Posts by Joel

Jason on Rogers Daytime with Chef Alex from Farmhouse Tavern

Jason on Rogers Daytime with Chef Alex from Farmhouse Tavern

Watch Jason on Rogers Daytime with Chef Alex from Farmhouse Tavern, cooking up a storm:  

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A Gourmet Farmer on CHCH Morning Live

Watch Jason on CHCH Morning Live cooking up our edamame with Farmers Feed Cities:

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Good Food Starts Here 2013

Examining seed that is to be pressed Our press gently extracting oil from seed Our Pristine Angel Joshna, and Jason’s wife Linda Cory from VG Meats grilling up some tritip The wonderful people that are Sosnicki Organics Talking beer with John from Ramblin’ Road Jason, always putting something tasty in his mouth Some wines from Burning Kiln Edamame hush puppies with aioli and bacon and corn...

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Late Summer Edamame and Shiitake Salad

Late Summer Edamame and Shiitake Salad

Created by Joel Solish, Tim Noxon of Vickis Veggies, and Chrystal PorterĀ  Ingredients: 2 cup Pristine Gourmet Edamame, shelled 2 cup Shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced 2 cup mixed sweet peppers, finely chopped (we used a variety called Jimmy Nardalo that they grow at Vicki’s Veggies) Dressing: 3/4 cup sesame oil 1/4c red wine vinegar 1 large piece of ginger, finely diced Kosher salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Blanch the edamame for 45 seconds and remove to an ice bath Saute the shiitakes in butter until cooked Mix the peppers with the mushrooms and edamame Combine remainder of...

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City Boy Gone Country

By Joel Solish, Marketing & Communications Born and bred in Toronto I did not have much (or any, really) exposure to farms for most of my life. Changes happen, and they are good. Nothing makes me happier than being alone in a field where good food is being grown, and thankfully this gets to happen quite often, these days. Being trusted with the marketing responsibilities at Pristine Gourmet, thanks to the wonderful Jason Persall, has allowed me more access to time spent on a farm, and promoting the good things they do. Knowing how my food comes to my table is one of the most important...

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