December 2012

Amazing Brownie Sugar Cookies

December 21, 2012

Christmas is just a few days away. It’s hectic, I know.  The shopping, the wrapping, the decorating… it’s just overwhelming after a while!  And then there’s the food… This holiday season, I find myself in a teensy, tiny kitchen with almost no counter space.  Most of the cooking stuff I’ve acquired over the years is […]

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Blues, BBQ, and Bourbon Roadtrip: Cajun Country

December 17, 2012

Here’s part 3 of our recent roadtrip adventures! If you missed them, check out part 1 and part 2! Though New Orleans was nice (and warm), our time there seemed surprising mellow. After solving the case of the missing car rental building, we were off to lesser travelled parts of Louisiana. Some unexplainable traffic on […]

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Blues, BBQ & Bourbon Roadtrip: New Orleans, Part 2 (Reviews: Cochon, Butcher, Jim Russell’s Records)

December 10, 2012

(This is a continuation of our New Orleans to Chicago roadtrip… to read part one, click here!) After enjoying a drink in the unseasonably warm sunshine, we made our way to Jim Russell’s Rare Records. The shop, which opened in 1969, is packed full with rows after row, box after box, of LPs, 45s, cassettes, […]

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Blues, BBQ, & Bourbon Roadtrip – First Stop: New Orleans! (Review: Surrey’s Cafe & Juice Bar)

December 3, 2012

With the temperatures quickly plummeting in Montreal, it’s hard for me to believe that, just a couple weeks ago, this was me: It was 75°F (24°C) in New Orleans that day, and a gin and tonic was just the thing. We were lounging out on the patio of a place with goofy name, Down the […]

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