potatoes – yes, salted, crispy and wonderful potatoes, but what you dip them in can change everything.  Gone are the days when basic ketchup will do – here are …more

ED Smith Peach Passion Fruit Napolean Recipe

July 12th, 2014 by

E.D.SMITH’s Peach Passion Fruit Napoleon

Peach passion fruit puff pastry: big on alliteration but thankfully they’re also big on taste!

Cowboy beef on a bun recipe

July 9th, 2014 by

Cowboy Beef on a Bun

Yahoo!  It’s Stampede time here in Calgary and if you saunter up to any of the BBQ’s going on in the city you’re sure to be treated to this Stampede classic – beef on a bun. Traditionally, beef on a bun is just that.  Beef.  Bun.  Sauce.  Done.  There’s no veggies, no mayo, no cheese.  …more


July 7th, 2014 by

A Girl’s Guide to Great Summer Steak at the Grill

It’s your turn to take up the tongs, so gather ‘round the barbecue to learn all a girl needs to know to show her one-up-MANship. NOTE: These tips work for guys too!  Six steps to becoming The GRLILL MASTER — with just these few tricks you’re the one in control. 1.     Nonstick grilling. Brush cold …more