The perfect pea soup to warm your soul

St-Germain Soup (Fresh Pea Soup) 2 onions, thinly sliced 2 tbsp butter 5 cups (1.25 l) chicken broth 1 potato, peeled and cubed 4 cups (600 g) frozen green peas 2 cups (500 ml) chopped lettuce (such as green leaf, romaine, etc.) 1/2 cup (125 ml) 15% cooking cream (optional) Croutons Fresh chervil In a pot, soften the onions in the butter. Add More...

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By SLPundit On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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How to work out like Tessa Virtue

Winning an Olympic gold medal is no easy feat. Earning three in nine years over three separate Games? Well that’s damn near impossible. Not for Canada’s national treasure and celebrated ice dancer Tessa More...

By SLPundit On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Hemp clothing is not just for hippies anymore

Perched on a leather armchair in his Yorkville atelier and showroom above the intersection of Avenue Rd. and Davenport Ave., Marlon Durrant is rocking a creamy natural-toned, three-piece bespoke suit of his own More...

By SLPundit On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Ask The hit: Should I be wearing glitter makeup?

I love dressing up for the holidays and always see shimmery makeup filling the beauty aisles. It’s pretty, for sure, but I’m just not sure how to wear it, or moreover, if, as a grown woman, I should More...

By SLPundit On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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These stocking stuffers won’t be regifted

With the run up to Christmas upon us, the pressure is on to find good things in small packages. These outstanding smaller-format bottles are just that. So stuff them into stockings, wrap them up for rounds of More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Start the day off right with savoury cheese waffles

Corn Flour and Cheddar Waffles 3/4 cup (105 g) unbleached all-purpose flour 3/4 cup (90 g) corn flour 1/4 cup (35 g) cornstarch 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 2 eggs 1/4 cup (60 g) lightly packed brown sugar 1/4 More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Dolly Parton — style icon? The legend’s latest act

Dolly Parton is the It woman of the moment. And thank God: The 72-year-old icon (and this “icon” has earned the title) embodies warmth, confidence and acceptance — which is exactly what we need More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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How to wear sparkle this holiday season — and not look like an ornament

THE JUMBO-PAILLETTE TOP How to wear it: I know what you’re thinking: Pink paillettes? Am I auditioning for a Toddlers & Tiaras spot? Fear not; there’s a couple ways to soften the saccharine. Build More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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This homebrew comes from Sir Allan MacNab’s recipe

When railway magnate Sir Allan Napier MacNab called Dundurn Castle his home, everyone in the place drank beer. Certainly Sir Allan himself, and his business cronies. Strong, dark beer for them, from the butler’s More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Fill your belly with a Chicken Lasagna with Cauliflower Sauce

Chicken Lasagna With Cauliflower Sauce 2 whole chicken legs, with skin 1 leek (green part only) or 1 onion, cut into chunks 1 celery stalk, cut into pieces 1 bay leaf 1 small piece Parmesan cheese rind (optional) 3 More...