Farmer's markets are in full swing! And we have the link you need to find one in your area. Click here to check out the local ones, the little ones, the big ones, the ones with music and crafters and food carts and more!
They say fresh is best and research supports it. But it's not just that the nutrients are highest when you consume naturally-ripened, in-... read more
One of a kind Pomnilla Balsamic is on sale this month - 200mL for $10. Select Extra Virgin Olive Oils are also on sale - 200mL for only $8! Picual (Steinbach) and Koroneiki (Winkler) are both nice medium EVOO's, perfect for all-purpose use and is a steal at that price. While supplies last!
Pineapple, Thai Lemongrass-Mint, and Jalapeño White Balsamics will be gone at the end of summer,... read more
On June 4, Prairie Oils was at the New Bothwell Wine & Cheese Festival, a sampling event featuring traditional and innovative Bothwell Cheese varieties expertly paired with wine from around the world.
This was our third year at this outstanding event. Wine and cheese sampling feels like such a natural step, like we're visiting a close cousin. The flavours there were phenomenal and... read more
Hello! After what seems like weeks of rain, it has been wonderful to see and feel the bright warm sunshine. We had a hailstorm sweep through Winkler area around the middle of June leaving a lot of damage to vehicles, homes, and plants. We have hail damage on our home, lawn, and three vehicles; currently waiting to find out to what extent we have damages.
My son, who is an avid... read more
Glorious summer is right around the corner! Nice weather, everything is finally lush and green and growing - you know what that means? It's U-Pick time!
'Tis the Season for U-Pick farms in Manitoba! Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, saskatoons, and more! Oh my!
Strawberry season is June to July in Manitoba, and you just can't beat these little red gems at their peak of... read more
It is hard to remember back to what happened in all of May, but we’ll try!
For Mother's Day, it was our absolute pleasure to treat all women to a sachet of exclusive Prairie Oils tea blend. You read that right! Steinbach's Sweet Life Tea & Coffee helped us develop a custom flavour of loose leaf tea, with notes of citrus and a hint of... read more
May has come and gone in kind of a blur. Through the month of May, we continued to work with and around the renovation taking place on the exterior of our building. We are happy to say most of it is complete, although we are still waiting for our sign to be put up. We will be posting an "after" picture when the whole job is done.
We saw the continuation of our cooking classes with Red... read more
Smoked pepper is BACK! We know you--and your barbecue sauces--have been waiting. We are working with a new supplier and we are so pleased to find that their version of this artisan product is just as delectable as the previous one. The Salt Dispensary, a home-based company from Delta, BC, has provided us with two varieties of these... read more
Is your Dad a Master of Marinades or King of the Grill? Or maybe he WOULD be if he got his hands on something super EASY and delicious to turn those meats and veggies into a to-die-for barbecue feast? Give him some "encouragement"--just a few more "tools" to work with--or simply say THANK YOU with a gift from Prairie Oils & Vinegars.
Father's Day is coming, so treat him to a... read more
BBQ is getting into full swing! And we're here to help.
The art of marinating has come a long way. No more swimming pools of liquid for your meat or veggies to float in. All you need is to understand the science behind oil and vinegar to see they are the perfect recipe for perfect summertime grilling. So why do Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar make the best salad dressings... read more