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Tag: ginger

holiday times + a recipe: roasted yam bowl with fresh greens & a tahini-miso dressing

In October we went to San Diego and I’m still dreaming of sunny hot weather and swimming in the ocean. It’s now ten days into December and I really should be thinking of what to bake, what to buy and…

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winter ginger: white chocolate gingerbread blondies

Every Halloween, we invite friends over to carve pumpkins and watch scary movies. There’s always plenty of treats on hand and I usually try to make something special like salted honey caramel apples or a batch of candied pretzel nutty…

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dinner for two: thai summer veggie bowls

I whipped this up one night last week when I didn’t feel like cooking. I was this close to ordering in take out, but take out is unhealthy and my fridge had some very healthy items that needed to be…

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cold sesame noodles on repeat

It’s a bone fide heatwave here in Vancouver and I’m not going to complain. It’s hot, but we can manage. Bike rides add much needed breeze and is a generally pleasant way to get around town. Cold drinks on a…

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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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singapore-style noodles with chicken, peppers & basil….and a Mark Bittman cookbook giveaway!!

I remember the first time I ate singapore noodles. I was in university and out for lunch with my then-boyfriend. Most of my Chinese food experience by that point was by way of mall food courts as a teenager. My…

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quick veggie stir fry sticky rice bowl

I’m new to the ways of sticky rice in my kitchen. We never had it growing up – brown rice, parboiled rice and regular old white rice were the standard. As an adult, I’ve used Jasmine, Basmati and Brown on…

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winning hearts & minds on a case-by-case basis: rhubarb ginger foolish mess

Tomorrow is my birthday and I’m feeling all sentimental. Maybe because I renewed my driver’s license today and I’m sad to report that my horrible photo of years ago will be replaced with a horrible new photo that pretty much…

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