AP FOOD: Better burgers are about the blend


There was a time when I liked burgers based mostly on their toppings. I might order a Swiss cheese and bacon burger, or one topped with blue cheese and caramelized onions, and that, I thought, was where the flavor was.

Then I realized I could make my own burger blend with better quality cuts of beef. This changed the way I make and eat burgers.

When I am making my own blend, I choose bits of short rib, brisket, hanger steak and ribeye. All the rich cuts. Add a bit of aged beef too, and you get a swoon-worthy, slightly

Vancouver lifestyle brand highlights the ‘beautiful and unexpected’


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“We wanted a well-rounded experience for our own homes. So, it’s things that we loved and wanted to share with others,” Li summarizes.

Fresh flowers in a leather-wrapped vase from Cadine. Handout/Cadine/Ian Lanterman [PNG Merlin Archive]
Fresh flowers in a leather-wrapped vase from Cadine. /PNG

That curated collection of offerings includes fresh flowers sourced from a private nursery in Vancouver’s Southlands neighbourhood — “they’re grown exclusively for Cadine,” Li says proudly — which are then artfully arranged by an in-house florist.

“Flowers in the home have been a source of comfort for us throughout our lives, as I’m sure is the case for other people. They uplift, comfort and

Miley Cyrus wants to make sobriety a ‘long-term lifestyle’ | Arts & Entertainment


Miley Cyrus wants to “make sobriety a long-term lifestyle”.

The 27-year-old singer revealed in June that she had been sober for six months and friends say her sobriety has helped to strengthen her relationship with Cody Simpson, 23, and she plans to maintain this healthier lifestyle indefinitely.

A source told Entertainment Tonight: “Miley’s sobriety has made her very present in her relationship. Her decision to be sober has changed the way she thinks about life. She would describe herself as a believer in this new way of life and is looking to make sobriety a long-term lifestyle.”

And although Miley

Chahna Soni is acing beauty and lifestyle influencing game – brand post


The world is so full of people who struggle day and night about not just the things they see in the outside world, but most importantly, the struggles they face inside them. Such people are the ones who very easily get bogged down by life and find it difficult to raise themselves up overcoming all those challenges. Because of the internet, the world on one side is getting smaller and on the other hand, also getting closer.

As more and more people keep posting stuff on social media platforms about their journeys in life, their small or big achievements and