Celebrity chef Matt Golinski to wow crowds at Relish Fest

CELEBRITY chef and burns survivor Matt Golinski will make a special appearance at this year’s Relish Food and Wine Festival.

VIDEO: The fastest, easiest way to peel a potato?

There is a fast way to peel potatoes.

This 30-second video shows how quickly you can peel a potato

Coles and Woolworths' dairy war hurts CQ farmers

Michael and Aaron Clews, from Slatewood dairy farm in Rossmoya, discuss the impact of supermarket milk wars on Central Queensland farmers and economy.

Dairy price war impacting $70 million injected into CQ economy

Queensland dairy industry struggling as farmers hit wall

"...now they’re not producing enough milk to cover Queensland"

WINE REVIEW: Eden Road wines one to try

Award-winning wines to try.

Award-winning wines to try

Recipe: Cocoa choko cake

Try out this scrumptious cake for yourself.

YOU either love chokos or you hate them. They’re a funny fruit.

Happy Daze brings those ‘happy days’

HAPPY BEATS: The Happy Daze Festival kicks off in Calen on May 27 at 6pm. Photo contributed.

Happy Daze brings those ‘happy days’

5 tips for making money on a renovation project

Since the start of the year Australians have spent close to $15 billion on renovating and building homes.

Plant vegies during April

Gardening

Plant vegies during April

21 ways you can save on your power bill

Would you take a shower at the beach or swim at a local dam to save on power costs?

Install powerboards for devices which can be switched off by remote

Looking to buy? Fraser Coast market ripe with bargains

GROWTH: Point Vernon recorded a 19.5% growth in median house value in the December quarter.

POLL: What is your non-negotiable when it comes to buying a house?

Easter provides an excuse to decorate the home

Celebrating Easter at home.

Go for pastels, fresh flowers and greenery

Gladstone's million-dollar homes ready for right buyer

THE TOP PICK: This property, at 6/569 Springs Road Agnes Water, is available for $2.75million.

There are more than 40 properties on the market at $1m-plus

Zygocactus is one plant that celebrates winter in style

You might not recognise any of these names, but you will almost certainly recognise the plant when you see it.

Edible flowers: Roses aren't just for looking at

An Ian Thorpe rose.

There are plenty of flowers useful in the kitchen

Picking the right apples for your garden

Growing apples can be easy.

HOW TO: Pick and plant your own apples

Meet the banksias African cousin

Leucadendron.

The African favourites will bring colour to any garden

No sign of closing 15 years later

Sauers Produce and Garden Centre, Diamond Street, Cooroy, services small crops farmers and home gardeners in the Noosa hinterland.

15 years ago it looked like Cooroy would lose it's gardening store

Become a green thumb with 5 easy plants ready for winter

LOCALLY FRESH: : Learmonth Foodworks has a great supply of fresh, local produce. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Mild temperatures make for a better environment to grow.

Palmwoods business owner buys new ‘tank’ to fuel his war on noxious weeds

WAR ON WEEDS: Adam Farr with his Truxor 5045, which he hopes will help eradicate waterborne weeds from south-east Queensland.

New machine deals with problem weed in dams and waterways

Whitsunday wonders

THE Whitsundays played host to some very important visitors this week.

10 tips about traveling overseas for first timers

What tips do you have for first time overseas travelers?

11 awesome things to do in Hervey Bay

Looking out across the Bay.

Hervey Bay delights storytellers

TRAVEL: Putting on a party in the Rhine

Winemaking town gets three million visitors a year

Sweet exit for Con as MasterChef mates Matt and Charlie stay

LATEST cook eliminated from show planning to open his own cafe in Tasmania.

Hervey Bay drag performer nominated for Queen's Ball award

Matthew Bonasia aka Kryptonite.

Matthew Bonasia aka Kryptonite, has been nominated as ‘Performer of the Year’.

Raising the roof

FUNKADELIC: Opiuo will heading to Airlie on May 27 to perform at Magnums Hotel.

Raising the roof

Help Dave make a difference

GIVING BACK: Banjos Bar and Bistro’s Jessie Cleary and owner Joanne Cutler with Dave and Simone Andersen (centre). Photo: Rory Sheavils

Help Dave make a difference

Amber Heard divorcing Johnny Depp, days after his mum died

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard apologise for not declaring their dogs Pistol and Boo during a stay on the Gold Coast last year.

Amber Heard has filed for divorce from Johnny Depp

Today Show on its way

ON LOCATION: The Today show is coming to regional Queensland from Monday, May 30. The crew, from left, Stevie Jacobs, Sylvia Jeffreys, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson, Tim Gilbert and Richard Wilkins. Photo: Supplied by Channel 9.

Today Show on its way

What's on the big screen this week

Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in a scene from the movie The Nice Guys.

THERE'S something for everyone at the cinema.

GALLERY: Beef Week babes grace the fashion catwalk

600 people went home more stylish and a little tipsier after the BeefWeek Fashion Parade.

