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Michael Laxer
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The Farmhouse Cookbook w. Raised Doughnuts, Puzzle Cake, Beef Stroganoff & more -- Vintage Cookbook TBT
Vintage Cookbook: The Farmhouse Cookbook, Claire Moon Publication Details: Ideals Publishing, 1978 Ideals Magazine was an inspirational and religious magazine that started publication in the 1940's and that was especially known for its Christmas and Easter ...

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Stove-top Braised Beef Short Ribs
Beef short ribs are a cut that, generally speaking, benefit from a long cooking time to make them moist and fall-off-the-bone delicious. This especially true if you are buying grocery chain cuts. Today we are going to take a look at making braised short rib...

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15 Classic Bookstore Bookmarks from Toronto, Guelph, Hamilton & more
As most people familiar with this blog will know, until the end of 2015 my partner Natalie and I owned and operated an independent bookstore in South Etobicoke. This first opened as Used Book Paradise in 2001 and then moved a little to the east within the c...

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Climate Change, Bill Maher, NSTU & more -- The Left Chapter Sunday Reading List February 12-19
This week's list of articles, news items and opinion pieces that I see as must reads if you are looking for a roundup that should be of interest to The Left Chapter readers. This list covers the week of February 12-19. It is generally in order of the date o...

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We don't need a populist left, post-identity politics left or 'alt left' to fight the rise of the far right, we just need a left
Have you heard the news? The "left" is "out of touch" with the pulse of what is going on in the United States and North America more broadly because insert left academic or commentator/insert left publication says this must be true due to Trump's victory in...

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John Tory's austerity regime triumphs in latest Toronto budget
Toronto Mayor John Tory's austerity budget passed Wednesday night after a variety of attempts to soften its impact or to increase property taxes above the rate of inflation failed. This is a budget that is part of a broader austerity agenda and a larger pat...

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Clay Baked Garlic Chicken
Today we are going to take a look at a delicious way to prepare a whole chicken in the clay baker that also has the added bonus that it produces incredible, soft and delicious clay baked garlic cloves that you can enjoy on the side. We have looked at clay b...

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Solidarity with Nova Scotia's teachers -- A roundup of news and actions
Nova Scotia's teachers and students and the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) are under attack by the Liberal provincial government of Stephen McNeil. In a powerful act of defiance in defense of their constitutionally protected rights, the province's teache...

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The Immigration Ban, Israel, Patriot White House Boycott, Kaepernick & more -- The Left Chapter Sunday Reading List February 5 - 12
This week's list of articles, news items and opinion pieces that I see as must reads if you are looking for a roundup that should be of interest to The Left Chapter readers. This list covers the week of February 5-12. It is in order of date of the article's...

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Charlie's Caribbean Cuisine: West Indian-Chinese Fusion in Mississauga
Charlie's Caribbean Cuisine is a really terrific West Indian-Chinese fusion style restaurant on Hurontario St. in Mississauga. Charlie's does so many things so well. There are a number of standouts on the menu. In fact I have yet to eat anything from Charli...
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