vegetables archive

dammit, pomegranate: chipotle shrimp with a citrus pomegranate salad

Way before everyone starting touting the pomegranate as the latest miracle wonder food, I was already an old pro at this tart and refreshing fruit. Back in grade six, my mom kept me in fine pomegranate style. I was smitten…

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smooth like orange velvet: winter vegetable soup

Mmmm, there’s not much more that I love on a blustery day than some good homemade soup. Today was so windy that when I ran a few errands in Chinatown most of the electricity in shops and many of the…

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i love the beets & the beets love me: sauteed beet greens with lime and garlic

I’ve always been a fan of the beet. I love their sugary sweet flavour after they’ve been roasted in the oven and I love how they turn everything on your plate a deep shade of pink. I’ve turned a simple…

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thanksgiving is pretty much all about food.

I love three day weekends…especially the sunny kinds in October that are also known as Thanksgiving. It’s definitely true that a three day weekend is much more meaningful when you actually work away from home. For that 3-day break, I’m…

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busy like a bee: zucchini & spinach lasagna

It’s gearing up to be a busy fall. For the next few weeks, I’ll be working away from my home sweet home and facing office culture head on. Not that I mind, really. Working on design projects in my lil’…

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time to play catch-up: pasta e fagioli

In spite of yesterday’s rain, today is all sunshine and lollipops. And with that bit of good news, I’m heading off on my bike to explore the city and get a few errands done. But I’ll leave you with a…

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rainy day breakfast: potato & ham frittata

I awoke this morning to the sound of rain and i pulled up my comforter tight around my face while I reached around the floor for my book to help me stay cozy for a bit longer. When I finally…

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who doesn’t like cabbage? lemon coleslaw

This past long weekend, I made 2 different cabbage salads. The recipe below, I made as a side for some baked cornmeal-crusted fish and some oven baked fries. The other cabbage salad, I took to a picnic. I certainly can’t…

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