Wendy Williams is back for season 12 of The Wendy Williams Show and sporting a new look. The 56-year-old TV personality revealed on her talk show’s Monday premiere that she’s down to her lowest weight since high school after dropping 25 pounds amid quarantine.

“I’ve lost 25 pounds,” she shared with her live audience made up of staffers. “And I didn’t do it on purpose. It’s just that food became disgusting to me.”

Williams revealed that her tastes changed in quarantine, saying, “I was cooking at first and it was all good. I was shoveling food in my mouth and

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Few things bring me more delight than spending a warm Saturday morning lugging around an oversized tote at my local farmers market, scanning the rows of fresh produce, and looking for the ripest, most promising pieces of fruits and vegetables. I haul home the produce with the most potential—for my cooking but also for my skin.

Bright and juicy lemons will be zested into creamy pasta al Limone; but the discarded pulpy rinds will be boiled on the stove, filling my house with a rich citrusy aroma. I’ll add mint to the leftover water to use as a toner

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The days of driving to a supermarket for a package of hot dogs and a case of soda may be a thing of the past in the post-pandemic world.

In fact, it’s becoming a thing of the past right now at supermarket giant Kroger (KR). The company posted an impressive 127% second quarter surge in its digital sales as shoppers ordered online and either had groceries delivered straight to their homes or drove to a store and had packages put directly in their trunks. Triple-digit growth in digital food ordering was also seen at the likes of Target

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The 45th edition of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival (Sept. 10-19) will be like no other. There’s a scaled-down number of in-person screenings at only five venues including two drive-ins and an open-air theater. Although the fans and premieres will be online, Toronto’s hotels and restaurants are re-open and ready for business with new health, safety and enhanced cleaning protocols and consideration for the public health of locals and visitors. At restaurants, there’s more outside seating and an embrace of the outdoors, when weather permits, capacity is reduced and servers are masked. Delivery services have ramped up and to-go options

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For many, one of the most traditional British foods, a staple that has maintained its popularity for decades, is the delectable, no-frills combination of fish and chips.

Recently voted the UK’s favourite British takeaway, the dish is a cultural pillar; synonymous with seaside holidays and Friday nights and eaten by everyone from politicians on the campaign trail to the Queen. Fried fish even gets a mention in Charles Dickens’ 19th century work Oliver Twist.

Over a fifth of the population are said to visit a fish and chips shop on a weekly basis

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(Photo: RYOT Studio; photos Courtesy of Ser Baffo and Jerome A. Shaw)
(Photo: RYOT Studio; photos Courtesy of Ser Baffo and Jerome A. Shaw)

I’m not your typical financial educator.

I order food delivery whenever my life demands it.

This is in conflict with what is often taught by most experts on those websites and personal finance advice articles that are geared toward individuals who are in need of pinching pennies or enjoy taking extreme cost-cutting measures.

I have often felt that quite a few of these articles don’t take into consideration opportunity cost, defined as the loss of potential gain from other alternatives when one alternative is chosen. Just because something

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