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Introducing the new cat…Gamera!

So, this blog has always been occasionally, cat-like, but we’ve recently had a five month break from the pitter-patter of little feline feet after Chelsea and Spencer left us.

Last Sunday, we were out looking for a new TV and I dragged jwa into first a Petco and then the Petsmart to meet a […]

Happy Easter! Make S'meeps

I saw this last week on Serious Eats. Brilliant!

It’s pretty self-explanatory.

Yeah, I made high-end s’meeps with the fancy-pants chocolate…so what?

Get graham crackers, chocolate & marshmallow peeps. Assemble.

Toast. I did mine for 4 minutes in the toaster oven.

Remove from oven.

Put top layer (un-toasted) of graham […]

Happy Holidays!

Je Mange la Ville is going on a break until the 26th or 27th of December. I hope everyone has a great few days. My first post next week will probably be of our Christmas dinner: Roasted Cornish Game Hens, Creamed Spinach and Roasted Root Vegetables. Mmm!

Finally! And it's Beautiful! And Happy Halloween!

Yesterday, we had our marmoleum kitchen floor installed and we love it. It’s completely worth not having a refrigerator in the kitchen for the next 36 hours while it continues doing whatever it’s doing before we seal it Wednesday night. We do have a fridge in the garage though, so that is helpful. I’m […]

Saturday Night Fun: Assembling Furniture

We recently decided to get a TV armoir to hide the television when not in use and to make the living room look a little nicer. Not wanting to spend thousands of dollars, we opted to buy something we would assemble ourselves. We did and it was pretty much hitchless. Sure, the first item […]