Farmers’ Markets Open Slowly In Muskoka

Starting with Bracebridge & Gravenhurst

June marks the opening of at least two Farmers' Markets in Muskoka. Gravenhurst Farmers' Market will open at the Muskoka Wharf on Wednesday, June 3, 9-2, and will run through until October 28. Bracebridge Farmers' Market opens at Memorial Park on June 6, 8:30-1, and runs through until October 10. These markets run rain or ...

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 ...

Summer Cocktail: The Beekeeper’s Balm

David’s Summer Sips

Let’s celebrate the summer cocktail with a new one called the The Beekeeper's Balm—a soothing, citrusy mix of lemon balm, Muskoka honey, and rum. Lemon balm is an herb with the scent of lemons and the look of basil or mint. It’s tasty in tea, but hey... summer's almost here so let’s improvise a wee bit! Let's ...

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 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 ...

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! ...

Muskoka Farmers’ Markets

Where to Find Fresh Produce Daily in Muskoka Cottage Country

Eat fresh. Eat local. Here’s a list of summer 2017 Farmers’ Markets in Muskoka… Bala Farmers’ Market 9am - 2pm  June 26 - September 4, 2017 705-762-5663 Jaspen Park 1005 Pine Ridge Road off of Regional Rd. 38 Dwight Farmers’ Market 10am - 2pm June 27 - August 29, 2017 1009 Dwight Beach Road Gravenhurst Farmers’ ...

Summer Sips: Fruit Infused Water

Cool Down on the Hot Dock with Fresh ‘n Flavourful Fruit Infused Water

Fruit infused waters provide a hint of sunshine and subtle flavour in every glass. The good news is that it’s incredibly easy to make refreshing infused water at home. Fruit infused waters provide a hint of sunshine and subtle flavour… Start with a large pitcher, mason jar, or pick-up a nifty infusion pitcher. PC Home ...

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