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Don’t roll your vegetarian ‘meatballs’! Smash them for better flavor

Don’t roll your vegetarian ‘meatballs’! Smash them for better flavor

Keftedes are Greek meatballs, sometimes made with a mixture of chickpeas and sardines. For our vegetarian version, we substitute the sardines with feta cheese, which gives the keftedes a deeply savory note while keeping them meat-free.
City of Powell River organics pickup diverts food waste

City of Powell River organics pickup diverts food waste

Curbside program now available to more city households
Manitoba Tories say premier's promise to control food prices has rung hollow

Manitoba Tories say premier's promise to control food prices has rung hollow

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's Opposition Progressive Conservatives say the NDP government's promise to crack down on rising grocery prices has proven to be an empty threat.
Garden thrives due to volunteers, Powell River Community Forest

Garden thrives due to volunteers, Powell River Community Forest

Seniors create plan for abandoned Sycamore Commons plot in Townsite

A correction to a story on space food that moved Wednesday, April 10

VANCOUVER — In a story that moved April 10, The Canadian Press said the Canadian Space Agency issued a joint statement with NASA about a space food challenge. In fact, the statement was from the Canadian Space Agency alone. The Canadian Press
A word-of-mouth sensation, Matzo Buttercrunch earns a place on the Passover dessert table

A word-of-mouth sensation, Matzo Buttercrunch earns a place on the Passover dessert table

On Passover, dessert options can feel limited. No leavened foods are allowed, so the usual recipes for cakes, cookies and the like are off the table (literally).
Roast Italian sausages over potatoes and peppers for a flavorful one-pan supper

Roast Italian sausages over potatoes and peppers for a flavorful one-pan supper

Traybakes are a great dinner solution when you can’t or won’t spend time at the stovetop. With this mostly hands-off technique, the ingredients are combined on a single baking sheet, then roasted in the oven.
Movie Review: ‘Food, Inc. 2’ revisits food system, sees reason for frustration and (a little) hope

Movie Review: ‘Food, Inc. 2’ revisits food system, sees reason for frustration and (a little) hope

The makers of the influential 2008 documentary “Food, Inc.” never planned to make a sequel.
Strawberries in space: North Vancouver firm wins $380,000 with out-of-this-world menu

Strawberries in space: North Vancouver firm wins $380,000 with out-of-this-world menu

VANCOUVER — Space food isn't Tang and puréed meat in a tube any longer, in fact it's mushroom bacon and fresh strawberries that have earned a North Vancouver company the grand prize in a Canadian Space Agency and NASA challenge to make food indoors.
Iowa puts $1 million toward summer meal sites, still faces criticism for rejecting federal funds

Iowa puts $1 million toward summer meal sites, still faces criticism for rejecting federal funds

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa is directing nearly a million dollars in grant funding to expand summer meal sites for low-income kids.