THE NEWS Calgary, Fall 2007 Recognizing that not all comfort foods are the same to all customers, this issue features International Comfort Foods. Comfort Foods Go Global F or many Canadians, a basic comfort food menu would consist of meatloaf and apple pie. It could also be defined as fried chicken with biscuits and gravy. Others may list favourites like lasagna, salad rolls, perogies or even fish and chips. Whatever your roots, comfort food is familiar food that makes you happy. To give a cozy fall favorite a whole new flavour, try adding one or two new fresh ingredients into the mix. Here are a few suggestions from our markets: Enjoy Breakfast Morning, Noon or Night • Turn a cheese omelet into a spicy Asian seafood experience simply with a dash of Chinese 5 spice, or give it a Mexican flare with fajita seasoned chicken, topped with guacamole and salsa picante • Add pesto to your eggs for instant Green Eggs & Ham • Bacon, cheese and chives added to a basic cornbread recipe creates a complete breakfast on the go Make Back to School More Appealing with a New Generation of Lunch Comfort Foods • Add spice and flavour to a ham and cheese sandwich with monterey jack or horseradish cheddar and grainy mustard Read on to rediscover your favourite childhood foods, each with a slight Sunterra twist on an original recipe. Sunterra — Helping busy people enjoy wholesome meals. • Add Thai spices to traditional Chinese fried rice for new taste • Slice apples and chop walnuts to add to your grilled cheese sandwich • Try some honey mustard or cranberry relish on a smoked turkey sandwich for a distinctly epicurean taste • Experience grilled PB&J with sliced banana! Prepare just like an ordinary grilled cheese, add weight to the sandwich while frying to keep the sandwich from shifting Variety is the Spice of Life… and of Dinner • Penne baked with smoked bacon and gruyere is so much more tantalizing than plain old mac & cheese • Simply add curry to your mom’s potpie for a new burst of flavour • Modernize an ordinary pot roast with a forest mushroom sauce and port demi-glace • Before cooking a beef roast, smother it with a freshly ground coffee/herb rub • Substitute beef in your classic meatloaf recipe with bison. Side with mushroom gravy, grilled asparagus, and any jazzed up potato of your choice Get out your skis! This season, the Canadian Rockies Louise Card is available for purchase in both our Britannia and West Market Square grocery locations. Use the card for discounts and free days at Lake Louise, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Fernie Alpine Resort, and Nakiska. Ask a team member for details or visit www.louisecard.com SUNTERRA DOWNTOWN MARKETS: Bankers Hall 269-3610 • Gulf Canada Square 263-9755 • TransCanada Tower 262-8240 SUNTERRA MARKET GROCERIES: Britannia 287-0553 • West Market Square 266-3049 Product Features Duchy Originals Biscuits Sunterra’s Famed ‘Big Pan’ Entrées Discovered by Sunterra Markets in 1989 on a group trip to Europe, all of our cast-iron Big Pans are custom made and shipped to us from Germany. The ultimate hot and wholesome Sunterra lunch or dinner entrée, our Big Pan features are made daily from fresh ingredients and simmered to perfection. Over the years more than one hundred Big Pan signature recipes have been created by our Sunterra chefs, including Asian-inspired favourites such as Butter Chicken, Thai Pork and Coconut Beef. $5.29 / Serving Many ingredients for Duchy Originals products come from Duchy Home Farm in the UK, where over 1900 acres of ingredients are farmed organically. Duchy also sources premium ingredients internationally when required, such as lemons from Sicily, sweet oranges from Andalucía and spicy organic ginger from Australia. Duchy offers a full selection of traditional English sweet and chocolate covered biscuits — Prince Charles personally tastes and approves every recipe before it goes into production! Orange, Lemon, Ginger, Chocolate Ginger, Chocolate Orange , Chocolate Coconut Biscuits $6.99 / 125 g Al Dente all Natural, Hand-Crafted Pastas Al Dente pastas come in 10 flavours including non-traditional choices such as wild mushroom and spicy sesame. Favourites include their original egg recipe and fettuccini made with fresh spinach. The noodles are exceptionally light and delicate, cooking in a mere two to three minutes. Al Dente’s dough is made using a blend of semolina and extra-fancy durum flour with fresh eggs. By sheeting the dough (similar to creating pasta with a rolling pin) Al Dente ensures that the finished product is as close to homemade as possible. Shown: Spinach, Spicy Seasame and Lemon Chive Fettucini $5.49 / 12 oz. pkg Sonoma Gourmet Sauces Carried at Sunterra Markets for their superior quality ingredients and processing, these premium sauces are made with all the best that California has to offer. Most of the select ingredients are grown within a two hundred mile radius of Sonoma Gourmet’s kitchens. Small batch preparation and attention to detail is evident in every jar. Puttanesca, Roasted Fennel Romano, Roasted Garlic $7.79 / 9 oz Stock Boy Specials — look for these great in-store savings! Sunterra's Fresh Baked Pumpkin Pie, the Ultimate Fall Comfort Food It’s hard to improve upon a recipe like this one, just like mom used to bake. Sunterra’s smooth custard-like filling is made with pumpkin purée, eggs, fresh cream, sugar, and just the right amount of spices. Serve heated with a dollop of our own freshly whipped cream, or alternatively with real Crème Fraîche, both available during the holiday season in our bakery departments. $16.99 / 10 inch Deep Dish Pie $9.99 / 10 inch Regular (both serve 8-10) Sept 19 - Oct 9 Maille Dijon Mustards from the Dijon Region of France 500ml Oct 10 - 30 Bean Cuisine Oct 31 - Nov 20 Duchy Original ts Chocolate Biscui 425 g Each package makes 3/4 of a gallon of soup! White Bean Provencal, Louisiana Cajun Bean, Thick as Fog Split Pea Soup, Mediterranean Minestrone Reg. $5.49 SALE $5.19 125 g Chocolate Orange, Chocolate Ginger, Chocolate Coconut .29 Reg. $6.99 SALE $6 Reg. $5.59 SALE $5.19 Nov 21 - Dec 11 Macy's Cheesesticks 4 oz. Original Cheddar or Romano Garlic Reg. $4.59 SALE $3.99 Sunterra Happenings Join us for a Cooking Class! Enjoy a 1½ hour cooking demonstration led by one of our chefs followed by a buffet–style dinner, all for only $49.99 (plus GST). ~ Class Time: 5:30 p.m. Please join us between 5 & 5:30 p.m. to enjoy a glass of wine. Spanish Tapas October 16 & 17 Curry in a Hurry November 27 & 28 Please call 263-9759 for more information or to reserve a seat. Classes are held at our Village Marché location in TransCanada Tower, +15 level 450 - 1st Street SW October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Sunterra is once again dipping succulent strawberries into pink chocolate, with proceeds assisting the ﬁght against Breast Cancer. Cure Your Cravings Look for the strawberries at all Market Locations, sold individually and in six-packs for sharing or to give as a gift. Last October, our customers and team members helped raise over $5,000 for the Breast Cancer Foundation by feasting on these treats. YOU CAN HELP! Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids asked schools to help eliminate hunger. Kids acted by creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces on what else? Brown lunch bags. These bags will be sold at all downtown Calgary Sunterra Markets on October 25 for a suggested donation of $2.00 with proceeds going directly to the lunch program. Last year we raised almost $15,000 through this event and hope to top that through your generosity and support. Visit brownbaggingit.org and go to the “Kids Help Kids” link for other simple ways to help. The kids helped. On October 25 it’s your turn. Rewarding Customer Loyalty… Please fill out a redemption form for these rewards. Forms are available in all our market locations or on our website at www.sunterramarket.com. A gift certificate will be mailed to you in approximately two weeks. Look for new Fresh Rewards offerings from Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) and Gracie & Gruff! 