Recipe Index

summer archive

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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potatoes aren’t very photogenic: light n’ creamy potato salad

There has been a distinct shift in the weather. The clouds and grey skies have rolled in leaving cooler temperature in its wake. It’s disappointing, but I’ll manage. I spent the long weekend redesigning my portfolio and then coding it…

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i like it hot in here: simple hummus + white bean dip +white, red & green barley salad

The weather has been HOTT and I’m not complaining. I like an early summer which means only good things like popsicles, bbqs and hanging out at the beach. Last night I had a friend over and I didn’t want to…

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