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pull up a lusty vegan mug: peppermint hot chocolate

The other night, we cozied up on the couch and watched some TV on DVD from the library. This time around it’s season 1 of The Wire, an HBO cop show that I’m totally hooked on (despite hating the 1st…

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baking under the gun: chocolate thumbprint cookies

This past weekend was pretty wonderful. On Saturday, Cornelius and I headed out early to run some errands and then walked downtown to the Vancouver Art Gallery where we saw some amazing videos by Mark Lewis and great photographs by…

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can’t eat just one: peanut butter raisin bars

When I saw these squares on this blog, I wanted them in my belly, stat! But like all food porn, I knew I’d have to wait until I could make these myself. And boy, was it worth the wait. I…

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snackin’ cake: chocolate chip walnut squares

As a kid, I used to hate the word “snack”. I don’t know what it was, but it always made me scowl and cringe with embarassment. Maybe because everyone who said “snack” ended up sounding like a big ol’ whiner…

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coolio: coconut chocolate chunk ice cream + mexican chocolate ice cream

Vancouver is in the middle of a heat wave and I couldn’t be happier. For some crazy reason, even though the temperature is climbing, we haven’t needed to turn on a fan. Our apartment seems to exist in some crazy…

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birthday cake

Well, birthday week 2007 has just about come to an end, I think. But I’m okay with that because I’ve got cake in the fridge to last for a few days more (maybe) and a bountiful supply of fresh lemon…

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today i’m gonna party like it’s my birthday…

….cuz it totally is! This year I’ll be baking a cake for myself, but not until Saturday when I’ve scheduled in a picnic party! I’ll be making the Martha Stewart yellow cake with lemon curd and chocolate frosting because it…

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bringing autumn back: spicy pumpkin & chocolate chip cake

I’m once again trying to empty out the contents of my freezer. It’s amazing the things you find once you dig deep enough. Just when I thought I was over with blackberries, I found another container full! I’ve also found…

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