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  • Cynthia Stone: Spring fever

    Having been laid up myself recently with a broken leg, I can tell you a visitor carrying a container tightly bound in plastic wrap is a welcome ...

  • Cynthia Stone: Crisis crepes

    There are a couple of secrets I’m willing to share. The first crepe of a batch doesn’t always come out perfect, but you can hide the ugly ones ...

  • Tastes of spring

    Penne with Asparagus, Bacon and Acorn Squash The first asparagus dish that comes to my mind is always pasta with a light sauce. There are ...

  • Cynthia Stone: Don’t get fooled again

    The thought crossed my mind, especially since I didn’t make it to the store to try and score one of the last bottles on Earth. I have a niece who ...

  • Spring into lighter fare

    Beef and broccoliRoast beef is a go-to celebration meal in my family, and we certainly indulged this winter. Whipped potatoes, Yorkshire pudding ...

  • Cynthia Stone serves up some light Paddy's Day fare

    Peas and shallots in blue cheese cream sauceWhen I was in home economics class several decades ago — yes, that’s how old I am — I thought we had ...

  • Should you buy or should you bake?

    Chocolate triangle cakesDo you have a box of French Canadian cakes in your cupboard right now? You know the ones I mean — squares of puffed ...

  • Credit card stretch

    With the loonie in the toilet, a trip south is a bit of a stretch for many of us, and the cost of food has skyrocketed — again, thanks to that ...

  • The secret Valentine’s ingredient

    When I think about cooking for the people I adore, nothing beats the investment of time. Today’s offering requires you to expend a little extra ...

  • Warming bowls

    I’ve got a couple of favourite retro bowls to suggest. Neither is difficult but both are scrumptious and will hit the spot on a cold day.Potato, ...