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

August 25, 2014
by sarah
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Linguine with Salmon and Kale

I’m at our cabin right now. Two hours from home and it smells different here, out of the city. There’s no traffic, no congestion, no hurry up and wait, just water and trees and friendly people in a tiny, friendly … Continue reading

July 15, 2014
by sarah
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Red Wine Whiskey Sangria

As the saying goes: necessity is the mother of invention. I feel like there are millions of ways to prove this old adage true, but none more true than the desperate moment when a friend approaches you at your own … Continue reading

June 25, 2014
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Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich

  Summer’s here! At our house that means that time is at a premium in a way that is unlike any other time of year. Trips to the cabin, beach days, BBQs, after dinner swims, the list goes on and … 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
by sarah
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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