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Archive | February, 2015

Hot Chocolates

Hot Chocolates on 5th

Hot Chocolates by Chris Graham Hot Chocolates has been an anchor on Fifth Street since moving into their present location in 2006. The business was founded by Sherry Marshall-Bruce and her mother, Deanna Stewart, on Denman Island in the 1980’s. They started with truffles and found themselves extremely popular. They eventually moved to Courtenay where […]

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Tortilla soup

Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup  Serves 6-8  A piping hot bowl of soup is the ultimate comfort food during the chilly winter months. Rich, soulful and satisfying, this spicy Mexican tortilla soup is one my favorites.  Classic tortilla soup, as you would find it on the streets of Mexico City, is simply a good chicken stock combined with […]

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