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play with your food: accordion (aka hassleback) potatoes

Growing up, my mom made accordion potatoes on special occasions. I loved them because they seemed super fancy but also their shapes were totally appealing and very kid-friendly. My mom always sprinkled the tops with breadcrumbs which made the tops…

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spicy masala shrimp with zucchini and coconut rice

The last few months have been hectic with work so I found it hard to take time out and do the things I enjoy. So this week, I made time for friends and for adventure and for bike rides. It…

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get ready, thanksgiving is coming up this weekend!

Thanksgiving in Canada is early and it tends to sneak up on you before you know it. This year is no exception. Before panic sets in, take a deep breath and peek at some of my tried & true Thanksgiving…

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pulled into fall: barley, split pea & greens soup

Something about fall pulls me into soup. Home feels more homey with a stock pot of something nutritious and wholesome simmering on the stove – it’s the comfort factor and the ease in how a meal can come together. This…

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garden fresh salsa (aka the best salsa ever!)

When I moved to Vancouver, I became pretty smitten with the salsa produced by a local company. It was The Vancouver salsa, or so┬áit seemed. A tub of it would turn up at every pot luck, bridal shower, art opening…

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tomato, zucchini & caramelized onion tian

I grew up thinking that I hated zucchini. My husband felt the same way and I think we bonded over this. Us against zucchini was one of our rallying cry! And then three years ago, we joined a CSA. And…

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potato and green bean salad with lemon miso dressing

Our CSA has been very lucky with the green beans lately. Every week, green beans. Really, I’m not complaining because I like green beans. I’ve recently been slicing them uber-thin and adding them raw to vegetable slaws or cutting them…

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curry vegetable dragon bowl

I’ve been with our CSA for 3 years now and it’s been one of the better things that has happened to my cooking in recent years. We get a giant bag of vegetables each week and while we do receive…

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