It's summer, school's out, but we're doing math at Prairie Oils & Vinegars! Fire in the Kitchen Spice Co. from Hockley Valley, ON, is the new spice rub company that has captured our loyalty. These fragrant and flavourful products are used for barbequing, smoking, oven roasting, broiling, stove top cooking, steaming, frying and slow cooking. The application is simple and is pretty much... read more
Thank goodness for air conditioning keeping us cool and our oils fresh. What a gorgeous July, but the heat must be getting to us here in Steinbach! Check out this song written by staff member, Sara. Only heat-induced insanity could produce such silliness!
to be sung to the tune of ABBA's "Fernando"
Come and taste the EVOO
It has taste and health properties... read more
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