Profile of Cynthia Stone

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  • Restaurant food, at-home prices

    If you’re experiencing the same bit of post-holiday spending regret but still want to enjoy a great dinner with friends, then today’s recipes are ...

  • Compromise but don’t settle

    I get many requests for what I’ll call specialty recipes — gluten-free or extremely low in salt, for example — and they never fail to make me ...

  • Holiday snack-weaning time

    Spicy Hummus for DippingIf chips and dips are your downfall, here’s an option that satisfies the need to chew in front of the television but ...

  • Ultimate leftovers

    This will require some ingenuity and imagination, of course, because I have a fridge full of leftovers and cupboards stocked with fancy bits and ...

  • Unstuffed and stuffed

    About this time I start to crave a raw carrot or a lettuce leaf as a straightener, but you can hardly serve up a tossed salad on the holiday ...

  • A different kind of cookie exchange — Part 2

    Today’s exchange recipes are worth making whether you are trying to bring the calories under control or not. Related story: A different kind of ...

  • ­­­­­­­­­­­A different kind of cookie exchange

    My old auntie had a point when she said if it tastes good, spit it out, but there are a couple of acceptable options for lightening up that sweet ...

  • The perfect boiled cake

    Sometimes, however, the best ones aren’t the new ones.In the last two weeks I’ve had half a dozen friends and a couple of strangers ask me for a ...

  • Rolling with oats

    Or is it just that we have so many more oaty options on the grocery store shelves?Either way, you’re asking, so I’m telling.Whole oat kernels, ...

  • Taking stock

    The basic premise is that stock is an unseasoned or lightly seasoned extraction of flavour and gelatin from bones that will become the basis of a ...