Pink isn’t what it used to be

Pink packs a punch. The once playful tint of fragile ballerinas, Bubble Yum and Malibu Barbie has flexed some muscle of late, taking on overtones of sociopolitical protest, transgression and unalloyed eroticism. That message emerges with unexpected force at the Fashion Institute of Technology in a museum exhibition that explores variations of a colour More...

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By SLPundit On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Poll: Teens say social media makes them feel better

NEW YORK — Today’s teens are constantly on their smartphones, many check social media “constantly” and prefer texting over face-to-face communication. But a new poll finds that these same More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Loaded with herbs like parsley and basil, this pasta dish is the ultimate guilt-free indulgence

3/4 lb (375 g) spaghetti 3/4 cup (53 g) Parmesan cheese, grated 1/2 cup (23 g) parsley, chopped 1/4 cup (10 g) basil, chopped 1/4 cup (10 g) cilantro, chopped 1/4 cup (10 g) chives, chopped 1/4 cup (10 g) arugula, More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Update your grilled cheese sandwich with an open-faced turkey and pear version

Turkey and Pear Open-faced Sandwich 1/3 cup (75 ml) sour cream 2 green onions, chopped 2 tbsp (30 ml) butter, softened 4 slices country bread 12 thin slices cold turkey 1 ripe pear, sliced 4 slices raclette More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Why affogato is an ideal pick-me-up

By Grace DickinsonThe Philadelphia Inquirer Tues., Sept. 11, 2018 Peanut butter and chocolate, or fresh-picked strawberries and whipped cream. Sometimes, the sweetest treats in life are the simplest. Few More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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From ‘Top Chef’ stardom to bankruptcy: The rise and fall of Mike Isabella

To Isabella, the company was never overextended. “You know why I didn’t think it was too much? Because I had about 20 other … deals on the table” before the lawsuit, he said. Eight of More...

By SLPundit On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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The humble backpack gets the high-fashion treatment

By The Kit Fri., Sept. 7, 2018 Extra credit for: Classic cool Longchamp, $ 610, longchamp.com Extra credit for: Trendy oxblood hue Aldo, $ 60, aldoshoes.com Extra credit for: Sculptural More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, September 9th, 2018
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Surprise: this Mexican-inspired breakfast scramble doesn’t require eggs

Mexican-Style Scrambled Tofu 1 lb (450 g) medium or firm tofu 1 small onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 tsp jalapeno pepper, chopped 1 tbsp (15 ml) vegetable oil 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp smoked More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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A grilled octopus salad will shake up your grilling repertoire

1 large (or 2 small) octopus, about 2 1/2 lb (1.1 kg) 8 cups (2 litres) water 2 onions, halved 2 celery stalks, cut into chunks 3 tbsp (45 mL) lemon juice 1/2 tsp (3 g) salt Olive oil, for brushing Salad 1/2 More...

By SLPundit On Friday, September 7th, 2018
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Newmarket’s Upper Canada Mall looks to lure suburban hipsters with foodie fare

By Andrea YuSpecial to the Star Fri., Sept. 7, 2018 Millennials may be fleeing cities for more affordable suburbs, but that doesn’t mean they’re leaving their urban sensibilities behind. Suburbanites More...