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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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chicken and orzo with lemon and olives

It’s grey outside today and I’m welcoming fall with open arms. Last week I drank chai tea and I’ve been eating early heirloom apples with abandon. I even wore a light jacket once already and am dreaming about tights and…

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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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perfect pan-roasted chicken thighs

I love super simple recipes like this. Especially when the result is so tasty that I’m ready to fill my plate for seconds and I’m visibly crushed because I know there’s none left in the pan. Poor me, I’ll just…

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make this now: roasted chicken thighs with miso and ginger

I always have miso in the fridge. While it’s not something not usually considered a kitchen staple in North American households, I love having it close by. Not only does it last forever – hello, fermented rice paste! – but…

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summertime ricotta pasta primavera

A couple of Sundays ago, I went with some friends to Westham Island, just outside of Vancouver. It’s one of my favorite places accessible across a single-vehicle wide wooden bridge and once you’ve crossed over, you’ll find an herb farm,…

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taco salad, for the summer of my imagination

As soon as we came back home from our NYC holiday, we picked up our first CSA share. As always, the first few CSA shares start small and then ramp up as the growing season really begins to take off.…

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beautiful magic: spicy roasted broccoli & shrimp

If there’s a meal that could make me shout my love from the rooftops, this recipe might just be the one. Forget that I had my camera settings all wrong when I took these photos – who could blame me…

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