Mushroom and Spinach Risotto

“Sue’s Vegetarian Kitchen” While, according to a legend, a young glassblower’s apprentice of the Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano from Flanders, who used to use saffron as a pigment, added it to a rice dish at a wedding feast, the first recipe identifiable as risotto dates from 1809. MUSHROOM & SPINACH RISOTTO Warm 4 cups of vegetable stock. Set aside for […]

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Why missing today’s RRSP deadline isn’t the end of the world

Today is the last day to contribute to an RRSP for the 2020 tax year, but missing the deadline isn’t the end of the world, especially for anyone whose income has taken a hit because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Canadians can contribute up to $27,830 or 18 per cent of last year’s income until midnight […]

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“LOST IN FRANCE, MORE WINE SIR”

The morning dew had not yet dissipated when we said goodbye to Côte-d’Or and headed south towards the Mediterranean with hopes of finding more adventure in a different part of France. Our drive south was uneventful but still awe inspiring with beautiful landscapes and hillside communities around every turn. It was surprising to see so […]

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

“Sue’s Vegetarian Kitchen” Most of the ingredients have been around for centuries: the chickpea dates back more than 10,000 years in Turkey and is, according to Anissa Helou, Syrian-Lebanese author of several Middle Eastern cookbooks, “one of the earliest legumes ever cultivated.” And tahini, the sesame paste that is vital to hummus b’tahini, is mentioned in 13th-Century […]

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The Conservative Case Against the Boomers | The New Yorker

Everyone’s fed up with the baby boomers. Younger progressives charge them with a form of generational hoarding—of titles and power but mostly of money. The richest generation in the history of the world, the story goes, has squandered its wealth on vanity purchases and projects while leaving younger Americans with a debased environment and crazy […]

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Baby boomers are the new Generation Invisible

Forget what you know about boomers: the group we love to mock is having its moment in the sun. Just last month, president-elect Joe Biden, 78*, and his 56-year-old running mate Kamala Harris were made Time magazine’s Person of the Year. Elsewhere a new study found that boomers are Britain’s greenest generation, while a cohort […]

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Reverse mortgage: What it is and why it’s a bad idea – Business Insider

Reverse mortgages are loans available to people over 62 who would like to borrow against the value of their homes. They are often exorbitantly expensive — requiring additional premiums and fees. Instead of interest compounding on a lower number every month, like a regular mortgage, reverse mortgages compound on a higher number because of the […]

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