Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Holidays Jun 15, 2011 Cheers to Dad! SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestStill on the hunt for the perfect father’s day gift? Here’s a Top Ten list of suggestions, courtesy of the EAT Editors:FOR THE BACKYARD COOK 7-in-1 Smoker Grill (from $139)FOR THE WINE DRINKERIsland Wineries of British Columbia and a bottle of Vancouver Island WineFOR THE BIG EATERYou’ve heard of cheese of the month clubs, but how about a pulled pork sandwich-a-week gift certificate?If you live close to Dad, why not create a unique weekly or monthly food club for him, featuring a favourite food. You can’t really beat a hand-delivered pulled pork sandwich from Smoken Bones or PIG once in a while…FOR THE STUDENTA cooking class with Dad: The London Chef is offering a special lunch class with Dad on Saturday. The class will start with whisky sours, a toast to dad and a demonstration of sweet, spicy and salty chicken wings with chunky blue cheese sauce, before you begin cooking a gourmet lunch. $60 per person. More details here.FOR THE GADGET LOVERThe SousVide SupremeFOR THE SPICE MASTERA collection of hot sauces – don’t forget to include Sriracha (Rooster Sauce)! FOR THE URBAN FARMERGrow It Cook It Eat It – Mentored Home Food Production class from Glendale Gardens.The GCE program at Glendale Gardens will connect the local masters to you and your home taking full advantage of the educational facilities of HCP to teach and assist you in growing delicious, nutritious food. This program includes: Mentorship by local Seniors both at Glendale Gardens & a once a month visit to your home. A Combination of Hands-on & Classroom lessons led by Horticulturist Linda Petite will teach best garden practices. The lessons will include propagation, soils, composting, planning & succession planting, crop rotation, organic pest & disease control, container gardening & much more. Food Preparation by local chefs.The lessons will include knife skills, stock preparation, how to preserve the harvest and much more. www.glendalegardens.caFOR THE DOG LOVERBC’s Winery Dogs Calendar 2012FOR THE COFFEE LOVERGift card for favourite coffee shop in town with a bag of locally roasted beans.FOR THE ASPIRING MIXOLOGISTFrom special ice cube trays to new cocktail recipe books, there’s a lot you can do here. Perhaps a locally sourced specialty item for the liquor cabinet, such as Victoria Spirit‘s Hemp Vodka or their Twisted & Bitter Aromatic Bitters?GiftsHolidaysKitchen Tools SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Dessert / Recipes July 13, 2020 Panna Cotta with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries and Basil Sugar Story and recipe and photography by: Isabelle Bulota Strawberry season has arrived! There is so much we can do with this delicious, beautiful ... Read More Bar / Recipes February 27, 2020 Kuma Bitters For those who can’t be bothered to finesse and monitor the blending process of the three-jar method written about in March| April’s Bar 101, here ... Read More Food News October 1, 2019 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale Rancho Vignola – New Crop Nuts & Dried Fruit is hosting its annual Vancouver Island Harvest Sale on November 29th and 30th at ... Read More Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Food Heroes / Sustainability August 30, 2019 An Evening with Chef Ned Bell and Ocean Wise On August 20, 2019, Ocean Wise and Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Watching Tours teamed up to present the first in a series of speaker events in ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Comments are closed.