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baked oatmeal #2

I love oatmeal for breakfast. It’s comforting and virtuous and above all, tasty delicious. I try to make our weekend breakfasts a bit more special than the everyday morning eats and yesterday I decided to make baked oatmeal. I’ve made…

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hey, good looking: pasta primavera

I’ve really been getting the hang of working full time…and it’s only 2 more weeks before I go back to my slacker life of working from home. I’ve got my daily routine pretty much set and I’ve discovered that when…

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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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foolproof: blackberry coffee cake

Sometimes you just have to have cake. Cornelius and I had returned from a very decadent lunch at Salad de Fruits where we dined on amazing moules et frites (at a very reasonable $10.99) on an outdoor patio. Afterwards, we…

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peachy keen: peach & vanilla yogurt scones + pork tenderloin with peaches & ginger

The photo was taken on top of Anarchist Mountain overlooking the Okanagan desert….and all the brown forest fire smoke coming across the Washington border. Our week-long camping trip was wonderful! We canoed on Slocan Lake, wandered around historic Greenwood, and…

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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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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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