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26 Great “Cheap” Eats
Two can eat well for $50 or less

30 The Best Thing I Ate/Cooked in 2014
A tasty collection from our talented chefs and foodie friends.

32 What Wine Makers do in the Winter
Like a farmer, a wine maker feels the arc of the seasons keenly and is perpetually dialed in to the weather
Tonya Lailey

34 Stomach Restoratives
A Kitchen Full of Cures
Linda Kupecek

38 Braising the Day Away
Fill your house with the aroma of a wonderful, succulent dinner
Gail Norton

40 It’s Back. Bacon.
Jennifer Cockrall-King

42 Winnipeg’s RAW: Almond
Defying Mother Nature to keep good food and drink flowing on a frozen river
Dan Clapson

48 City Palate’s Culinary Crossword
Play to win!



9 word of mouth
Notable culinary happenings around town

11 eat this
What to eat in January and February
Ellen Kelly

12 drink this
Wines to warm your winter
Shelley Boettcher

14 get this
Must-have kitchen stuff
Karen Anderson

16 one ingredient
Pork belly
Julie Van Rosendaal

20 feeding people
A tale of two risottos
Allan Shewchuk

23 what’s cooking online? NEW!
Blogs and websites worth a click
Kate Zimmerman

24 the sunday project
Making marshmallows
with Erin Lawrence

44 stockpot
Stirrings around Calgary

50 6 quick ways with...
Chris Halpin

52 last meal
Keep it simple and seasonal
Geoff Last

54 back burner... shewchuk on simmer
Battle of the bay window
Allan Shewchuk