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with ease: baked oatmeal with blueberries,coconut & dried apricots

The spring weather that is visiting Vancouver sure is intoxicating. Cherry, magnolia and forsythia are just a few of the flowering trees that are in full bloom right now making a canopy of gorgeous blooms that seem to trail you…

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hasty apple cake: ozark pudding cake

It’s apple-eating season and I’m enjoying the bounty. I’ve been eating local apples since late August and I’m not tiring of them anytime soon. Granny Smiths have been my favorite for a long time, but for the past couple of…

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rustic dessert: winter fruit pie with walnut crumb

I made this pie for Thanksgiving and realized that I forgot to post about it. A shame since it’s a very good pie.┬áBut it all works out since Amercian Thanksgiving is coming up in a few weeks and this pie…

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i like you best: fresh apple spice cookies

I love fall. For me, it’s all about the trees with their heavy, colouful leaves. And air so cool and crisp that requires your favorite cardigan, slightly wrinkled and maybe a bit musty from its hiding place at the back…

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the breakfast bundt: buckwheat bundt cake with blueberries

For the past week or so, waking up in the morning seems to take a bit less effort than usual. I first noticed it last week, the morning after I danced for an hour and a half in a basement…

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double up: double chocolate cherry muffins

On Friday evening, me, the husband and 2 friends packed up our car and headed off towards Portland, OR. We found a fabulous flat on Airbnb and rented commuter bikes from a guy who also has goats in his yard.…

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summer lovin’: sour cherry frozen yogurt

I feel a bit sorry that sour cherry season is nearly over in this neck of the woods. East of the Rockies, sour cherry season may already be long gone. I’m sad because sour cherries are my most prized fruit…

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welcome home: road-trip recap & a recipe for rosemary lemonade

Remember way back in May when I asked for cross-country road trip help? Well, on June 8th we got the heck out of rainy Vancouver and headed east. Well, a super quick overnight stop in Seattle to visit with my…

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