Profile of Cynthia Stone

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  • 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, ...

  • An old favourite, two ways

    We grew up on that old favourite, not only because it was delicious, but also because it was economical, made with vegetables out of the garden ...

  • We can all use extra dough

    Rosemary KnotsOne of the easiest — and I suppose most obvious — things to do with dough is fresh-baked rolls. These little golden nuggets have ...

  • Brussels sprouts bonanza

    Everyone out there who assumes your children will not like brussels sprouts, take note. There was no coercion, even though they are among my ...

  • Stress relievers

    Saucy chicken thighs with rice, vermicelli and peasIf money is your stressor of choice (or no choice) this recipe is for you. Chicken thighs are ...