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Cookbook author Rose Reisman offers winning tips for healthier Super Bowl fare

Cookbook author Rose Reisman offers winning tips for healthier Super Bowl fare

TORONTO - Super Bowl celebrations don't have to mean an evening of gluttony resulting in a "food hangover" the next day, the result of consuming too much fat, sugar or salt.
Vermont's value added agriculture: First came the cheese, now comes the charcuterie?

Vermont's value added agriculture: First came the cheese, now comes the charcuterie?

WAITSFIELD, Vt. - Nearly 30 years ago, a handful of enterprising Vermonters realized they could do more with milk than just sell it.
VALENTINE'S DAY: Recipe for crab and hearts of palm gratin with arugula and cherry salad

VALENTINE'S DAY: Recipe for crab and hearts of palm gratin with arugula and cherry salad

Not planning to go out for Valentine's Day? Time to start planning a special menu for a romantic night in. This dish is warm and comforting, and rich with flavours that say "you're special.
For quicker harvest, jumpstart the growing season and choose veggies that can be picked young

For quicker harvest, jumpstart the growing season and choose veggies that can be picked young

Vegetable gardening is an exercise in patience. Sweet potatoes can take more than 100 days to ripen; some tomato and watermelon varieties require five months. But there are ways to shorten the wait.
THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for warm double chocolate cakes with raspberry sauce

THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for warm double chocolate cakes with raspberry sauce

Love is always sweeter when expressed with chocolate! Especially on Valentine's Day. Yes, chocolate... And the more ooey-gooey deeply chocolaty, the better. Still, there's no sense overdoing it.
Colby Red, Ehlers Estate wines dedicated to heart research are a labour of love

Colby Red, Ehlers Estate wines dedicated to heart research are a labour of love

Like a fine romance, the best rose wines are a balancing act — not too sweet, not too heavy and full of flavour.
COOKING ON DEADLINE: Recipe for vegetarian steamed dumplings with sweet-and-sour sauce

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Recipe for vegetarian steamed dumplings with sweet-and-sour sauce

Whether or not Chinese New Year marks a major event in your life, it's easy to love many of the foods associated with it. Dumplings are a traditional choice for the holiday, which this year begins Feb. 10.
A costly cup! Excitement brewing over new, high-end Geisha coffee

A costly cup! Excitement brewing over new, high-end Geisha coffee

Still think a $5 latte at Starbucks is over the top? Hold on, because now there's an even pricier cuppa Joe to get buzzed about.

Kimchee poutine, squid taco among drool-worthy menu items on Instagram site

TORONTO - Looking for pictures to fire up your tastebuds? A 24-year-old from Toronto may have the answer. Brad Wishen has launched an Instagram account to show off pictures of the most drool-worthy menu items from the city's most popular restaurants.
CHINESE NEW YEAR: Recipe for shrimp and shiitake noodle stir-fry

CHINESE NEW YEAR: Recipe for shrimp and shiitake noodle stir-fry

These noodles are a fun and approachable dish equally good for a busy weeknight or to celebrate Chinese New Year. Asian markets are jammed with many different noodle varieties.