Cinnamon French Toast - © whatshieats.com

Banish French Toast Spice Woes!

Just a small post about a big problem for many folks who love to make Breakfast treats like Pancakes, Waffles and French Toast, but can’t seem to get the ingredients to combine smoothly. There is a way to ensure that the spices don’t all end up in the first unit off the grill…

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Voluntary Guidelines On Salt Not Working

A newly-published report says that voluntary-compliance guidelines for reducing Salt in processed foods are not working as planned. In fact, some products tested as far back as 2013 had more Salt in them than they did before the guidelines came into effect. Others still have just as much Salt…

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A Reminder: Re-heat Leftovers Safely

A post I ran across in Yahoo! News recounts a tale of woe that’s affecting many Brits these days;. Seems there’s a minor epidemic of the runs over ‘ome which has been traced back to poor storage and reckless reheating of leftover food. It’s a good opportunity to talk about food poisoning…

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The Queen’s Own Birthday Cake…

We’ve been all in a flutter, here in Canada this week, over the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth. She’s doing better at 90 than my mom was (she’s now a mere half a year away from 92!) and she still loves her sweets. Her Official Chef has shared his recipe for her favourite Chocolate Cake!

Happy Coffee Week - © jaywicks.com

“You Can’t Make Coffee Without Clean Water”

“You Can’t Make Coffee Without Clean Water.” That’s the slogan that headlined Coffee Week in the UK earlier this month. It’s actually a fund-raiser to support clean water projects for communities in the developing world. It’s a worthy cause. Should we be celebrating Coffee Week here, too?

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Jamie Oliver Is Lecturing Canadians Again…

The Toronto Star newspaper recently ran a story about celeb Chef Jamie Oliver’s latest intrusion in Canadians’ lives. First, he publicly derided Canadians over the national obesity problem. Now, he says we don’t do enough to educate our kids and ourselves about what we eat and how we eat it…

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