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let’s have a pumpkin carving party: peel ‘em & eat ‘em prawns + roasted pumpkin seeds

Since my pumpkin cupcakes were not scary in the least, I decided that I had to have some creep-out factor to my pumpkin carving party (our library dvd copy of jeepers creepers didn’t do the trick after all). A couple…

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curious orange: butternut squash & apple soup

This soup is still simmering away on the stove, so I have no idea how exactly it will taste, but if I can go by smell alone, “Damn! This is fine soup!”

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easy (& kinda healthy) fajita wrap

Yesterday — if I may boast — I made a pretty great dinner. Cornelius loved it and I licked the plate clean. What can I say, I may not have the best manners, but I sure do appreciate a good…

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couscous & yam salad

last night i made a yam/couscous salad recipe that i found on the now defunct blog Suburban Kitchen and modified to suit my tastes. it was so awesome that i’m sharing it here. My notes are at the bottom.

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poor girl salad (aka my waldorf salad)

Returning from a month long holiday and paying for a wedding can really drain a girl’s finances (as well as the finances of her newly betrothed). There isn’t really much in our pockets for frivolous items and sadly, exciting (and…

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oh, i love cabbage: kitchen sink cabbage salad

As a teenager, I rebelled against this large round, leafy veg. It was boiled til it was soft and it left the house with an undeniable reek. Ewww. Somehow the cabbage I knew as a teen isn’t the same beast…

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oh, couscous: moroccan chickpea and vegetable stew

It’s been one of those weeks where take-out seems to be the only way to go. I’ve resisted the urge to dial for pizza or order in Indian food, yet despite my resolve to cook what we had out of…

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