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Easy Pistachio Cherry Tart Recipe and a Giveaway!

I absolutely LOVE cherries. Artificial cherry flavour has a bad reputation, but it’s my absolute favourite fake flavour (lollipops, jello, popsicles). I love fresh cherries even more than fake ones and nothing says summer to me more than cherries. Growing up in Vancouver…

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Caramelized Banana French Toast Recipe

I once knew someone who was allergic to bananas. Okay, I say “knew” very loosely – I knew someone who knew of them. A friend of mine worked in a building where Banana-Allergic girl worked. It was kind of crazy….

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Bacon and Egg Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

I have a thing for breakfast sandwiches and grilled cheese. With a current abundance of potato rolls some of them inevitably ended up as grilled cheese breakfast sandwiches. But, as you can see from the pictures, I didn’t put the…

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Spicy Savoury French Toast Recipe

Ever since I made crispy salt and pepper french toast I’ve been on a savoury French toast kick. There’s just something that makes so much sense about bread and eggs being savoury. I always have a hard time deciding between sweet and savoury breakfasts, but these days I’m definitely leaning towards savoury.

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Lemon Raspberry Cream Scones

I have a thing for scones. I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve always had a thing for British things (as a child, Harry Potter, more recently, Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock) or if it’s because they’re legitimately delicious. These cream scones, at…

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Waffled Donut Recipe

Friday is National Donut Day! I am a huge fan of donuts. So much so that the other day, while at the supermarket, I was overcome by a donut craving. I could have gone to a bakery or a donut shop,…

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Green Bean Avocado Fried Rice Recipe

Have you ever had Chinese long beans? They’re kind of like green beans, but super-long. They’re a bit denser than green beans, not as crisp and a bit nuttier. I absolutely LOVE them, especially when fried up with eggs.

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The Best No-Knead Cinnamon Bun Recipe

Okay, this is going to sound crazy but my mom doesn’t like cinnamon. She basically deprived me of a childhood filled with cinnamon toast, snicker doodles and cinnamon buns. Thankfully for me, I discovered the good stuff at the mall…

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Egg and Avocado Breakfast Taco Recipe

I like to make up dishes while I’m standing in front of my fridge in my pajamas. As much as I LOVE grocery shopping (I’ve been known to go to the store multiple times in one day) I also fly wildly to the…

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Asparagus and Eggs, Two Ways

I’ve been having lots of issues with soft boiled eggs lately. Not the soft-boiling part, but the peeling. It’s strange because (not to be boastful or anything) I never used to have issues peeling eggs. I always wondered what the…

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Brussels Sprout Grilled Cheese Recipe

It’s April! The month of spring showers, fresh greenery, Easter eggs, and baby animals. And…it’s also National Grilled Cheese Month! I know, it sounds like some sort of wonderfully horrible April Fools joke, but no joke, it’s Grilled Cheese Month…

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Kaya Toast: Coconut Jam on Toast Recipe

I have been wanting to make homemade kaya, or coconut jam, forever. Growing up, kaya was a staple at our weekend breakfast table. My mom would crack open a blue and yellow can of Yeo’s for me and my brother…

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Crispy Salt and Pepper French Toast Recipe

Is it just me, or is brunch the best meal ever? Savoury, sweet, carb-full or carb-less, meat-filled or meat-less, brunch is the bomb. The only problem with brunch (not like it’s a real problem) is that I can never decide…

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Earl Grey Tea Latte Pancake Recipe

Are you willing to line up for food? I’m not talking about a quick 20 minute line up that moves at a brisk pace, I’m talking about waiting in line for hours just to get a taste of something you’ve…

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Slow Scrambled Eggs Recipe

You might think this is a strange recipe. After all, why on earth would anyone feel the need to share how they make scrambled eggs? Truth: these are nothing like “regular” scrambled eggs. These eggs are creamy, decadent and luscious….

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Lemon Meringue French Toast Recipe

It’s February already, can you believe it? Soon, Spring will be right around the corner, but in the meantime, February means Valentine’s Day, which means an influx of heart-shaped sweets and pink. I happen to love hearts and pink things,…

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breakfast taquito recipe

Breakfast Taquito Recipe

The first time I had taquitos I was in the middle of an epic fight with an old ex-boyfriend. It was so long ago that I don’t remember what the fight was about. And to be honest, I don’t remember…

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Grilled Egg and Cheese Recipe

Are you guys as obsessed with grilled cheese sandwiches as I am? I am a true grilled cheese lover. And adding a egg just blows all other grilled cheeses out of the water. Technically this recipe isn’t a grilled cheese…

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Miso Toast Soldiers and Soft Boiled Egg Recipe

December is perfect for long, lingering breakfasts by the fire. In my perfect world, me and Mike would be cozy in our kitchen nook (doesn’t exist) overlooking the freshly snow covered forest-y backyard (I live in a high rise). There’d…

