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sunny sunny summer: frozen lemon ice box pie with gingersnap crust

Even though the longest day of the year happened on Sunday, it’s been feeling like summer for a long time here in Vancouver. The most gorgeous spring has turned into summer, where long hot sunny days seem to be the…

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decadent mornings: salted nutty brown butter granola

To me, granola has always included warm, toasty spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. Oats and those wintery spices were like one big warm hug of deliciousness. But I’ve heard rumblings of people not liking spices in their granola. That to…

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a spring thing: kale and ricotta galette + looking for some mid-west travel tips

I’ve been in a cooking mood lately and also a having friends over for dinner mood. Yes, those are 2 very distinct moods. For quite a while now, I haven’t been having people over for dinner because I found it…

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party down with gougères (aka cheese puffs) + a holiday gift wish list

I know, gougères sounds like fancy food. Delicious, of course, but probably super tricky to make. You might think that these are better left to the professionals or at least the person invited to the holiday party with the perfect…

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so fresh, so cool: crispy mint chocolate chip cookies

I’m so into fall mode right now. There’s lots of colourful leaves on the trees and crisp leaves on the ground. Some days are rainy and cool while other days are shockingly warm – look ma, no cardigan required! Autumn…

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plum cake, because plums are better when cake is involved

Okay, this cake also goes by the name of torte. I’m not sure why, but truthfully I couldn’t care less. This is a good cake with a good New York Times lineage. If you haven’t made it already, I’m not…

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tastes like my childhood: garibaldi biscuits

I have childhood memories that have stuck with me since the beginning. The vanilla chocolate chip cake my mom made for nearly every birthday celebration is one of the fondest. It’s not just cake but each bite tastes like childhood.…

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1 simple dough = 2 awesome rolls: garlic parmesan + cinnamon

Last week I made a delicious roasted squash soup, but in order to ease in the concept of soup for dinner to my husband, I decided to whip up some of my trusty pizza dough to serve alongside. Originally, I…

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