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Doughnut treats

Christmas doughnuts JJ Lee, author of the critically acclaimed novel The Measure of a Man makes Christmas doughnuts that are much loved by his twin boys.

Class up your cranberries

Blair Fryer, communications manager for the City of New Westminster, clipped this recipe from The Vancouver Sun more than a decade ago and has made it every Christmas since.

Discover new flavours

'Tis the season for eating, drinking and making merry. As a special Christmas treat for readers this year, we decided to track down a variety of local personalities and ask them to share their favourite Christmas recipes.
City family touched by response to house fire

City family touched by response to house fire

Kirstin Shaw's mood has varied from shock to "let's get it fixed" mode since her family's home was damaged by fire Friday. A three-alarm fire broke out at 1036 Seventh Ave., which is across the street from Lord Kelvin Elementary School.

Quick toffee treats

The top cop in New Westminster is Chief Const. Dave Jones. Jones, a pretty good soccer player in his prime, still has an eye for the sweets, so his Christmas recipe for cracker toffee is probably a treat after a hard-played soccer game.

Whipped shortbread

Amber Anderson and Chuck Puchmayr contributed this holiday favourite. Amber's Whipped (melt in your mouth) Shortbread cookies 2 cups butter 1 cup icing sugar 1/2 cup cornstarch 3 cups flour Whip butter for 3 minutes until fluffy.

Transit tough for the 'invisible disabled'

Most people will immediately offer their seat on public transit to someone who is clearly disabled, pregnant, elderly or walking with a cane. But not everyone with a difficulties riding transit can be spotted so easily.

New West resident among 20 who may face riot charges

The Vancouver Police Department has recommended 52 criminal charges against 20 suspected rioters from the June 15 Stanley Cup riot.

Homemade eggnog adds a festive touch

, general manager, Royal City Farmers Market Jen makes homemade eggnog, with a recipe courtesy of her sister-in-law Loralie.
Sharing new traditions

Sharing new traditions

The Bitmakaly Women's Association wants to help women adapt to Canadian Society by spreading some Christmas cheer. On Dec.