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Fish on Christmas Eve
It’s Christmas Eve. Will there be fish on the table? In our house — absolutely! In fact, seafood is the star attraction on this most special night. Where exactly this tradition came from is buried deep in history — even the ...
RECIPES: Hearty Fall Soups
A steaming, hearty bowl of soup tops the list as one of our favourite comforts on a chilly, fall day. Packed with tender morsels of meat and colourful vegetables, these soups can be simply paired with some warm, crusty bread for a simple and ...
ANTHONY GISMONDI: Expert tips to build a home wine cellar
By Anthony Gismondi Is the wine cellar dead? The simple answer is yes for all but the most fortunate who have the room to store a few hundred bottles where they live. For the city dweller, space is an issue, especially if you live in a ...
Montrealer Meredith Erickson gives cookbook genre an altitude adjustment
By Joanna Fox Meredith Erickson had only been to the Alps a couple of times, but there was something about the beauty, the magnitude and the magic of this vast, mountainous and often remote place that drew her in. While she was there, the ...
Around the House: Savouring the last of summer al fresco
Feeling the first faint pangs of sadness that come as summer slips away? You can try to ignore the arrival of fall, but that may only hasten its appearance. Or you can resolve to make to most of every single sunny day left to us. Dining outdoors ...
SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS: The great protein war of 2019
The great “protein war” is heating up, as several major restaurant chains are embracing the plant-based movement while others are firmly positioning themselves as guardians of the mighty meat-eater. It’s getting confusing with all ...
The future of bananas is B-A-N-A-N-A-S
The banana is in a precarious position. A deadly fungus that has been decimating plantations in Asia for decades was recently detected in South America, leading Colombia to declare a state of emergency. The world’s fourth-largest banana ...
Happy Birthday, Mary Brown's
You may know the name attached to delicious, made-from-scratch fried chicken and taters – but did you know that there really was a Mary Brown whose recipe became a Canadian success story 50 years ago? True, that was the year man first walked ...
When I think of muffins I think of those big, moist mouthfuls of sweetness, full of fruits and nuts, cinnamon, nutmeg – you name it. But lately, I’ve had a hankering for muffins that still have that lush, full-bodied mouth-feel, but on ...
Celebrating National Hot Dog Day
Meet the Queen of Wien: Janet Riley, former president of the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, now v-p of communications at Maple Leaf – and someone whose admonishment of a spectator who threw a hot dog at golf star Tiger Woods a few years ...