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friends, lovers and scones: blackberry scones

Vacation starts in 9 days and while things should be winding down, my dear sweet husband is working harder than ever. For the past 3 months, Cornelius has been in lock-down mode and despite the occasional sleeps and nutrition breaks,…

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i’m hooked on blackberries: cornmeal pate brisee & blackberry-peach galette

Ahhhh, freshly picked blackberries…what’s not to love? Free, juicy bites of sun-ripened perfection. Sure, the cuts and scrapes can be a real pain, but I can take it. I love scouring my neighbourhood for the best berries and earlier this…

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light as clouds: popovers

I’m back from my trip back to my hometown of London, Ontario. My mom underwent a pretty serious surgery and I wanted to be there to give my mom a hug before the surgery and be there for her and…

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veggie burgers & green fries: walnut oatmeal burgers

Last week I wanted burgers but I also wanted to use up stuff we had around our kitchen, so that meant no going to the grocery store for new items. I had to use what was around the house. Luckily…

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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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2 kinds of summer salads? creamy red, white and green potato salad + creamy asian slaw

Summer long weekends are the definition of perfection. With all the barbeques, picnics and friendly get-togethers, it’s a perfect time for sharing food. We had our own little Canada Day celebration over the weekend and food (and beer) definitely played…

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fresh from the market: portabella mushrooms in a balsamic glaze

As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, last Saturday I visited out one of Vancouver’s local farmer’s markets and prepared a pretty delicious meal with my market fixin’s. What I didn’t mention was that I’ve started writing for the…

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the rain can’t stop me now: fettucini with mustard greens + bruschetta

Well my mantra to bring along summer didn’t quite work as I had hoped. This morning it poured rain real hard but that didn’t stop me from heading to the farmer’s market in Trout Lake with a couple of friends.…

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