food and fishing, history and hunting, travel and titillations

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Confessions of a Canner+

For 47 years, I’ve been terrified by the thought of lowering glass jars into a vat of boiling water. But...

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Luxury on the Line+

Part of me wants to stay put in this queen-sized bed beneath 600 thread-count sheets on this June morning. A...

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The Grand Man of the North+

The sun hasn’t even come up yet on this Friday morning in December and already St. Joseph’s Parish Hall in...

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The Legend of Snowball+

It had been raining slow and steady for the better part of half an hour. Just enough to get a...

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The Manitoba Sanatorium at Ninette: Hope and Horror+

The sound of the stainless steel cart rattling on ancient tiled floors stopped me dead in my track on the...

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Poshing It: Garza Blanca+

If your idea of a perfect vacation moment includes bobbing in an infinity pool, gazing at a pair of whales...

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Yurts: A New Way to Camp+

Rossman Lake, Manitoba: I was just getting to that good part in Fishing With My Old Guy. You know, the...

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Ukraine: Mushroom Hunting Secrets+

The folks of Ukrainian heritage in Manitoba’s Interlake region are a friendly bunch. They’ll gladly help you change a tire...

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Finding Food in the Forest+

“What does Winnipeg taste like?” It’s a question we’re all used to answering with quick responses including ice cream at...

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Holiday Eats Manitoba Style: Ukrainian, Jewish, Filipino Fare+

“What would a Canadian Christmas be without custom and tradition?” So starts one of my favourite cookbooks—one that’s over 30...

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