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Hot toddies for cold nights

Despite sounding like the stage name of a male stripper, the hot toddy is a classic hot beverage that's perfect for cold weather. Whether you're in the damp climate of Scotland (the toddy's oft-cited birthplace) or enduring a - 30 degree day in Montreal, the hot toddy is the perfect way to prepare yourself for the chilly walk to the bar.
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Om: a taste of Tibet

The prospect of a big, steaming bowl of noodle soup was what originally drew me to Om Tibetan restaurant on St. Laurent - a friend of mine boasted that he had found the best bowl of soup in the city. Initially sceptical, I finally tried it for myself and have many times since gone back for more.
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: BAKERY-QUALITY BREAD

A harmless ice-breaker had suddenly gotten kind of awkward. I was on a first-year residence council and I had tossed out the idea that we go around the circle and each list our name, our hometown, and our favourite food. But when we got to my friend Sarah, everything went a bit astray.
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The ultimate double chocolate cookies

The only thing better than cookies are freshly baked cookies, and while it's easy to bake store-bought, ready-to-bake dough, it's not difficult to make on your own. These chocolate sable cookies are the perfect remedy for a stressful day of classes. Buttery and rich and studded with bits of softened dark chocolate, these cookies are the ultimate treat.
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How to snag an Arts internship

Internships make many bold promises. But whether it's hands-on involvement, exposure to the field, or networking and learning alongside seasoned professionals, internships' selling points all centre on giving participants an experience comparable to a full-fledged job.
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Internet protocol, proxy servers, and possible prison time

When the Internet was invented in the mid-nineties, it presented numerous new challenges to the engineering and computer science world. Never before had so many people been connected through so many links simultaneously. Today, approximately 100 terabytes of information are transferred on the Internet every second, and transmission can be complicated to understand.
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Choosing your future apartment

Good Signs Safety: Windows and doors can be securely closed and locked. Aside from the landlord, only you and your roommates have copies of the key. There is a working smoke alarm. Tenants: Other students are living in the building. Superintendant/Landlord: One or both live either in or nearby the apartment building, and are available in case of emergencies.
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Sweet potato cauliflower soup

There's cold, and then there's Montreal cold: a rare breed of winter where the cold not only numbs your body, but also your mind. Soup is the perfect dinner to come home to after a mind-numbingly chilly walk. It's hot, filling, and rich in flavor and texture.
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Mom’s Rice and beans

Last week I went out for dinner with a group of friends and I got a serious case of nostalgia. We went to Delicias Colombianas, a Colombian restaurant on St. Zotique, to wish a friend bon voyage before a long trip to the Middle East. The restaurant was very accommodating for such a large group, the portions were more than generous, and the food was fresh and delicious.
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