The first snow of November/2017 in Toronto.

November 10, 2017
by DDD
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Winter Has Arrived

It seems winter has arrived. Last night the freezing rain has turned into snow.

It did start to melt in the daytime, but patches have remained.

No Sugar

June 30, 2017
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A Rant Against Sugar

WARNING: This is a rant, the language may be stronger than usual on this blog, it has to be taken with a pinch of salt, but not sugar!

Yesterday I have just lost it while shopping for groceries. I was just about to buy some potato salad when I have discovered that one of the first ingredients was sugar.

When I said I rather not have it then, the attendant did not understand what my problem was since “they pretty much sugar into everything”.

I have just replied “because it is disgusting”.
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Boiled Smoked Ham.

June 30, 2017
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Cholesterol: The Great Bluff

Recently the TV Channel TVO has aired a documentary about the Cholesterol hysteria, and that is mostly based on faulty research.
http://tvo.org/video/documentaries/cholesterol-the-great-bluff
http://tvo.org/transcript/119768x/video/documentaries/cholesterol-the-great-bluff

Of course I keep saying the the Cholesterol Hysteria is just that, hysteria.

What kills you is eating sugar.

Curried Beans on Home Made Bread.

May 31, 2017
by DDD
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The Simplicity of Curried Beans

Comfort food is something one eats for pleasure. I don’t like sweets (never did) and for me comfort food is usually something spicy. As a Hungarian I do think that sausages make a great meal almost any time thus they are a great comfort food, but sometimes you just want to eat something else.

While I do occasionally watch cooking shows, competitions, and other kind of food porn, when I am down I have never ever wished for a dish cooked by a chef that swears with a British accent.

To cheer me up I need something comforting, not fancy.
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