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get your veg on: roast vegetable pasta bake

It was so sunny and bright and warm this afternoon that I spent a lot of time wandering my neighbourhood. It was a welcome relief from being chained to the computer working on client projects. The sun was strong and…

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pee poop: easy green pea soup

Cornelius isn’t a soup-lover. Matzo ball, yes. Asian soups, yes. Most other soups, a definite no. My New Year’s resolution this year is to make more soups and let the husband fend for himself. I used to make soups constantly,…

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my first weekend cat blog, plus potato, corn & turkey kielbasa chowder

Yes, it’s true. Cornelius and I have a little furry friend named Snoopy. She doesn’t do much around the house other than nap and leer at us with her yellow eyes. If only she could do the house cleaning! But…

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thanksgiving: african yam & peanut soup

Last night I had a few friends over for a Thanksgiving meal. It was potluck and there were a couple of vegans there, so I figured I’d wait before making my ham in coca-cola recipe. Everyone brought loads of food…

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fit for a domestic goddess: vietnamese chicken & mint salad

Summer’s can be hot in the Northwest (no, really) and Friday night was no exception. I had a fridge full of fresh vegetables and figured making a salad would be the best option for dinner. I decided to make Nigella’s…

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2 easy peasy snacks: popsicles & lemony green beans

Last night we had some friends over. They brought over the 1958 Newport Beach Jazz Festival dvd and the Monterrey Pop Festival dvd. We promised them snacks. Because it’s been so hot, I didn’t really want to do any serious…

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couscous & yam salad

last night i made a yam/couscous salad recipe that i found on the now defunct blog Suburban Kitchen and modified to suit my tastes. it was so awesome that i’m sharing it here. My notes are at the bottom.

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poor girl salad (aka my waldorf salad)

Returning from a month long holiday and paying for a wedding can really drain a girl’s finances (as well as the finances of her newly betrothed). There isn’t really much in our pockets for frivolous items and sadly, exciting (and…

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