Peppery tuna steaks pair well with cool salad

Spice-crusted Tuna Steaks 2 tsp (10 mL) flaxseeds 1 tsp (5 mL) fennel seeds 1 tsp (5 mL) mustard seeds 1/4 tsp (1 mL) black peppercorns 2 tbsp (30 mL) sesame seeds 4 tuna steaks, each about 6 oz. (170 g), briefly left out at room temperature 3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil In a coffee grinder or with a mortar and pestle, coarsely grind the flaxseeds, More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Charlotte Tilbury Magic Away Concealer worth the investment

Concealers in general are pretty magical products. Tired? There’s a coverup for that. Flaming red pimple that just won’t quit? Yep, a little product and a steady hand can make it all but vanish. It More...

By SLPundit On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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These celebrity wines are worth a second look, for better or worse

If you’ve ever wondered which celebrity wines are worth the money, this column is for you. I tasted six star-endorsed bottles — including Christie Brinkley’s brand new Prosecco called Bellissima More...

By SLPundit On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Between Scarborough and Markham, spiced beef brisket meets smoke

SumiLicious Smoked Meat & Deli Address: 5631 Steeles Ave. E. (at Middlefield Rd.), 647-347-8899, SumiLicious.ca Chef: Sumith Fernando Hours: Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations: More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Toronto’s best green beauty services

Fri., Oct. 19, 2018 The service: A waterless pedicure ($ 55), at Barefoot Beauty, 643 Queen St. E. The editor: Katherine Lalancette, beauty director Barefoot Beauty has a soothing, retro atmosphere More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Ratatouille and sausage pizza is almost too pretty to eat

Ratatouille and Sausage Pizza Seasoned Oil 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 1 tsp (5 mL) balsamic vinegar 1 garlic clove, finely chopped Pizza 4 naan breads 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) ratatouille (see recipe below) 2 mild More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Red Onion and Smoked Salmon Quiche

Red Onion and Smoked Salmon Quiche Servings: 4 to 6 Freezes well Crust 1 1/4 cups (190 g) unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp (2 ml) baking powder 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt 6 tbsp (80 g) cold unsalted butter, cubed 1/4 More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Can wine have ‘structure’?

By Dave McIntyreThe Washington Post Tues., Oct. 16, 2018 The vocabulary of wine can be perplexing, if not mystifying. Even wine lovers don’t always agree on what a particular word means. In fact, bitter More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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The must-have dress of the fall season is also sustainable

“There has been a stigma in the past surrounding sustainable fashion not being cool,” says Sola Desgagne, marketing director for Vancouver-based collection Obakki. Ready-to-wear retailers have been More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Gloriously gluten free — without sacrificing taste

Carefree cookies: I’m going to tell you the ultimate secret to the best chewy, tender — and gluten-free — chocolate chip cookies, and it could not be easier: freeze your dough before baking. More...