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some days are just not worth mentioning…

…but for the sake of this blog, i might as well get it over with. It’s been a tough week. This week, I’m working away from home doing graphic design for a large corporation during the day which takes me…

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miso hungry: miso soup

After coming home from the gym in the pouring rain, I needed something warm and an equivalent to what Nigella Lawson would call “temple food”. I looked into the fridge and pulled out a block of tofu, some green onions…

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thanksgiving: african yam & peanut soup

Last night I had a few friends over for a Thanksgiving meal. It was potluck and there were a couple of vegans there, so I figured I’d wait before making my ham in coca-cola recipe. Everyone brought loads of food…

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c is for chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

I love this recipe! It was originally printed years ago in the Georgia Straight, our local free weekly and I’ve made some additions and I think it’s a near-perfect cookie recipe. I like to keep the cookies in tins to…

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kristen’s really easy vegan chocolate chip cookies

Kristen gave me this vegan chocolate chip cookie recipe over the phone a couple of years ago. I haven’t transcribed it and I’ve always kept it in a safe place but when I pulled out the recipe today I realized…

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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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The Almighty Tong: grilled zucchini batons

Last week, i went to daiso (a huge japanese dollar store chain that has 1 store in Vancouver) and bought a tong. The label on this utilitarian utensil said “The Almighty Tong”. Call me a sap but I was ready…

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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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