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Bacon Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a small pot, cover the eggs with water and bring to a boil over high heat; reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain; …

20 Traditional and Modern Indian Recipes to Make Instead of Takeout

Many of us resort to takeout Indian food, but making it at home can be more cost effective. From classic butter chicken to a modern take on biryani, these Indian sides, drinks, and main dishes can be whipped up easily and mastered sooner than you think.

Recipes

How to Sharpen a Knife with a Water Stone (Video)

At some point in every knife’s life, it’s going to need a sharpening. Even if you bought one of those As-Seen-On-TV-Cuts-A-Soup-Can knives (which, …

My 5 go-to dishes when I only had $150 a month to spend on food

Living in New York required me to quickly adapt to several big changes at the same time: the lack of living space, noise, and the subway system that always seems to break down when you can't afford a delay.<p>One of the biggest adjustments I had to make, however, was around money.<p>Naturally, my …

Beef Cuts to Know—and How to Ask for and Cook Them

<i>A butcher's case of beef is made up of more than just a few recognizable cuts, so we teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to chart every section, identify cuts, and share how to use them in everyday cooking.</i><p>What's the first cut of beef that you usually go for on a visit to the butcher? Is it Skirt or …

Meal Prep: 4 Muscle-Building Bowl Recipes to Make for Lunch or Dinner

Instead of eating off a plate (how common!), the hot new restaurant trend is plopping everything into—wait for it—a bowl.<p>What, not revolutionary …

Why Is the BBC Planning to Delete 11,000 Recipes From the Internet?

News reports this morning claim that the BBC is planning to delete over 11,000 online recipes. But the internet didn’t suddenly run out of room, so …

George Osborne

The top 5 warehouse sales in Toronto this May

Warehouse sales this month are appropriately lined up to get you into a summer look, quickly. Sporty, easy, colourful and laid-back is the vibe for …

Toronto

Screw Masterchef! Tyler the Creator Has Created the Greatest Cooking Show of All Time

This is regular cooking for "regular ass people", where you can learn how to make cinnamon waffles that taste "like Nickelodeon on Saturday."<p>Tyler the Creator isn't the kind of guy to go to the market at the crack of dawn, drop £30 on fresh fruit and veg, and spend the rest of his day preparing a …

The top 15 cheap eats in Kensington Market

Kensington Market is full of delicious treasures. Whether you're craving a mid afternoon snack or a full meal, there's a spot for pretty much all …

Latin America

Coffee-Rubbed Steak

4 Servings<p>This rub works on just about any cut (in fact, it’s served on filet mignon at Mesa Grill), and the pan-to-oven method is foolproof.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons ancho chile powder<p>2 tablespoons finely ground coffee beans<p>5 teaspoons dark brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon hot smoked Spanish …

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Photos of Bros in the Club During the Tanned Aughts

Photographer Brit Worgan captures the macho melting pot of fraternity brothers, guidos, and rednecks in a college town located in upstate New York during the mid 2000s.<p>When I was first starting out as a photographer, I worked for a nightlife photography site. I'd go to night clubs with the sites …

The 5 Best Japanese Foods (That Aren’t Sushi or Ramen)

Rosa Parks' "Featherlite" Peanut Butter Pancakes

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE: We originally published this story in February of last year, when the Library of Congress first digitized Rosa Parks’ personal papers. Within those pages was her sterling pancake recipe, which is making the rounds again thanks to this week’s episode of the Sporkful podcast. Give it a</i> …

5 clothing stores coming to Toronto in 2016

A number of popular clothing stores will be opening in Toronto next year, giving a considerable boost to the city's fashion sense. From a Japanese …

5 Mens Hairstyle Trends For 2016

As the menswear industry grows, so does the barbering world. It’s a time where men’s hairstyles are changing faster and faster, so if you want to …

Beef red curry

SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the red curry sauce</b><p>½ red onion, peeled and roughly chopped<br>• ½ red pepper, halved, deseeded, roughly chopped<br>• ½ x 400g tin coconut milk<br>• 1 clove garlic, finely chopped<br>• 1 medium-sized, medium-hot chilli<br>• 2cm cube fresh ginger<br>• 6 cherry tomatoes, halved<br>• Leaves from a small bunch of …

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How to Break Your Addiction to Sweets

Depending on who you talk to, sugar is either the root of all evil, the next nicotine, or okay, as long as you counter it with physical activity. Of course the message that sugar is okay most often comes from the food industry, which likes to add lots of sugar (plus salt and fat) to foods to hook …

5 Canadian Plus Size Bloggers Slaying The Fashion Game - PLUS Model Magazine

Canada’s plus size blogging community continues to grow and has created this fabulous movement of women of all shapes and sizes, showing their style …

The Best Minimalist Menswear Brands

The sun is setting on the day of the dandy. In a market saturated with snug suiting adorned with umpteen paisley pocket squares, a rebellion has been …

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pie: What Dreams are Made Of

Any sort of nostalgic flavor makes for a killer pie, which is what makes this Peanut Butter and Jelly Pie so good.<p>To emulate the whole-wheat bread and graham crackers of my youth, I mix in some graham flour along with the usual all-purpose. The resulting crust is crisp and lightly nutty, and the …

Taste Around the World With Toronto's Top Restaurants

We fully admit that creating a best restaurants list is subjective. Any foodie has their own list of memorable must-eat meals. It is pretty well …

Zagat

A cycle of exploitation: How restaurants get cooks to work 12-hour days for minimum wage (or less)

Embedded in the fabric of restaurant culture, as deep as the belief in fresh ingredients and sharp knives, is the idea that asking for fair compensation is greedy or lazy. For years, I have heard cooks and chefs describe it as a badge of honour to work so hard with so little financial reward in aid …

5 menswear trends that are going to spread like wildfire this winter

Bomber jackets, ribbed pullovers, and graphic sweaters are a few of the winter trends that are going to be popping up everywhere once the mercury plummets.<p>To make your winter wardrobe shopping easier, here are the five things you should have in your closet to be on-trend for the cold-weather months

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The Unfitted Kitchen: 14 Deconstructed Spaces

Throw out all the rules; here are 14 examples of the next wave in kitchen design, which we pegged as an emerging trend a while back in our post 15 …