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EASTER TREATS: Recipe for retro cream cheese Easter mints

EASTER TREATS: Recipe for retro cream cheese Easter mints

A little retro and a whole lot of fun, cream cheese mints are the perfect way to keep little hands busy during Easter dinner preparations.
EASTER DESSERT: Recipe for pan-seared pound cake with minty fruit salad

EASTER DESSERT: Recipe for pan-seared pound cake with minty fruit salad

How do you make pound cake even more buttery and delicious? Easy! Pan-sear slices of it with butter and sugar. If you know how to make a grilled cheese, you can make this dessert, which is a perfect ending to an Easter — or any springtime — dinner.

Most obese US state bans restrictions on food portion sizes; NYC mayor calls it 'ridiculous'

JACKSON, Miss. - The most obese state in the U.S. now says local governments can't restrict the sizes of food or drink portions.
Saltspring Island farm ranked among world's top cooking schools

Saltspring Island farm ranked among world's top cooking schools

Foxglove Farm on Saltspring Island has been selected as one of the top cooking schools in the world by Travel and Leisure magazine in its April edition.
EASTER DINNER: Recipe for orange and mint-stuffed lamb with sweet-and-sour cabbage

EASTER DINNER: Recipe for orange and mint-stuffed lamb with sweet-and-sour cabbage

The classic Easter or spring lamb often is served with mint jelly. And that's fine, assuming you want to play it safe. We decided to flip things around. Actually, we didn't so much as flip the dish as turn it inside out.
THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for grilled lamb steaks with artichoke lemon sauce

THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for grilled lamb steaks with artichoke lemon sauce

I love lamb, in every way and every cut. But I don't eat it very often because of the same thing that tends to make it so very delicious — its fattiness. Still, all bets are off during Easter, when I happily bow to tradition.

How to start cooking lamb, the forgotten meat

LONDON, Ont. - Lamb is a staple for millions of families around the world and is as traditional for Easter, other religious celebrations and special occasions as turkey is at Thanksgiving for many Canadians. But here, it's almost the forgotten meat.
COOKING ON DEADLINE: Recipe for creamy lemon-berry tartlets

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Recipe for creamy lemon-berry tartlets

Easter dinner isn't generally the sort of meal we try to rush. The whole point is to savour the meal, not sprint through it the way we do most weeknights. But that doesn't mean we don't appreciate the easy, time-saving trick here and there.
Recipes for matzo toffee bar crunch and tortillas with tomato-mint salsa and guacamole

Recipes for matzo toffee bar crunch and tortillas with tomato-mint salsa and guacamole

When it comes to matzo, Chicago chef Laura Frankel says hers is a love-hate relationship. "Matzo and I are frenemies," she says of the unleavened cracker-like bread traditionally eaten during Jewish Passover celebrations.
As consumers get curious about what's in food, a look at greenlighting ingredients

As consumers get curious about what's in food, a look at greenlighting ingredients

SAN FRANCISCO - When PepsiCo Inc.