How To Burn A Candle

An 18 hour citronella candle from Camping Survival.

 

It’s citronella season and you’re doing it wrong.

Luckily, we can help.

Do you want your flickering flames to be the envy of all who glimpse them? Do you want your candles to burn properly with a nice even melt and without turning black around the sides?

 

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Hearts Of Palm 101

Does your cupboard hold a dusty can filled with mysterious hearts of palm? Have you forever been mystified by this retro product? No more! Today is the day to dust it off and figure out the best way to eat this delightful vegetal heart. Continue »



Strawberry Salads Forever

Strawberries, Haloumi and Basil via Intuitive Food Design


 
If you look up “strawberry salad” countless options will pop up – not all of them great. Trisha Yearwood‘s version on the Food Network site calls for crushed ramen noodles and a 3/4 cup of sugar in the vinaigrette. It’s enough to make you weep. But don’t lose hope, because we did the heavy lifting and rounded up the most delectable strawberry salad recipes out there. Continue »



How To Be An Ally

The coming week is normally one of celebration across the country. This year that might look a little different as Canadians come to terms with the devastating news out of Saskatchewan this week, and out of Kamloops earlier in the month.

A New York Times story published yesterday by Canadian correspondent Dan Bilefsky is titled “My Long Overdue Indigenous Education”. The title sums up the feelings of many Canadians as we grapple with the horrifying news. Continue »



Be Excellent To Each Other

We know you know how to behave. But everyone’s excited and the sun is shining and PATIOS ARE FINALLY OPEN and maybe it all goes to our heads and we turn into maniacs. So here are a few things to consider before you let loose on the streets as the province reopens this weekend. Continue »