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Monday, June 1, 2020

On The Menu

An easy way to eat healthily, a good idea just now

By today I think we’re all wishing that our current situation was just one big elaborate April Fool’s joke.

Maple syrup a good counterpoint in this salad

Since Nokomis, the grandmother of Manubush, was the first to pierce holes into a tree to collect sap, we’ve been enjoying the golden...

Spring & Ireland come together for this soup

I’ve had quite a few people asking so just a quick correction from my last recipe – yes it is supposed to be...

Getting to the root of a tasty use for an overlooked vegetable

Once upon a time, root vegetables were staples of our winter diet, simply because they stored well and we didn’t have the plethora...

Flatbreads have a long and tasty history

Well time “Marches” on and after last week I think we’re all ready for spring to arrive. With that, however, comes the panic...

Touch of Greece livens up a chicken sandwich

Sometimes you feel like something quick and easy when it comes to whipping up lunch or dinner. Sandwiches certainly fit the bill, though you...

On the hunt for some tasty chicken

Some of us hunt for love, some of us hunt for our car keys, and some of us hunt for chicken.

Shepherd’s pie is a staple for a reason

Shepherd’s pie is a hearty staple, one that’s earned its status as a classic. It’s also versatile, allowing you to customize it as...

JUST POSTED

As spread of COVID-19 slows, health officials continue to urge caution

There have been just a couple of new cases each day, and no additional fatalities this week,...

A little pizzazz for the village

To help people rediscover St. Jacobs and aid in rebranding the village, the Business Improvement Association tasked...

GRCA, townships move to reopen outdoor rec facilities

With loosening of coronavirus-related restrictions, Ontarians now have more options for enjoying outdoor recreation activities at parks...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Small abattoirs see increase in demand due to food security concerns

Issues of food security have been high on the list of changes and adaptations demanded by the...

Racing to resume at Grand River Raceway

And they’re off ... even if nobody’s there to see ‘em. When harness racing...

Fourteen-year-old dies after tractor rolls over in on-farm accident

A 14-year-old boy was killed Tuesday night on a farm near Winterbourne when the tractor he was...

Police ask residents to refrain from gathering in larger groups

Over the past two weekends, Waterloo Regional Police have received several reports of people gathering contrary to...