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i had a beer and now i have bread! beer bread

You may have read that I’m a bit antsy about yeast. I don’t know where the fear comes from since my mom used yeast to make breads and cinnamon buns and even pancakes with amazing results! It’s a totally unfounded…

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the apple of my eye: apple-cheddar-bagel snack

I pretty much love to throw apples into anything. I love them in salads, curries, porridge and sandwiches. Granny Smith are my absolute most favorite apple ever so don’t even mention the bland Red/Golden “Delicious” in my company! A “Delicious”…

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snack attack: spicy-sweet glazed pretzels and nuts

I hope everyone had the most delightful of holidays and let’s all ring in the new year with good cheer. Hello, 2007! Now before we all batten down the hatches with resolutions, let’s continue the festive snacks just a bit…

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i love the beets & the beets love me: sauteed beet greens with lime and garlic

I’ve always been a fan of the beet. I love their sugary sweet flavour after they’ve been roasted in the oven and I love how they turn everything on your plate a deep shade of pink. I’ve turned a simple…

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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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sunday freshness: crispy waffles + lemonade + refrigerator pickles + tomato sandwich with lemony-feta spread

After we finished dinner this evening, Cornelius turned to me and said, “We ate really well this weekend”. So true. Everything we ate was fresh and didn’t require extensive cooking or baking or heating. Our morning started off right with…

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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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summer licks: iced coffee + strawberry-pineapple popsicles

First off, may I direct you to the mp3 blog, Shake Your Fist, where I was asked by the lovely Amy to write a guest post about music. I LOVE music but haven’t written about it in ages, so it…

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