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Fall

Beef & Mushroom Stew

When Laura and I decided that this week’s theme would be comfort food, we were, of course, thinking about the weather. Middle of February, spring still many weeks away, cold,

By Meal Type

Lisa’s Letters Home: Grilled Duck and Noodle Soup

My grandmother was Japanese-Canadian, which meant that our holiday dinner table had an unusual hybrid of things like roast turkey and sushi rolls. Although she was a tiny woman who

Soups

Coconut Lentil Soup

You know what you can count on, when you live in Ontario, like we do? Winter. Every year. Right after fall. And yet… Lordy, the crying and belly-aching over the

Chef's Notes

Chef Notes: Dinosaur Kale

I had never heard of dinosaur kale until my internship at Fine Cooking Magazine. Growing up in the South, we certainly ate our share of greens, including kale, but never

Articles

Love Roundup: Recipes for tonight

You left it to last minute, didn’t you? It’s ok. So did my husband. Here are a few of our favourite treats for Cupid’s big day. If you ask me,

Articles

What’s So Great About Coriander?

In another instalment of “Herbs: Who Knew?” we learn that coriander (aka cilantro) is more than just a flavour boost and like so many of its unassuming little herb-y friends,

Summer

Mushroom Cheddar Chowder

There’s this little restaurant that my husband and I have visited since the time we were married. It’s been through a couple of owners but its latest incarnation has been

By Ingredient

Lisa’s Letters Home: The Great British Roast

In my dreams, I am that parent that produces a fabulous, nutritionally-balanced meal every night with the entire family round the table. I also envision no fighting, no shouting, no

Nutrition

Healthy Habits: The Seedy Truth

By Theresa Albert, DHN, RNCP www.myfriendinfood.com No matter which “diet” you choose, paleo, Mediterranean, South Beach or the good old government food guide, they all recommend judicious use of seeds and

Fall

Ginger Pork and Noodles

This aromatic and delicious dish is a recipe from my neighbour, Anne. Actually, it’s not originally Anne’s. It’s a meal she enjoyed at the dinner table of her friend Griff’s