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Archive for the ‘Cocktail Garnishes’ Category

Uisge Source – Water of Scotland

By amy • Jan 2nd, 2016 • Category: Beverages, Cocktail Garnishes, Impulse Buy, Water

Uisage Source – Water Of Scotland Waters to compliment the Single Malts of Isley, Highland, and Speyside Scotland 100ml each, $7.99 available at fine food stores more information & ordering online visit whiskywater.ca The enjoyment of single malt whiskies can be a delightfully geektastic experience: enthusiasts of the wee dram can expound for hours on [...]

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Owl’s Brew – Tea Crafted for Cocktails

By amy • Aug 30th, 2015 • Category: Cocktail Garnishes, Impulse Buy, Tea, cocktail mix

Owl’s Brew Sampler Pack – 3 Teas Crafted For Cocktails: Coco-Lada; Pink & Black; Classic English Breakfast 3 X 236.5ml; $24.99 available at speciality food stores; for more information & to order online visit theowlsbrew.com Shelf Life channels Rihanna and swears – in the nicest possible way – bitch better have our tea. As fierce [...]

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Les Vergers Cataphard – Apple Syrup

By amy • May 16th, 2015 • Category: Cocktail Garnishes, Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Fruits And Vegetables, Impulse Buy, Sweets, Syrups

Les Vergers Cataphard Apple Syrup 250ml, prices vary in stores (online gift basket $19.00) available at Metro and IGA stores in Quebec for more info & to order online apple-syrup.com It turns out there is something new under the sun – or something so overlooked that it demands to be re-discovered. Apple juice reductions have [...]

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Meze – Giardiniera & Roasted Red Peppers

By amy • Oct 11th, 2014 • Category: Appetizers, Cocktail Garnishes, Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Fruits And Vegetables, Impulse Buy, Snacks

Meze Fine Foods Giardiniera;  Roasted Red Peppers Giardiniera 1L, $4.99; Peppers 500ml, $4.99 Available at select Loblaws stores loblaws.ca and in Quebec from Messara Imports facebook.com/pages/Messara-Imports On the topic of abundance – the dazzling colours of fall; the family get-togethers; the fully loaded Thanksgiving table – Shelf Life is always happy to discover a product [...]

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Fire In The Kitchen Spice Co. – Wicked Pickles

By amy • Jun 21st, 2014 • Category: Cocktail Garnishes, Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Fruits And Vegetables, Impulse Buy, Pantry Items, Prepared Foods, Seasonings, Spices, Snacks

Fire In The Kitchen Spice Co. Wicked Pickles 1 litre, $12.99 available at fine food stores & on line at fireinthekitchen.ca A few years ago Shelf Life experienced a conversion moment; someone gave us a pickled-up tuna salad sandwich, and we became apostles on the spot. Since then we have made a habit of adding [...]

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Tajin – Fruit Seasoning

By amy • Mar 9th, 2014 • Category: Cocktail Garnishes, Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Impulse Buy, Seasonings, Spices

Tajin Fruit Seasoning 142g, $2.99 available at specialty and gourmet food stores and Latin food retailers for more information visit tajin.com Colourful; peppy; crammed full of exotic sensations – and that’s just the website. Tajin is a global brand that specializes in Mexican seasonings, particularly chilies. This fruit topper contains ground chilies, salt, and lime [...]

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Walter All-Natural Crafted Caesar Mix

By amy • Feb 15th, 2014 • Category: Beverages, Cocktail Garnishes, Impulse Buy, cocktail mix

Walter All-Natural Crafted Caesar Mix Mildly Spiced and Well Spiced each 725 ml, $7.99 available in fine food stores for more information visit waltercaesar.com Face it, imbibers of Canada – all too often our Caesar cocktails are less than sovereign. The vast majority of Caesars in this country are created using a certain watery, age-old [...]

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Korean Citron Honey Tea & Senbei Rice Crackers

By amy • Feb 1st, 2014 • Category: Baked Goods, Supplies, Beverages, Cocktail Garnishes, Cookies, Dessert, Impulse Buy, Jam & Jelly, Snacks, Sweets, Tea, crackers, spreads

T&T Brand Products Korean Citron Honey Tea 1 kg,  $5.49 Senbei Rice Crackers 300g; $3.88 available at T&T Supermarkets and at Loblaws banner stores for more information visit tnt-supermarket.com Jan. 31 marks the Year of The Horse, and Shelf Life plans to toast this Chinese occasion the True North way – in happy mishmash fashion, [...]

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Haskapa – Haskap Berry Juice

By amy • Jan 11th, 2014 • Category: Beverages, Cocktail Garnishes, Fruits And Vegetables, Impulse Buy, Juice

Haskapa Haskap Berry Juice 500 ml, $14.99 available at fine food stores in Nova Scotia and online at haskapa.goodsie.com Reasons to be cheerful, 2014 edition: the world remains full of terrific natural wonders; even better, some people have the bottle to bring them to our attention. The Nova Scotia-based company Haskapa offers juice and jams [...]

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Altar Herbal Martini

By amy • Dec 28th, 2013 • Category: Beverages, Cocktail Garnishes, Impulse Buy, Juice, Tea

Altar Herbal Martini Chi and Bliss Varieties 750 ml, $20 available at fine food stores for more information visit altarco.com Crazy match-ups are part of New Year’s Eve, of course, but these products have given Shelf Life an early shot of cognitive dissonance: herbal martinis? Really? And not just any old herbal martinis; the ingredients [...]

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