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Enjoy local flavours with a backyard picnic

Posted on Monday, June 15, 2020 12:00 AM

The sun is shining, the air is fresh, the flowers are in bloom…it’s picnic time! The best part about planning a picnic is the food of course!  You can let your creativity shine and it can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own backyard, porch or balcony. Throw out your favourite comfy blanket, grab you finest (paper) china, and make memories with the kids or an at-home date night with your sweetheart.

What will be in your picnic basket? We want to help you with some tasty recipe ideas, with...


Thank you Porch Droppers!

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:00 AM

There are many people in the community who are keeping us safe and moving forward. Our doctors, nurses, grocery store staff and all frontline workers are very visible and doing so much for the community. But let’s also acknowledge another group of people that have become lifelines to those who cannot leave their homes as well as a suggested way to recognize them and say thank you.

During this time of social distancing and limits on public gatherings and interactions, a very unique aspect has arisen...


San Agostino – Quality Food Together

Posted on Friday, June 12, 2020 12:00 AM

We are heading into the summer months, which in the past has always meant a change of routine with kids out of school and summer activities to engage in. Perhaps your family has summer time traditions that you have come to count on: Friday night ice cream, long weekend camping or picnic lunches in the yard. While some traditions can be maintained and others may have to go by the wayside this year, there is one Brantford family who is maintaining their tradition of quality food and a service mentality...


Freshen up your flavour at Olive Oil Company

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:00 AM

At this point most of us can agree that our home cooked meal line up could use a fresh infusion of some new ideas or at the very least, some new flavours. There’s no simpler way to add flavor to your meal than olive oil. Known as a healthy fat with antioxidant qualities, olive oil can be added to more recipes than you might think.

At The Olive Oil Co. you’ll receive nothing but the highest quality oil. All their pure, extra virgin olive oils (EVOO) come with the Ultra Premium (UP) designation. To...


Stay Caffeinated

Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 12:00 AM

Anybody else living on a caffeine drip these days? Whether it’s my morning jolt, my afternoon boost, unseasonably cold weather warm-up or just for the taste you can find me drinking a caffeinated beverage…let’s just call it often.  Personally, I gravitate towards coffee and every morning starts with the sound of my programmed coffee maker brewing the first pot. Lately, with stay at home guidelines, I’ve been expanding my palette on a more regular basis and enjoying tea in the afternoon. While...