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'Clean slate' to reshape B.C. wine industry, after climate-related catastrophes

'Clean slate' to reshape B.C. wine industry, after climate-related catastrophes

The heart of British Columbia's wine industry is reeling after suffering a litany of climate-related hits, resulting in two years of crop losses in the southern Interior. Record-breaking heat. Wildfires and smoke that repeatedly contaminated grapes.
Crispy fried pasta pairs a savory crunch with chickpeas

Crispy fried pasta pairs a savory crunch with chickpeas

Italians know well that the texture of pasta matters greatly. Hence, the emphasis on cooking it until just barely al dente, or until tender, but with a pleasant chew. But that’s not where the lesson stops.

New York City nearly resolves delays in benefits to thousands of low income residents, mayor says

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has nearly resolved the backlogs in government programs providing food and cash assistance that prompted local groups to take legal action last year, Mayor Eric Adams said Monday.
For an easy weeknight meal, use the broiler instead of the grill for this salmon dish

For an easy weeknight meal, use the broiler instead of the grill for this salmon dish

Grilling is a great method for quickly cooking fish while imparting lots of flavor, but the weather isn’t always on your side.
Fast-food wrappers that contain PFAS are no longer sold in the US, the FDA says

Fast-food wrappers that contain PFAS are no longer sold in the US, the FDA says

Fast-food wrappers and packaging that contain so-called forever chemicals are no longer being sold in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday. It's the result of a voluntary effort with U.S.

New York doctor's husband suing Disney for negligence in wrongful death case

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The husband of a New York doctor who died shortly after dining at a Disney Springs restaurant last year accused Walt Disney Parks and Resorts of negligence in a 19-page lawsuit filed in Florida.
A trio of warming spices makes this beefy Egyptian omelet dinner-worthy

A trio of warming spices makes this beefy Egyptian omelet dinner-worthy

Omelets often are served at breakfast or brunch in the U.S., but in plenty of cuisines the dinner table is fair game, too. Which also means you're not limited to American-style omelets, which can be overly cheesy, greasy and salty.
Home chef Ella Mills offers some plant-based recipes for anyone tempted by a healthier way to eat

Home chef Ella Mills offers some plant-based recipes for anyone tempted by a healthier way to eat

Ella Mills knows we all want to eat healthier. But the English food writer and businesswoman also knows we're busy and we want everything to taste good. And she understands many of us are nervous about the idea of committing to no meat.
Ella Mills' Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato and Eggplant Ragu

Ella Mills' Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato and Eggplant Ragu

This recipe for her cookbook “Healthy Made Simple” has become Ella Mills' go-to when she's cooking for friends and family. She says it's always a hit, and “you get maximum flavor for minimal effort.
Rise in community fridges in Atlantic Canada sign of government support falling short

Rise in community fridges in Atlantic Canada sign of government support falling short

HALIFAX — Outdoor fridges and pantries, often painted in bright, inviting colours, are popping up across Atlantic Canada, and the people regularly stocking them say demand is growing.