Profile of Cynthia Stone

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  • My simple valentine … dinner

    If all the cash in your house, however, is earmarked for kids’ hockey gear or new windows, but you don’t feel competent enough in the kitchen to ...

  • Cold comfort

    When it’s cold outside, I seek the comfort of old recipes that I haven’t made for a long time and the excitement of trying a new twist in flavour ...

  • Good eats for game day

    I may as well come clean right now. There is no light or healthy version of today’s recipes. Embrace the decadence this one time, encourage your ...

  • 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 ...