Summer Staples: Coleslaw

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We surveyed the Potato Salad scene a couple of days ago. Now, it’s time for a look at the other supreme summer Salad: Coleslaw. We’ll start with a little history and segue into the never-ending debate over which kind of Dressing is best: Creamy Mayo style, or Oil-based Vinaigrette…

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Summer Staples: Potato Salad

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One of the most iconic Summer Staples in my part of the world has always been Potato Salad. But ask cooks what Potato Salad should be, and you’ll get a wide range of opinions. I’m going to share my favourite recipe, and look at some of the more common variations I’ve encountered over the years…

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New App Helps Lower Cancer Risk

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If you’ve used your smart phone to monitor your exercise activities or set reminders for yourself, you already know how powerful a tool it can be and how much easier it can make your daily routine. Now, there’s an app that monitors your main heart and cancer risk factors…

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The Skinny on How To Get A Free Meal

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There’s a restaurant in eastern China where you can ‘earn’ a free meal simply by walking through the door. The catch is, the door in question is partitioned off by vertical bars with gaps between them of varying widths. And the smallest gap – which gets you that free meal – is just six inches!

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