It’s still January, but your New Year’s resolutions may have already become a distant memory. Some of us await a divine intervention, while others just can’t seem to maintain positive change. Perhaps if we look closer, we’ll find that...
It is a crisp and blustery weekday afternoon and I am sitting at the Olde Stone Brewing Company bar with resident brewmaster Doug Warren. Mr. Warren has just given me a tour of his small yet sophisticated basement brewery,...
Who cares if you have a gluten intolerance or not? You will love these tasty gluten-free buckwheat pancakes, brought to you by renowned Spoon baker Kris Larocque. Buckwheat is an energizing and highly nutritious “grain” that is actually a...
co-written by Megan Quinton. Photo: Tori Silvera Holocaust survivor, graphic designer, filmmaker, and 1960s ad man Jack Kuper graced the Trent community with his presence on Thursday November 29th 2012 thanks to Lady Eaton College and the History Department. Jack...
Okay, so you missed our gluten-free workshop… we forgive you. Here are some general baking tips and a recipe to appease you and keep your taste buds buzzing. Baking Basics: Want to turn a glutenous recipe into a celiac-friendly one?...

Holiday Time!

The holiday season is upon us! That may make some of you want to run for cover and hibernate until the season has passed, but most of us enjoy holiday shenanigans. If you’re new to Peterborough, or if you’re...
Apples: You just can’t get enough of them, but you’ll have to enjoy them while they last because supplies are limited this year. Here are several awesome, easy ways to enjoy Ontario’s favourite fruit! Make apple chips! Slice your apples thinly,...
As we move towards the end of November, there is a growing appreciation for the way some people are growing moustaches, while others are desperately trying to keep up, all in the spirit of raising awareness about prostate cancer....
(apple pie muffins not pictured; these are other delicious baked goods from the Spoon. photo by Tori Silvera) Wondering why apples (and grapes, and peaches, and everything else) are so pricey this year? Well, if you were in Canada this...
One of the unfortunate things about university life is the lack of consistent institutional memory - people move away, and they take their skills and knowledge with them. Or they get busy and stop doing awesome things like, for...