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tired of take-out: roasted vegetables & chickpeas over couscous

I’m once again working away from my home office during the day and catching up on freelance work at night. I don’t have much time for cooking or blogging and everything seems like a bit of an effort. Don’t even…

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how i spent my friday night: simple fish n’ chips

Please excuse the messy desktop. The photo of my work area was taken in November, but my March desktop isn’t in much better shape, tidy-wise. For me, a cluttered desk means that I’m busy with work (definitely true in this…

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deceptively simple: broccoli carbonara

I’m a firm believer in simplicity. Speeding down hills on a bicycle, holding hands with the one you love or getting lost in a book are all things that are pure and good. I’m a girl who loves living in…

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get your veg on: roast vegetable pasta bake

It was so sunny and bright and warm this afternoon that I spent a lot of time wandering my neighbourhood. It was a welcome relief from being chained to the computer working on client projects. The sun was strong and…

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ode to joy: boeuf bourguignon

If Christmas is anything, it sure is filled with food. For treats to give away, I made 2 kinds of chocolate bark (one white chocolate/candy cane and one vegan dark chocolate/salted mixed nuts), a peanut butter/dark chocolate fudge, vegan chocolate-peanut…

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tribute in tuna: tuna casserole

Tonight my friend Kyla’s radio documentary, “Gerda and Olcott” will air on CBC Radio One. It’s about some love letters she found at a Berkeley flea market and the resulting meeting with one of the letter writers. It’s an amazing…

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simple supper: red snapper fillets with a cornmeal crust

Two posts in one day? I must be procrastinating! True. This post, however, will not have any photos because my camera’s batteries were low and we were just too hungry (and lazy) to wait for anything not food related. I…

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let’s have a pumpkin carving party: peel ‘em & eat ‘em prawns + roasted pumpkin seeds

Since my pumpkin cupcakes were not scary in the least, I decided that I had to have some creep-out factor to my pumpkin carving party (our library dvd copy of jeepers creepers didn’t do the trick after all). A couple…

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