August 2015​


Get ready for your final harvest from the garden with our preserving how-to tips and maximize your time outdoors with barbecue and quick recipe ideas.


The modest quesadilla wears many hats

Whether you need snacks for the kids or a main dish for a family supper - these gooey and delicious quesadilla recipes offer an indulgence of flavours!

Burgers from Around the World!

Are you always on the search for a better burger? Try one of the following burger recipes:



Chef's Choice

“Sour cherries are special to Alberta and now is a great time to preserve them for the winter,” says Chef J.P. “They are one of the few ‘summer fruits’ that grow well here and are a delicious tart treat. Our Evans Cherry Jam or Sour Cherry Pie, are a great way to enjoy this Alberta treat.”

 Jams You Can Make at Home

Turn fresh, delicious fruit into something you can savour all winter long. To get you started, here are a few of our tested recipes: 

New to canning? We have videos available on our YouTube channel to help point you in the right direction.


For additional information on preserving and canning, visit our Preserving How-To section or contact our Community Educators/Professional Home Economists.

Pop Molds

Make refreshing snacks this summer with Cuisipro’s Mini Pop Molds. These adorable stick characters are a wonderful surprise when you reach the centre of the egg-shaped ice pop.

Available at our Edmonton and Calgary retail locations, or online.

Calgary Classes

New! Hands-On Family Cooking Class - Halloween with the Kids
Saturday, October 31. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. $70
Get the whole family cooking together this Halloween. We will be making butternut squash and turkey chili, ghostly buttermilk biscuits and other mysterious culinary delights. For families with kids ages 9 and up.
Thursday, September 10 or Friday, September 11. 12 - 1 p.m. $20
Explore Caribbean cuisine with house-made Bermuda onion soup before we spice things up with jerk chicken, and dessert wouldn’t be complete without a touch of coconut.
Hands-On: Artisan Bread Making
Saturday, September 19. 3 - 5 p.m. $70
Whether you’re a seasoned bread baker or just starting to explore bread baking at home, our resident bread enthusiast Chef Janice, will have a trick or two for you. Learn how to make a flavourful multi-grain bread, find out what long ferments are all about and enjoy a sweet bread for dessert.
Our class calendars for September through to December are out! View new themes on our website.

Edmonton Classes

Back-to-School Menu Planning
Thursday, August 27. 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. $15
After a summer of barbecues and picnics, camping and holidays, get ready for back to school with menu planning! Come and learn how to put menu planning to work for you and your family.
Friday, September 25. 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. $15
Are you looking for some creative recipes to make the most of your bountiful backyard apples? Let us inspire you with tips and recipes to enjoy this popular Canadian fruit.
Check out our Fall and Winter class calendars!

Last updated on January 18, 2019