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Neat Stuff About Christmas Trees

Neat Stuff About Christmas Trees

The evergreen tree has become a traditional symbol for Christmas for thousands of years. From pagan to Roman to Christian traditions, the tree was ...
Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Do you know the story of the poppy? During the Napoleonic Wars in the 19th century, massive amounts of lives were lost and devastation occurred to...
Giving Thanks: The History of Canadian Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks: The History of Canadian Thanksgiving

What are traditional Thanksgiving foods? What did the first Thanksgiving look like? Thanksgiving stereotypes are not hard to recall. But most of th...
If You Can Can, You Can Up Your Canning Game

If You Can Can, You Can Up Your Canning Game

"Canning" and "complicated" don't need to go together. You do want to make sure of a few techniques to avoid contaminated food and wasted ingredie...
Prairie Oils Sponsors Team Canada Biathlete

Prairie Oils Sponsors Team Canada Biathlete

Prairie Oils & Vinegars is excited to announce we have recently become a sponsor for Lucas Smith, a Winnipeg-raised biathlete for Team Canada. ...
FATHER'S DAY: The Holiday that Almost Wasn't

FATHER'S DAY: The Holiday that Almost Wasn't

Father's Day was created in 1909 after efforts by Sonora Smart Dodd to celebrate her father, William Jackson Smart, who had fought in the Civil W...
MOTHER'S DAY: A HISTORY OF STRENGTH

MOTHER'S DAY: A HISTORY OF STRENGTH

Mother's Day was created as an official holiday in 1914 as a result of the efforts of a woman named Anna Jarvis. After her mother passed, Jarvis' w...
EASTER TRADITIONS 

EASTER TRADITIONS 

Easter is a Christian tradition that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Bible says Christ died on a cross and was resurrected three ...
NEW Scratch & Sniff Recipe Section

NEW Scratch & Sniff Recipe Section

April 1, 2019 - Prairie Oils & Vinegars is excited to announce their new Scratch & Sniff Recipe Section ready to launch today, April 1. "Th...
My "Why" and the Dark Side of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

My "Why" and the Dark Side of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

This is one of the biggest reasons I opened Prairie Oils & Vinegars over six years ago. When I read how much fraud there was in the olive oil ...
Top Ten Tips for Fondue Fun

Top Ten Tips for Fondue Fun

Here's some more ideas for your next fondue party: Breads. Try a variety of bread cubes for dipping in cheese fondue. Visit a bread shop (Old ...
Do You Fondue?

Do You Fondue?

"The idea of fondue likely calls to mind the style that originated during the 1800s in the Swiss Alps as a way to use hardened cheese and stale bre...