Monthly Archives: February 2013

La Mer –  Spéciaux de la semaine Specials of the week Suivez-nous sur facebook  Follow-us on  facebook 

Whist browsing around the internet, I found a blog that posted a link to La Mer, “I like La Mer” I thought, but visit their website? Why? Do I need to know smoked salmon is in season? But true to

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The east coast lobster wars | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio

LFA 25 and the carapace… The east coast lobster wars | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio.

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Joe Beef owner digs into “pastagate”

Someone please make this disappear… Joe Beef owner digs into “pastagate”

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(yes, we have no) BANANAS!*

bananas!

As I sometimes say, “Everything is f*(&^g something!” BANANAS!*.

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Fat Sick and Nearly Dead | a Joe Cross Film

I bought a juicer a few years ago. I like juicing beets and carrots, to say the least… $10 and I just started using it regularly –  and a few days later, found this movie. Needless to say, one juice

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What eating habits can tell you about work habits

I’ve long been assessing strength and weakness at the table… even so far as to discuss the awareness and reasoning of an observed consumption pattern. Not always a good conversation, but always a “real” one… What eating habits can tell

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New York Times on the #CEIC « montreal city weblog

tony

New York Times on the #CEIC « montreal city weblog. Lol… while maybe resurfacing the Sopranos, my mind turned to: Bart: Uh, say, are you guys crooks? Fat Tony: Bart, is it wrong to steal a loaf of bread to

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Volailles et Gibiers Fernando – YouTube

I love these guys (5/5) – especially, but not exclusively, for their whole chickens: Volailles et Gibiers Fernando – YouTube.

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Lentil based shepherd pie

Lentils are awesome – and did you know: In 2010, Canada accounted for 32% of world pea production and 38.5% of world lentil production. With exports expanding rapidly along with production over the last two decades, Canada now accounts for

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‘Pasta’ is verboten on Quebec menus | CTV Montreal News

buona notte

Taber… voyons c’est fou! ‘Pasta’ is verboten on Quebec menus | CTV Montreal News.

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