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party times: sweet, spicy & salty party mix

I love snacks. I remember having a friend in University who hated the word – she’d repeat it over and over until it did sound like the most totally¬†ridiculous¬†word ever. Still, I love snacks and I won’t belittle the concept…

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reconnecting: kale & millet gratin

After the work frenzy that was December, I was hoping for a lull. A bit of managed space where I could re-focus, make notes and find time away from work. I was hoping to find inspiration, to get a grip…

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insert fun party trick here: cheese straws

Last month our building had a holiday apartment crawl inspired by the book, The Selby Is in Your Place. Going in & out of your willing neighbours apartments to hang out and get neighbourly with just the appropriate amount of…

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make homemade yogurt in a slow cooker

Growing up my mom made yogurt from scratch. She had a countertop yogurt maker that made the stuff in little cups. I wasn’t one of these newfangled babies who loved yogurt. I hated it with a passion and if you…

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happy birthday cake: jam cake with salted caramel chocolate ganache

A day before my husband’s birthday, I handed him a cake cookbook and told him to pick himself out a birthday cake. So he picked this jam cake with a chocolate ganache, swayed in part, by the photo. I figured…

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simple & good: red lentil & cauliflower curry

I wasn’t planning on posting another stew so quickly, but I awoke this morning to snow and I figured writing about birthday cake or cheese straws can come later (hint, hint!). It’s funny because I didn’t expect snow as I…

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a surprising salad: tangy parmesan celery salad

We rang in 2013 quietly. We spent the late afternoon in a hardware store wondering why dimmer switches were so dang expensive. We bought one anyway along with a new dining room light. Then we headed off to the Burnaby…

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christmas morning: walnut cake

On Christmas morning I turn into a giddy child. I have a hard time sleeping on the 24th and I wake up early, probably way too early, filled with excitement for the morning ahead. Around noon, we head to my…

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