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  • 'Julie & Julia' offers a visual feast for foodies

    "You are the butter to my bread, and the breath to my life." With those words, Paul Child, husband of the larger than life, peculiar speaking, ...

  • Salt

    In her book, "The Sea Around Us," the great American environmentalist and writer, Rachel Carson, wrote: "When the animals went ashore to take up ...

  • The world's longest barbecue

    Canadian culinary activist and author, Anita Stewart, is inviting Newfoundlanders to take some time today to enjoy a meal of locally produced ...

  • Cookies for Canines

    I walked into Jenny Wilcox's small kitchen and found the happiest baker I've ever met in my life. There she was in her apron flashing the ...

  • Swiss with a twist

    "What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?" - Bertolt Brecht I learned recently that the distinctive holes in Swiss cheese are actually ...

  • Avalon Rhubarb Wells preserved

    I was strolling through the produce section of my neighbourhood supermarket the other day when I came across some beautiful locally grown ...

  • ANCIENT Beverage meets NEW World

    Every autumn I drive across the island to see the colours. We may not have the variety and volume of leaves seen in New England or Quebec but the ...

  • A quartet of Canuck cookbooks

    Every year, international publishing releases an avalanche of cookbooks. They come in every conceivable style, from celebrity-penned recipes - ...

  • The woman who sold Canadians on kiwifruit

    This may surprise you, but prior to 1988 few Canadians had ever heard of kiwifruit. Now we see the fuzzy, brown vine fruit in every supermarket, ...

  • The mentor chef

    Big Night is a movie about two brothers who run a restaurant. Two brothers run downtown's The Cellar Restaurant. While Big Night is one of their ...