Swine & Dine at Chartier April 10, 2017

It’s booked! Our next installment of Swine & Dine is April 10, 2017 at Chartier Restaurant in Beaumont, Alberta. Fresh off being awarded best new restaurant by Avenue Edmonton, we can’t wait to see what Chef Steven Brochu comes up with. Chef Brochu has a serious passion for pork, as you can see from his brunch menu at […]

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Recipe: Pork Shoulder, Lentil and Charred Cabbage Salad

Pork shoulder, lentil and charred cabbage salad

I feel like I’ve become a little obsessed with smoked pork shoulder lately. It’s versatility knows no bounds whether you’re having it braised in this goulash I made the other week or smoky, crispy and salty like in this hearty salad here. Roasting the pork shoulder to crisp it up along side the chicken leaves […]

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Recipe: Smoked pork shoulder goulash

Pork shoulder goulash

Even though Spring is mere days away, judging by the snow Alberta has gotten lately, it appears that Winter is not quite ready to bid us adieu yet. Copious amounts of snow can really get a person down, but if there is a silver lining to this snowy March, it’s that we can still enjoy plenty […]

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Recipe: Braised Warm Cabbage Salad with Bacon

When Chef Jesse Morrisson-Gauthier hosted Swine & Dine at The Common back in January I fell in love with a braised warm cabbage salad with bacon that he served up with sausages. My boyfriend, who strongly dislikes cabbage, even commented on how good it was. I had hoped the dish would make another appearance on their regular […]

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