Home Economist Dorothy Long is a prairie farm girl at heart. Growing up on a farm in rural Saskatchewan has fueled her passion to promote all the wonderful foods we grow and raise in Canada.
You can almost taste sunlight when you bite into a fresh, perfectly-ripe tomato. Capturing this flavour inspires many people to grow their own. Besides, who doesn’t enjoy nibbling on cherry tomatoes from a pot on their deck?
Mustard is one of those ingredients that inspires. It adds zip and zing; a bit or a lot of heat and plenty of BAM! as the famous television chef Emeril liked to say. Mustard kicks it up a notch!
We grow some of the healthiest foods in the world in Canada. If you Google “top ten health foods,” the list is bound to include oatmeal, blueberries, flax, quinoa, lentils and many other ‘superfoods’ grown or raised right here in Canada. That is something to be proud of!
My dad starts everyday with a bowl of oatmeal. I used to think: boring! However, I have begrudgingly come to learn he is usually right about most things and there is a lot of wisdom in his actions. Just don’t tell him that I said that.