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kicking it old skool: garlic & zucchini chicken meatloaf

While I love fusion flavours, Thai food and sushi, sometimes there’s nothing better than a meal that harkens back to those rose-coloured 1950′s that never really existed except in advertisements for eggshell blue refrigerators. I’m talking about meatloaf. It’s a…

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leave your fancy pants in the closet: paprika chicken & vegetable stew

One of my best friends is taking 6 months out of her Vancouver life to ride her bike to Mexico with her boyfriend. They are still enroute, but after weeks of cycling in the rain and wind and cold, they…

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oh, summertime: chicken & vegetable stir-fry

Stir-fries are probably the most common go-to dinner in this lil’ apartment. Quick to cook, stir-fries are more than ideal for hot summertime kitchens, plus it’s a healthy option and you can mix up the flavours and ingredients and always…

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an angel peed on my tongue: jerk chicken pineapple skewers

I don’t quite understand the Dutch. Cornelius is part Dutch and take it from me, they’re a bit wacky. They wear wooden shoes, their national food is the Indonesian rice dish Nasi Goering and then they exclaim a Dutch phrase…

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my lazy sunday: lemon & garlic grilled chicken + brown rice curry salad

The weekends are typically times to relax, get stuff done and enjoy life a little more. This weekend was no exception. Every year around this time, there is a huge 30 block garage sale that I go to every year…

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the squidgy bits: oven baked chicken in a sweet barbeque sauce

I like chicken well enough but I do get queasy around those squidgy bits that reside close to the bone. I could just buy the expensive skinless, boneless chicken breasts, but I’m too much of a skinflint to justify chicken…

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carcass = awesome

After our Christmas dinner spent with Cornelius’ family, C’s mom kindly wrapped up the turkey carcass for me to take home. Am I the only one who finds free turkey carcasses thrilling? The next day, I set about to make…

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off the cuff: my african-inspired chicken stew

I wanted to make an African-style meal that had a bit of spice, a bit of sweetness and a bit of sour. I looked through my cookbooks and I spent a few runs through Google typing in various ingredients, but my search was fruitless. So I decided to tackle dinner on my own. The end results were fantastic and it was a perfect meal for a chilly evening.

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