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Cheesus Murphy, Is This Ever A Good Food Truck!

Muskoka Food Truck Review #1

It's noon on a Sunday and I'm just biting into a gourmet sandwich at a food truck in Baysville. Sticky white cheese is bleeding from its edges, there's a crunch to the grilled bread and a bite to the tart layers of Granny Smith apples. My eyes are closed, I'm so focused on the food. ...

Summer Cocktail: The Dandy Lion

David’s Summer Sips, a series of docktail recipes

We all remember blowing the seeds of a dandelion. Where did they go? Off to mystical lands where dreams come true? And I certainly hope you've experienced the crunch of dandelion greens in a summer salad, or puckered up with a fragrant cup of dandelion root tea.  Somehow, even if unknowingly, this herb has touched all ...

Where to buy Takeout in Muskoka

A curbside list

It's National Takeout Day. To give Muskoka's local restaurants some much-deserved love, here's a WHERE TO BUY TAKEOUT list, curated by ExplorersEdge.ca Bracebridge Kitchen’s Pastry and Catering Main St. Delicatessen Momma Bear’s Ice Cream & Sweets Marigold Unique Flavour Momma’s Fish & Chips Muskoka Natural Food Market Seasons Restaurant The Burger Shop The Old Station ...

Stay-At-Home Smoothies

A quick and easy smoothie recipe your kids can make at home.

With kids at home, it's the perfect time to teach them how to make healthy breakfasts all by themselves. A place to start: this easy-peasy, multi-berry Smoothie recipe.     Tip 1: Use frozen berries so that you don't have to add ice. Tip 2: Freeze over-ripe bananas so that you have them on hand when ...

A Food Truck In Paradise

Sully’s Muskoka brings Baja-style street food to cottage country.

There's something irresistable about food truck food in paradise. Hawaii. Baja. Tofino. The boho shores of Belize or Costa Rica. Fish tacos and juicy burgers served in a basket with fries, a warm breeze sifting through the leaves, the lap of waves sounding in the distance... it's vacation perfection. Now it's doable in Muskoka. "There's something irresistable ...

For Your Cottage Table

Trudy Crane’s All-White Dinnerware: Simplicity for Your Table.

Trudy Crane’s art is a runaway hit. Her work — all-white tableware featured on lookslikewhite.com — is simplicity itself. It's a style that reflects the ceramic artist’s dedication to a life filled with beauty, meaning, and purpose. Her debut book, Seasons: The Vegan Table, expands on that theme. The artist collaborated with her daughter — photographer Chloé Crane-Leroux ...

Where To Eat

Slow n’ Easy Pickins’ at Muskoka’s Pasta Tree & Smokehouse

Sticky sauce. Fall-off-the-bone ribs. Tangy pulled pork.  Oh, did we mention the cornbread? The Pasta Tree & Smokehouse surpassed our expectations on a chilly autumn visit. With snow in the air and the bite of frost on our cheeks we blew into this Bracebridge restaurant on the wings of recommendations from friends. What a find! ...

Delicious

A Foodie, Frothy Read
Book Cover for Delicious

Famed food restaurant reviewer, author and TV personality Ruth Reichl’s first novel is as light as gossamer spun sugar – perfect for dockside reading. Ruth Reichl’s first novel is as light as gossamer spun sugar. Using New York’s fine foods scene and publishing world as an appetizing backdrop, Reichl serves up a modern and decades-old ...

Lovelies in the Wild

Wild Leeks Enjoy a Moment in Muskoka

Provence has its truffles, Muskoka has its wild leeks. This greeny, leafy forest edible can be foraged from Muskoka woods—a region at the northern-most range of its Ontario growing area. Each spring, just as the snow is melting and the leaves are popping, Muskoka’s wild leeks come in season. Known commonly as ramps, wood leeks, ...

For The Cottage Cook

Two Classic Canadian Cookbooks for Weekends at the Cottage

MuskokaStyle means easy, fresh and flavourful entertaining — and these two Canadian classic cookbooks are made for weekends at the cottage. Oh She Glows By Angela Liddon New York Times best-selling author and creator of the wildly popular OhSheGlows.com and cookbook, Angela Liddon, shares a steady stream of inspiring healthy recipes and tips online and ...

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