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the squidgy bits: oven baked chicken in a sweet barbeque sauce

I like chicken well enough but I do get queasy around those squidgy bits that reside close to the bone. I could just buy the expensive skinless, boneless chicken breasts, but I’m too much of a skinflint to justify chicken…

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home sweet home: PABST sandwich

Our Easter weekend trip was amazing. We returned to Vancouver with a bag full of books, some thrift scores, a new bike and enough good times to last until next year, at least. Not only did we explore nature and…

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spring fling: lemon asparagus pasta

When I cook, I try not to add more fat that I should. While Cornelius could stand to “fatten up”, I’m always trying to fight the good fight. I’ve always been quite content and even pleased with how many dishes…

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vegan girl’s night: vegan chocolate chip gingerbread softies

On Saturday night, my friend Kristen’s apartment was being invaded by a whole wack of Monopoly playing, beer drinking boys (Cornelius included), so she came by for a bit of a respite. Our plan: chill out with some relaxing girl…

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the sweetest sunday: apple-cinnamon pancakes

Last weekend, we went on a short bike ride and stopped for breakfast at the midway point. I took the unconventional route and ordered a burger, but Cornelius loves tradition and ordered the HUGE breakfast complete with eggs, bacon, fruit…

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is it spring yet? white bean & kale soup

The weather is playing tricks on me. One moment the sun is shining brightly fooling me into spring and the next it’s dark and rainy. I just don’t get it! The cherry blossoms and daffodils are out despite a crazy…

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let me eat cake: fresh apple cake

Wow, two new posts in one night?! I must be procrastinating! Actually, I’m still thinking about that article about Vancouver housing costs…. Last month, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver reported that the average sale price of a single-family…

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get your veg on: roast vegetable pasta bake

It was so sunny and bright and warm this afternoon that I spent a lot of time wandering my neighbourhood. It was a welcome relief from being chained to the computer working on client projects. The sun was strong and…

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