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The year in food, from viral restaurant reviews to Paula Deen's PR gaffes

The year in food, from viral restaurant reviews to Paula Deen's PR gaffes

Most Americans never will sip the watermelon margarita at Guy Fieri's behemoth Times Square restaurant, nor savour the chicken Alfredo at the Olive Garden in Grand Forks, N.D.
THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for cold weather broccoli pasta

THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for cold weather broccoli pasta

Whenever I have too little time and too few ingredients on hand — or when I've been eating too much meat — I cook up some broccoli pasta.
'Canada's Favourite Recipes' focuses on foods cherished by home cooks and chefs

'Canada's Favourite Recipes' focuses on foods cherished by home cooks and chefs

TORONTO - When veteran foodies Rose Murray and Elizabeth Baird invited Canadians who are passionate about food to send in their best-loved recipe, they were amazed at the variety and touched by the stories that flooded in.
Conservation groups team up with ranchers, loggers, fishermen to preserve land from developers

Conservation groups team up with ranchers, loggers, fishermen to preserve land from developers

FRIANT, Calif. - Two cowboys on horses pushed cattle across an expanse of golden hills overgrown with tall grasses and oak trees, up an unpaved road toward another pasture.
Even some food banks feel penalized by NHL lockout

Even some food banks feel penalized by NHL lockout

MONTREAL - The National Hockey League lockout isn't just frustrating fans of Canada's national sport — it's also putting a pinch on some food banks.
COOKING ON DEADLINE: Recipe for chocolate chip cookie dough dip

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Recipe for chocolate chip cookie dough dip

This summer I had the misfortune to encounter the internet culinary sensation known as cookie dough dip. It was at a potluck party and folks were raving about this creation, which until then I'd been ignorant of.
This New Year's Eve, gather round raclette for a festive, cheesy meal made for sharing

This New Year's Eve, gather round raclette for a festive, cheesy meal made for sharing

When Cowgirl Creamery breaks out the raclette on weekends in San Francisco's Ferry Building Marketplace, people float into the store almost trancelike.
Technology enhances cookbook experience but aficionados unlikely to give up books

Technology enhances cookbook experience but aficionados unlikely to give up books

TORONTO - While ebooks have been exploding in popularity in recent years, scholars, chefs and those who just love to tool around in the kitchen say it's not time to stick a fork in the physical cookbook just yet.
A trend bubbles up: Sparkling wine as a mixer is the latest buzz on the cocktail scene

A trend bubbles up: Sparkling wine as a mixer is the latest buzz on the cocktail scene

Something new is bubbling up in the world of cocktails as canny mixologists skip the soda and turn to sparkling wine as their new go-to mixer. The practice stems from the added care being given to cocktail ingredients in general.
NEW YEAR'S EVE: Recipe for simple, sensational flourless chocolate cake

NEW YEAR'S EVE: Recipe for simple, sensational flourless chocolate cake

You want something rich and decadent for the holidays. Something chocolate. Something that will impress. Something that really screams celebration. But you don't want to spend hours making it. The answer? A flourless chocolate cake.