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Recipe of the week: Kid-friendly Turkey Burgers

May 15, 2015

Kid-friendly Turkey Burgers


Makes 6 burgers


These burgers taste so much like real fast-food chicken nuggets you’ll think you mechanically de-boned them yourself!


For the burger mix:

2 lb | 1 kg ground turkey thigh meat

1 cup | 250 mL fresh bread crumbs

1 tsp | 5 mL granulated garlic

1 tsp | 5 mL onion salt


Pink Salmon Festival is this Sunday, Aug. 25!

Aug 17, 2013

Hope to see you there!


One of B.C.’s most sustainable seafood choices!


Vancouver – The Pacific Salmon Foundation will host its biennial Pink Salmon Festival on Sunday, August 25 at Hadden Park on Kits Point. With 9 million “pinks” forecasted to...

The Barbecue Secrets Podcast has an Android app!

Aug 9, 2013

Big news! You can now get the Barbecue Secrets Podcast app for your Android phone for just $3.99!

All you have to do is install the Amazon Appstore app (it's free) by visiting this link on your Android phone.

From the Amazon Appstore, search for Barbecue Secrets, pay using your Amazon account, and you're good to go.

Recipes of the Week: Planked Salmon Two Ways

Jul 12, 2013

To help celebrate National Barbecue Day tomorrow (July 13), I'm sharing a couple of great planked salmon recipes, including one from the father of barbecue in Canada, the late, great David Veljacic.

Cedar-planked Salmon with Canadian Maple BBQ Sauce

Makes 6–8 servings

This is about as Canadian as you can get,...

Recipes of the Week: Halibut Two Ways

Jul 5, 2013

My friend Kosta the Fishmonger is the owner/operator of The Salmon Shop at North Vancouver’s Lonsdale Quay. Kosta has been a regular on CKNW, and is one of the best cooks I know. On this week's podcast (coming out soon) I asked him to share one of his favourite seafood recipes. It’s about as simple, and...