This miso and tofu soup will have you craving a trip to Japan

8 dried shiitake mushrooms, stems removed 1/2 cup (125 mL) boiling water 1 cup (250 mL) (180 g) semifirm tofu, diced 3 tbsp (45 mL) soy sauce 1 tsp fresh ginger, chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 tsp (5 mL) sunflower oil 4 cups (1 litre) water 3 tbsp (45 mL) brown miso 3 green onions, finely chopped 1 cup (250 More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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Herb-crusted lamb chops

Herb Breadcrumbs 1/4 cup (30 g) breadcrumbs 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped 2 tbsp dill, finely chopped 1 tbsp mint, finely chopped 1 tbsp sage, finely chopped 1 tbsp oregano, finely chopped 1 More...

By SLPundit On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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Give in to your cheese craving with this mac and cheese

3/4 lb (375 g) short macaroni 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp dry mustard 1/4 tsp onion powder 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1 can (12 oz/370 ml) evaporated milk 1 cup (250 ml) chicken broth 3 More...

By SLPundit On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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How to water a crowd in style: bring on the magnum!

Face it, a magnum carries weight. It only holds the equivalent of two standard bottles of wine, but pull one out and people take pause. Magnums also water a crowd with less fuss, less waste, and less expense than More...

By SLPundit On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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Ask the Kit: What’s the ultimate revenge outfit?

“I was with my now ex-boyfriend for eight years. Things fell apart slowly. I wasn’t happy and it showed, but it still bothers me that he is the one who ultimately ended things. On some level, I still thought More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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I tried a hair serum and it (actually) changed my life

Look, I’m not exactly low-maintenance. I mask several times a week and devote a huge portion of my morning routine to curling my lashes and painting my lids with fun colours. But my hair is a whole different More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Freshen up shrimp curry with lime and cilantro

1 large onion, chopped 1/4 cup (60 ml) vegetable oil 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tsp fresh ginger, finely grated 4 tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 can (14 oz/398 ml) coconut milk 1 1/2 tsp garam masala 1 More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Chloe Wilde teaches us how to let go of period shame

A few months ago, eTalk reporter and Healthy Is Hot founder Chloe Wilde published a rather surprising Instagram post. It might have appeared ordinary on the surface, a sunny vacation pic on a powdered sugar beach, More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Ayahna Cornish-Lowry on her Raptors playoffs rituals

Here’s a bit of basketball trivia you might not know: Ayahna Cornish-Lowry, wife of Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry, is an accomplished basketball player herself. The Philadelphia native played for St. Joseph’s More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Unique Uyghur flavours in Waterloo

In December 2004, Rahila David, her husband, Shaoket, and their young daughters, Shaida and Youli, stepped off a plane and into a new life in Canada. Toronto was different from Tokyo. About half a day earlier, More...