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Flavour Guy: The flâneur’s guide to roast chicken

We wouldn’t have cooked the chicken had it not been for the beans. Not that beans are needed to make chicken, but in this case one thing led to the other.

Generations: Hunger is a daily challenge for many in this city
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Generations: Hunger is a daily challenge for many in this city

The colder months and treacherous weather create additional risks for families and our neighbours. There is not enough food, clothing, and money for the basic necessities, especially for families with three or more children. Many are newcomers who rely on community or government resources. Generations Foundation believes in reaching out […]

Financial Fitness: What can you learn from the Oracle of Omaha?
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Financial Fitness: What can you learn from the Oracle of Omaha?

Warren Buffet, known as the “Oracle from Omaha,” is considered one of the most successful investors in history.

Generations: Thank you donors and volunteers!
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Generations: Thank you donors and volunteers!

We would be hard-pressed to feed 8500 children in the Montreal area every day without the special people who help us.

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Financial Fitness: During holidays, be vigilant about protecting financial data

You can greatly reduce the risk of being victimized by identity thieves and other miscreants.

Flavour Guy: Why buying you a gift is good for me!
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Flavour Guy: Why buying you a gift is good for me!

We were at King Arthur Flour recently. This is a baking emporium, a fantasyland for cooks.

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The Word Nerd: The death of some words and the half-lives of others

According to biologists, most species that have ever existed are extinct. Likewise, words are organic; they are born, have lives and often disappear, albeit not at the catastrophic level of species. They don’t actually die, but many become obsolete and the OED records tens of thousands of these words with […]

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Flavour Guy: Another morsel for the master?

The master of second helpings was waiting for me in the kitchen. He is always there.

The Word Nerd: Acronyms — new in English but ancient in Hebrew
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The Word Nerd: Acronyms — new in English but ancient in Hebrew

Want to save time and space? Try acronyms and initialisms.

Financial Fitness: Well-chosen charitable gifts are a win-win
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Financial Fitness: Well-chosen charitable gifts are a win-win

As we approach the holiday season, you may be thinking about ways to put your money where your heart is.