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Complete your Brazilian churrasco meal with this delicious potato salad, perfect for celebrating the upcoming Olympics! Typically made with fried potatoes, meat and full-fat mayonnaise, the classic Brazilian potato salad packed a caloric punch. This lightened up vegetarian version, with crispy oven roasted potatoes, and a creamy yogurt dressing, provides all the satisfaction without any of the guilt. Yogurt is…

Sochi Olympics

If you’re heading to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia next month, beware. The U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory Friday warning Americans planning to attend that terrorists have threatened to attack the Games. There have been three suicide bombings a couple hours away from Sochi in recent months, and the region is generally volatile. There has also been…

Weather is enjoying celebrity-like status in the news this year.  The unusually warm weather in Vancouver has caused all kinds of problems with the outdoor Olympic events, but these abnormal conditions are not unique to British Columbia.  Many areas of Canada and the U.S. are experiencing unseasonable warmth and rain, or equally unusual cold and snow.  These strange patterns extend…

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