Rufus Teague BBQ sauces

Getting saucy with Rufus Teague and their BBQ fountain

BBQ season is actually Canada’s longest season. If you’re really a grill-lover, you can almost cook outside all year round, but the real glory days for BBQ sauce and smokers definitely runs from May to September, and now I’m ready to get cooking. This week, Rufus Teague hosted a night of BBQ and sampling at Barque on Roncesvalles in Toronto, and they’ve convinced me to try a few new things this BBQ season.

Vijaya Selvaraju

Vijaya Selvaraju and Quaker’s Warm Welcome

Food expert and YouTuber Vijaya Selvaraju is lending her voice, and her cooking skills, to Quaker’s Warm Welcome program that supports newcomers to Canada with winter coats. When newcomers arrive in Canada they’re not always prepared for the cold winter months, and this year Quaker will donate money from the purchase of specially marked boxes of Quaker products to buy coats for new Canadians.

Chef Jeremiah Tower

‘Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent’ – Life, food, and American cuisine

Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent is a vibrant, tense, moving, sometimes sad, often striking, and most of all, enlightening look at one of America’s most legendary, infamous, and influential chefs. The film peers back to a time when American cuisine was first taking shape, but the power of the story is in Tower’s own life story, and the forces that shaped his career.