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early fall millet crunch salad

A couple days ago it was still summer. The sun was shining and I was on my bike whizzing over to the next large neighbourhood over, the one where I lived for years when I first moved to Vancouver. Commercial…

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big bowl of summer vegetables

While my husband was away for his two-week bicycle adventure, I was left at home to make do with our CSA share. For the past 2 years, we’ve shared our farm share basket with another couple, as one whole share…

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quick grilled teriyaki chicken

I’ve been giving my grill pan a real workout lately. You might think that I’m just making do with indoor grilling because I don’t have a bbq, but the truth is, I really love my grill pan. It’s true that…

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garlicky grilled portabella sandwich

I don’t write about sandwiches often enough – funny for a blog with the word sandwiches in the name. Truth is, I’m really picky about sandwiches and I’m often disappointed with a plain ol’ sandwich. However, when I spied a…

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quick summer squash & pea saute

What a bright and delightful part of the meal this dish was! I’m looking back on this meal fondly because right now with my husband away on a 2 week bicycle trip I’m doing a lot less eating and hardly…

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simple potato salad with lemon & cumin

Simple is best. In life I waver on that: sometimes I pile things on, speed up and go for the gusto. But then there are other times when I take my time and go slow and breathe a little deeper.…

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walnut & cranberry zucchini bread

Slowly but surely, the zucchini in our CSA share have been growing by the week. It was easy to deal with the cute little patty pans, the small heirloomed striped zucchinis, and the lovely crook-necked yellow squashes. I was adding…

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this ain’t yer mama’s turnip: braised turnips, onions & carrots

It’s hard to make turnips sexy. They’re beige, rooty things without a whole lot of star power. When they’re on the table they’re relegated to the sidelines and rarely make the main event. Hardly anyone comes away from a meal…

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