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summer archive

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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my lazy sunday: lemon & garlic grilled chicken + brown rice curry salad

The weekends are typically times to relax, get stuff done and enjoy life a little more. This weekend was no exception. Every year around this time, there is a huge 30 block garage sale that I go to every year…

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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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gâteau au yogourt à la bluets

It’s going to be a much more productive week on the homefront, I can feel it. I’ve got a cake in the oven made with things I had already in the pantry and fridge. All morning, I had planned to…

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i scream, you scream: mint chocolate chip ice cream

Last night, Cornelius and I were craving ice cream and decided to put our honeymoon gift (a prettyprettypretty teal old-old fashioned) ice cream maker to the test. We had actually used it in August to make a batch of strawberry…

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fit for a domestic goddess: vietnamese chicken & mint salad

Summer’s can be hot in the Northwest (no, really) and Friday night was no exception. I had a fridge full of fresh vegetables and figured making a salad would be the best option for dinner. I decided to make Nigella’s…

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2 easy peasy snacks: popsicles & lemony green beans

Last night we had some friends over. They brought over the 1958 Newport Beach Jazz Festival dvd and the Monterrey Pop Festival dvd. We promised them snacks. Because it’s been so hot, I didn’t really want to do any serious…

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a photo, finally….with strawberry shortcake

Last weekend for my soon-to-be mother-in-law’s birthday, I made a strawberry shortcake. this incredibly easy strawberry shortcake recipe to be exact. It tasted as great as it looked. I’ve actually never made or even eaten a strawberry shortcake before, so…

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