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Restaurant review: Asian-inspired Café Denise brightens up Park Ex

Café Denise★★ 1/2 out of ★★★★$$<b>Address:</b> 386 Beaumont Ave. (Near Parc Ave.)<b>Phone:</b> 514-664-4637<b>Website:</b> cafedenise.ca<b>Open:</b> Mon. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; …

Curries

Rainy Day Recipes for When You’re Not Planning to Leave the House

Time to get cozy with comfort food favorites.<p>Although we’d rather the weather be beautiful all the time, there’s still plenty to love about a rainy …

Cooking

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

The art of the beef stew

The quest for a perfect beef stew is, of course, a lifelong one.<p>It takes even longer after you realize that there isn’t one perfect beef stew, but …

Cooking

Ten TV shows to watch in April

From Ordeal by Innocence to the return of The Handmaid’s Tale and Westworld, Eddie Mullan picks the programmes worth seeing this month.

TV

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

Apps

Karl Lohnes: Picking the perfect paint colours for your home

Welcome to Week 4 of my mission to fix the 10 most common decorating mistakes. Last week I laid down the law on rugs, this week we tackle choosing …

Home Decorating

Juno Awards: Arcade Fire wins best album, late Gord Downie named best artist

Gord Downie

Brown Sugar Banana Bread Recipe

"Brown sugar and cinnamon add depth to this moist, sweet bread. The perfect present for friends and loved ones!"<p>Ingredients<p>4 ripe bananas, cut into …

Baking

Seven sweet choices for cabanes à sucre around Montreal

Maple syrup is big business in Quebec.In fact, this province is the world’s largest producer of maple syrup. According to the Quebec Federation of …

Artefact music festival moving from Valleyfield to Vaudreuil-Dorion

Organizers of a popular outdoor summer music festival have announced the event will move from Salaberry-de-Valleyfield to Vaudreuil-Dorion this …

Landing a summer job is about more than a firm handshake

Getting that first summer job may seem like an insurmountable hurdle for a 16 year old with no previous work experience.<p>The Carrefour jeunesse-emploi …

Go fish and other March Break strategies

Spring is so close you can almost taste it, like maple syrup and tender greens. If you’ve had a little trouble embracing the winter, March Break is …

The Secret to Juicy Shrimp

Step 1. Soak shrimp in brine.<p>Soak quickly in brine to keep lean seafood moist as it cooks and season it throughout. A solution of 1 tablespoon kosher …

Seafood

An Intense At-Home Workout For Anyone Who Considers Their Fitness Level "Advanced"

Front row at SoulCycle. Treadmill turned up to 12 at Barry's. The first one to go for the heavy dumbbells at the gym. Does this sound like you? Among …

Exercise

Check your tickets: Loto-Québec seeking winners of unclaimed prizes

Quebec’s public lottery corporation is looking for one unknowing, or perhaps forgetful, millionaire.Loto-Québec issued a news release Tuesday saying …

Creamy Kimchi Dip

Makes about 3½ cups<p>If the combination of cream cheese and kimchi sounds crazy to you—well, it’s crazy good. Room temperature cream cheese is key for this recipe—if it’s too cold, it won’t blend smoothly with the sour cream. Kimchi varieties and brands vary greatly in terms of heat level and flavor …

Soysauce

Greek Fava Dip Is Addictive & Satisfying (But Isn't Made with Fava Beans)

Greece can be a tricky place to visit as a vegetarian. It is, after all, famous for juicy lamb gyros and meaty moussaka and grilled, lemony fish. So when I visited the Greek island of Crete last year I subsisted chiefly on the wealth of dips: tzatziki, tirokafteri (spicy feta cheese spread), and, …

17 Cozy Casseroles to Tuck Into All Winter Long

We know you love sheet pan dinners and one-pot wonders, but let’s take a moment to recognize the casserole. From the classic crispy green bean to lasagna warm and weeping with cheese, casseroles perfectly transition from weeknight workhorse to dinner party showstopper. They’re often make-ahead …

Make It Yourself: Go-To Vinaigrette

• Calories 225.29<br>• Fat 24.02g<br>• Sat fat 3.32g<br>• Cholesterol 0mg<br>• Cholesterol 2.30g<br>• Fiber 0.23g<br>• Sugar 1.48g<br>• Protein 0.17g<br>• Sodium 222.01mg<p>Calories 225.29<br>• Fat 24.02g<br>• Sat …

Food

8 Great Things to Do in Havana Cuba • McCool Travel

Only 90 miles South of Key West and under an hour flight from Miami, Havana awaits you. There is no other city like Havana. With its explosion of …

The Only Minestrone Soup Recipe You Need - Turntable Kitchen

It’s soup weather! And yes, I did make this recipe before we took our tree out, but aren’t those twinkly lights so pretty? I don’t know about you, …

Food Preservation

32 Ways to Savor Avocados

Grilled Chicken with Avocado Three Ways<p>Why settle for one use of avocados when you can pickle, purée, and grill them, all in one satisfying dish?</b> …

Healthy Eating

29 Vegetarian Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

Don't limit your options to just salad—there are lots of choices if you're looking to avoid meat<p>If you think vegetarian recipes are limited to just …

Vegetarian Food

Need a Better Side-Hustle? Try Becoming an Influencer. Here's How | Inc.com

Are influencers the next big thing? Well, they're pretty much the biggest phenomena out there right now. Many brands are spending fortunes on influencer marketing--leveraging such opportunities isn't a bad way to earn money on the side.<p>It's all about making hay while the sun shines. But, before we …

Public Relations

Lesley Chesterman's best Montreal restaurants of 2017

Writing this year’s roundup of Montreal’s top places to eat out, I wonder if restaurant-list fatigue has set in.When I began writing best-of lists …

The 50 Best Podcasts of 2017

The shows that kept listeners refreshing their apps this year<p>Editor’s Note: Find all of <i>The Atlantic</i>’s “Best of 2017” coverage here.<p>This year, podcasts got funnier, sharper, and even more niche. Our recommendations here pass a vigorous audio smell test. First, the arrival of a new podcast episode …

Stranger Things

Chocolate Banana Bread That Tastes Better Than Cake

Waking up to homemade banana bread always feels celebratory, don’t you think? So, to conclude our month of chocolate desserts, we’re thrilled to …

Dessert

My Ten Most Popular Recipes of 2017

I never <i>really</i> know how a recipe is going to be received until I put it out into the world. Some pop unexpectedly, finding their way into your …

Cooking

19 New Year's Eve Appetizers That Leave Room for the Champagne

New Year’s Day is often a time to kick-start healthy habits and kiss those less-than-stellar ones goodbye. From eating Whole30 to dry January to …