NOVEMBER DECEMBER 2014 - THE ENTERTAINMENT ISSUE - FIND US ON STANDS NOW!

Cover artist: Pierre A. Lamielle is the chef behind Food On Your Shirt, with Candace Bergman, award-winnig author of Kitchen Scraps and co-author with Julie Van Rosendaal of Alice Eats: A Wonderland Cookbook.

features

30 The Twelve Days of a Foodie’s Christmas
An indispensible shopping list of new ingredients, gadgets and gourmet goodies
Karen Anderson

36 An Entertaining Menu
This year, a fun menu from Japanese knife guru, Kevin Kent

38 It’s Your Party
You can cry if you want to, but with some planning, you won’t want to!
Karen Ralph

40 The Aloha/Howdy Chef Exchange
Calgary chefs travel to Hawaii to cook, teach and compete
Pierre Lamielle

44 The New Alberta Oil Patch
From black gold to golden flowers
Karen Anderson

48 From Seed to Sip
Eau Claire Distillery plows, plants, tends, harvests grain... then turns it into rye whisky
Holly Quan

52 The World’s Most Expensive Cocktails in the World’s Most Expensive Hotel
Only in Dubai, you say, and you’d be right
Kathy Richardier

54 Before the World Wide Web there were Recipe Cards
Linda Kupecek

departments

13 word of mouth
Notable culinary happenings around town

15 eat this
What to eat in November and December
Ellen Kelly

16 drink this
Great gifts for the boozers on your list
Tom Firth

20 one ingredient
Chocolate
Julie Van Rosendaal

24 feeding people
Stickies
Jennifer Norfolk

26 well matched
Made-in-heaven food and wine pairings
Jenni Neidhart and Karen Ralph

28 the sunday project
Making panettone
with Tilly Sanchez-Turri

56 stockpot
Stirrings around Calgary

62 5 quick ways with...
Hazelnuts
Chris Halpin

64 last meal
Keep it simple and seasonal
Geoff Last

66 back burner... shewchuk on simmer
Oom-pah wha?
Allan Shewchuk