2,330 POINTS — $69 - $70 value • $70 Cricklewood Interiors Gift Certificate • Discover Skiing Program at any RCR Resort, including Lesson, Lift Ticket & Rental 5,300 POINTS — $159 value • Swizzlesticks Caribbean Ritual 5,665 POINTS — $170 value • Core Dental, Oral-B Triumph Electric Toothbrush 11,330 POINTS — $340 value • Fifth Avenue Place Chiropractic Set of Orthotics 700 POINTS — $21 value • Fifth Avenue Place Chiropractic, Biofreeze Pain Relieving Products 830 POINTS — $25 value • $25 CM Travel Voucher • $25 Gracie & Gruff Gift Certificate • FRESH! Drop-in Exercise Class or Educational Seminar • $25 Cricklewood Interiors Gift Certificate 2,550 POINTS — $76 value • Cricklewood Interiors, a Sid Dickens Block 1,200 POINTS — $36 value • Gracie & Gruff Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Novel 1,660 POINTS — $50 value • $50 Gracie & Gruff Gift Certificate • $50 Planta Landscaping Gift Certificate • Sunterra Cooking Class Pass for One • $50 Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Certificate towards a Ski Vacation at an RCR Resort* 6,000 POINTS — $180 value • FRESH! Metabolism Assessment (Resting or Exercise) 2,665 POINTS — $80 value • Cricklewood Interiors One Hour Design Consultation 2,900 POINTS — $87 value • Swizzlesticks Spa Pedicure 1,500 POINTS — $45 value • Gracie & Gruff Wizard's Workshop Puzzle Building Set Do you have a balance of over 10,000 points? Redeem them this fall for one of these great rewards! 3,330 POINTS — $100 value • $100 Gift Certificate from one of the following: – Canadian Mountain Holidays – CM Travel – Core Dental*** – Cricklewood Interiors – Debut** – Sunterra – Gracie & Gruff – Gold Craft Jewellery**** 2,000 POINTS — $60 value • $60 Sunterra Gift Certificate • Gracie & Gruff PlasmaCar • $60 Debut Gift Certificate** • Fifth Avenue Place Chiropractic Therapeutica Pillow • Planta Landscaping One Hour Landscaping Consultation 2,165 POINTS — $65 value • Fifth Avenue Place Chiropractic 60-minute Massage or Introductory Chiropractic Session 5,000 POINTS — $150 value • $150 Canadian Mountain Holidays Gift Certificate • $150 Sunterra Gift Certificate 6,665 POINTS — $200 value • Sunterra Cooking Class Pass for Four • $200 Core Dental Gift Certificate*** 7,000 POINTS — $209 value • Swizzlesticks Spa Escape Revive Package 8,330 POINTS — $250 value • $250 Gift Certificate toward: – Canadian Mountain Holidays Heli-hiking Adventure – Gold Craft Jewellery**** – CM Travel Vacation 15,000 POINTS — $450 value • $450 Cricklewood Interiors Gift Certificate • Fully Catered At-home Sunterra Dinner for 10 (Standard Menu) 17,500 POINTS — $525 value • Fully Catered At-home Sunterra Dinner for 10 (Premium Menu) ® 18,330 POINTS — $550 value • FRESH! Fitness Jump Start, including 8 Private Training Sessions, Nutritional Consulting & Meal Plan, and 4 Weeks Unlimited Group Training 25,750 POINTS — $773 value • Canadian Mountain Holidays, 1 Night of a 3-night Heli-Hiking Adventure for One at the Bobbie Burns or Bugaboo Lodge 8,500 POINTS — $255 value • Swizzlesticks Essential Spa Care Package 8,830 POINTS — $265 value • FRESH! Functional Movement Assessment & Program Design, including Initial Private Training Session * ** *** 26,660 POINTS — $800 value • Core Dental Laser Teeth Whitening Session*** Resorts of the Canadian Rockies ski vacation minimum value $500. Regularly priced items only. Certificates cannot exceed $500 value in a single visit. Gift Certificates are valid for any procedure not covered by your dental plan and include a complimentary evaluation. A full exam is required prior to teeth whitening session. **** Gold Craft $100 certificate may be used only on items over $1,000; $250 certificate on items over $2,000. Valid only for items in-store, not custom work. All rewards subject to change without notice. Sunterra Fresh Rewards Fresh Rewards Partner Features These favourite Sunterra rewards can be easily redeemed