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Be a better human: miso-braised cod with soba salad

I love miso for it’s patience. It’s one of those ingredients that can sit in the back of the fridge and just wait until you remember it’s there. It is quiet and strong all at once and I always feel…

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be a lover not a hater: eggplant involtini

After making one uber-successful dish from my Nigella Lawson’s Feast cookbook, I thought I’d try my hand at something else. Involtini means something wrapped around something else and this recipe wraps eggplant around a flavourful cheese stuffing. Years ago, I…

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a hail-storm of a dinner: braised cod with chickpeas & corn

After writing about breakfast items like poached eggs and biscuits, I figured a hearty dinner recipe was more than required. I had a good one all lined up too because last week I had a little dinner party and made…

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don’t adjust your monitor: purple shepherd’s pie

Forget about the fudge, the cake, the cookies. We are well into January now and it seems like a wholesome tasty dinner recipe is needed. If it’s comforting, colourful and nutritious, well, then it kind of is like icing on…

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happy new year: pasta with sausage, kale and lentils

In some cultures, it’s traditional to eat lentils on New Years day for good luck, but I decided to get my lentil luck on a little early early and end 2007 off right. I found this recipe on epicurious but…

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the calm before the storm: kung pao vegetables with tofu & udon

I’m back from Ontario and I’m a bit panicked. There’s so much to do and Christmas is only a week away! I did a some pre-homemade gifting to take with me to my family, but there’s still much stuff kicking…

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a winning trifecta: tortilla pie

This past week was busy. Not only did I have my own design work and meetings to attend to, but I had to play corporate graphic designer at my old job, filling in for a old collegue on vacation. There…

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one bowl of comfort please: spicy chicken and rice

After reading Ximena’s post about a comforting one-bowl chicken and rice dish, I wanted something similar. But instead of picking a meal with an eastern flare, I headed south…errr, well, actually, to September’s issue of Bon App├ętit and found this…

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