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Steaming in foil outdoors keeps you cool

Steaming in foil outdoors keeps you cool

When we think of steaming, we generally think stovetop cooking. And during the heat of summer, that can make this very healthy form of cooking seem very unappealing.

Don't panic, but check with doctor if moles worry you

Dear Dr. Donohue: Every summer, we rent a cottage for two weeks. This summer is the first time I have seen three black spots on my 17-year-old son's back - moles, I think. My imagination took off.
Chef's impact still felt on her 100th

Chef's impact still felt on her 100th

Julia Child made it OK to love cooking, eating

Different types of urinary tract trouble

Dear Dr. Donohue: My mother was discharged from the hospital last week. She was admitted for a urinary tract infection. She has had many urinary tract infections in the past, and they were all treated as an outpatient.

Arts

Asian film crews give audience a taste of Vancouver Island >C4
Steps to avoid playground plagues

Steps to avoid playground plagues

Kids are vulnerable to new germs but you can protect their health
Crowning glories: Salons see hunger for classic twist

Crowning glories: Salons see hunger for classic twist

Hunger Games heroine's style has sparked a trend for sleekly styled crowns of plaited hair
Becks puts his briefs on display

Becks puts his briefs on display

David Beckham says he's in the underwear game for the long haul, looking forward to advancing his bodywear partnership with H&M. The English soccer star's second set of ads for his branded collection launched last week.

VOLUNTEERING

CFAX Santas Anonymous has, for more than 35 years, worked year-round to help Greater Victoria children in need,from the Largest Little Airshow in August to the Victoria Marathon team.

Mango, shrimp make a fine salad

Ripe, juicy mangos are at the height of their season and provide a contrasting sweetness to the tangy dressing used for this layered shrimp and mango pasta salad. This quick salad supper can be made several hours ahead and refrigerated until needed.