Toronto sewage is farm-bound, meat is stolen, Hillary Duff is pro-lunch

Toronto sewage is farm-bound, meat is stolen, Hillary Duff is pro-lunch

Soup: Get some, get better (Photo by Robert Couse-Baker) 

• Spurred by research supported by the American College of Chest Physicians regarding the health benefits of soup, chef Bonnie Stern offers three recipes, just in time for the end of flu season. They don’t call it “Jewish penicillin” for nothing. [National Post]

• School board studies show that 68 per cent of students at north Toronto’s Emery Collegiate don’t eat breakfast and 54 per cent don’t eat lunch. The Toronto District School Board is trying to change that, with a little help from Hillary Duff. [National Post]

• A truck full of meat stolen from a Paris, Ontario, business was recently found in Toronto, and it looks like this was not a one-off robbery. Another vehicle was nabbed from the same business on Sunday—this time carrying $80,000 in frozen meat. [CD989fm]

• We thought sewage management was taken care of ages ago, but apparently Toronto’s waste is ending up on Ontario farmland. [BlogTO]

• A set of Wüsthof blades may be a culinary asset, but so is a simple ball of string. Here are a few age-old uses for this handy, affordable tool. [LA Times]