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summer in a bowl: colourful chopped vegetable salad

It is HOTT outside! It rarely gets all humid and sticky like it does out east, but right now Vancouver is going through a little heatwave and I’m not used to all this humidity. Cooking just isn’t an option. Yesterday…

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happy canada day: lemon waffles

This post has nothing to do with celebrating Canada, except that it sure is lovely eating waffles and if a holiday tempts you into making the effort, then by golly, make waffles!! The best waffles I’ve ever eaten were at…

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breakfast can be this good: cinnamon chocolate pancakes

I love weekend mornings. They can be leisurely and relaxing and everything just seems better with a second cup of strong coffee. A short stack of pancakes also keeps that smile on your face just a bit longer too. A…

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potatoes aren’t very photogenic: light n’ creamy potato salad

There has been a distinct shift in the weather. The clouds and grey skies have rolled in leaving cooler temperature in its wake. It’s disappointing, but I’ll manage. I spent the long weekend redesigning my portfolio and then coding it…

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sicko: pretty in pink smoothie

There was a time when I got sick constantly. It probably didn’t help matters that I lived with a roommate who had a disease that left her immune system weak and was always having colds & sniffles or that we…

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the personal is political: bill’s coconut bread + norwegian apple cake

I have a great many cookbooks and I peruse them constantly when I’m at odds on what to cook or bake. But sometimes, I can’t find exactly what I’m looking for and let’s just face it, sometimes it’s easier to…

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the other white….meat: tofu tenders

I remember being in Vegas and ordering some chicken tenders at a pub and being ultimately disappointed when chicken fingers showed up on my plate instead. Maybe it was the desert air or the anise flavoured IPA I was drinking…

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portland, here we come: easy vegetable salad

My stomach is in a flurry of nervous excitement. I always get that way when I’m about to take flight, so to speak. This holiday long weekend I’m heading to my most favorite city ever, Portland, OR with a pitstop…

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