at a cashier’s till. 35 POINTS — 89¢ value • Fresh Baked Cookie 50 POINTS — $1.29 value • Fresh Muffin or Scone 60 POINTS — $1.49 value • Fresh Cinnamon Bun 100 POINTS — $2.49 value • Sunterra Reusable Shopping Bag 120 POINTS — $2.99 value • Fresh Squeezed Orange or Grapefruit Juice (470 ml) • Soup of the Day 150 POINTS — $3.69 value • Artisan Bread (1 loaf ) 210 POINTS — $5.29 value • Grab & Go Meal for One • Sunterra’s Big Pan 220 POINTS — $5.50 value • Fresh Squeezed Orange or Grapefruit Juice (940 ml) • Grab & Go Salad for One 400 POINTS — $10 value • $10 Sunterra Gift Certificate • Sunterra Pumpkin Pie • Sunterra Quiche (9 inch) 680 POINTS — $16.99 value • Sunterra Deep Dish Pumpkin Pie 1,200 POINTS — $30 value • 10-inch Gourmet Sunterra Cake • Two Friday Night Feasts • Sunterra Stainless Steel Coffee Mug Do you know of a fantastic business that would be a great fit for the Fresh Rewards Program? Send us your ideas to [email protected] Your next great winter getaway starts with Sunterra’s newest Fresh Rewards partner, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies! Resorts of the Canadian Rockies is the owner and operator of some of Western Canada’s favourite ski resorts. Lake Louise Mountain Resort features 4,200 acres of terrain with stunning scenery as your backdrop, while Fernie Alpine Resort boasts a cosy, ski town atmosphere and 29 feet of snow per season. Kimberley Alpine Resort is unique and authentic, with ski-in/ ski-out convenience that is perfect for the family, and Nakiska, located just 45 minutes from Calgary, is fun for skiers and riders of all ability levels. Your toughest decision will be which destination to choose! RCR offers a full reservations service, with knowledgeable agents ready to help you book your perfect ski getaway. If you’re looking for a different kind of escape, check out Skoki Lodge, located in the spectacular backcountry of Lake Louise and accessible only by an 11-kilometre long skiing and hiking trail. New to the sport, or looking to brush up on some skills? Redeem towards RCR’s ski schools for group lessons, multi-week camps, private lessons, First Tracks or women-only programs. Providing the premier resort locations for Sunterra customers to enjoy, RCR is a perfect addition to our Fresh Rewards Program. Redeem your points today towards a Ski Vacation or Discover Skiing Program and plan your next winter getaway! Book by October 31 and save up to 25%, or receive other benefits including kids ski and stay free. Visit www.skircr.com/vacations or call 1-800-258-SNOW (7669). Autumn in Calgary provides the perfect excuse to cozy up to a new wardrobe. Sunterra’s Fresh Rewards Partner, Debut Ladies Fashions, is the perfect place to find it! Located in the same plaza as our Sunterra grocery market in West Market Square, Debut specializes in high end fashions for the modern, sophisticated woman. They have assembled a unique blend of designer collections, including the classic, chic designs from the prestigious and talented Michael Kors, the contemporary elegance of Luisa Cerano (pictured), the elegant craftsmanship of Parisian Teenflo, just to mention a few. Treat yourself to some new casual wear, business suits, or a special outfit for the upcoming holiday season. Debut’s wide array of accessories, shoes, and boots, perfect for the fall, are some of the most unique in Calgary. Check your point balance on your next Sunterra receipt. If you have even 2,000 points, you’re on your way to a great new look from Debut. Redeem your Fresh Rewards points for $60 or $100 gift certificates and add some additional style to your fall wardrobe. Visit Debut Ladies Fashions in West Market Square Monday – Saturday 10am - 6pm • Sunday 12pm - 5pm • www.debutfashions.com Friday Night Feasts October - November 2007 All meals $14.99 Enjoy gourmet, take-home dinners on Fridays! To ensure availability, please pre-order your Friday Night Feast. Dinners will require reheating. Vegetarian options available, please speak to market chef. All meals include market fresh seasonal vegetables unless otherwise noted.