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How to Make Guacamole

This is a quickie! Quick and easy recipes that I don’t have much to say about, aside from the fact that they taste awesome and you should give them a go! Guacamole is always a favorite around here. Give...

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Friday Finds: 6.26.15

There was a crazy solar storm early this week, which meant that it was a prime time to check out the aurora. An aurora-chaser friend of ours messaged us a 11 at night asking us if we wanted to try...

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Cold Soba Summer Salad

This is a quickie! Quick and easy recipes that I don’t have much to say about, aside from the fact that they taste awesome and you should give them a go! Cold noodle salads are my go-to when the...

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Avocado Chicken Broccoli Rabe Summer Rolls

One of the things I love most about summer are the long evenings that stretch out from early afternoon all the way until the sun dips behind the horizon. Here, at the height of summer, the sun sets just after...

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Classic Chocolate Birthday Cake

I made this cake for a self-proclaimed cake hater. But, first let me explain what this cake is supposed to look like. If you grew up in Canada in the late 80s, you’ll remember McCain’s Deep ‘n Delicious chocolate cake....

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Easy Sparkling Sangria

I’m not the biggest indulger of alcoholic drinks, but when summertime hits, all I want is to do sit on a sun-drenched patio with a deliciously iced boozy drink in hand. There are couple of go-tos I have: mojitos,...

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Mac and Cheese Waffles

I love waffling things. There’s something about the crisp edges, the fluffy (or creamy) middles, and the square indentations. Waffles just work – especially mac and cheese waffles. They sound like a total gimmicky sort of dish, and I...

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Slow-Cooked Baby Back Ribs Dinner Party!

One of my dear friend’s birthdays is coming up and since, on his actual birthday, he’ll be up in the air, unable to make it to a celebratory dinner party, I decided to throw him one early. I take...

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Friday Finds 6.12.15

Woah, how in the world did it end up being June: not just the beginning blush of June, but the full on heady dog days of June? It feels like summer even though summer is still a week and...

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Spicy Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles

Mike and I have been on a huge vegetable kick lately. We must be growing up or something because all of a sudden, we can’t get enough vegetables. When I was a kid I don’t remember eating vegetables at...

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Four Cheese Pizza: Mozzarella, Parmesan, Brie and Ricotta

You know, I never really got the appeal of cheese pizza. Growing up, my pizza of choice was always ham and pineapple. I’m pretty sure that was due to the fact that when I was a kid, I didn’t know what...

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Banh Tieu Recipe: The Vietnamese Donuts You Never Knew You Loved

It’s National Donut Day! Last year I waffled up some donuts for a delicious hybrid wonut (waffle-donut) and this year I decide to go with a donut that you’ve probably never seen before: banh tieu, a deliciously deep-fried Vietnamese...

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