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Musical Moments In The Kitchen #Mabon

September 25th, 2016Categories: Brunch, Culture, Music, Pagans, Reasons To Celebrate

This Sunday playlist is dedicated to those of the “Pagan Persusian”. The Autum Equinox – around Sept. 21- is the time to celebrate Mabon which is when The Goddess decends into the Underworld. With her departure, we see the decline of nature and the coming of winter thus we pay our respects to the impending dark In […]

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The Autumnal Equinox And The Start of Sexy Season!

September 22nd, 2016Categories: Culture, Eating, Fika, Reasons To Celebrate, Uncategorized

A Summer Eulogy: Sadly, on September 22, 2016 at 10:21am EST as a result of the Celestial event known as The Autumnal Equinox, Summer came to an end. In our on again/off again relationship with Summer, we’ve been through this before but it’s always sad to say goodbye. Summer we just want to let you know […]

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Musical Moments In The Kitchen #funky

September 18th, 2016Categories: Brunch, Culture, Music

Sometimes it’s hard to get started on the weekends. You’ve had a long hard week and now you’re on “snooze control”. But, Sunday means you’ve got a ton of non-work related things to do. Funk can help with that. Chores?……Turn up this playlist made for moving and your laundry won’t know what hit it. Maybe […]

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Hoarding By The Light of The Super Full Harvest Moon

Today in The Northern Hemisphere we offically celebrate The Full Harvest Moon and as an extra bonus its gonna be a Super Moon too. The Harvest Moon is the full moon that happens closest to the autumnal equinox and is/has been considered very special and is celebrated in many cultures. So What’s The Big Deal About […]

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A Long Weekend Road Trip Playlist by The Tragically Hip

September 3rd, 2016Categories: Culture

Canadian Long Weekends often mean road trips. Great road trips begin with great tunes. Enter stage left: The Tragically Hip. Finally and for decades, a band who fully and completely exemplify, define, and transcend “Canadian Content”. Full Stop. Much has been written about The Hip this past year. One of the things that comes up […]

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Throwback Thursday Part 25: Karelia Studio Takes Flight

August 31st, 2016Categories: History

Yes, There was a Karelia Travel. A few of you may recall that for a brief time during the 1970’s we explored the area of travel. We even made a few trips to exotic locales (more to follow about those adventures)   We were keen to expand Karelia the brand and as such, the travel […]

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The Spice Trader Dinner with Allison Johnson – Wed. Sept. 14, 7.00pm

As the summer heat waves come to an end, we’ll be waving back by spicing up September. Allison Johnson owner of The Spice Trader Toronto’s first organic spice shop will be our guest speaker and guide for an intimate, informative and delicious evening focused on the spices often used in Scandinavian cuisine. Global Supremacy Wasn’t Always […]

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Bees, please! Learn more about Dr. Laurence Packer’s work with bees

As you may have heard, we’re hosting The Bee Dinner at Karelia Kitchen on July 13, 2016. (Check out this blog post for all the info, and join the Facebook event here). Our venerable host will be Dr. Laurence Packer, a melittologist at York University. A melittologist is someone whose main academic passion is the […]

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Eat, drink, and learn at the Bee Dinner with biologist Laurence Packer

Did you know that if “all bees died out, there would be worldwide food shortages and perhaps one-quarter of the human population would starve”? According to York University biologist Laurence Packer, author of Keeping the Bees, our buzzy bee friend is a key generator of biodiversity, playing an integral role in the ecology of our planet. Join […]

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All about our Smoked Bismarck Herring: info, serving tips, and more

Here’s another mouth-watering gem that’s available packaged from our retail case: Smoked Bismarck Herring. What’s that, you say? Well, read on for the provenance and preparation of this delectable fish. You’ll pick up a few pairing and serving tips too! Introducing: Smoked Bismark Herring Herring, a beautifully rich and oily fish with a savoury, salty flavor, is […]

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