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Mini Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

When I’m at home in Canada, sometimes in the middle of the night I’ll sneak out of bed into the darkened kitchen, open up the fridge and stand in the light of the refrigerator while I contemplate snacks to sate…

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California Roll Nacho Recipe

I have this thing for combining my favourite foods into one dish. Mapo tofu and waffles? Done. Banh mi and fries? Been there. Mac and cheese with shepherd’s pie? It’s delicious! It seems wrong, but it’s oh-so-right. I’m constantly thinking about…

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Crispy Honey Garlic Soy Baked Chicken Wing Recipe

The other day I woke up from a recurring nightmare that I have that’s somewhat based on reality. In my dream, it’s minutes before a big party with all of my friends and family. Chicken wings are on the menu – there’s…

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How to Make American Flag Jello

Do you guys like jello? I have super awesome memories of jello as a kid. All the parties had jello at the dessert table. And it wasn’t just any jello – it was rainbow jello! I used to peel apart the…

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Sriracha Caramel Corn Recipe

I’m not the type to enjoy the Super Bowl (give me the Puppy Bowl any day!) but I must I am intrigued by game day food. From what I can tell, game day food can be, but is not limited…

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Latkes Recipe

Do you have any food obsessions with things that you haven’t even eaten yet? Maybe you see a picture, or hear about a dish that you haven’t even been in the same room as, but you build it up in…

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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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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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Takoyaki Recipe

A couple of years ago a good friend of mine gave me an electric takoyaki maker for my birthday. Takoyaki literally translated means octopus fried, but takoyaki isn’t just fried octopus – it’s a tiny, piping hot ball of batter…

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Vietnamese Spring Roll Recipe

I love hand held foods. What could be better than holding something in your hand and eating it? It’s the ultimate in minimalism. No utensils, no cutting – just grab and eat. I have a long list of favourite handhelds,…

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Flat-Iron Carne Asada Recipe

Growing up, I didn’t eat a lot of Mexican food. In our house it was all Chinese food all the time thanks to the unadventurous palate of my father. My dad’s the kind of man who’ll insist on eating Chinese…

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Skillet Fried Chicken Recipe

We moved to Vancouver from Edmonton when I was eight years old. My mom was tired of the endless snowy winters and mosquito-filled summers. I didn’t want to move—my whole life was in Edmonton. My best friend and I spent…

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Mini French Onion Mac and Cheese Recipe

My earliest memory of mac and cheese is of that magic (or horrifying) combination of neon orange powder and straight macaroni noodles. One bite and I was hooked. It’s been many years since I’ve had Kraft Dinner, but I’ve never…

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Mini Burger Recipe

When I was brainstorming ideas for the savoury bottom tier of our afternoon beer, mini burgers immediately came to mind. Mini burgers are the tiny tea sandwiches of the burger world. Super simple, super tasty. This is barely a recipe…

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Mini Twice Baked Potatoes Recipe

Potatoes are one of my favourite foods. So much so that I have received countless potato cookbooks as gifts. I’ve never actually made anything from these cookbooks though – one of the reasons why I love potatoes so much is…

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Fennel Pork Sausage Roll Recipe

Sausage rolls are simply delicious. The British were really on to something when they created them. Juicy sausage wrapped in flaky, buttery puff pastry is a perfect snack, either hot or cold. Apparently sausage rolls are a strictly UK sort…

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Afternoon Beer

Confession: I have an unhealthy obsession with afternoon tea. I love the tiny sandwiches, the scones with clotted cream, the perfect miniature desserts and, of course, the endless pots of tea. I really feel like I could have afternoon tea…

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