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Five things to know about aconite, the toxin suspected of sickening diners in Markham

Twelve people were sick enough to visit local hospitals after eating the same chicken dish from a Markham, Ont., restaurant over the weekend. Dr.
Spice containing toxin suspected of sickening Markham diners: doc

Spice containing toxin suspected of sickening Markham diners: doc

A spice contaminated with a plant-based toxin was used in a chicken dish at a Markham, Ont., restaurant over the weekend and is believed to be responsible for sending a dozen people to hospital, the region's top doctor said Tuesday. Dr.
California lawmakers approve landmark fast food workers bill

California lawmakers approve landmark fast food workers bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
For last-minute Labor Day chicken salad, buy a cooked bird

For last-minute Labor Day chicken salad, buy a cooked bird

Sometimes the best way to change the way you cook is to not cook at all. For some weeknight meals, we grab a cooked rotisserie chicken from the supermarket, which allows us to focus on loading up the shredded meat with flavor.
Three tips for a more eco-friendly lunch box

Three tips for a more eco-friendly lunch box

Tips to ease lunch-making for back to school or back to work.
Sugar and savory spices liven up summer berries

Sugar and savory spices liven up summer berries

It’s time to stop thinking about the difference between sweet and savory spices. Many cooks around the world don’t make such a distinction.
UN: US buying big Ukraine grain shipment for hungry regions

UN: US buying big Ukraine grain shipment for hungry regions

BULLA HAGAR, Kenya (AP) — The United States is stepping up to buy about 150,000 metric tons of grain from Ukraine in the next few weeks for an upcoming shipment of food aid from ports no longer blockaded by war, the World Food Program chief has told
Mac and cheese lemonade, ketchup ice cream among new wacky foods as CNE returns

Mac and cheese lemonade, ketchup ice cream among new wacky foods as CNE returns

TORONTO — Squid-ink Korean corndogs, 60-centimetre long tacos and ketchup and mustard ice cream are just a few of the new wacky foods fairgoers can gorge on at this year's Canadian National Exhibition, as the 18-day event returns to Toronto after a t
School lunches that are ready to roll: Ideas for great wraps

School lunches that are ready to roll: Ideas for great wraps

There is little debate that the sandwich is the mainstay of most kids’ lunches; two slices of bread with anything they might consume layered in between.
To keep salmon succulent in a skillet, baste then sauce

To keep salmon succulent in a skillet, baste then sauce

For weeknight cooking, we love seared fish since it usually cooks in half the time as chicken or other proteins. But it’s a fine line between cooked and completely dried out.