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  • A cookbook to curl up with

    Someone thinking of a novel, or maybe a biography probably invented the phrase, "a good book to curl up with." Not many would think of a cookbook ...

  • Charismatic Cumin

    If I can be allowed to call a spice "charismatic" then I choose cumin. My Oxford Canadian describes charismatic as meaning "strong in character," ...

  • Smart food shopping

    The market research firm Ipsos Reid recently surveyed Canadians, who claim the current economic situation has affected the way they shop for ...

  • Celebrating Greek Easter

    Fans of the film "Mamma Mia" will not be surprised to learn of the effect it's had on Greek tourism. Apparently, travellers - especially the ...

  • Golden cuisine

    Dining out - Atlantic Chefs Meet Senior Culinary Contest College of the North Atlantic Prince Philip Drive "No thanks. I don't eat jewelry." ...

  • At the Boston Seafood Show

    It was a bright, beautiful day as my plane touched down at Boston's Logan International Airport. Landing at Logan was a bit like landing on a ...

  • Slow beats fast - sometimes

    On Oct. 23, 2008, Sam Levin, a high school student from Massachusetts, spoke the following words: "We will be the generation that reunites ...

  • Irish Inspired

    The venerable Irish newspaper, The Irish Times, has for the past several weeks been selling gift hampers through its website. One is called, St. ...

  • Food for everyday

    I was watching Bal Arneson on a television program called "City Cooks" (that's City TV by the way). When asked by the host if her recipes were ...

  • Sensational salt fish

    Zita Cobb of Fogo Island brought me some salted cod from the island the other day. On more than one occasion Zita and I have discussed our mutual ...