{Carnival Eats, Mango Avocado Dill Salsa, Dark Chocolate Macadamia Cranberry Cookies and a Stampede Detox in the Mountains}

The smell of mini donuts, the wailing sound of the siren from the midway and the bounty of cowboy hats in the city can only mean one thing..the annual Calgary Stampede is upon us once again. This year being particularly special because it’s the centennial of this famed 10 day event. On Friday after work, me … Continue reading

{Dining out: Stampede 2011 Eats Hits & Misses}

Howdy y’all! For all you locals out there, you all know the second week of July welcomes one of the biggest events to our city, the Calgary Stampede. Known for its greasy (and sometimes unusual) fair food, rodeos, chuckwagon races, huge beer tents, dizzying midway rides and rowdy guy and girls boot stomping at various … Continue reading

{A CSN stores giveaway and C&G’s lazy version of the infamous mini donut ice cream}

This is the first giveaway on my blog! SO exciting 🙂 CSNstores.com stock a wide range of high quality cookware and bakeware products like Le Creuset, Alessi, Gordon Ramsay and even those brightly coloured KitchenAid mixers I lust over. They’re site is pretty easy to navigate and you can customize your search in a variety of … Continue reading

{Dining Out: Stampede 2010 Food Review}

It’s that time of year again, the Calgary Stampede has arrived….10 days of rodeos, chuckwagons, cowboys, beer gardens galore, junky food and an overall rowdy good time. As much as I am an advocate of healthy eating “most” of the time. I cannot resist the urge to indulge in the unique and usually deep-fried goodies … Continue reading