Recipe Index

summer archive

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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summer licks: iced coffee + strawberry-pineapple popsicles

First off, may I direct you to the mp3 blog, Shake Your Fist, where I was asked by the lovely Amy to write a guest post about music. I LOVE music but haven’t written about it in ages, so it…

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holiday beach picnics: roasted tomato pasta salad

This weekend was all about relaxation, fun times, good food and great friends. Holiday weekends, you are perfect! Cornelius and I missed out on the largest Critical Mass bike ride because we had free tickets to see the Vancouver Whitecaps…

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an angel peed on my tongue: jerk chicken pineapple skewers

I don’t quite understand the Dutch. Cornelius is part Dutch and take it from me, they’re a bit wacky. They wear wooden shoes, their national food is the Indonesian rice dish Nasi Goering and then they exclaim a Dutch phrase…

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i love leisure: mixed bean salad

Yesterday I had a busy day. Cornelius and I decided to ride our bikes to Pitt Meadows so that we could ride along the Fraser River trails. We saw a couple of bald eagles up close, 2 donkeys and a…

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summer living at it’s best: fish tacos with garlic-cumin yogurt sauce

The sun has come back and the weather is all nice and warm and it’s just the perfect time to relax in a hammock tied between two shade trees and an icy bottle of beer in hand. Unfortunately for me,…

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