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Author Archive: greenbay

Oral Allergy Syndrome Is that juicy, ripe apple making your mouth itch?

Hay fever doesn’t just cause sneezing and congestion. Some may also get an itchy mouth or swollen lips when foods associated with pollen allergies, such as raw apples, peaches, and almonds, are...

Of monks and melons: preserving Quebec’s delicious agricultural heritage

SAINT-JEAN-DE-MATHA, Que. — In the foothills of the Laurentian Mountains north of Montreal, a group of Cistercian monks living in a contemporary-style abbey have relearned how to grow a...

The Iowa State Fair is opening. Time to visit the Butter Cow

DES MOINES, Iowa — More than 1 million people typically visit the Iowa State Fair each year, and sometimes it seems like every one of them is clustered around the Butter Cow’s...

Dig into honey-glazed Cornish hens with cabbage and apples

Though the disco ball drops in January, the shofar blows in September, marking the beginning of the new year for Jewish communities across the globe. Observed as one of the holiest days of the year,...

Raspberry mousse cakes sold in multiple provinces recalled for norovirus

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says various raspberry mousse cakes have been recalled after it was discovered the desserts contained norovirus. The agency issued an expanded recall...

Here are the best and worst ways to reheat leftover pizza

For those who like their pizza all crispy crust and melty cheese, reheated ’za regularly disappoints. I usually forgo the reheat entirely. I’d rather eat cold leftover pizza than choke down...

Recipe: Grilled corn and green bean salad

Ready in 25 minutes Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Makes: 4 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 Tbsp rice wine vinegar salt and pepper 4 ears of sweet corn, grilled 1...

Imbibe these bevvies with benefits

If you’re looking for a unique way to slay your summertime thirst, we’ve brewed up some innovative ideas just for you. Check out our crash course in summer mixology—bevvies with benefits! Sure,...

Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law’s lost ring on a carrot in garden

CAMROSE, Alta. — A woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a...

Recipe: Chinese 5-spice chicken tray bake

Ready in 1 hour, 25 minutes Prep time: 1 hour 5 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Makes: 4 servings Ingredients 3 Tbsp olive oil, plus extra for onions 4 – 5 garlic cloves, pressed 1 Tbsp rice...