The Barley Balance — Summertime desserts

Now that the lazy, hazy days of summer are here, I love experimenting with new recipes featuring seasonal fresh fruit. I’ve always lived by the in moderation view of dessert, and have more of a salt tooth than a sweet tooth. So I don’t eat dessert often—but when I do, I want it to ...

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Linda in the Kitchen – Stampede wrap-up

One of the things I like most about my job is when I get to speak at conferences or on the Calgary Stampede’s Kitchen Theatre Stage. I truly enjoy talking to people who have either tried our recipes or at least plan to. Often, people come up to me and ask me questions that I... Read More >

Linda in the Kitchen – Brunch Hash Baked Eggs

With Stampede breakfasts the talk of the town, hosting one at home gives you license to try something a little different. These Brunch Hash Baked Eggs can be prepared ahead of time, just adding the egg at the last minute before popping into the oven. Add three to four extra minutes if your ...

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Linda in the Kitchen – Mushroom Barley Burgers

As a big fan of beef and barley, I was intrigued by—and a little unsure of—this recipe for a Mushroom Barley Burger. But after tasting it I was hooked, and I can hardly wait to serve it to my vegetarian niece. The texture of the barley holds the burger together, and frying it gives it... Read More >