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Friday Links: 8.22.2014

It’s FRIDAY! I had a super busy-yet-not-busy kind of week. I’m kind of stuck in a strange place right now and am trying to get back into the swing of things. Do you guys ever feel like shaking up...

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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...

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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...

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Sunday Stuff 8.17.2014

I’m in Summerland, BC for a wedding this weekend (congrats Klaus + Marie!) and it’s gorgeous, but not as summery as I was expecting! It’s totally reminding me that I should eat as many summer salads as I can,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Sunday Stuff 8.10.2014

The past week I spent a lot of time reading, enjoying the sun, and doing one of what I consider a most indulgent past time – watching movie trailers. Mike and I don’t go to the theatres a lot – I prefer...

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What’s in my Kitchen: Utensils Edition

I decided to start a buying guide, just because so many people ask me what’s in my kitchen. This series started out life as “The Best (fill-in-the-blank)” but some people are a bit fanatical about the phrase “the best.”...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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