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Christmas Gift Selection Made Easy
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Christmas Gift Selection Made Easy

Christmas and New Year celebrations are only a few weeks away. Selecting presents for family, business associates and friends can be daunting. Last minute frantic shopping can be frustrating and end up being more expensive than anticipated. Some select clothing ( can be rewarding or disappointing for the recipient), food, […]

Tea and Coffee Show
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The Canadian Tea and Coffee Show

In Mid-1970’s, for the overwhelming majority of the population, coffee meant processed “robusta” or “liberica” coffee, or tea from a bag, which means “tea dust attractively packaged”. Gradually, organic coffee importers and small retailers have been able to convince coffee and tea drinkers that specialty  “arabica” coffee and specialty teas […]

Hangover
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Hangover – Causes and Prevention

Hangovers hurt. For most people, they cause discomfort, in some cases sickness and weakness, but reasons remain a mystery. When a group of people drink, and eat the same amount and same drinks, some experience hangover, others don’t. Pounding of temples, ringing of ears, extreme sensitivity to bright light and […]

Cider
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Ontario Cider

Canada is blessed with terroir to grow apples. From coast to coast, almost all provinces grow apples, especially Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia, followed by Nova Scotia and a few others. While cider can be from any fruit, (peach, berries, pears (perry in the United Kingdom), elderflower), cider is generally […]

Winesworld
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Winesworld

Winesworld now has a small renovation with new colors and mobile-friendly pages. Surfers from a Windows Phone, Android or iPhone will automatically come to the new mobile pages. We welcome your feedback on our pages so tell us what you think about them. Are there things we can do differently […]

Russian Cuisine
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Russian Cuisine

Russia, world’s largest country that stretches from the borders of Finland to the Pacific Ocean, is multiethnic and multicultural. The cooking is based on locally grown and widely available ingredients and is mostly simple but nutritious. The foundation of Russian cuisine are poultry, game, mushrooms (Russians are avid mushroom hunters), […]

Canadian beer consumption and brewing
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Canadian beer consumption and brewing

Canadians coast to coast to coast are enthusiastic beer drinkers averaging 98.5 litres per annum. The Czechs rank first with132 (down for 152 litres only a few years ago), and followed by Germans with 107, Austrians 106, Irish 104, Australia 98.1, Estonia 91, Lithuania 86, Poland 84 Venezuela, Slovenia, and […]