A soft blanket of snow has transformed Montreal into a winter wonderland, if wonderland is a place where driving is a nightmare and my boots are ruined by slush as the unfamiliar ice mess causes me to twist my ankle in the year’s first spectacular fall. In any case it’s winter now so it’s definitely time for BORSCHT! That’s right people, we’re talking root vegetables, we’re talking warming stews, we’re talking about shitting pink for a week. It’s BORSCHT time!
Borscht is an easy to make, satisfying stew. It’s also a treat for your general well-being when you’ve been indulging too much over the holidays. I’m not a science-nutritionist, so I don’t know why, I just know it makes you feel better.
You’ll get my very basic borscht, and as an extra special treat, the lovely Erika from Strong Worthy Beautiful has agreed to share her Oma’s famous borscht recipe! I’ve had the pleasure and can attest that it’s a stunning borscht. I have been begging her for the recipe for months! So hold on to your ladles people and let’s make some BORSCHT!
Hi cat-fans and dream-dates!
If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably got cats on your mind for most of your waking hours.
And if you’re especially like me, these persistent cat-thoughts often spill out of your mouth towards anyone within earshot, like so much verbal cat-diarrhea. (No one said this was gonna be clean, folks.)
In order to mentally organize my unique and constant cat observations, I’ve developed my very own Cat Lexicon! Regular words just don’t cut it anymore!
Care to take a look?
It’s Tuesday Afternoon, do you know where your cat is?
In honour of CAT WEEK here at thecomedywives.com, I’ve scoured the internet to bring you the most hilarious, shocking or just down-right fascinating facts about cats. Or, as I like to call them, CAT FACTS! For example:
Did you know that the net worth of the wealthiest cat in the world, Mr. Twindle, is greater than that of both Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie combined? The favourite pet of the late Earl of Sheffingham, Mr. Twindle is the sole legal heir to over 20 garment factories throughout Asia and Latin America, as well as an outlet mall in Colorado!
Wow! That’s one rich cat! Is he single!? Hahahaha. Amirite, ladies???
Hit the jump for another 10 of the best CAT FACTS that the internet has to offer!
The ultimate CAT WEEK post is up! Fish4Brainz by Jacqueline Pirico! Check out nine cartoons especially picked out for CAT WEEK! You may have seen Fish4Brainz on VICE online. Stay tuned for more!