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photographic evidence: mexican black bean & tortilla salad

I’m always a little bummed out when I don’t have a photo post for every yummy recipe I make. And because there is no photo in sight for this post, please do not make the mistake that the recipe below…

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dammit, pomegranate: chipotle shrimp with a citrus pomegranate salad

Way before everyone starting touting the pomegranate as the latest miracle wonder food, I was already an old pro at this tart and refreshing fruit. Back in grade six, my mom kept me in fine pomegranate style. I was smitten…

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jam it on the one: sour cherry vinaigrette

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but I’m back and ready get to work in the kitchen. My 7 week full time contract job is now finished, I’ve got my freelance work under control and now it’s back to…

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thanksgiving is pretty much all about food.

I love three day weekends…especially the sunny kinds in October that are also known as Thanksgiving. It’s definitely true that a three day weekend is much more meaningful when you actually work away from home. For that 3-day break, I’m…

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who doesn’t like cabbage? lemon coleslaw

This past long weekend, I made 2 different cabbage salads. The recipe below, I made as a side for some baked cornmeal-crusted fish and some oven baked fries. The other cabbage salad, I took to a picnic. I certainly can’t…

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i confess, i’m a picky eater: mock greek salad

I know, I should be ashamed of myself! But truth be told, I’m just not fond of some foods and I may even get a bit squeamish when push comes to shove. Sure, I’ve overcome many a food-dislike (believe it…

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summer in a bowl: colourful chopped vegetable salad

It is HOTT outside! It rarely gets all humid and sticky like it does out east, but right now Vancouver is going through a little heatwave and I’m not used to all this humidity. Cooking just isn’t an option. Yesterday…

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southern hospitality: lemon ice tea + pulled pork sandwiches + incredible lemony potato salad + lemony-garlicy green beans

Last night I felt inspired enough to make an entire meal with drinks, a main course, a couple of sides and a dessert. It even had a Southern theme! Unfortunately, my camera died before I could take a photo of…

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