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wait, there’s a flower in my drink: lavender-mint lemonade

I love summer! It’s hot enough to get that nice sweaty feeling (something my high school gym teacher referred to as a “glow”) and when all the windows are open, the drapes billow and swoon in the most pleasing way.…

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you + me: sweet n’ spicy bacon

…and some tricked out bacon. Today is our 2nd wedding anniversary and while tradition dictates that it’s the “cotton anniversary”, I think we’ll choose bacon. Last year we whooped it up and thew party…a Mississippi Luau, in fact. My hand-drawn…

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c’mon summer: green bean quinoa salad

After a week of summer weather, it seemed Vancouver didn’t want to cooperate with the season and grey skies, rain and cool weather arrived again. I don’t mean to be pushy, but dammit, let’s get on with summer already! This…

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meat and potatoes: potato & sausage salad

Blogger must have been hungry too because it just ate my post! “Draft autosaved”? I don’t think so. Grrrrrrr….. This past weekend was a whirlwind of activity and meals out. We had friends from Portland visiting and we made sure…

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i eschew modern convenience: fresh vietnamese spring rolls with lime-ginger dipping sauce

I hate turning down presents, but last week, I totally did. For my birthday, Cornelius bought me a food processor which has been on my list of things I totally want for ages. I got it, I tried it, I…

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birthday break: balsamic chicken

Before I create any new picnic recipes, I’ll just mention this fantastic dinner we ate last weekend. I had some chicken thighs in the fridge and a full bottle of really nice balsamic vinegar. It was a perfect match. Accolades were coming at me from every direction (well, at least to my right, since there were only 2…

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a mexican feast: enchiladas + mesa red sauce + green rice + vegetable slaw

One of my all time favorite cookbooks is the Rebar: Modern Food Cookbook. All the recipes are interesting and so full of flavour. Out of all the recipes I’ve tried, there hasn’t been a dud in the bunch which makes…

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puddin’ n’ tain: coconut rice pudding

When I have leftover rice, I usually end up making some fried rice, a cold rice salad or fried rice patties. This time, I decided to experiment with making something sweet. I was all set to make some totally faux-horchata…

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