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Moroccan Recipe - Chickpeas with Turmeric

When my kids were younger they didn't like strong or spicy flavours.  This was one of their favourite dishes served over rice.  It's a healthy simple dish with a mild taste that's easy to prepare.   Hummas (from Claudia Roden's The New Book of Middle Eastern Food) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1 1/2 cups chickpeas (to be soaked overnight)  salt pepper 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 1) In a large pan, heat oil and fry the onion. 2) Add garlic and stir. 3) Stir in the turmeric. 4) Add chickpeas and turn them in the onion. 5) Cover with water and simmer - Uncovered -  for 1 1/4 hours. 6)...

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Cotton-Soled Shoes

Thrilled to find another source for these great workout and relaxing shoes. The classic traditional all cotton slipper is made from many layers of cotton all stitched together.  This used to be a very common product but not anymore.  Hope we will have them for a long time to come. https://cooleastmarket.com/products/chinese-cotton-sole-shoes

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2016

To receive your order in time for Christmas giving, here are our shipping deadlines: Canada - Dec. 15 US  - Dec. 19 Overseas - no guarantees, sorry, but Dec. 5 is the best bet for Europe and UK Have Fun Shopping and Best wishes for Happy Holidays, Leslie

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Impact of Canada Post Situation -Updated July 11

For all Canadian Customers,  We are still shipping in Canada using a courier service for the duration of the strike/lockout.  The service is fast and efficient but we  have to increase the shipping rates accordingly and can no longer offer free shipping for Canadian orders over $55. If you have your own courier service account you would like us to use, please let me know in an email.  If you have any other suggestions, please let me know. Thank you for your understanding.   We'll get you outside in your new shoes as soon as we can!  Leslie leslie@cooleastmarket.com

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Cool East Market Store Schedule

You can shop online at CoolEastMarket.com any time.  The next shipping day for Canadian, US and Overseas orders is Monday, Dec. 28 But what about the store at 1390 Danforth?  Here's our holiday schedule: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25                  CLOSED SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26           CLOSED TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29           OPEN WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30       CLOSED THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31         OPEN JANUARY 4 TO 9 by appointment only - please call 647-885-1976 Back to regular schedule JANUARY 11

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