Sydney Fashion Week awash with muted tones

American model Bella Hadid (centre) leads the Misha Collection show.

Collections anchored in cream, white, black and grey

Logies fashions hit and miss affair

Gold Logie nominee and fashionista Lee Lin Chin and her date Charlie.

Who were the winners and losers in this year's fashion stakes?

Double Standards: All the single tattooed ladies, cover up

Double Standards: All the single tattooed ladies, cover up

What is it about tattoos that attract men and women?

Ugg Boots fined for not being Australian made

Ugg boots

Ugg Boots maker fined for saying boots made in ACT

PHOTOS: Gladstone model's photos printed in national mag

Gladstone model Kaitlyn Delioglanis was featured in national fashion magazine Cynical with these images taken by Rockhampton photographer Em Roberts. Photo Wicked Tales

Kaitlyn's modelling passion blossoms in mag

He's ready to bare it all and wax that hairy back

Maryborough's Russell Booth and partner Charmaine Bailey - Russell is getting his back waxed at Pubfest to raise money for charity. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The Maryborough man has volunteered to have his entire back waxed

Thermomix explodes leaving mum with burns

Gracemere mum learns what not to cook in a thermomix after suffering burns from explosion.

Is the new Macbook worth it?

The new Macbook

It's expensive but the new Macbook is impressive

Forget business success question, ask what people will buy

The five cent coin is soon to be a discontinued currency in Australia.Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

We shouldn't be looking at what makes a business successful

Myer, eBay launch world first virtual reality store

eBay giving away thousands of VR devices to promote new retail shop

From fit to fab in big name fashion

Marc Jacobs Astor Lightning Bolt Sneaker, $469, David Jones.

Sneakers are one trend that isn't going anywhere

To taste or not to taste? The supermarket dos and don'ts

SNACK ATTACK: Donovan Bruton,6, grabs a banana while shopping with his mum at the Bli Bli IGA.

Is it okay to taste something before you buy it?

Know the rules when it comes to bag checks

Find out your rights and responsibilities

Mariah’s story should inspire us all to have a go

I MAY have put it all back on, but I do remember not so long ago when I dropped more than 10kg in a successful fitness campaign.

How clean eating transformed incredible shrinking woman

AFTER: Mariah Tonkin has lost almost 60kg.

Clean eating wins the day for Hillcrest’s Mariah Tonkin

Greens announce plan for legal and accessible abortion

Federal Greens Deputy Leader Larissa Waters at a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, June 11, 2015. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

Abortion should be legal Greens senator says

Restaurant owner given 6 years jail for peanut death

A handful of just threshed Red Spanish peanuts.Photo Erica Murree / Central & North Burnett Times

6 years jail after peanuts in meal kills allergic man

Cancer survivor, 99, thought to be oldest in the world

99-year-old Victor Marston is thought to be the oldest person to beat cancer.

Victor Marston loves cancer-free life

Slow down and switch off to ditch some of that stress

Take it easy with low impact exercise like yoga.

Switch off for the sake of your own health

'Terrifying ordeal': Mum lives fear-free life for two boys

"It's no thought any parent wants ... but it was a reality for me."

Mooloolaba man happy to donate sperm to Coast couple

AFTER sinking thousands of dollars into failed IVF treatments a Sunshine Coast couple has publicly called for a sperm donor to help them conceive a child.

Baby born on way to Hervey Bay Hospital

Paramedics received the call at 4.15am.

Revolt over Catholic girls' school's strict ball dress code

The school rules state the back of the dress cannot go below the armpit and there must be no cleavage at all. Photo / Change.org

Online petition is calling on the principal to rethink the policy

10 completely normal things all new parents go through

You know what it is like to be a hermit.

Why don't families sit down and eat anymore

Higher income earners with a household income of $200,000 or more per annum were more likely to underestimate their financial position, with 44 per cent rating themselves as middle class.

Families are the most vital cog in our society.

$9m mum blogger reveals secret to success

Ben Ellingsen, Sharlene Tapperet, Jody Allen and Rebekkah Rodriguez at the Commerce breakfast in Gympie.

How do you turn your blog into a multi-million dollar business?

First child so cute, but it’s sickening

Aaliyah Izabella Grace Perkins was born at Gladstone hospital at 9.47pm on May 14, 2016. Mum - Cassandra Perkins Dad - Lachlan Perkins Weight - 2790g Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Cassandra Perkins spent seven months feeling sick

10 reasons to marry a journalist

JOURNALISTS often get a bad rap ... but here's 10 reasons why we make EXCELLENT partners.

Why this photo is going viral around the world

Charlotte Hodges (left) and her partner Ruth Toomey share a peck outside a Russell St store.

Daring kiss outside Russell St store gets tongues wagging

Big read: Harm caused by pornography hits home

A sex therapist says numbers of people seeking help for porn addiction are increasing, and her youngest client is just 13

Sex therapist sees dramatic increase in those seeking help

Be careful or Airbnb might steal your spouse, says tourist

Airbnb affair has ended a 30-year marriage