Are There Crushed Bugs in Your Negroni? Here’s How to Tell

By Jason TesauroBloomberg Mon., June 11, 2018 That vibrant red color in your Negroni? It may be from crushed-up bugs. We’d have mentioned this earlier in Negroni Week, but it’s rather like when you initially eat escargot: Better to taste how delicious they are before learning that they’re land snails. First, the drink itself. More...

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By SLPundit On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Ricardo’s veggie pâté sandwiches with a crunch

Crunchy Vegetables and Veggie Pâté Sandwiches 1/4 English cucumber, thinly sliced 4 radishes, thinly sliced 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced 8 slices country or loaf bread 1/3 cup (75 mL) mayonnaise Veggie More...

By SLPundit On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Startup makes simple helmet sensors that could detect concussions without electronics

Jessie Garcia’s fortitude is a subject of occasional, exasperated observation by her Grandma Hortensia. “Tu eres muy tozuda!” the elder Garcia tells her granddaughter in Spanish. “You are More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, June 10th, 2018
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Add Ricardo’s mini carrot meatballs to your next sauce

By RicardoSpecial to the Star Sun., June 10, 2018 Mini Carrot Meatballs Ricardo’s mini carrot meatballs are easy to make.  (Ricardo) 1 slice whole wheat bread, crust removed and cut into More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, June 9th, 2018
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Mandy Moore opens up about beauty, self-esteem and social media

By Katherine LalancetteThe Kit Sat., June 9, 2018 Mandy Moore’s strength has always been her relatability. Yes, her smile could be an ad for Invisalign and her dreamy mid-century modern home been featured More...

By SLPundit On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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A better way to fuel up on game day

Poke 2 tbsp (30 mL) soy sauce 2 tsp (10 mL) toasted sesame oil 2 tsp (10 mL) rice vinegar 3/4 lb (340 g) sushi–grade tuna, diced 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives Sauce 1/2 cup (125 mL) mayonnaise 2 tbsp (30 More...

By SLPundit On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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These five LCBO Vintages wines are ripe for the picking

I don’t base my columns strictly on the LCBO’s Vintages releases because these wines are stocked temporarily and in relatively small lots — making them a bit of a chore to find. But this week, More...

By SLPundit On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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The Egyptian dish of carb-tacular greatness

Released right in the midst of Ramadan, Feast: Food Of The Islamic World ($ 75, Ecco) is the 9th book by Beirut-born cookbook author and journalist Anissa Helou, who specializes in the cuisines of the Middle More...

By SLPundit On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Feeding it forward at Junction sandwich shop

Address: 2772 Dundas St. W. (near Keele St.), 647-344-1933, baguetteco.ca Chef: Lynn Kwon Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5:30 More...

By SLPundit On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Rethinking hair removal with laser

I do everything last minute: braving the mall crowds on Christmas Eve, still getting dressed with an Uber on the way, making my wax appointment mere hours before my departing flight. I’ll usually blame my More...