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autumn sweets: salted honey caramel apples

This Halloween I wanted to make something special for our friends. We had a few scary movies planned but I wanted to make an autumn treat. When I saw 101 Cookbook‘s recipe for caramel apples, I was instantly won over.…

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it’s halloween: vampire soup

I’m not one for kitchy names, but I had this soup for dinner last night and it’s one and only purpose was to get rid of a cold. I woke up feeling under the weather and I didn’t want to…

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warm lentil & butternut squash salad with tahini dressing

Normally when autumn arrives, it arrives with a shove. There’s rain every day and grey skies day in and day out. However, this fall, we Vancouverites seem blessed. It’s sunny, there’s a nip to the air that I find refreshing,…

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you don’t need sassy, you need spice cake

Some of the best things, when put to paper, oftentimes just don’t sound that spectacular. Spice cake? Really? It just doesn’t have the ring of awesomeness. Holy-Mother-Flipping-Totally-Rad-Spice-Cake, maybe. Please do not let the lackluster photo or hum-drum name sway you…

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get your egg cred here: apple cheddar omelette

Look at that photo! I made this breakfast a few weeks ago and when I look back to this photo, I think, damn, I’ve got some serious style here! Sure, I can make a mean oatmeal or scone but the…

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retro recipe: pumpkin chiffon pie

This past weekend was Thanksgiving and oh boy, did we eat! It was a meal of firsts. I brined a turkey and it seriously was the best turkey ever. I’m sure it helped that we used a free-run organic beast,…

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it ain’t pretty, it just tastes that way: rhubarb-ginger chutney

Last night, in preparation for a little wine and cheese party that we were hosting, I decided that I should try my hand at making a cheese-friendly chutney. I had some sad looking stalks of rhubarb in the fridge so…

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best oatmeal ever: baked oatmeal with apples

Saturday morning I awoke later than usual. The skies were dark and grey and rain was pouring out of the sky. I could have easily pulled the covers up over my head and tried to forget that this was supposed…

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