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One Pot Meals: Sausage, Cabbage & Potato Supper

By | 2019-11-26T14:49:25-08:00 November 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As I was hunting for another one pot recipe to try out, I stumbled into this one. It reminded me of a cabbage dish my mom used to make, so I wanted to see if it compared. Turns out it was quite a bit different, but equally as tasty. It's the perfect heartiness of a home [...]

One Pot Meals: Enchilada Rice Casserole

By | 2019-11-18T06:57:22-08:00 November 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"Nothing is better for a man than that he should eat and drink, and that his soul should enjoy good in his labour" -Ecclesiastes 2:24 Introducing the simplest Mexican dinner! I love this recipe 1) because I get to point out the new enchilada sauce in our recently developed Mexican section (located in the international foods [...]

One Pot Meals: Red Lentil Chili

By | 2019-11-05T17:31:18-08:00 November 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"November is usually such a disagreeable month... as if the year had suddenly found out that she was growing old and could do nothing but weep and fret over it." - Anne of Green Gables Welcome the cold weather with warm food! This entire month of November beginning today we will feature one pot meals on [...]

British Groceries at a Dutch store? You bet!

By | 2019-11-04T14:19:50-08:00 August 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Wait, aren't you exclusively Dutch??? Nope! We also have Indonesian, Indian, Thai, South African, and Italian products! Yes, our roots are in Holland, but we have an entire International grocery selection from all over the world. The diversity in our grocery section is why it's so unique. That's also why we now also carry a selection [...]

In a Hurry but want some Curry?

By | 2019-09-26T14:07:35-08:00 August 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

We carry a selection of groceries from all over the world. One of my favorite areas of the store is our Indian sauces & curries. You may be asking yourself... WHY are they featuring curry in the middle of August? This cuisine was developed in a country who's average temperature is somewhere in the 30°+ range [...]

The BEST Corn on the Cob!

By | 2019-07-16T10:55:17-08:00 July 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Every family has their secret to "THE BEST Corn on the Cob" method or recipe. Living in a "corn community" like Chilliwack, you tend to hear a new "best" method every season. There are really only 5 "methods" to cook corn, but within those is a zillion different recipes. Almost all of the recipes below said [...]

Pasta Salads

By | 2019-06-20T08:58:30-08:00 June 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Whether you are camping out or cooking out this weekend, pasta salad packs & stores well, & is hearty and filling. Pasta salads are a easy addition to whatever protein you choose, or a great meal all on it's own. We have an awesome selection of traditional, and gluten free pasta's, as well as our local [...]

Beat the heat with Poptales!

By | 2019-06-12T13:11:11-08:00 June 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Popsicle's only a mommy could love! We have compiled a list of boozy poptales that will keep you busy (and cool) all summer long! You. Are. Welcome. Ruby Red Moscow Mules Popsicle Gin & Tonic Pops Boozy Frozen Peach Pops Paloma Popsicle's Tropical Tequila Sunrise Popsicle's Frose Sangria Popsicle's Barefoot Moscato Strawberry Popsicle Basil Mint Citrus [...]

Easy, Sweet & Fruity

By | 2019-06-03T15:09:49-08:00 June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

In celebration of our local fruit season kicking off with Fraser Valley Strawberries, we have compiled some delicious, fruity dessert recipes for you to try! Bonus points for the fact that they are all super easy to put together. Less time in the kitchen, more time soaking up spring! Mango Sorbet Pie This frozen dessert has [...]

Charcuterie Series: Presentation

By | 2019-05-15T15:34:08-08:00 May 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Charcuterie is the PERFECT appetizer to serve to guests because there is so little fuss involved...no mixing, stirring, baking or heating! Creating a great Charcuterie is all about balance. I like to balance color, texture, and flavour profiles. Something savory, something creamy, something with a kick, something crunchy, something sweet. Choosing your board: While charcuterie could be [...]