Erica Lenti
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Erica Lenti is the associate editor of Kitchen Daily Canada and a Toronto-based freelance writer. She writes about food, women's and LGBTQ issues and Toronto living.

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How To Cook Eggs In A Mug -- In Just 90 Seconds

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2015 | 11:35 AM

Eggs make for the perfect breakfast — they're versatile, taste great and can be topped with just about anything. Yes, there's an egg recipe out there for everyone. But when you're rushing in the a.m., you don't have time to pull out the frying pan, skillet or pot, and stand...

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'Out There' Review: Stephen Fry Tackles Homophobia On TVO

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 4:15 PM

It is easy to lose sight of just how rampant homophobia is while living in a progressive, liberal society -- like most Canadian cities. Here, gay marriage has been legal for more than decade, anti-homophobia laws are regularly put into legislation, and gay pride is celebrated annually; Toronto...

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Williams' Death Makes Me Think Of Myself Back On The Edge of That Subway Platform

(11) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 1:48 PM

I was suicidal -- and now I'm calling for change.

I was 17 the first time I seriously considered suicide. Standing at the edge of the subway platform, at the station I came to every single day, I wondered just what would happen to me if I took just a...

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Pride Week Helps Me Cope With a Lifetime of Homophobia

(36) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 12:20 PM

The first time I knew I had to speak up about my sexuality was on my 17th birthday. My then-girlfriend had decorated my locker, complete with shiny wrapping paper, bows and signing sheets for friends to leave birthday wishes. Up top, a sign -- "Happy birthday Erica Lenti!" -- made...

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