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For a holiday gift with a personal touch, mix up some homemade granola

For a holiday gift with a personal touch, mix up some homemade granola

As the end of the year speeds toward us, we've kicked into full-on gift-giving mode . And nothing makes folks feel more appreciated than a homemade gift, especially one they can eat and share. For me, granola is always the answer.
Effortlessly gorgeous and easy to ship, drop cookies are what to bake for Christmas

Effortlessly gorgeous and easy to ship, drop cookies are what to bake for Christmas

I’m as dazzled by a beautifully decorated holiday cookie as the next person, but when it comes to wielding a pastry bag myself, I’m not a pro. I’m much more about the cookies than the piping.
Feed holiday crowds with affordable, marinated eye round or a side of salmon

Feed holiday crowds with affordable, marinated eye round or a side of salmon

Holiday parties often call for feeding crowds all at once, so this year we offer two impressive main courses that make that easy. They are as good at room temperature as they are hot from the oven.
1 in 4 Canadians fear income won't cover basic needs: Salvation Army poll

1 in 4 Canadians fear income won't cover basic needs: Salvation Army poll

TORONTO — A new survey suggests one in four Canadians are extremely concerned about having enough income to cover their basic needs, with the highest degree of hardship being felt by single parents.
A look at alcohol sales rules by province across the country

A look at alcohol sales rules by province across the country

TORONTO — The Ontario government has announced sales of beer, wine, cider and ready-to-drink cocktails will be allowed in convenience stores and all grocery stores in Ontario by 2026.

UN warns nearly 50 million people could face hunger next year in West and Central Africa

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United Nations warned on Tuesday that hunger could surge across West and Central Africa next year, primarily driven by violence in the conflict-riddled region.
Pitch the boxed broth! Indian-spiced tomato soup doesn’t need it

Pitch the boxed broth! Indian-spiced tomato soup doesn’t need it

Buying a box of broth at the supermarket feels like a soup shortcut because most people don’t have time or energy to make homemade stock. But many store-bought stocks are filled with salt and lack much real flavor.
Celebrity chef and Nova Scotia First Nation team up to create meal kits with venison

Celebrity chef and Nova Scotia First Nation team up to create meal kits with venison

MILLBROOK FIRST NATION, N.S. — A First Nation in Nova Scotia has collaborated with a celebrity chef to create meal kits for band members that feature meat from nuisance deer shot by crossbow hunters.

UN food agency stops deliveries to millions in Yemen areas controlled by Houthi rebels

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations food agency said Tuesday it is stopping food distribution in areas of war-torn Yemen controlled by the Houthi rebels, a move that will impact millions of people.
Quebec pork farmers reeling as a 'perfect storm' creates economic crisis

Quebec pork farmers reeling as a 'perfect storm' creates economic crisis

ST-SEBASTIEN, QUE. — Over the last two years, François Nadeau has chosen to do something rare among his fellow Quebec pork farmers: invest in the future.