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 smell of spring

    No, not flowers—although there are a few sneaking out of the ground here and there. I’m talking about the shed warriors firing up their grills ...

  • It’s spring — take it outside

    What a tease spring is. We wake up in the rain or snow, go to work, then by the time the coffee is ready sunshine is pouring in the window. It’s ...

  • Cooking around spring renovations

    I’m living out of boxes waiting to move — again. Cooking has not been my top priority this past few weeks and I’m sick of it. So, with the few ...

  • It doesn’t have to be turkey

    Whether you celebrate Easter or not, chances are you’re enjoying a long holiday weekend and this is a great time for the year’s first big family ...

  • Leafing around

    Quick breads and loaves are a great way for new bakers to gain confidence in the kitchen, and the simplest possible answer for experienced cooks ...

  • St. Patrick’s Day favourites

    I’m not Irish, but being from this province I consider myself adopted into the clan for celebrating purposes tomorrow. Even if you are a firm ...

  • Lose an hour, gain a season

    You can live with losing an hour tonight because, apart from rolling up the rim, taking the clocks down and resetting them is a signal that we ...

  • Salt cod joys

    I’m trying to empty a deep freeze and things are being unearthed that I’d forgotten I’d ever bought. This morning it was a freezer bag full of ...

  • Experimenting with hazelnuts

    Pecans, peanuts and walnuts are all common baking ingredients for cookies and cakes. Maybe I haven't spent enough time experimenting with ...

  • The big dig

    I’m getting ready to move and you know what that means. The freezer has to be cleared out. I started a few weeks ago and I’ve been making great ...