Recipes – Storytelling – Delicious Photos

September 6, 2014
by sarah
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some assembly required

How is it possible that we are in the second week of September already? Here in Vancouver that doesn’t quite mean that summer is over in terms of warm weather but it does mean that the pace and timing of … Continue reading

April 27, 2014
by sarah
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Asparagus Tart

Creativity is a funny thing. It seems, so often, to have a mind of its own, like a wild creature you can’t pin down and even if you bait it with inspiration and woo it with promises of productivity it … Continue reading

November 21, 2013
by sarah
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Green Olive and Roasted Artichoke Tapenade

Time for a confession – and I hope this doesn’t make you scroll past this recipe, because it’s good, I promise – it used to be that every time I would hear the word “tapenade” or I see it at … Continue reading

November 17, 2013
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Pumpkin Coconut Soup

  Something odd has happened lately: all I want to eat is Asian influenced dishes. Growing up in Vancouver this isn’t wildly surprising since examples of excellent food from every imaginable Asian locale is available. I have sushi on the … Continue reading

September 22, 2013
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End of Summer Salad

This one’s a quickie … both a quick post and  a quick salad to make (it will disappear just as quickly). I was trying to think of a poetic analogy for this salad, a winsome bit of prose for you, … Continue reading

September 15, 2013
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Succotash Salad with Whole Lemon Vinaigrette

You’re likely sick of hearing how to use up this summer’s tomatoes. I’m sorry to go on and on, but tomato recipes are not only perfectly fitting considering what gardens and farmers’ markets are bursting with but around here they … Continue reading

September 11, 2013
by sarah
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Juniper Lamb

My Dad told me recently that my stepmother has taken up a new strategy when it comes to entertaining and having friends over: she doesn’t tell him until the day of the dinner and springs it on him without warning. … Continue reading

May 4, 2013
by sarah
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Avocado and Orange Salad with Toasted Sesame Dressing

This weekend feels like summer. Blue sky, warm breeze, and a vaguely familiar glowing orb in the sky. Vancouver is exquisite in the the summer; it completely redeems itself for what feels like endless months of rain and perpetual grey. These golden … Continue reading