Profile of Cynthia Stone

Cynthia is a writer, editor and teacher in St. John's. Her weekly column Everyday Kitchen appears Saturday on the Food & Drink page, in the Lifestyles section

All articles of Cynthia Stone

  • The great cookie kick-off

    These aren’t the newest or the most innovative cookies — there are no pinches of finishing sea salt on top of caramel and no goji berries ...

  • Fruitcake: from novice to expert

    Let’s assume it’s not your fault, first.If someone you know hasn’t already made the cake, then at least get the recipe from a trusted cookbook. ...

  • Going green

    I arrived one minute after the garage door opened and there were about five parking stalls left. Assuming you’re all holiday shopping already, ...

  • One-pot wonders

    For me, cabbage rolls are a dead-of-winter dish ... lots of steps and time in between them to enjoy a leisurely day in the kitchen. We're not ...

  • Bringing up your game

    I can’t resist sizing up your cart because you might have something more delicious planned than I do, but lately what I see are mountains of ...

  • Scary treats

    That was inevitable, I suppose, because treats aren’t really treats anymore, and knocking on strangers’ doors doesn’t seem quite as wholesome as ...

  • Making magic with leftovers

    Not being much of a fan of warmed over dinner, I am totally onboard with figuring out how to turn that last cold potato and spoonful of gravy ...

  • It was a very good year

    I can’t remember ever spending more time digging in the car for my sunglasses or just sitting out on the back deck. And the local produce this ...

  • Bye-bye berries

    I stretch the berries until it’s time for Thanksgiving turkey, and you do, too, because I’m accosted every day for more recipes using our ...

  • It’s tater time

    Creamy and sweet, early local potatoes are truly worth seeking out. Don’t mix them up with small versions grown elsewhere and shipped in — if the ...