Friday, July 31, 2015


WHO-led study shows Canadian-made Ebola vaccine protects against dreaded disease

TORONTO — It appears the world finally has an effective Ebola vaccine.
A new study reports that a vaccine designed by scientists working at Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg induces a quick and highly protective response against the virus.
This is the first time an experimental Ebola vaccine has been shown to protect people against the deadly disease.

Recipes for pitcher micheladas, hibiscus coolers and cilantro-corn margaritas

A summer party is no time for mixing individual cocktails. That’s what’s called a buzzkill. Warm weather festivities demand easy food and even easier drinks. And we’ve got you covered.

Dehydrated food in recipes for fruit leather, breakfast crumble, beef chili

In “The Dehydrator Bible,” readers can learn the best ways to dry foods for their pantry and how to use the items in recipes.
An easy way to use up seasonal fruit and create treats to tuck into school lunches is to make fruit leathers.

Recipe for chickpea, zucchini and chicken quesadillas

Weeknight cooks love the versatility and ease of quesadillas. Construction is simple — two flour tortillas sandwiched around a bunch of fillings, then skillet toasted — and they can be made with just about any ingredients you have on hand.

66 years later, this Minnesota Dairy Queen is still playing by its own rogue ice cream rules

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Dairy Queen in downtown Moorhead has been thumbing its nose at corporate HQ pretty much since it opened in 1949, despite some efforts from the home office to have the store mind its Ds and Qs.

Recipes from ‘Sweet Goodness’: Gluten-free squares, muffins ideal for lunch box

Portable and delicious are key concerns when you’re packing lunch treats.
No-bake is a bonus too for time-crunched parents who want their kids to have healthful lunches and after-school snacks.

10 creative - and very much not traditional - uses for Korean gochujang

If you haven’t already seen gochujang — a thick, Korean chili paste — you very likely will. And very soon.

More chefs and consumers adding a little lamb, actually a lot of lamb, to their meat choices

Chef Michael Costa knows that if you ask diners if they’d like a lamb chop or crown roast, you may get some wary looks. Isn’t lamb a bit expensive? And gamey?
But offer them an Adana kebab — spiced ground lamb wrapped around a skewer and grilled to sizzling perfection — and you may have a new lamb fan.

Recipe for cinnamon-citrus granola with pepitas and cashews

The best part of homemade granola isn’t that it’s cheaper. Or even that you can make it with healthier ingredients.

Easy Student Ready Chopped Salad

You don’t understand it. Your child used to devour any vegetable. Any colour. Any taste. You were so proud.

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