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consolation prize: raspberry breakfast bars

Last Sunday we attended a bbq filled with my husband’s extended family. Croquet was the before dinner entertainment and while I love the game, The game does not love me. We had a set growing up but my brother and…

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long summer weekends: my take on sam’s slaw

For nearly the past week, the entire Pacific Northwest has been given a heat advisory. Coming from Ontario where the summers are hot and muggy, this advisory – where temperatures got up to just over 30° C (aka 86° F),…

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cold brew (& a little advice too): earl grey & hibiscus cold-brewed iced tea

Summer is about road trips, hikes in cool forests, ice cream cones, toes in the sand, jangly pop songs and iced tea. All things are high up on my summer list. Even though we’re not planning one large go-all-out vacation…

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epic prep: bún vermicelli bowl with tofu

A couple weeks ago, we found ourself in our old neighbourhood and decided to visit the Union, a restaurant that I’ve visited a few times with friends, but never with my husband. We ordered drinks and I ordered their bún…

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a happy combo: golden squash coconut-chocolate chip loaf

Chocolate, coconut and my taste buds are a winning trifecta. My taste buds don’t lie. In the past I’ve made ice cream, granola, chewy squares, almond joy copycats, banana bread, and my favourite macaroon squares. And now I can add…

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how to eat your vegetables: late summer stewed vegetables

Can I tell you something? It’s stupid and I know it, but sometimes I’m afraid of my vegetable drawer. Well, what’s in it to be exact. Being a member of a farm share is beyond wonderful, but it can be…

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golden hour: late summer vegetable & orzo bake

I love late summer. It’s not deathly hot outside and the air is comfortable and breezy. I love how the sun sits low in the sky and gives everything a golden, rosy glow. Everything seems much more precious because soon autumn…

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farm bounty: shaved summer vegetable salad

I have a squash drawer in my fridge and it tends to fill up rather quickly this time of year. Thanks to our CSA, we get weekly deliveries of cucumber, patty pan squash, yellow and green summer squash, and zucchini…

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