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Fried Chicken and French Toast Waffle Recipe

Is there any better brunch food than fried chicken and waffles? They may not be as traditional and bacon and eggs or toast and jam, but chicken and waffles definitely go together. Chicken and waffles are the ultimate American breakfast…

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Tater Tot Breakfast Nacho Recipe

Do you ever wonder why tater-tots are only served by Mexican fast food joints? Why are tater-tots Mexican and French fries French? These are the kinds of deep questions that flow through my mind at 4 in the morning after…

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Acorn Squash Breakfast Pudding Recipe

Now that it’s fall my oven is being abused heavily. One of my favourite things to do: roast squash. Roast squash is delicious on its own (I almost ate all of it while I was assembling this pudding — it…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Pancake Recipe

Halloween might be over, but pumpkins are still in fashion around my home and will be for a while. It’s hard not to fall in love with pumpkin flavoured things, especially when they’re all spiced up and studded with chocolate….

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Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce Recipe

I am a big egg lover. There’s no denying how much I love eggs. I will eat eggs at every meal if possible. I don’t think the whole “throw an egg on it” trend is passé. No, for me, it’s…

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Peach Pistachio Galette Recipe

I had a pretty epic Saturday and it all started out with A Cozy Kitchen’s Peach Pistachio Galette. I got up bright and early and had myself a little treat while the house was asleep. Galettes are not technically a…

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Baked Pumpkin Cat Doughnut Recipe

I’ve been seeing these Japanese cat doughnuts all over the internet and I knew I just had to make them, especially since one of my besties is a cat and doughnut lover. These cutie-pie doughnuts are a birthday treat for…

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Nutella Stuffed Pumpkin French Toast Recipe

Once September rolls around I become obsessed with pumpkins. I’m not quite sure why I love pumpkin so much – I didn’t grow up eating it and to this day mom tells me that she’d rather die than eat pumpkin…

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Best Ever Cinnamon Toast Recipe

Now that cooler weather is rolling in, I’m on a toast kick. I feel like toast is on a completely different level than plain old bread. I almost feel bad for bread and it’s lack of crispy edges. Whenever I…

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Baked Banana Donuts with Nutella Glaze Recipe

I’m on a doughnut binge! First I came down with a midnight craving for doughnuts that resulted in some deep-fry action, then I saw a doughnut pan on sale at Crate and Barrel. I just had to buy it. Anything…

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Fifteen Minute Doughnut Hole Recipe

Do you ever get hit by a random craving in the middle of the night? The other day it happened to me and it was doughnuts, of course. Delicious, hot, sweet and fluffy doughnuts. I could have left the house…

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Bourbon Peach French Toast Recipe

It’s peach week! I love peaches and I love french toast, so it was inevitable that I would combine the two. Peaches and French toast go together so perfectly. Add some bourbon sauce in the mix and you have a…

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Coddled Egg Recipe

When we were down in Yountville, we had an incredibly delicious coddled egg dish at Thomas Keller’s French bistro, Bouchon. The egg was was coddled on top of a potato puree with roasted mushrooms and sautéed spinach. There was buttered…

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Spinach Feta Egg Wrap Recipe

I love, love, love the spinach and feta egg wraps from Starbucks. They are seriously good. I don’t know if it’s because I’m always super hungry when I eat them or if they’re really just that good, but there’s definitely…

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Bacon Sticky Bun Recipe

It’s so cliché, but everything is better with bacon, especially sweets. I love the combination of smokey, salty bacon with baked goods. When I saw the sticky buns on the cover of the April Bon Appétit, I knew I had…

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Caramelized French Toast Recipe

Sometimes I think about a dish obsessively. It doesn’t have to be anything special or complicated; it’s usually something random and most likely, related to breakfast. Take for instance, this caramelized French toast. I must have thought about it for…

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The Easiest Poached Egg Recipe

I love eggs. They’re super versatile and a great way to add extra protein (and oomph!) to a dish. As a breakfast lover, I pretty much enjoy all styles of eggs, but poached hold a special place in my heart….

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Pulled Pork Pancakes with Bourbon Syrup Recipe

I have an obsession with breakfasts foods, and by extension, brunch. I love eating breakfast foods anytime and all the time. This makes brunch an especially exciting meal for me–seeing people devour breakfast foods after 12 pm makes me happy.

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Tarte Flambée Recipe

Are you ever in a restaurant, deep in scintillating conversation when a fabulous plate of food passes by on the way to another table? Suddenly, you forget just what fascinating tidbit your table-mate was telling you. They might have been…

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Ham and Cheese Waffle Recipe

Growing up waffles came out of boxes, not waffle makers, so you can imagine how excited I was when I discovered that Mike had a waffle maker. Soon I was pumping out all sorts of waffles: liege, chocolate, blueberry. I…

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