Sarah B. Hood

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Sarah B. Hood is a freelance writer and the author of We Sure Can!: How Jams and Pickles Are Reviving the Lure and Lore of Local Food.

Sarah B. Hood's articles

Published On: Sep 07,2018

In the northern Ontario town, the dumplings are everywhere — and they come in every variety you could imagine.

Published On: Aug 03,2018

Webers has been serving hungry Highway 11 travellers for 55 years — and has managed to survive its own success.

Published On: Jun 20,2018

For 133 years — and despite two fires — Pine River Cheese has been delighting fromage fanciers by the shores of Lake Huron.

Published On: Apr 17,2018

How an entrepreneur revived the Pop Shoppe — and turned it into one of the country’s best-loved retro brands.

Published On: Jan 29,2018

This restaurant in eastern Ontario may not look special, but its pies draw patrons from all over the province and even across the border.

Published On: Dec 14,2017

In the small town of Bala, cranberries are a way of life.

Published On: Nov 16,2017

 At Tait’s, you can find petits fours, Vienna bread — and maybe even a ghost.

Published On: Oct 19,2017

Why people come from miles around to sample these mysterious barrel-aged cucumbers.

Published On: Sep 21,2017

 At the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market, apple fritters are a tourist attraction all their own.

Published On: Aug 31,2017

At the ice cream parlour off Highway 6, things haven’t changed much over the years — and that’s just how the locals like it.

Published On: Aug 24,2017

How one Ontarian went from peanut hawker to amusement-park owner — and created some much-beloved treats along the way.

Published On: Aug 17,2017

Greece can keep its Parthenon. Ontario’s got hot, nutmeg-scented doughnuts.

Published On: Aug 10,2017

If canned mushrooms and shredded pepperoni are wrong, Windsorites don’t want to be right.

Published On: Aug 03,2017

What does a highly decorated U.S. Army general have to do with a pastry from northwestern Ontario? A lot, it turns out

Published On: Jul 27,2017

Ontario’s favourite treat has spawned festivals, tours, and competitions — but where did butter tarts really come from? And should they have raisins?

 

Published On: Jul 20,2017

When this little piggy went to the St. Lawrence Market, he became a Canadian culinary icon.

Published On: Jul 13,2017

Canada’s iconic (and addictive) fried treat has fittingly multicultural origins.

Published On: Feb 14,2017

Volunteers brave frozen creeks to help bring Atlantic salmon back to Lake Ontario.