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This lively springtime asparagus pasta is defined by textural contrast

This lively springtime asparagus pasta is defined by textural contrast

One of the pillars of great cooking is ensuring that each dish features ample textural contrast, an element as important as flavor.
B.C. food bank gets $7M for warehouse as it struggles with abundance, not scarcity

B.C. food bank gets $7M for warehouse as it struggles with abundance, not scarcity

NANAIMO, B.C. — The head of a Vancouver Island food bank says the problem it's been grappling with in recent years isn't scarcity — it's abundance. Peter Sinclair, executive director of the Loaves and Fishes Food Bank in Nanaimo, B.C.
Don't have udon? Try spaghetti in this `Asian noodle' dish

Don't have udon? Try spaghetti in this `Asian noodle' dish

With bold, exciting flavors and speedy cooking, savory Asian noodles are ideal for weeknight meals. But what happens if all you have in the pantry is spaghetti? No problem.
A recipe for Escarole and White Bean Soup, from Lidia Bastianich and her new PBS special

A recipe for Escarole and White Bean Soup, from Lidia Bastianich and her new PBS special

Lidia Bastianich offers this classic Escarole and White Bean Soup recipe from her new special on PBS.
Lidia Bastianich honors immigrants and their food in PBS special 'Lidia Celebrates America'

Lidia Bastianich honors immigrants and their food in PBS special 'Lidia Celebrates America'

NEW YORK (AP) — In her new PBS special, Lidia Bastianich samples the foods of the world without ever crossing the U.S. border.
Montreal restaurants dominate Canada’s 100 Best list, including top pick

Montreal restaurants dominate Canada’s 100 Best list, including top pick

TORONTO — Montreal restaurants dominate Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants List with 27 eateries on the annual ranking, led by Mon Lapin in the No. 1 spot.
For turning 'mines to vines,' founder of Roots of Peace wins World Food Prize

For turning 'mines to vines,' founder of Roots of Peace wins World Food Prize

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A California peace activist who has worked to remove land mines from war-torn regions and replace them with grape vines, fruit trees and vegetables was named the 2023 World Food Prize laureate Thursday at a ceremony in Washing
Saskatchewan NDP calls on government to scrap 'snack tax' on food items

Saskatchewan NDP calls on government to scrap 'snack tax' on food items

REGINA — Holding up a rotisserie chicken, Saskatchewan Opposition NDP finance critic Trent Wotherspoon questioned why it's taxed while an uncooked chicken is not.
Gift Guide: For cooks with a craving for sustainability

Gift Guide: For cooks with a craving for sustainability

This time of year can be a big gift-giving moment, with Mother’s Day , Father’s Day, graduations, weddings and more.
Elegant but easy: French braised chicken will impress Mom

Elegant but easy: French braised chicken will impress Mom

If you associate chicken with dry, bland childhood dinners, you probably were eating boneless, skinless breast. It does the job, but it’s inherently flavorless and easy to overcook. That’s why we often call for boneless, skin-on chicken thighs.