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Fruitcake makes a comeback

Fruitcake makes a comeback

Christmas cake, also known as fruitcake, gets a bad rap. At its best, it is rich, moist, filled with the intense flavours of candied fruits, raisins and nuts and often soaked with brandy, rum or a liqueur.

Comfort in a bowl

This soup not only offers great flavour, but the colours and textures are attractive as well. Roasting intensifies the flavours of the vegetables.

Straightening out the facts on stooping

Dear Drs. Donohue and Roach: I'm getting stooped, I hate it and I hope you can tell what I can do to keep it from getting worse. Will exercise help? S.M. There are two common reasons for a stooped posture, and both of them need early evaluation.

Voice coach Levine purchases rancher

Although a traditional-style estate may not seem to blend with Adam Levine's pop rock persona, the Maroon 5 frontman and coach on The Voice has bought one in the Beverly Crest area for $4.83 million.

Not all is lovely in the garden

Poisonous plants and apple scab are perennial causes for concern

Italian cookies are simply che buono

Forget the chocolate chips - think instead of pine nuts and figs

Arts

Daniel Day-Lewis dares to be Abraham Lincoln >C8

Volunteering

Saanich Neighbourhood Place was established in 1993 as a non-judgmental place for families and individuals to go for support.

How to set healthy limits with yourself

Do you find yourself in a constant tug-of-war over stressful issues related to time, people and work? On top of these difficulties, you may have childcare issues, problems with an aging parent, or an unhappy spouse.

Late workers at risk for health issues

Blame Thomas Edison. The inventor of the light bulb, when you get right down to it, can shoulder the blame for some potentially frightening health possibilities facing 11 million workers.