Wine Maven: Northern Lands

Shaw Convention Centre, May 2-6, 2017 by Mary Bailey Northern Lands is a stellar opportunity to explore wine, craft beer and artisan spirits. The inaugural event, held two years ago, was a remarkable gathering of food and wine people from across the country. Chefs, winemakers, winery owners, brewers, distillers and lovers of great food and …

Doreen Prei’s Christmas cookies

Doreen Prei, Edmonton Petroleum Club “Christmas cookies mean a lot to me. My great grandmother always made lots — she has a special tin for everyone on Christmas Eve. “I remember a chocolate cookie with the hazelnut inside and a straight-up butter cookie with almonds, like a shortbread — little buttery pillows shaped like a …