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long summer weekends: my take on sam’s slaw

For nearly the past week, the entire Pacific Northwest has been given a heat advisory. Coming from Ontario where the summers are hot and muggy, this advisory – where temperatures got up to just over 30° C (aka 86° F),…

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salad days: warm or cold farro salad with asian vinaigrette

I’ve played around with farro before – throwing it into a root vegetable soup and a couple salads, but because my everyday market didn’t carry it, I only used it occasionally  But last year I moved out of Chinatown where farro was…

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carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

I love carrot cake. Besides my mom’s famous chocolate chip bundt cake, her other most requested cake was carrot cake. It was chock full of walnuts and raisins and it was thankfully without pineapple. I love pineapple but it’s my…

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cold brew (& a little advice too): earl grey & hibiscus cold-brewed iced tea

Summer is about road trips, hikes in cool forests, ice cream cones, toes in the sand, jangly pop songs and iced tea. All things are high up on my summer list. Even though we’re not planning one large go-all-out vacation…

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sunday morning rituals: lemon blueberry scones

Sunday mornings are lazy mornings in this house. We get up late, stay in our pyjamas, make coffee and start breakfast. Sometimes it’s pancakes, or waffles or eggs, and once in a while, I make scones. Usually, we eat at…

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say hello to the new contender: sweet & sour broccoli slaw

When I was little, my idea of a refreshing quencher was drinking the cold pickle juice liquid out of the jar. I make no apologies. So I’m always drawn to recipes with “zesty”, “tangy” or “sweet & sour” in the…

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sunday baking: nutty cocoa granola with sour cherries & coconut ribbons

I know, I know, another granola recipe. There are a lot of granola recipes on this site already, and this newest addition makes TEN. Yup, 10 granola recipes to choose from – not bad really. If you eat granola for…

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a tart tingler: sour cherry smoothie

Me and fruit have a rocky past. Most tropical fruits except for pineapple, no thank you. All stripes and dimples of melons is another no-go. Bananas and me have never been friends (well, except when it comes to banana bread & then…

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