Making Tiaras at Stratford’s Off The Wall

Making Tiaras at Stratford’s Off The Wall

Off The Wall in Stratford, Ontario, was formed by theatre artists and arts education volunteers who wanted to mentor aspiring theatre production artists. Courses are held at the Desmond Heeley Theatre Production Arts Studio at Factory163. Coincidentally, the furniture...
Stratford Literary Dinners – What to Expect

Stratford Literary Dinners – What to Expect

We attended the Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion Literary Dinner at the Stratford Chef School, October 25, 2018. The event was a part of Appetite for Words, a Stratford literary festival with a culinary twist. The lineup for 2018, with the final dinner on...
Garlic Festival. In Ontario. Absolutely.

Garlic Festival. In Ontario. Absolutely.

At the Stratford Kiwanis Garlic Festival, garlic is the star. In 2007, the Kiwanis Club in Stratford, Ontario, joined local garlic growers to promote Ontarian garlic which was struggling to gain a foothold in a market that was dominated by China. Today, the demand for...
Touring in Southwestern Ontario’s Sunny South

Touring in Southwestern Ontario’s Sunny South

While touring out-of-town friends around Southwestern Ontario’s sunny south, we always discover a new twist on the familiar. We look through our visitors’ eyes and love it when they “ooh” and “ah” at every stop.  Recently, with friends from...
Our Cookbook Photo Shoot Will Get You Grilling

Our Cookbook Photo Shoot Will Get You Grilling

In order to include an additional 20 full-page photos in our cookbook, On The Road With The Cooking Ladies, Let’s Get Grilling, our publisher, Whitecap Books, sent a professional photographer to our test kitchen on the north shore of Lake Erie. Jonathan Bielaski...