Food

General Mills to bring back old Trix with artificial colours

NEW YORK — Trix is back to its old tricks: The colorful cereal will once again be made with artificial dyes and flavours, nearly two years after they were banished from the cereal. Food maker General Mills said Thursday that Classic Trix will return to supermarket shelves in October. But it will also continue to …

Leeks are the star in this quick, simple chicken dinner

We are less than a month into the school year, and suddenly, we’re swamped. You too? Six o’clock sneaks up on my family, and we have a million balls in the air — soccer practice, dance class, pre-algebra homework, jobs — and none of them is magically making dinner. Still, my family needs to eat. …

Get an autumn hug with a sweet potato and mushroom soup

What’s for dinner? It is the eternal question and, nationwide, the “I’m out of ideas” face can be spotted on folks wandering the grocery store in search of inspiration. While even chefs sometimes get “dinner block,” there is an advantage to having a library of tricks and techniques at your disposal. And as the weather …

This pimento cheese is more than the sum of its parts

I almost always have pimento cheese in my refrigerator. It is one of my comfort foods and I never get tired of it. Like most Southerners, I grew up with it and there are as many variations as there are Southerners. The version that I make most is super simple and the recipe that my mother and …

Apple crumble is an ideal way to capture rich pie taste

The arrival of apple season is a worthy consolation prize for the departure of summer. Leaves will soon be turning red and golden brown, but for now, I’m celebrating the original fall flavour (before pumpkin spice syrupy things took over the world): apples slow-baked in some form of buttery pastry, filling the house with welcoming …

Five ingredient chicken wings are a crowd pleasing dinner

At the end of a long fall day — after dealing with all the seasonal demands of work and school — you don’t want making dinner to be a big deal. What’s called for is something that’s idiot-proof and crowd-pleasing. This recipe for Five-Ingredient Mexican-Style Chicken Wings presents us with everything that makes chicken delicious — skin, …

Syrian chocolatier celebrates factory opening with Nova Scotia

ANTIGONISH, N.S.— A Syrian refugee said he and his family are giving back to the Nova Scotia town that helped turn them into a world-recognized success story by employing locals and treating the community to tours of their new chocolate factory. Hundreds of people waited in line Saturday at Peace by Chocolate whose sweets have …

Be prepared to make pastry cream and caramel. It’s tart time

There are two kinds of pastry lovers. The first orders a pastry and savors it in a moment of bliss, oblivious to the world. The second orders a few pastries and enjoys bites of each, acutely attuned to the flavours and textures, as their gears turn and they “figure it out.” Though we all have …

Syrian chocolatier celebrates factory opening with Nova Scotia town

ANTIGONISH, N.S.—A Syrian refugee said he and his family are giving back to the Nova Scotia town that helped turn them into a world-recognized success story by employing locals and treating the community to tours of their new chocolate factory. Hundreds of people waited in line Saturday at Peace by Chocolate — whose sweets have …

Sorry, Grandma, I’m tweaking your spaghetti and meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs was the classic dish I ate at Grandma’s house growing up: She had her all-day recipe that filled her creaky house with heady aromas that built anticipation as meatballs simmered in sauce on the stove. The fact that she was 100 per cent first-generation German — she emigrated at the age of …

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