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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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oh, i love cabbage: kitchen sink cabbage salad

As a teenager, I rebelled against this large round, leafy veg. It was boiled til it was soft and it left the house with an undeniable reek. Ewww. Somehow the cabbage I knew as a teen isn’t the same beast…

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oh merry month of may (plus a burrito recipe)

May 16: For dinner I made the “Three Sisters Burrito” from the Rebar cookbook. I changed the recipe around to make up for what I had in the fridge and it was tasty.

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The Almighty Tong: grilled zucchini batons

Last week, i went to daiso (a huge japanese dollar store chain that has 1 store in Vancouver) and bought a tong. The label on this utilitarian utensil said “The Almighty Tong”. Call me a sap but I was ready…

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oh, couscous: moroccan chickpea and vegetable stew

It’s been one of those weeks where take-out seems to be the only way to go. I’ve resisted the urge to dial for pizza or order in Indian food, yet despite my resolve to cook what we had out of…

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