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Rose Reisman: Stop tossing honey when it crystallizes— try this hack instead

The Problem: You’re baking or cooking and you need honey, but it’s crystallized and lumpy. The Hack: Salvage this natural sugar and prevent the crystallization from happening with these tips: To...

Rose Reisman: For fresh bread, the freezer is your best friend

The Problem: There’s nothing better than eating fresh bread, right out of the bakery’s oven. After the first day, the taste and texture begins declining rapidly. How can you hold onto that...

Masters of craft: why old-time trades are all the rage

Every three weeks, a full animal from North Vancouver’s Blue Goose Cattle Company arrives at Sebastian Cortez’s artisan butcher shop. That’s the way he likes it. “From the nose to the...

Montreal’s Oreo cookie plant prepares to shut its doors after drawn-out closing

MONTREAL — There was a time when the whole neighbourhood surrounding an east-end Montreal bakery would smell like baking Oreos. But that era comes to an end this month when snack-maker Mondelez...

Food box idea draws ire from Democrats, advocates

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is pushing what it calls a “bold new approach to nutrition assistance”: replacing the traditional cash-on-a-card that food stamp recipients...

Canada names five economic ‘superclusters’ that will share $950M in funding

OTTAWA — The federal government named the five winning bids Thursday of its high-tech “superclusters” sweepstakes that will divvy up $950 million of public funding in hope...

Chefs getting in on the buzz around cooking with cannabis

The first dish is ready to be served: jalapeno corn muffins with a dollop of maple butter. Next up, seabream ceviche, followed by a mushroom “cappuccino.” The dinner has all the makings of a...

Reisman: How to smooth out chocolate strawberries this Valentine’s Day

The Problem: There’s nothing more decadent than serving luscious chocolate-dipped strawberries for Valentine’s Day, but your attempt has ended in lumpy or burnt chocolate. Hardly romantic! The...

Don’t hack away at pomegranates— use this hack to remove the seeds easily: Reisman

The Problem: Pomegranates are delicious, nutritious and a giant pain to prep. The Hack: Do you avoid buying pomegranates because of the hassle of getting to those succulent, sweet seeds? Not to...

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...