Warm up with a fish and shrimp dumpling soup

Fish and shrimp dumpling soup Dumplings ½ lb (225 g) skinless white fish fillets, cut into cubes 1 shallot, coarsely chopped 3 tbsp mixed fresh herbs (such as parsley, basil, tarragon, etc.) ½ lb (225 g) peeled raw shrimp ¼ cup (60 ml) bread crumbs 1 egg ½ teaspoon salt Soup 6 cups (1.5 litres) chicken broth 1 cup (120 g) More...

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By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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This leave-in conditioner is our beauty director’s secret weapon for beating dull, limp locks

Here’s a list of things I’d rather do than wash my hair: cook perfectly runny eggs, have morning sex, read a juicy profile, watch an episode of The Office … See, 20 minutes of deafening blow-drying More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Serve this frosty grapefruit cocktail at your next holiday party

‘Tis the season to host family and friends, so kick off the holidays with a festive drink. My frosty grapefruit cocktail is just the ticket, thanks to seasonal citrus and vodka. I like to use vodka infused More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Bring back the mailbox magic with homemade-cookie care packages

Now that online shopping is an everyday occurrence, receiving a package in the mail has lost a lot of its novelty. Razor blades. Socks. Diapers. Yawn. If your gift recipients are used to the generic packaging More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Beyond the smoothie: frozen fruit cuts down on prep time and food waste

By Cynthia DavidSpecial to The Star Tues., Dec. 4, 2018 John Tentomas travels the world searching for ripe summer fruit. The best is rushed to the nearest processing plant to be washed, peeled, cut, diced More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Bucatini gets a boost from bacon

Bucatini with Leek, Bacon and Pine Nuts 2/3 lb (300 g) bacon slices, each about 1/4 inch (1/2 cm) thick 1/3 cup (15 g) curly parsley, finely chopped 1/3 cup (43 g) roasted pine nuts or crushed roasted almonds 1 More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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This Indian-spiced turkey pilaf is a great alternative to traditional holiday dishes

Indian-Spiced Turkey Pilaf 2 cups (220 g) carrots, grated 3 shallots, chopped 3 tbsp butter 2 cups (460 g) basmati rice 3 1/2 cups (875 mL) chicken broth 1/3 cup (45 g) raisins 1 tsp garam masala 2 cups More...

By SLPundit On Friday, November 30th, 2018
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Ask the Kit: What do I wear on a post-divorce date?

By Kathryn Hudson The Kit Fri., Nov. 30, 2018 After living through a divorce, I’m finally ready to start dating again. But I’m 54 now and haven’t been out on the market in decades. I am More...

By SLPundit On Friday, November 30th, 2018
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Spinach Dahl

1 cup (190 g) dried red lentils (see note) 2 cups (500 ml) water 2 cups (60 g) fresh spinach, coarsely chopped 1 tsp (5 ml) mustard seeds 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tomato, More...

By SLPundit On Friday, November 30th, 2018
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Beauty’s new obsession

Shea butter and peptides join forces to give you the softest, smoothest lips ever. Rodan + Fields Redefine Lip Renewing Serum, $ 64, rodanandfields.com Blistex Conditioning Lip Serum, $ 4, walmart.com. More...