Happy Birthday Great Tastes of Manitoba!
After 25 years Great Tastes of Manitoba is a bit of an anomaly in the television world. The show has been cooking up healthy, delicious food for a quarter of a century.
With over 400 produced and directed by Executive Producer Don Hornby of Hummer Productions, he credits the success to the “I can do it” type of recipes using locally produced foods. He states “We have featured recipes for the everyday night meal to special occasions and everything in between. The food experts continually create and demonstrate tested and trusted recipes for the viewers.”
“It’s a bit of a blast from the past with remembering past hosts, food experts and beverage experts,” says Hornby. While looking back on the longest running and top rated cooking show in Manitoba, Great Tastes of Manitoba is also looking forward with new host Ace Burpee as he begins his third season of the 35th most popular show on TV in Manitoba (based on the 2012 spring ratings).
Each food expert delivers unique tasty recipes for today’s home cook. Watch weekly to learn from:
and new to this season Wendy Harrisko. Watch the ladies of Great Tastes of Manitoba share tips, techniques and recipes using Made in Manitoba ingredients.
Manitoba Liquor Mart’s Ben Rusch and Sheila Nash are the resident beverage consultants. They recommend wines, beers or spirits that will “pair” with the dishes prepared on each show.
Catch this very popular, 100% made-in-Manitoba, TV series, Saturday’s at 6:30 on CTV, starting September 6 through December 13, 2014.
Great Tastes of Manitoba is a not-for-profit coalition representing 21,305collective Manitoba farmers and ranchers whose core members include: Dairy Farmers of Manitoba, Manitoba Beef Producers, Manitoba Canola Growers, Manitoba Chicken Producers, Manitoba Mushroom Growers, Manitoba Pork, Manitoba Pulse Growers and Manitoba Turkey Producers.
Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development and Manitoba Liquor Marts have been long-time supporters to Great Tastes of Manitoba.