Safeway Table Talk
Chicken Corn Chowder Soup Recipe

September 15th, 2014 by

Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe

I’m always a little sad when summer comes to an end but only for a moment because I quickly realize that it’s soup season!  Soup is one of my favourite comfort foods but I also love it because it’s wonderful on the budget, for meal planning, and for sending in my daughter’s school lunch!  I …more

BTKO Grilled Cheese Sandwich

September 11th, 2014 by

BTKO Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

When it comes to fast family meals at the end of a busy day, sandwiches are often overlooked and thought of as “lunch fare”. Grilled cheese tend to be the worst viewed and relegated to the children’s menu, when in fact grilled cheese are the easiest to adapt to adult tastes! We live on tomato …more

Aug #4 Quinoa Kale Salad

August 27th, 2014 by

Quinoa and Kale Salad Recipe

I’m a big fan of using kale in salads: not only is it really good for you (and most people I know have gotten used to its stronger-than-lettuce flavour by now), but it’s much hardier than lettuce, which means if you make a great big salad in the evening the leftovers are going to be …more

Zesty Corn Refrigerator Relish

August 19th, 2014 by

Zesty Refrigerator Relish

I don’t eat a lot of corn year round.  I push aside the cans in our pantry in search of other ingredients and it never occurs to me that I should buy it frozen.  But when the summer corn season comes we buy fresh, silky ears and boil it up.  I love it simply with …more


August 14th, 2014 by

Saskatoon Berry Crisp

Oh, Saskatoon season, how we Canadians love thee! I wait all year for Saskatoon season to arrive so my kitchen can be filled with pies, jams and more! The Saskatoon berry (also known as a serviceberry) is such an integral part of our Canadian farm heritage and almost everyone I know has had Saskatoon pie …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!


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

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

summer fruit granita recipe

July 3rd, 2014 by

Summer Fruit Granita

Summer is the time for delicious frozen desserts — not only do icy treats cool us off, they also save us from having to bake in our ovens when it’s blazing hot outside. Of course, the easiest solution is always to grab a pack of popsicles or a tub of ice cream at the store, …more