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Cranberries or “Bounceberries”

  • December 18, 2015

Native to North America, the cranberry was a favourite of the First Nations communities. These peoples were first to create cranberry sauce sweetened with maple sugar or honey. Cranberries are really beautiful when stringed with popcorn around the Christmas tree, but they…

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Jerusalem Artichoke a.k.a. The Sunchoke

  • December 11, 2015

Neither from Jerusalem nor an Artichoke, this guy’s stealing our spud’s thunder in many countries as it is used in very similar ways. So what is it? The sunchoke is a variety of sunflower. A tuber with lumpy, brown-skin that often…

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Why we love local, organic potatoes

  • December 3, 2015

We’ve got an item on special this week that is very dear to our hearts: spuds! Potatoes have suffered a bad rep as they are mostly consumed as fries or potato chips; two foods that are not exactly known for…

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All you want to know about carrots

  • November 27, 2015

Although carrots are available all year round, they are currently at the peak of their season which means that they are showing off their freshest and most flavorful side! At SPUD we are celebrating their abundance by feauturing them in…

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HOW TO STOCK YOUR PANTRY WITH REAL FOOD

  • August 19, 2015

Want to get your kitchen in order for the fall? So did we. So we consulted with Jennifer Trecartin Brott, one of our SPUD ambassadors. She's a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and founder of My Edible Advice, so she definitely knows a…

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