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the rain can’t stop me now: fettucini with mustard greens + bruschetta

Well my mantra to bring along summer didn’t quite work as I had hoped. This morning it poured rain real hard but that didn’t stop me from heading to the farmer’s market in Trout Lake with a couple of friends.…

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birthday break: balsamic chicken

Before I create any new picnic recipes, I’ll just mention this fantastic dinner we ate last weekend. I had some chicken thighs in the fridge and a full bottle of really nice balsamic vinegar. It was a perfect match. Accolades were coming at me from every direction (well, at least to my right, since there were only 2…

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a mexican feast: enchiladas + mesa red sauce + green rice + vegetable slaw

One of my all time favorite cookbooks is the Rebar: Modern Food Cookbook. All the recipes are interesting and so full of flavour. Out of all the recipes I’ve tried, there hasn’t been a dud in the bunch which makes…

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transitioning into spring: vegetable stir fry with lemon-miso sauce

For the past week, I’ve been relishing the spring weather in all it’s bounty. It’s been asparagus this and fresh strawberry that and I even managed to get in a game or two of badminton! However, when I looked into…

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simple can be fancy: soy, ginger & blood orange baked trout fillets

I find that taking photos for my blog can be quite trying at times. It’s either too dark or I can’t be bothered to set up for a good shot or my camera batteries have died. Often times, when I…

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sexy beast: blood orange & rosemary roast chicken with roast vegetables

I love making a whole roast chicken. Lemon and rosemary is always a favorite flavour combo, as is a really garlicy pesto and roasting a chicken stuffed with homemade preserved lemons is to die for. But you want to know…

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expiration date: red beans and rice

arlier this week, I made for dinner some good ol’ rice and beans. Please excuse the photo as I was only able to snap one blurry shot before my camera battery died. But don’t judge this recipe by one shoddy picture because this meal is so easy to put together and it’s full of flavour and spice.

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kicking it old skool: garlic & zucchini chicken meatloaf

While I love fusion flavours, Thai food and sushi, sometimes there’s nothing better than a meal that harkens back to those rose-coloured 1950′s that never really existed except in advertisements for eggshell blue refrigerators. I’m talking about meatloaf. It’s a…

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