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Totoro Jalapeño Grilled Cheese Recipe

Totoro week continues with this Totoro jalapeño grilled cheese! Be sure to check out Lyndsay’s Totoro cake tutorial & Catbus tutorial and my Totoro apple pie pancakes & Totoro black sesame donuts! I’m ending off Totoro week with a Totoro grilled cheese! He’s savoury, he’s spicy,…

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Totoro Black Sesame Donuts Recipe

Totoro week continues with these black sesame Totoros! Be sure to check out Lyndsay’s Totoro cake tutorial and my Totoro apple pie pancakes! Do you guys ever picture something coming out perfectly? Maybe this is a weird quirk of mine,…

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Sunday Brunch: Totoro Apple Pie Pancakes Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Chicken Pho with Zucchini Noodles Recipe

It’s been a fabulous October so far: super sunny days, crisp air, blue skies, and rainbow leaves falling everywhere. But, like all good things, perfect weather can’t last forever and we’ve been getting more and more rain. I love rain…

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Crispy Oven Sriracha Buffalo Wings Recipe

I’m a huge fan of chicken wings and I don’t really know anyone who isn’t. I think eating wings satisfies some sort of primal urge we have to rip meat off bones. I truly believe eating wings brings people together….

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Sunday Brunch: Breakfast Grilled Cheese

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Sunday Brunch: Spaghetti and Eggs Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Mini Swedish Chocolate Cake Recipe

I don’t know about you guys, but I totally have internet crushes. When I find a blog I like, I fall hard and I fall fast. I can easily spend hours that should be spent doing something productive going way, way…

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Spam and Egg Salad Roll Recipe

Growing up, one of my favourite meals was spam, eggs, and rice. It doesn’t sound particularly Chinese, but spam, or luncheon meat, is actually a pretty big part of Chinese cuisine. You’ll see it in so many dishes on the menus…

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Pumpkin Ricotta Pancake Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Syrup Recipe

It’s finally October! October means two things: 1.) Pumpkin season has begun in earnest and 2.) I will not apologize or hide my pumpkin obsession any longer. Everyone makes fun of pumpkin spice, but you know what? Millions of people can’t be wrong. Pumpkin…

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Chinese Sausage Carbonara Recipe

I wish I was one of those put-together people who have the foresight to have a fully stocked pantry and fridge. Instead, when I open up my fridge, I’m usually looking at limp, forgotten lettuce and frozen peas. I’m forever heading…

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Honey Garlic Eggplant Recipe

My mom’s a huge gardener and she always has been. Even when she was a little kid, she spent her days helping my grandma in the garden. Now, even though she’s living in the middle of the city with a concrete…

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Sunday Brunch: Waffled Sausage Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Green Grilled Cheese Recipe

I’ve been wanting to make a green grilled cheese forever. I mean, yes, I’ve put brussel sprouts and broccoli in my grilled cheeses, but never have I ever used spinach in a grilled cheese. This particular green grilled cheese recipe…

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Sunday Brunch: Mini Breakfast Biscuit Sandwich Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Tonkatsu Salad Roll Recipe + a Giveaway!

Vietnamese gỏi cuốn are one of those funny foods that go by all sorts of names in English. I’ve seen them called Summer rolls, fresh Spring rolls, and salad rolls. I’ve always known them as salad rolls so that’s what I’m going…

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Bratwurst Grilled Cheese Recipe

I’m addicted to mustard so when Mouth.com asked me to collaborate with them for a recipe featuring one of their many indie food products I jumped at the chance. Ultimately, I chose beer mustard. Because, BEER MUSTARD!

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Sunday Brunch: Chili and Cornbread Waffle Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Yakiudon Recipe

To me, there’s nothing more comforting that a steaming hot bowl of noodles. If you’ve ever watched Ratatouille (I love that movie!), you’ll recall this scene where the food critic is instantly brought back to childhood when he has a bite of ratatouille….

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Easy Gourmet Hot Wings and a Giveaway!

Um. Today is the day guys! It’s the official birthday of Easy Gourmet!!! I’m feeling ALL of the feelings: happy, nervous, confused, and thankful at the same time. To everyone who preordered: THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart! To…

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Sunday Brunch: Grilled Cheese Eggs Benny & a Giveaway!

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Spicy Sausage Roll Recipe

I cannot believe it, but it’s less than a week (eek!) until Easy Gourmet is released. I’m excited and nervous and all the crazy feelings. I’m one of those emotional eaters, so in order to calm myself, I’ve been doing what I do best and…

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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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Sunday Brunch: Raspberry Crumble Pancake Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Caramelized Pork Taco Recipe

I’m obsessed with DIY dinners. You know the kind: your friend invites you over for a nice sit-down dinner. You’re expecting something plated, maybe a fancy pasta or a steak. Then they whip out the grill and all of a…

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Coconut Almond Rice Krispie Treat Recipe

Rice Krispie treats bring me straight back to childhood. There were one of the first things I made in the kitchen. I remember bringing a rice krispie treat home to share with my mom (my daycare teacher did a lesson on measuring)…

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How to Make Teriyaki Chicken

Teriyaki chicken used to be the only thing I ate at Japanese restaurants. My dad tried to get me to eat sashimi, but as a 7-year-old, raw fish kind of grossed me out. I got over that pretty quickly though and…

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Squid Ink Pasta with Shrimp and Burrata Recipe

Squid ink is kind of a weird ingredient – jet-black, inky and distinctively rich and briny. It pairs well with, you guessed it, seafood. Last year, while travelling through Europe, I saw it everywhere: in pasta, in rice and even…

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Peach Pistachio Caramel Crumble Recipe

I used to LOVE eating canned peaches. The syrupy sweetness, the strange canned mealy texture, the convenience of those little snack cups – they were the perfect treat for my five-year-old self. I can’t remember the last time I ate canned…

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Fully Loaded Baked Potato Salad Recipe

Potato salad. Definitely the salad I make a beeline to at all picnics, barbecues and potlucks. Often I’m disappointed so, to negate that, I’m usually the one bringing potato salad to the party. This is a super quick, super easy fully loaded…

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Taiwanese Meat Sauce and Rice Recipe

Do you guys ever miss high school? Let me clarify – I don’t mean the school part of it, or the cliques or classes, I just mean the after school snacks. Man, after school snacks were the bomb. Snacks were,…

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Buttermilk Waffle Recipe with Bourbon Cherry Sauce

A couple of weeks ago we had houseguests. One of them wanted to head out for Sunday brunch, but I was feeling entirely too lazy to put on real clothes and head out so the only logical thing to do…

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Pulled Pork Fried Rice Recipe

When I have a bunch of leftover meat I tend to make fried rice. I’ve made it with leftover fried chicken, porchetta and yes, even pulled pork. Pulled pork fried rice is definitely a bestovers kind of thing. You can clean…

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Mini Grilled Cheese Cakes Recipe

If you read this blog regularly, you’ll know that I have a slight obsession with grilled cheese sandwiches. I even threw myself a grilled cheese themed birthday party. It was pretty awesome, if I do say so myself. I had…

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Banh Mi Fries Recipe

Em and Gina are hosting a potluck! There are a bunch of lovely people joining in and tons of delicious food being made. Check it out here and here! Are you guys a fan of potlucks? I love having a…

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Raspberry Mint Julep Recipe

Do you guys like to keep your various groups of friends separate or do you let them mingle? Generally, I like to lump all of my friends together at dinners and parties – I figure all my friends like me, so…

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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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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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