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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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a rhubarb schlump: strawberry-rhubarb pudding cake

When I was little, my parents had a little garden patch in the backyard where we grew all kinds of things: raspberries, corn, carrots, chives, lettuce and always, always rhubarb. Strangely enough being the sour-lover that I am, I wasn’t…

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the rain can’t stop me now: fettucini with mustard greens + bruschetta

Well my mantra to bring along summer didn’t quite work as I had hoped. This morning it poured rain real hard but that didn’t stop me from heading to the farmer’s market in Trout Lake with a couple of friends.…

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dream a little dream: lavender waffles with raspberry coulis

Well, if this isn’t a breakfast overload, then I don’t know what is. To clarify, this kind of breakfast is a once-a-year extravaganza and probably shouldn’t be eaten every Sunday morning, but sometimes a bit of splurge is a necessity.…

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i eschew modern convenience: fresh vietnamese spring rolls with lime-ginger dipping sauce

I hate turning down presents, but last week, I totally did. For my birthday, Cornelius bought me a food processor which has been on my list of things I totally want for ages. I got it, I tried it, I…

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