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Heart-Shaped Pizza Recipe

Seems to me like there are a lot of Valentine’s Day haters out there, but I will confess right now, I’m not one of them. I’m not the hugest fan – I don’t go all out and decorate my house…

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Ranger Cookie Recipe

Mike and I love going on long rambling walks that go nowhere in particular. More often than not, we’ll end up in a grocery or kitchen goods store. The other week we stopped into Williams Sonoma where they were sampling…

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Paella Recipe

I haven’t had paella in Spain, but if I ever hit up Valencia I know paella will be on my must eat list. Paella has bits of everything I love: rice, seafood, and most importantly, crispy burnt parts. Not everyone…

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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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Raspberry Lemon Cake Recipe

Do you have any friends who don’t like sweets? It seems to me that all the people I know don’t like chocolate or sweets. What’s a girl obsessed with sugar supposed to do?! Its downright difficult pawning off my baked…

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Chinese Steamed Fish Recipe

Do you ever have random cravings for food? This happens to me all the time and while I’d like to give in to my stomach’s every whim, I rarely do–usually because my food fantasies revolve around elaborate feasts that would…

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Raspberry Pistachio Pavlova Recipe

Is there anything better than summertime and desserts? The sun has finally been shinning down on Vancouver and the gorgeous weather is perfect for picnics and barbecues. In my books, no picnic or barbecue is complete without dessert – picnics…

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Spot Prawns with Lime and Cilantro Recipe

Spot prawns are Mike’s absolute favourite seafood so now that it’s spot prawn season we’re going to be eating prawns like crazy. We love grilled prawns, but no patio means no grilling so I usually just pan-fry the prawns before…

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Crème Brûlée Doughnut Recipe

Have you ever had the creme brûlée doughnuts from Doughnut Plant in NYC? They are hands-down, my favourite doughnut in the world. Imagine biting into a super-soft, fluffy doughnut with a crisp caramelized sugar crust. If the brûléed top isn’t…

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Brown Butter Brownies Recipe

I have a thing for those Two Bite Brownies they sell at Costco. It’s embarrassing, but I get unreasonably excited when I see the nice Costco staff sampling them. They’re just so delicious. So soft, so fudge-y, so good. And…

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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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Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

I don’t have the best knife technique ever but sometimes I like to pretend that I have mad chopping skills. I especially love breaking down cauliflower. Once you get the core out you can just get into the zone cutting…

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