Recipe Index

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friends, lovers and scones: blackberry scones

Vacation starts in 9 days and while things should be winding down, my dear sweet husband is working harder than ever. For the past 3 months, Cornelius has been in lock-down mode and despite the occasional sleeps and nutrition breaks,…

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i’m hooked on blackberries: cornmeal pate brisee & blackberry-peach galette

Ahhhh, freshly picked blackberries…what’s not to love? Free, juicy bites of sun-ripened perfection. Sure, the cuts and scrapes can be a real pain, but I can take it. I love scouring my neighbourhood for the best berries and earlier this…

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eat fish and be merry: baked fish with potatoes & rosemary + lime & honey wax beans

Last night I wasn’t in the mood to cook. It’s been a busy week catching up on all the work that had piled up since I went back to Ontario and I had inadvertently skipped lunch which left me at…

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coolio: coconut chocolate chunk ice cream + mexican chocolate ice cream

Vancouver is in the middle of a heat wave and I couldn’t be happier. For some crazy reason, even though the temperature is climbing, we haven’t needed to turn on a fan. Our apartment seems to exist in some crazy…

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wait, there’s a flower in my drink: lavender-mint lemonade

I love summer! It’s hot enough to get that nice sweaty feeling (something my high school gym teacher referred to as a “glow”) and when all the windows are open, the drapes billow and swoon in the most pleasing way.…

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2 kinds of summer salads? creamy red, white and green potato salad + creamy asian slaw

Summer long weekends are the definition of perfection. With all the barbeques, picnics and friendly get-togethers, it’s a perfect time for sharing food. We had our own little Canada Day celebration over the weekend and food (and beer) definitely played…

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canada day muffins! berry smash muffins

Happy Canada Day! I’ve been up early getting started so that I can relax before our friends arrive for a little Canada Day bbq and fireworks watching from our balcony. I’ve got a mixed bean salad marinating in the fridge,…

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finally, an STD you can get excited about: s.t.d. (salmon – tomato – dill) sandwich

Yes, I said it and I did it. I made an S.T.D. sandwich and it’s fan-freakin’-tastic. Before you get your panties all tied in a knot, I’m talking Salmon Tomato Dill here and it’s the perfect lunch for this holiday…

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