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

July 17, 2012
by sarah
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Sage and Mushroom Risotto

If you grow nothing else in your life, grow yourself an herb garden. Of all the things that our whole garden can grow, I think the herbs are the most fulfilling to me. There’s just nothing like needing a bit … Continue reading

November 17, 2011
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Spinach and Radicchio Salad with Pear and Gorgonzola

  It’s happened: winter has descended upon Vancouver. Tonight is our first snow. And not just a whisper of snow. No hard, minuscule bits of freezing rain here; this is the snow of storybooks: fat, gauzy flakes that fall slowly and steadily … Continue reading

November 13, 2011
by sarah
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Cabbage and Leeks in Grainy Mustard Sauce

As autumn turns into winter, I think our tastes change. Mine do, at least. Shorter, colder, wetter days mean heartier, more warming foods. The problem with so many of the wintry comfort foods is that they are not great for us – … Continue reading