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mexican black bean & roasted pineapple bowl

My vacation should be wrapping up pretty soon. I could be sitting at a sidewalk cafe in Quebec City and sipping on some red wine or trying some french fries cooked in duck fat in Montreal. This meal isn’t as…

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bouchon’s simple roast chicken

There were a few smattering doubts when a day or two of cool-ish weather rolled in, but we are in the thick of summer right now. Fans are blowing, afternoon getaways for gelato are required and a slow walk to…

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milk braised chicken with lemon, cinnamon & sage (+ Seattle tips)

I’ve never been afraid to roast a chicken. Roasting is easy. Choose a nice organic, free run bird and season it well and the odds are good that you will have something fantastic on the dinner table. Maybe I’ve been…

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brown rice bowl with vegetables & roasted chickpeas

Sometimes when I’m getting dinner ready I don’t even have a plan about what’s going to happen. A few frantic moments to quickly catalogue what’s the cupboard and fridge and something should happen. But sometimes it doesn’t. The other weekend,…

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totally not cincinnati chili

Why is this post called “totally not Cincinnati chili”? Well, for one, I’ve never been to Cincinnati nor have I had the real deal. The people of Cincinnati are very passionate about their chili and I certainly wouldn’t want to…

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let’s get down tonight with a millet vegetable bowl

I can’t explain just how happy this meal made me. I loved every single bite. I kicked myself that I didn’t make more because while it was filling, I would have loved leftovers to enjoy all over again. And, if…

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eat more fish: salmon livornese

I’m not a new year’s resolutions person, but I do like a reminder now and then to do better. And one of those things to make me a better person involves eating more fish. I’m always on the look out…

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i like good smells: fragrant jasmine rice & jerk-spiced tofu

I love stuff that smells good. This soap is one of my favorites and after washing up, it’s hard not to stop sniffing my hands. And a little while ago, I bought this candle and while I haven’t even lit…

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