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Canada tops Conference Board’s food safety rankings of 17 countries

Canada sits atop a list of countries ranked for their food safety systems, but has work to do in three key areas, a Conference Board of Canada report has concluded.<p>Canada tied with Ireland for first place in the study of 17 developed countries. However the study noted several weaknesses in the …

Crocchette di patate (Potato Croquettes)

<i>Crocchette di</i> <i>palate</i>, or <b>potato croquettes</b>, are wonderfully versatile. They are probably most often served as an antipasto, but they can also do fine …

Uova sode in salsa verde (Hard Boiled Eggs in 'Green Sauce')

<i>Salsa verde</i>, literally ‘<b>green sauce</b>‘, is a quick, parsley-based raw condiment, intensely flavored with garlic, anchovies, capers, a dash of vinegar …

Baccalà alla napoletana (Neapolitan Baccala)

<i>Baccalà</i>, or salted codfish, is bound to make an apparence on the Christmas Eve table of many Italians. And for those who observe Lent, it is a …

Pesce spada con capperi alla calabrese (Calabrian Swordfish with Capers)

Swordfish is well liked here in the States and elsewhere for its mild taste and meaty texture. And the fish’s enormous size means that it is …

Tiella di patate, cipolle e pomodori (Potato, Onion and Tomato Casserole)

I really like baked casserole dishes. You can assemble them at your leisure, then pop them in the oven and serve them when you’re ready to eat. It’s …

Pesce all'acqua pazza (Fish Poached in "Crazy Water")

<b>Acqua pazza</b>, or ‘crazy water’ is the humorous term for a really easy but very tasty Neapolitan method for poaching fish. Make a garlic and oil base, …

10 Things The Rest Of The World Can Learn From Canada

Be Nice. Period.<p>stevanovicigor via Getty Images<p>It might be an international (and national) joke that Canadians apologize for absolutely everything, …

Nutella banana cream pie

Place mixing bowl in the fridge to chill while you make the custard.<p>Whisk together egg yolks, sugar, cornstarch, salt and 1/2 cup milk in a medium bowl.<p>In a medium pot, heat remaining cup of milk until barely simmering. Remove pot from heat and slowly pour warm milk into the bowl with the egg yolks …

Indian Spiced Chicken Stew

Heat vegetable oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place skin side down in to the pan. Cook until …

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23 Quick And Delicious Fish Dinners

Every one of these recipes takes 30 minutes or less.

Pasta con la ricotta (Pasta and Ricotta Cheese)

<b>Pasta and ricotta</b> make for a perfect impromptu meal or weekend dinner. The mellow flavor combination of tomato, ricotta and a bit of parmesan cheese …

Sartù di riso (Neapolitan Rice Timbale)

When we think of Neapolitan cooking—and southern Italian cooking in general—we think of pasta and pizza. So it may come as a surprise that one of the …

Ossobuco alla milanese

Perhaps the most emblematic dish of the cuisine of Lombardy, the northern Italian region of which Milan is the capital, <i>ossobuco</i> (or <i>oss bus</i> in …

Au revoir to ‘Bonjour-Hi’: PQ vows to clamp down on creeping bilingualism if it wins majority next election

MONTREAL — Quebec will toughen its language laws if the Parti Québécois wins a majority in the next provincial election, with measures to fight …

The Christmas Dish: Baked Macaroni And Cheese In A Pumpkin

Christmas is in a few weeks, and right now many of us are poring over Pinterest, looking for the perfect dish to serve our families on the big day. Some of us will cook turkey, some will order a ham and the vegetarians among us will serve... something. Is there a standard veg staple that everyone …

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Cider Bourbon Apple Pie with Oatmeal Cookie Crumble. (in other words, the tale of never fail pie crust, part two.)

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 11, 2013 154<p>And in even more words, I made a freaking pie!<p>So here’s the deal.<p>I have now come to believe that in order to make a …

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

Today’s social media experts the buggy-whip makers of tomorrow?

Jobs for tech-savvy social media experts will be as obsolete in 10 years as more traditional occupations such as taxi dispatcher and toll-booth operator, according to a study released Tuesday by online employment site Workopolis.<p>The study predicts that social media experts will become as much a …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

How income inequality hurts every Canadian's chance of building a better life

The WealthParadoxA Video Explainer<p>Play Video<p>Every generation expects to achieve more than the one that came before it and for many years, those expectations came true. But a disquieting trend has emerged over the past two decades, as the gap between the richest Canadians and the rest has grown, …

Five Mistakes You're Making with Your Chili

It doesn't matter what kind of chili you like—avoid these five mistakes, and you'll make the best batch you've ever made.<p>There are handfuls of ways to make chili: some people like it with ground beef and beans, some like it Texas-style with big chunks of meat, and plenty go vegetarian. Whatever …

A Sexy Word for a Sexy Dish: Saltimbocca

<b>This dish is about perception:</b> it looks like it takes much more time and training than it actually does. That's because the ingredients do a lot of the work for you. As the prosciutto browns, it crisps (texture), seasons (salt and fat), and seals in the chicken juices (moisture), and the artichokes …

The Only Thing to Put on Your Steak

<i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Adam Sobel, Bourbon Steak, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Making a sauce in the pan</b> you just used to cook whatever the sauce will cover — in this case, a beautiful steak — is all about perception. It looks (and tastes) like it takes more time and training than it actually …

New Orleans Crabmeat Bon Bons for the Big Game

<b>Super Bowl Sunday</b> is a near-religious, magical 24-hour period in which three things take sole focus of your brain: football, commercials, and snacks. Right? Right. That said, we felt terrible that in the midst of our Super Bowl Snack Showdown, New Orleans, the host of the big game, could not …

This Is The Alleged "Secret Menu" At McDonald's

The dollar menu may be dead (RIP), but you can still allegedly order these top-secret McDonald's items.<p>"Our fans like to customize our menu in many unique ways. It's important to remember that participation varies from restaurant to restaurant as McDonald's franchisees are independent business …

Slow-baked Arctic char with crisp potatoes

To make the potatoes, heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add pancetta and sauté for 1 minute. Add potatoes and sauté for about 2 minutes more, stirring occasionally until a few potatoes start to brown. Cover, reduce heat to medium and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until potatoes are …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …