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» Kosher medical marijuana arrives 'just in time for Rosh Hashanah'
19/09/17 14:48 from CBC News Items
That kef can now be kosher. A Gatineau-based medical marijuana grower announced Tuesday that its processed medical marijuana products have been certified as conforming to Jewish dietary law by Ottawa Vaad HaKashrut, the local kosher...

» From the archives: Château Ramezay: celebrating a Montreal icon
24/09/17 10:00 from CBC News Items
This story was first published on Sept. 25, 2005, in the Montreal Gazette. Some of the old-time magnificence of Montreal’s historic Château de Ramezay was recovered last evening at a costume ball marking the 250th anniversary of th...

» That saucy Bastid
27/07/17 07:00 from Food + Drink, The Coast Halifax
Skratch Bastid tells you what to dab his personal line of BBQ sauces all over—and what to listen to while you’re eating. Bastid's BBQ w/Lord Finesse, Jorun Bombay, OkayTK and more Sunday, July 30, 2pm Olympic Hall parking lot, 2304 Hunte...

» Cooking in a Tall Ship is like cooking at home, until there’s a storm
27/07/17 07:00 from Food + Drink, The Coast Halifax
Bluenose II chef Dale Roberts is still whistling a happy tune after 12 years in the galley. Life at sea seems romantic. A Tall Ship’s foresails fraught with salty wind, and mist breaking on the bowsprit as it stabs its way through the co...

» Departing GG spends one last afternoon with his Ottawa subjects
23/09/17 19:52 from CBC News Items
“Rain or shine,” the invitation to Rideau Hall said. And the sun shone brilliantly on David Johnston as he strolled around his grounds one last time — his final official event in Ottawa as Governor-General. Former astronaut J...

» Schukov: Seniors’ council requires some additional guidelines
19/09/17 10:30 from CBC News Items
The cool thing about the West Island is that every so often one of its diverse communities engages a thoughtful change for the benefit of its citizens. For instance, Beaconsfield unrolled a new two-way bike path on Elm Ave. (Sounds like ...

» Blistered but elated, Chelsea woman, 71, completes 800-km march
23/09/17 21:42 from CBC News Items
Blistered and tired but elated, Chelsea’s Suzanne Cayer, 71, completed her 800-kilometre fundraising march from Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré to Gaspé on Friday night to a hero’s welcome. “I’m not sure who organized it...

» With new friends and plenty of activities, you’re never alone at V!VA Barrhaven Retirement Community
18/09/17 21:00 from CBC News Items
When Florine Killen-Milne moved to V!VA Barrhaven Retirement Community after living alone for 16 years, she suddenly found herself surrounded with people just like her, and she couldn’t be happier. “You’re never alone. There is always so...

» Editorial: The city must open up long-term care meetings to all
18/09/17 19:16 from CBC News Items
We’d like to think it’s a good thing that the city of Ottawa plans feedback sessions for those who have relatives in its long-term care homes. But so many hurdles are being thrown in the way of people who wish to attend that ...

» The Snap: Alouettes' notebook
23/09/17 19:38 from CBC News Items
TORONTO – This is one of the many reasons why Alouettes’ management deemed Bear Woods to be expendable on the second day of training camp. Heading into Canadian Football League games this week, the 14th week of regular-season...

» How world leaders – including ours – can help the Rohingyas
18/09/17 16:06 from CBC News Items
The news from Myanmar continues to be shocking. United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Hussein has said that the Rohingyas are being subjected to ethnic cleansing. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has warned about a pending hu...

» Shelter: Hardwood floors and vintage furniture add charm to Westmount apartment
23/09/17 11:30 from CBC News Items
The upper floor of a duplex built in 1890, the apartment has a separate dining room and kitchen, a double "parlour" and two balconies.

» MUHC to beef up staff training after near-strangulation of nurse
23/09/17 11:19 from CBC News Items
The McGill University Health Centre also announced that "new collaborative protocols are being finalized" with Montreal police on how to deal with unstable patients following the Sept. 2 near-strangulation of a nurse.

» Shooting Ghosts: Combat photographer Finbarr O'Reilly on trauma behind the lens
17/09/17 23:09 from CBC News Items
He eventually started to question the value of seizing on human misery. The years of violence and stress finally took a toll, leaving him feeling empty and depressed.

» Kosher designation for medical pot products arrive in time for the High Holidays
19/09/17 20:10 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
GATINEAU, Que. - A Quebec medical marijuana producer says its processed products have been certified as kosher, just in time for one of the High Holidays on the Jewish calendar. The ......

» Labatt Breweries of Canada plans $460M investment for competitive edge
20/09/17 12:27 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
TORONTO - Labatt Breweries of Canada says it is investing $460 million between 2017 and 2020 to enhance its operations and help boost growth. The maker of popular brands such as ......

» From your hungry belly straight to the dictionary
23/09/17 05:42 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
This is the life cycle of a food trend: first, it starts bubbling up in cool boutique shops in New York City or Los Angeles or San Francisco, and then ......

» You can wok faster
23/09/17 05:42 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
This tangy sweet and sour chicken over rice is an easy version of a Chinese traditional dish. And it’s faster than sending out for Chinese food. Wok cooking tips: Your wok or ...

» There's an untapped opportunity in organic kids' food, says Mintel
19/09/17 11:31 from FoodNavigator RSS
European parents are consistently willing to pay more for organic, says Mintel. Yet while organic claims are common on baby food, they are less used on food and drink aimed at kids. Are manufacturers missing a trick?

» Consumers underestimate risk of ‘natural’ contaminants
19/09/17 13:47 from FoodNavigator RSS
German consumers are more concerned about the risk presented by ‘synthetic’ contaminants than those that naturally occur in foods, a new study by the German safety authority finds.

» UK accused of ‘suppressing’ Brexit food price report
22/09/17 14:01 from FoodNavigator RSS
The UK government has been accused of “ suppressing ” information on the impact that the UK’s exit from the European Union will have on food prices.

» ‘Positive’ colour claims can tap clean label trend – GNT
22/09/17 13:17 from FoodNavigator RSS
“Positive colour claims” can lift a product’s performance and help food makers tap into the growing global demand for clean labels, consumer research sponsored by colour specialist GNT Group reveals.

» Frosted Turtle Brownies
23/09/17 04:00 from Taste of Home - Taste of Home
Homemade brownies are a sweet addition to the appetizer table on game day. Your guests might forget the score, but I guarantee they'll remember these treats! —Sherry Miller, Columbia Heights, Minnesota

» Stu Cowan: Habs' Jordie Benn wears grandpa's memories on his sleeve
23/09/17 00:16 from CBC News Items
Bearded Canadiens defenceman pays tribute to his "Papa" on his tattooed arms.

» 'This defies any sort of logic:' War bride and groom die within hours
17/09/17 19:18 from CBC News Items
Jean and George Spear celebrated their 75th anniversary on Aug. 22. On Friday, they died in hospital within an hours of each other.

» The Snap: Alouettes notebook
17/09/17 16:35 from CBC News Items
When former Alouettes defensive coordinator Noel Thorpe attempted to quit the team in the winter of 2015 to accept a similar position with the Edmonton Eskimos, John Bowman was among the most outspoken players on team. The veteran rush-e...

» Checking In: Quebec City's Auberge Saint-Antoine updates its 1600s core
22/09/17 23:00 from CBC News Items
New managers make their mark with "Quebec-inspired activities and exciting new food and drink."

» Is ‘Master of None’ the New ‘Sex and the City’?
22/09/17 13:19 from Eater - All

» 11 Fake Gordon Ramsay Shows (and One Real One)
22/09/17 21:31 from Eater - All

» Tim Hortons franchisee association accused of leaking information
22/09/17 19:42 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
VANCOUVER - The board members of a group representing frustrated Tim Hortons franchisees have been accused by the restaurant's parent company of helping leak confidential information, says The Great White ...

» Toronto’s east end sees a rise in quality restaurants, but filling seats isn’t always easy
22/09/17 22:03 from The Globe and Mail - Food & Wine
A flurry of openings indicates that restaurateurs with more experimental ideas are finally looking east, focusing especially on a historically South Asian strip of Gerrard Street East

» Cozy Laurentians cabin features LEED efficiency with retro styling
17/09/17 12:00 from CBC News Items
The environment and family are two causes that are linked and worth nurturing. This fact is what prompted Hershey and Renée Gillman to build their magnificent Laurentian lakeside retreat. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Desi...

» Inuit in Ontario face heightened risk of cancer, report states
22/09/17 20:16 from CBC News Items
A new report highlighting the high risk of cancer facing Inuit in Ontario is a “call to action,” says Jason LeBlanc, executive director of the Ottawa Inuit organization that produced the report, along with Cancer Care Ontario.

» Inside a Mississippi Thai Restaurant, a Unique Community Forms
21/09/17 21:52 from Eater - All

» California’s Never-Ending Foie Gras Battle, Explained
22/09/17 20:02 from Eater - All

» Pincourt seniors will soon have Meals-on-Wheels service
17/09/17 11:30 from CBC News Items
Pincourt will soon have a Meals-on-Wheels service operating in the Off-Island community.

» On Banning Balloons and Other Great Ideas from the Buffoons Destroying Everything
20/09/17 17:21 from Scout Magazine
So you can't afford a home and your Dad thinks climate change is a matter of opinion...maybe you'll feel better with balloons! Oh wait...

» Our Readers Rank The Best Restaurants In The City, Autumn 2017 Edition
22/09/17 19:08 from Scout Magazine
The Scout 25 is what you should feel confident giving to anyone who asks “Where should I eat in Vancouver?” It’s our list of the city’s best, most consistent, and most essential restaurants. It...

» Chili’s Politely Explains Health Care Copays to Random Dude on Twitter
21/09/17 20:01 from Eater - All

» How Much Is Your ‘Lucky Peach’ Set Worth?
22/09/17 18:48 from Eater - All

» DIC and Fermentalg ink deal on 'new generation' natural algae colours
19/09/17 09:28 from FoodNavigator RSS
French microalgae specialist Fermentalg is partnering with Japanese chemical giant DIC to develop natural food colours, particularly blue phycocyanin derived from Spirulina.

» Unilever-backed coalition targets sustainable land-use
22/09/17 12:32 from FoodNavigator RSS
The Food and Land Use Coalition has been formed to coordinate efforts to tackle the  “huge opportunities and challenges”  in how land is used to generate food.

» Craft beers trickle into Dubai, shaking up a cocktail scene
19/09/17 12:43 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - At Dubai's Black Tap restaurant, the Americana doesn't stop at the hamburgers cooking on the grill or hip hop pumping from the speakers. It's also ......

» Alberta government defends constitutionality of brewery program in court
20/09/17 12:20 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
CALGARY - The Alberta government argued for the constitutionality of its craft beer program in court Tuesday following legal challenges by out-of-province breweries. Toronto-based Steam Whistle Brewing and Saskatoon-based Great Western ...

» Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridge
22/09/17 18:25 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
NEW YORK - Would you be OK with letting a stranger into your house for the sake of convenience? Walmart is testing the idea with a new service that lets a ......

» Michigan lawsuit tossed in 'halal pepperoni' case
22/09/17 18:23 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
DETROIT - A judge has rejected a lawsuit against a pizza franchise, alleging it sold pork as "halal pepperoni" at one of its locations in a Detroit suburb. The Detroit Free ...

» Watch: The Fine-Dining Classic That’s Open 24 Hours a Day
21/09/17 19:32 from Eater - All

» Jim Meehan’s New Cocktail Bar Opens Wednesday in Chicago
22/09/17 17:33 from Eater - All

» Quebecers spot buffalo wing poutine on Reddit, scream bloody murder
22/09/17 16:53 from CBC News Items
It really is the most important issue of our time.

» Rohingya refugees' access to food, water an increasing concern
17/09/17 11:11 from CBC News Items
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh could die due to a lack of food, shelter and water, given the huge numbers fleeing violence in Myanmar, an aid agency warned on Sunday, as authorities began moving people to camps to streamline the distrib...

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Coffee Grounds Perk Up Compost Pile With Nitrogen

Coffee grounds can be an excellent addition to a compost pile. The grounds are relatively rich in nitrogen, providing bacteria the energy they need to turn organic matter into compost. About 2 percent nitrogen by volume, used coffee grounds can be a safe substitute for nitrogen-rich manure in the compost pile.

Baby food puree could be made even safer with new processing technique: high pressure thermal sterilization (HPTS)

High pressure thermal sterilization (HPTS) instead of conventional thermal processing canning showed a reduction of furan, a carcinogen resulting from heat treatment techniques.