* OCTOBER Oct 5 • See Thanksgiving Menu Oct 12* • Chicken Coconut Cream Soup • Sunterra’s Thai Beef served on Pad Thai Noodles • Ginger & Pear Tart Oct 19* • Curried Squash Soup • Our Tandoori Chicken served with Basmati Rice • Coconut Tart topped with Fresh Berries Oct 26 • Potato Leek Soup • Roasted Salmon in a White Wine Cream Sauce with Shallots & Capers, Served with White and Wild Rice • Berry Bread Pudding with Vanilla Crème NOVEMBER Nov 2 • Homemade Minestrone Soup • Stuffed Sunterra Leg of Lamb with Rosemary Bread Stuffing and Roasted Baby Potatoes • Maple Pecan Pie Nov 9 • Traditional Caesar Salad • Chicken Parmesan over Linguini • Sunterra’s Italian Tiramisu Thanksgiving Menu Let Sunterra spend all day in the kitchen with these four-course meals prepared from scratch by our talented chefs. Cream of Mushroom Soup with Sherry and Thyme ~ Mixed Field Greens tossed in our Maple Walnut Vinaigrette ~ Sunterra Herb Roasted Turkey Dinner With Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Traditional Stuffing, Fresh Cranberry Sauce, made from scratch Gravy and Roasted Garden Vegetables OR Nov 16 • Fisherman’s Chowder • Roasted Sunterra Striploin with Peppercorn Sauce and Chateau Potatoes • Sunterra’s Molten Lava Cake Nov 23* • Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup • Chicken Cacciatore over Spiral Pasta and Fresh Parmesan • Fresh Cappuccino Cheesecake Nov 30 • Split Pea Soup • Sunterra Traditional Tortière with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Gravy • Chocolate Sacher Torte Sunterra Traditional Thanksgiving Roasted Ham with Sweet Brandy Apple Glaze Served with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Fresh Oven Roasted Vegetables ~ Fresh Baked Deep Dish Pumpkin Pie with Fresh Ginger Whipped Cream $19.99 per person, or redeem 800 Fresh Rewards points. Dinners are available October 5 - 8 and will require reheating. Order yours today in store or online at www.sunterramarket.com ® Visit www.sunterramarket.com to order on-line. Bankers Hall 269.3610 Britannia 287.0553 Gulf Canada Square 263.9756 TransCanada Tower 262.8240 West Market Square 266.3049 ® Bankers Hall 269.3610 Britannia 287.0553 Gulf Canada Square 263.9756 TransCanada Tower 262.8240 West Market Square 266.3049 moroccan vegetable tagine serves 4 Sunterra chefs recommend lamb, beef or chicken to accompany this dish. For extra ﬂavour, double the ingredients that form the paste to marinate your protein overnight. Tagine is the name given to a fragrantly spiced stew, as well as to the earthenware pot used to cook a dish of this type in, pictured on the cover. If you don’t own a tagine use a Dutch oven or covered casserole instead. ingredients ½ tbsp coarse salt 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1½ tbsp paprika 1 tsp toasted ground cinnamon ½ small red chili, chopped 1/3 cup roughly chopped cilantro 1/3 cup chopped roughly parsley Sunterra Quality Food Markets 200, 1851 Sirocco Drive SW Calgary, AB T3H 4R5 Phone: 403.266.2820 Fax: 403.266.2557 Email: [email protected] www.sunterramarket.com method juice of 1 lemon 1½ tbsp apple cider vinegar 3 tbsp olive oil ½ cup water 1 lb. potato, cut into bitesize pieces 1 lb. pumpkin or squash, cut into bite-sized pieces 3 field tomatoes, chopped • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F • Grind the garlic with the ½ tbsp coarse salt, cumin, coriander, paprika, cinnamon and red chili to a paste. • Add the cilantro and parsley, and continue to grind. • Mix in the lemon juice, vinegar, 3 tbsp olive oil and water. • Combine the potatoes, pumpkin or squash, tomatoes and herb sauce in a tagine or casserole. • Season to taste with salt and pepper. • Drizzle with olive oil, cover, and bake covered for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until vegetables are fork tender. Serve with couscous, rice or over fresh spinach leaves with your favourite meat.
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