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GO Transit pledges better service following Monday’s snow-snarled commute

GO Transit is promising its customers a better commute Wednesday morning after a blizzard and a website failure created a perfect storm of anger for …

Cancer survivor is still fighting — after eight diagnoses

Dionne Warner is the very definition of a survivor.<p>Since the Toronto-born woman was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 30, the same cancer …

What makes shallots so special?

Frank Schroyens loves the finer things in life.<p>In 1980, the former Belgian diamond cutter traded his specialized tools for a tractor on a tobacco …

Lung cancer passes breast as killer of women in developed world

NEW YORK—Lung cancer now kills more women in the developed world than breast cancer, a reflection of the toll of tobacco use in countries such as …

Measles is deadly serious and should be stopped by immunization: Editorial

Four cases of measles in Toronto, a city of 2.8 million people, may not seem much to worry about but two things make this particularly …

Marché, Hero Burgers and Harvey’s locations get conditional DineSafe passes

<b>Note: On Feb. 4, after this article was published, the Marché restaurant at 181 Bay St. passed its health inspection and was given a Green …

The Definitive Guide To Bacon Labels, From 'Applewood-Smoked' To 'Uncured'

Shopping for bacon should be a joyous experience. But all too often these days, it's just confusing.<p>Some supermarkets sell dozens of varieties. As bacon has gained in popularity, labels such as "applewood-smoked" and "dry rubbed" have proliferated to the point where the bacon section can be …

BBQ

A winemaker shares the 4 best things to eat with Pinot Noir: http://thekitc.hn/1ozMdf0

The 12 Weirdest, Most Surprising Places to Find Recipes

From Thor to David Lynch to Thrasher magazine, the strangest places we've found real recipes<p>These days, it can sometimes seem like everyone and his brother and his brother's favorite rapper has a cookbook, so it doesn't surprise us when non-chefs come out spouting their cooking how-tos. You may not …

Inked

Classic Chocolate Mousse

6 Servings<p>Dark chocolate and espresso add the slightly bitter notes needed to balance this easy chocolate mousse. Remember, the higher the cacao percentage, the less sweet the chocolate.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup chilled heavy cream, divided<p>4 large egg yolks<p>¼ cup espresso or strong coffee, …

Dessert

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How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

The 15 Most Common Counterfeit Foods—and How to Identify Them

From olive oil to honey to cinnamon, caviar to milk, a guide to the most commonly counterfeited foods<p>We are generally trusting eaters. A server brings a dish: It must be what the menu says. But labels can lie, and when it comes down to it, can you really tell the difference between one whity flaky …

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7 Ways to Ruin an Omelet—or to Cook It Perfectly

Omelets are theoretically an easy breakfast staple—but they are too easily ruined with these seven common mistakes<p>Omelets come in many shapes, sizes, and iterations. Your classic diner omelet is army-sized, studded with visible fillings and semi-browned. A French restaurant will serve you a small, …

Breakfast

The Ultimate Sticky Buns

Makes 9 Servings<p>These buns can be assembled the night before, needing only a final rise before baking. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>⅔ cup whole milk<p>5 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1¾ teaspoons active dry yeast (from one ¼-ounce envelope)<p>…

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Chef Anthony Rose’s Tacos

To make the mole sauce, heat 1 tbsp oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add mushrooms and 4 cloves smashed garlic and sauté until golden. Add stock and bring to a simmer. Carefully transfer to a blender, adding peanuts, chipotle and chips. Purée until smooth. Return mole to pan and simmer …

Tacos

King Place: A hidden gem of fine Pakistani cuisine

<i>A Cheap Eats pick, where you can dine well for under $30, before alcohol, tax and tip</i><p>If you've driven a car downtown in the past 10 months you might have driven past King Place. The new Pakistani spot, with its windows ringed in neon lights and its cheery, lilting countermen, anchors the plaza on …

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10 Ten-Minute Dessert Recipes >> http://bit.ly/1nJbAeI

DIY Vietnamese Pho is just what we're looking for during the winter - relatively healthy, fresh, and of course delicious: http://thekitc.hn/1geZ5SO via Refinery29

Tonight @jcsciarrino discovered @bunkervietnamese's báhn xèo, the sizzling savory fried pancake.