Sarah Marwick

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The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

Peachy Skillet Peach Cobbler Just for You

<i>Take advantage of summer produce! Skillet Peach Cobbler is a simple summer dish to make when entertaining for a hungry crowd.</i><p>Do you like to serve dessert to guest after dinner? I do, and try to do it just about every time we host family and friends over for dinner. I especially prefer to have a …

Baking

Fantastic fudge! Make this foolproof holiday favorite in 3 easy steps

For many of us, it just doesn't feel like the holidays until we have a few squares of fudge — it's an irresistible edible gift that we're happy to both give and receive. And fudge is the perfect family treat to make and share together, especially with this simple three-step recipe. Just heat, stir …

Dessert

New Cars, Used Cars for Sale, Car Reviews and News

Imagine a vehicle with automatic braking, remote operation, self-opening doors and a big screen on the dash. You're probably imaging a Tesla Model X, but we're actually talking about a car called the Golden Sahara II, a custom car originally built in the 1950s, and it's going for auction at Mecum's …

7 Of The Best Food Blogs For Eating On A Budget

It's no secret that eating on a budget often ends up in eating a lot of processed food. Fruits and vegetables, especially if they're organic, are more expensive than most food you'll find in a bag. A study released last year in the British Medical Journal found that it costs $1.50 more a day, or …

Anxiety Symptoms: 10 Common Signs To Watch Out For

You may be stressed out by work deadlines or an argument with your partner, but when you have anxiety, everyday common stressors like these can feel …

10 jobs expected to be in highest demand in B.C. over the next decade

10 jobs expected to be in highest demand in B.C. in the next decade<p>Job Title<p>Number of job openings over the next 10 years<p>Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses<p>24,660<p>Transport truck drivers<p>16,300<p>Carpenters<p>13,690<p>Financial auditors and accountants<p>13,450<p>Cooks<p>10,210<p>Early childhood educators …

Countertop composter quietly turns organic waste into odourless compost

How much would you pay not to have to smell your green bin anymore?<p>Bradley Crepeau, the vice-president and co-founder of a Cornwall, Ont.-based company called Food Cycle Science, is wagering that consumers will be willing to part with $400 for a countertop-sized high-tech composter that can quietly …

Most small businesses aren’t ready for July 1 start to anti-spam laws: CFIB

Most small business owners aren't ready for a new anti-spam law that will restrict how they communicate electronically with clients and prospects after July 1, a spokeswoman for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business said Wednesday.<p>"I think this is going to be a pretty heavy-handed …

Small Business

If fruits and vegetables had labels, here’s what their nutrition facts would say

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>What does “Per Cent Daily Value” mean on food labels? How does it apply to my diet? How do I know what the per cent daily values are for fruits and vegetables?<p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>On every nutrition label you’ll find a daily value percentage (per cent DV) for fat, saturated and trans fat, sodium, …

Nutrition

Low-Carb? Don't Starve: Veggie Alternatives to Pasta, Rice and Bread

I'm a devout carnivore. Meat is still what's for dinner most days "chez nous." So a low-carb, high-protein diet suggested by my doctor sounded perfect for me.<p>But a few weeks in, I got tired of the same old "meat -- eggs -- veg" routine. Granted, there were a few "fruit" days. And I learned to turn …

How to Make a Perfect Cup of Tea | Steven and Chris | CBC

Lingering Cough Can Make It Feel Like Winter Lasts Forever

This year’s cold and flu season is almost as difficult to get rid of as the cold weather.<p>While many of us have overcome the typical week-long cold …

Some not-so-sweet facts about sugar in our food

Caramel. Dextrose. Glucose-fructose. Corn syrup. Fruit concentrate.<p>Sugar goes by many names. If you read the ingredient labels of some of the most mundane foods in your home, you'll probably be surprised to find that sugar continually pops up in surprising places – and in unexpected amounts. Pasta …