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New Flavours of Coffee Culture

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I used to think of coffee as this amorphous, undifferentiated drink; fuel for staying awake, adulterated with heavy doses of milk and sugar. In fact it’s arguable that until Starbucks took off in the early ‘90s, many of us had never really considered ordering anything other than drip. However, over the past two decades, interest in high-quality food and where it comes from has brought coffee to...

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Romance in the Kitchen with Chef Jason MacIssac

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As I’m writing this, there’s only 11 days left to V-Day, so if you don’t have your reservations booked it’s looking like slim pickings. I was talking to my hairstylist about it the other day, and like many people in the service industry, she and her partner avoid the stressful scheduling and pricey feature menus by saving the date for another weekend. But rather than settling for your second...

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Rainbow Cake for Family Day

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Withour newest stat holiday - Family Day - almost upon us, it inspiresreflection on years past, in particular, childhood memories involving family. Not involving Family Day, of course; in the olden days we had to make special times on regular days.

My earliest memories involving ‘baking in the family kitchen’ were with my nanny, Doris, making play dough and Rainbow Cake.

Rainbow Cake was a fabulous...

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Healthy Cooking with Chef Tara Black

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It’s January, and the gym is a total writeoff thanks to everyone’s renewed passion for fitness. I’m tired of waiting in line for the squat rack and stationary bikes, so until it all blows over in February I’m looking to my diet to stay healthy. I’m not talking about the latest weight-loss craze — I mean a new philosophy for eating, taking the things I eat day in and day out and trying to make...

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2015 Lifestyle Upgrade: Juicing with the Hurom Elite

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Between Christmas, three birthdays in the family (mine included) and New Years Eve, December is a diet and alcohol write-off in my house. Charcuterie plates, blue-cheese stuffed olives, and overindulgent evening meals, crowned with a Christmas stocking filled to the gills with various types of chocolate are just a few examples of the carnage. To add insult to injury, this year my husband gave me...

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