Profile of Cynthia Stone

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  • 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 ...

  • Have a Canuck Christmas

    Tourtière Starting in the east, I can’t think of anything I’d rather serve my favourite people than a classic meat pie. Delicately seasoned, ...

  • Nibbles and sips

    Curry Ginger Vegetable Dip You’ve probably made the curry-powder-and-mayonnaise dip for some past party and no doubt it’s delicious, but this ...

  • The only cake you’ll need

    This cake is the only one you need for the holidays because it will appeal to everyone, even people who don’t think they like fruit cake.Light ...

  • Classic holiday cookies

    Walnut Refrigerator CookiesMy mother and I always made these because the ingredients were already in the house. As an added bonus they could be ...

  • Warming up from the inside out

    Orange Spiced TeaThere was a recipe kicking around the Internet a few years ago for something called Russian Tea made with instant orange drink ...

  • Your pasta questions answered

    The funny thing is, the top item I’m asked about has never changed. It’s always pasta. Topping the pasta list is the rinsing controversy. Some ...

  • Sensational and sausage-free

    I know it’s true. Of course we should be eating fresh foods prepared well, and drinking water and rarely enjoying the risky treats. But dang it ...

  • Perfect pastries

    Foolproof PastryGood pastry is flaky and tender, golden brown and breaks rather than bends when you bite into it. Most cooks fail by overworking ...

  • Party of one

    Egg-in-the-Hole Breakfast for OneBacon, eggs, hash browns and toast make a wonderful weekend feast for friends and family, but on a cold Sunday ...