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 Food News October 26, 2023 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale – November 24 & 25, 2023 For the ninth year in a row, Rancho Vignola is setting up its Vancouver Island Harvest Sale here at the Mary Winspear Center in Sidney. Many of you ... Read More Recipes July 3, 2023 May|June Cover Recipe : Polenta Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote and Lemon Mascarpone Cream A creative take on traditional strawberry ... Read More Recipes March 6, 2023 March April Cover Recipe : Lemony Leek Cod Cakes The unpretentious and delicious fish cake gets an upgrade with chunks of fresh cod, tangy lemon zest, and creamy, sautéed ... Read More Main course / Recipes / Salad November 1, 2022 Vietnamese Lemongrass Grilled Steak Salad All the flavours of southeast Asia are contained in this colourful, crunchy, and protein-rich ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — A Memory of Lemon Pudding Sweet Endings September ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — Chocolate Custard Cake Sweet Endings September ... Read More Comments are closed.