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Are you ready for the last long weekend of summer? While you might be getting ready for the first day of classes, it's important to take a little time out for some rest and relaxation before all your assignments and tests begin! Here's a menu for an easy barbecue to have with family and friends.

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Oven Roasted BBQ Ribs (by dinnerwithjulie.com)

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Black Bean Salsa Salad (from globaldish.ca)

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Grilled Vegetable Kebabs (from foodnetwork.ca)

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Vegan Strawberry Sorbet (from dansgoodside.com)

And...don't forget to apply to Start From Scratch for the Fall 2013 classes! They start October 1st and 3rd in Calgary and Saskatoon!

Summertime Cherries

A couple of us from Start From Scratch have been visiting the Okanagan and have been indulging in the fresh food and wines that this region is known for. Whenever I visit Kelowna, I eat copious amounts of cherries (in fact, I’m munching through a bowl right now). There is just something about big, juicy

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Picnic Season

The grass is finally green, the skies are blue and the sun is shining, so why not pack yourself a picnic and take it to a park in your neighbourhood or even Prince’s Island Park? All you need is a loaf of bread, some cheese, veggies, this potato and artichoke salad and a jug of

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Flavour in the Village

Here’s a fun event for you to celebrate June 1st with: Flavour in the Village. Head down to Village Ice Cream and check out their amazing scoops along with the food trucks Cheezy Bizness, Without Papers Pizza, The Family Fry Guy, Perogy Boys, Phil & Sebastian Coffee, The House of Cream Puffs and more. It’s

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Check out rollingspoon.com

Start From Scratch’s good friend Julie Van Rosendaal along with Calgary writer Elizabeth Chorney-Booth have launched a brand new website called rollingspoon.com. Matching food with music, rollingspoon.com will bring you insights into what their favourite musicians are eating and such! Sounds like fun to me! Check out this post on Top Chef Canada contestant (and

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Treat your Mom

This Sunday, May 12 is Mother’s Day and a perfect opportunity for you to show off your skills! Cook your Mom a brunch, dinner, dessert or snack and make her proud. Here are a few easy recipe ideas for you: For every Mom who deserves to be over-indulged: Blueberry Cheesecake Overnight French Toast by Julie

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Get yourself some Tutti Frutti!

Tutti Frutti is a new frozen yogurt shop that just opened on 17th Ave. Start From Scratch got a sneak peek at Tutti Frutti’s delicious concoctions and we were anything but disappointed. From the soy flavours (the black sesame is divine) to the sugar-free chocolate and creamy peanut butter, there is something for everyone.  Plus

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