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Friday Links: 8.29.2014

Ohmygosh, it’s finally Friday. I feel like this week has passed by like molasses. I can’t believe that a.) my book is out next Tuesday and b.) it’s almost SEPTEMBER! Which of course, means fall, which, of course means...

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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...

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Easy Gourmet

It’s been just over a year since I conceptualized, cooked, tested, styled, and shot all the recipes in Easy Gourmet. I’ve been skirting around it for a while now, but THE DAY IS COMING (September 2nd!!) and I want...

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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...

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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...

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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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