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WHAT IS THAT? - Emulsions

WHAT IS THAT? - Emulsions

WHAT IS THAT? - A SERIES ON CULINARY TERMS Welcome to our monthly articles series on learning about culinary terms. These are terms we've heard, bu...
Patio Hacks

Patio Hacks

There are enough "kitchen hacks" out there, but we're tired of being in the kitchen. Here are a few tips to start enjoying our warmer weather with ...
In Fighting Form

In Fighting Form

Including EVOO in your diet gives you an essential foundation for nutrition – packed with health benefits for boosting your immune system. Olives a...
Neat Facts About Valentine's Day: The Three Valentines

Neat Facts About Valentine's Day: The Three Valentines

Did You Know?? There are three different stories about saints named Valentine (or Valentinus) - all of whom met a tragic death. Here are the stori...
Neat Facts About New Year's

Neat Facts About New Year's

Did you know??? Where did the song Auld Lang Syne come from and what does it mean?The Scottish lay claim to this historical song. Scotland.org clai...
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...