We timed our visit to Montreal perfectly with a spectacular event that occurs in the Botanical Gardens every Fall.
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For my Mom, whose favorite color is purple. And all of those soldiers out there, who are fighting every day for our great country. And for my Uncle Georgie, who was shot in the leg on the beach in Normandy, France, but survived. He earned himself a purple heart!
Happy Love Thursday everyone!
Set a pot of salted water on the boil. Add pasta and cook al dente. Drain and set aside.
Menawhile, in a large non-stick skillet, heat up 3 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp butter over med heat. Add garilc slices, lower heat. Saute a few minutes.
These shots were taken from the top of the Citadelle in Old Quebec City. We'll talk about the Citadelle another day.
It's the dead of winter here, and to my chagrin, not a flea market to be found for miles. Make that States.
Let me take a moment to apologize for the large gaps between wine recommendation posts.
The first is an Italian red wine, a simple table wine really, but delicious and simple none-the-less. Plus, I am a sucker for a pretty label and a name that makes me long for my favorite part of Italy.
"Aromas of blackberry, coffee, raisin and cedar follow through to a full-bodied palate, with silky tannins and a long, rich finish. Sangiovese and Merlot. "
You may remember back when I discussed the new program that Paris is going to roll-out, called Voiturelib. For a long time, Europeans have known the benefits of car share programs in larger cities. Well, the good news is more and more US cities are headed in the same direction.
There are lots of things I saw during my trip to the province of Quebec that reminded me of Europe, specifically France.