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drink it up: banana eggnog smoothie

Alright, I swear, this is my last beverage post for a little while. 3 drink posts in a row? Well, I guess it’s time to bottoms up! For anyone who has been reading this blog for a while knows that…

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hot toddy: hot buttered rum

It’s true that adding butter to a beverage seems a bit strange but at the same time I was curiously attracted to that kind of naughtyness. And naughty it is! It’s a rich, hot, sweet drink with complex flavours and a definite kick thanks to the rum. It was delicious and it warmed our insides completely.

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a nice hot cup of tea: chai

I love chai tea. The first time I tried it about 10 years ago, I declared it was like having cake in a cup! Oh my, it was sweet and rich and full of spice, instantly comforting and wonderfully cozy.…

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smooth like orange velvet: winter vegetable soup

Mmmm, there’s not much more that I love on a blustery day than some good homemade soup. Today was so windy that when I ran a few errands in Chinatown most of the electricity in shops and many of the…

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hot drops of bop: fleur de sel caramels

I live across the country from my parents, so visiting them requires a four hour flight and a 2 hour drive by car to get me to their doorstep. It’s a trip that I take once a year or so…

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a saucy little meal: mustard & maple pork tenderloin

If Air Canada and the weather cooperate, tomorrow I’ll be flying from Vancouver to my hometown in Ontario, visiting with my parents for a short and sweet pre-Christmas stay. I’m rushing around today trying my hand at candy making (!!!)…

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ravenous like a tiger: my spicy peanut sauce

Sometimes I like to fly by the seat of my pants. No plans, no forethought. Just an idea and the faith that I can make it happen. Last Friday, I went out with friends to The Foundation, one my favored…

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jam it on the one: sour cherry vinaigrette

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but I’m back and ready get to work in the kitchen. My 7 week full time contract job is now finished, I’ve got my freelance work under control and now it’s back to…

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