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Savour Summer Moments with Local Dairy

Jun 24 2022

From cool treats to epicurean eats, we’ve got recipes and food ideas to inspire your made-in-Ontario summer adventures. 

Kickstart Your Summer!

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CONTEST ALERT!

Food and drink are central to some of our most beloved summer experiences. Cherished memories of piling into the car to head to a favourite local dairy stop for ice cream cones or milkshakes are as much a part of the season as picnics on the beach, road trip food stops, backyard cook-outs and gooey campfire pie iron sandwiches. We want to hear all about your Summer Moments too!

Enter today for a chance to win a $250 Savour Ontario Summer Prize Pack!


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A round white plate with blueberry lavender yogurt popsicles on a bed of crushed ice, with blueberries strewn around the popsicles. A small white plate with fresh blueberries and a bundle of fresh lavender.

Blueberry Lavender Yogurt Popsicles

It’s not summer without these creamy blueberry lavender yogurt popsicles! The perfect snack or dessert for every day of the summer!

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Maple Butter Donut Tails

Kick off the long weekend with this yummy summer favourite! Made with milk, this fried fluffy dough topped with maple butter is so good that your guests will be asking for seconds!

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Two waffle cone bowls with scoops of chocolate ice cream with chocolate shavings on top.

Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

Beat the heat with homemade Chocolate Ice Cream! There is no denying that ice cream made with delicious local milk and whipping cream is a classic treat for a hot summer day. Even better, this ice cream recipe can easily be made as lactose-free so everyone can enjoy this summertime favourite!

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Savour Ontairo Eats: Spotlight on Kingston

As one of the oldest cities in the country, Kingston’s history prevails with not only museums and architecture, but a food philosophy for the ages. With amazing dining around every corner, enjoy the bounty of local dairy across many of Kingston’s amazing restaurants!

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Dairy Map of Ontario

Discover Ontario Dairy Map

Stumped on where to find delicious artisan Ontario Dairy? Don't worry, we've got you! We've created an interactive map so that you can see what local dairy makers are near you so you can plan out your next Ontario Dairy road trip! 

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Delicious Recipes & Inspiration

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Artisan Cheese Bento Boxes

Quick & Easy
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Classic Ontario Dairy Bars

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Jun 24
A round white plate with blueberry lavender yogurt popsicles on a bed of crushed ice, with blueberries strewn around the popsicles. A small white plate with fresh blueberries and a bundle of fresh lavender.

Blueberry Lavender Yogurt Popsicles

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Two waffle cone bowls with scoops of chocolate ice cream with chocolate shavings on top.

Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

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Jun 24
Two milkshakes in glass jars, both pink and blue with donuts, candy and marshmallows on top.

Summer Milkshake Ideas

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Jun 24
A white picnic blanket on the ground with a brown wicker picnic basket with bread, grapes and wine glasses inside. To the right there is a wheel of Brie and some croissants on a cutting board

Summer Send Off with Outdoor Dining

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Jun 24
Two wooden bento boxes containing various types of artisanal cheese, fruits, and vegetables.

Artisan Cheese Bento Boxes

Quick & Easy
Blue circle Ice Cream sign hanging from a building

Classic Ontario Dairy Bars

author icon Savour Ontario Kitchen
Jun 24
A round white plate with blueberry lavender yogurt popsicles on a bed of crushed ice, with blueberries strewn around the popsicles. A small white plate with fresh blueberries and a bundle of fresh lavender.

Blueberry Lavender Yogurt Popsicles

Inspired
 Clock Icon 6 Hr 15 Min
Two waffle cone bowls with scoops of chocolate ice cream with chocolate shavings on top.

Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

author icon Savour Ontario Kitchen
Jun 24
Two milkshakes in glass jars, both pink and blue with donuts, candy and marshmallows on top.

Summer Milkshake Ideas

author icon Savour Ontario Kitchen
Jun 24
A white picnic blanket on the ground with a brown wicker picnic basket with bread, grapes and wine glasses inside. To the right there is a wheel of Brie and some croissants on a cutting board

Summer Send Off with Outdoor Dining

author icon Savour Ontario Kitchen
Jun 24
A jalapeño and cheddar stuffed burger on a round white plate with a red rim, cheddar cheese oozing out of burger pati.

Jalapeño & Cheddar Stuffed Burger

Inspired
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A black wire basket with red and white checkered paper with Maple Butter Donut Tails on top next to a small bowl of maple butter and a spoon.

Maple Butter Donut Tails

Everyday Delicious
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Ontario Cheese & Summer Fruit Cheese Board

Quick & Easy
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Two stemless wine glasses containing strawberry milkshake topped with Rosé and a dollop of whipped cream next to a small brown fruit pint full of strawberries.

Strawberries and Cream Milkshake Cocktail

Quick & Easy
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An overhead view of a tray of nachos topped with brie cheese slices, red pepper, arugula,  and chicken.

Summer Nachos with Smoked Sour Cream

Everyday Delicious
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Overhead view of Pesto pastry twists surrounding a baked wheel of camembert on a round marble serving board.

Camembert Pesto Pastry Twists

Inspired
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A jalapeño and cheddar stuffed burger on a round white plate with a red rim, cheddar cheese oozing out of burger pati.

Jalapeño & Cheddar Stuffed Burger

Inspired
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A black wire basket with red and white checkered paper with Maple Butter Donut Tails on top next to a small bowl of maple butter and a spoon.

Maple Butter Donut Tails

Everyday Delicious
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A wooden board on a marble surface containing various types of artisanal cheeses and in season summer fruits.

Ontario Cheese & Summer Fruit Cheese Board

Quick & Easy
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Two stemless wine glasses containing strawberry milkshake topped with Rosé and a dollop of whipped cream next to a small brown fruit pint full of strawberries.

Strawberries and Cream Milkshake Cocktail

Quick & Easy
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An overhead view of a tray of nachos topped with brie cheese slices, red pepper, arugula,  and chicken.

Summer Nachos with Smoked Sour Cream

Everyday Delicious
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Overhead view of Pesto pastry twists surrounding a baked wheel of camembert on a round marble serving board.

Camembert Pesto Pastry Twists

Inspired
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