Flavourful Saskatoon, November 12, 2012

Souleio Christmas Open House, Nov. 22
Souleio is holding a pre-Christmas open house on November 22 from 5-8 pm. There will be samples, complimentary canapés, demos and gift wrapping. They promise to have plenty of holiday candies, chocolates and gift ideas.

Gluten-Free Food Fair, Nov. 25
The menu for the Gluten-Free Food Fair from 5-7 pm on November 25 at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market looks delicious – everything from lentil-stuffed mushrooms to quinoa and roasted beet salad, spicy polenta bites, chocolate bean cake and pina colada cream pie. Sample plates are $2 each. Gluten-free beer or wine will be available for $5.

Simon’s Sticky Toffee Pudding Christmas, Nov. 29
Chef Simon Reynolds will be hosting an open house from 3-8 pm on November 29. You can taste or purchase his sticky toffee puddings. Summer jams, hot pepper jelly, mango chutney and gift certificates for cooking classes will also be available for purchase.

Wild Serendipity Foods
Wild Serendipity Foods has a new product – buttermilk pancake mix. Michelle also sells a scone mix, Saskatchewan sea salts and flavoured mustards and chutney.

Prairie Harvest Café
Prairie Harvest Café is again selling ready-made meals from their restaurant. The weekly offerings will be posted on Facebook. I'm eagerly hoping for some of Mike's wonderful vegetarian options.

Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
The Saskatoon Farmers’ Market now has free wifi.

Recycle your Coffee
If you’ve ever wondered what to do with leftover coffee grounds, here’s your answer. Coffee grounds work well for fertilizing plants, keeping fleas off your dog, cleaning drains and so much more.

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