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Shake up your festive spread with these cranberry-stuffed mushrooms

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COOKING ON DEADLINE: Black Lentil and Butternut Squash

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Worth the wait: Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

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Street food vendors up in arms over possible EU kebab ban

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Honey-almond granola: A quick, simple way to start the day

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How one Toronto tech startup is cutting food waste — and your dinner tab

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Crispy Chili Baked Shrimp

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Budget, not a lack of knowledge, fuels bad eating habits: Study

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It’s time to embrace an underappreciated fruit – persimmon

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The hack that will help you peel potatoes in no time

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Shake up your festive spread with these cranberry-stuffed mushrooms

Cranberry-stuffed mushrooms hold the perfect balance of tang, sweetness and richness Ready in 44 minutes Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 34 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 12 button mushrooms, stems removed and chopped 1/4 cup fresh cranberries, chopped 1 Tbsp butter 1 tsp olive oil 1 medium sausage link (about 100g or...

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Black Lentil and Butternut Squash

Black lentils have so much drama to them, especially when they are paired with anything that is contrasting in colour … which is pretty much anything that isn’t black as well. If you prefer to cook the lentils in chicken or vegetable broth, you will have a more flavourful dish all around. If you use...

Worth the wait: Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Ready in 6 hours and 15 minutes Cook time: 6 hours Prep time: 15 minutes Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive oil 5 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized chunks 1 onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp garam masala 1 Tbsp curry powder 1 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/2 […]

Street food vendors up in arms over possible EU kebab ban

BERLIN — The doner kebab, that grilled fast-food sandwich which is the gastronomic equivalent of an American hamburger in many European cities, is under fire. The European Union’s legislature is moving to ban the phosphates used in the slabs of meat at the heart of the popular street snack that originated in...

Honey-almond granola: A quick, simple way to start the day

With just five ingredients, this healthy homemade honey-almond granola is simple to throw together and flavoured with honey and cinnamon. Total time: 35 minutes Prep time: 5 minutes Cook: 30 minutes Yields: 4 ½ cups Ingredients 3 cups rolled oats 1 1/2 cups almonds, chopped 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup canola oil 1 Tbsp...

How one Toronto tech startup is cutting food waste — and your dinner tab

Josh and Ben Walters are proving that a restaurant’s trash can be delectable treasure. The Toronto cousins have devised a high-tech solution to Canada’s $31-billion food waste problem. Their creation, Feedback App, connects people with nearby restaurants that are about to throw away unsold food and offers...

Crispy Chili Baked Shrimp

Forget about the fryer! Crank up the heat in your oven for perfectly crispy shrimp. Ready in 27 minutes Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 12 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided 1 340g pkg. frozen raw shrimp, thawed and peeled 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup all purpose flour 2 eggs 1 1/4 cup […]

Budget, not a lack of knowledge, fuels bad eating habits: Study

It’s a hard question to answer. It’s a hard question to even ask. Why do people who have less money and lower education tend to choose foods that are bad for them? According to new Canadian research, it’s not that they don’t know better. Public-health pushes, in the media and in schools, to get us […]

It’s time to embrace an underappreciated fruit – persimmon

You’ve likely seen persimmon in the grocery store and then shied away from it, not quite sure what to do with it. The most common variety in the US is the fuyu persimmon, also called Japanese persimmon, and it looks similar to a slightly flatter orange tomato. The skin is thin and edible like the […]

The hack that will help you peel potatoes in no time

The Problem: Root veggies such as potatoes and sweet potatoes are a staple of fall cooking, but peeling them is tedious and time consuming. The Hack: There are so many ways to cook with different varieties of potatoes, from mashed, scalloped, baked and more. But the peeling can slow you down! To rid yourself of...