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Chef Notes: Olive Oil Poaching Seafood

I don’t know about you but seafood can be a pretty intimidating. How to cook it? When to flip it? How do you know when it’s done? And with the

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What’s So Great About Goat’s Milk?

Only that it has more calcium 25% more B6, 47% more vitamin A and 134% more potassium than cow’s milk. Oh, and it appears to be better at preventing iron

Summer

Apple Upside Down Cornmeal Cakes

If there is a consolation for summer’s end and that consolation came in the form of food, it would be apples, no? They are the very essence of goodness. And,

Winter

Lisa’s Letters Home: Char Siu Pork

Oh, hello kitchen! I’ve missed you! It was only one week but I am so pleased that you’re back with your working ovens, a stove top, and running water. You’re

Chef's Notes

Chef Notes: Your Pesto Guide

I don’t know about you but I’ve had a bumper crop of herbs this year, in particular my basil, sage, and parsley. As the summer is winding down (yeah I’m

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Sunflower Seeds?

Do you avoid eating foods like sunflower seeds, pistachios and pomegranates because they’re just too damn much work? All that shelling and picking and potential for manicure mishaps? No? Well

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sarah Bancroft to the rescue with Lunchbox 911

Guest post By Sarah Bancroft, editor in chief, www.vitamindaily.com With a ravenous 8-year old who could eat six meals a day and a picky preschooler whose favourite food is seaweed (at

Red Meats

Rosemary and Dijon Lamb

One of our favourites from June 3o, 2011….. I have to be honest. I hate lamb. Well, not so much anymore. Ever since I was a kid I didn’t like eating

By Season

Gluten Free Butternut Squash Soup Topped with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

It went from the heart of summer heat and humidity to deep fall within 24 hours in Toronto this week. There are things I hate about our moody weather (like

Poultry

Chicken Cacciatore

We are in the thick of it, people. Three morning shows, plus three newspaper interviews and that’s just this week. Last week we did 21 radio interviews! Not that I’m

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