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Decadent Chocolate Banana (Tofu) Pie (Gluten Free)

I can still remember the first dish I ever made from scratch that blew my tastebuds away – Grade 8 Home Ec. Mrs Eckley pulled out her overhead projector (dating myself) and started writing the recipe which we were all expected to copy… “CHOCOLATE TOFU PIE”?!?!?! You could feel the doubt in the room. Probably […]

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Zucchini (Photo by Dong Kim)

CSA: A Growing Season in Review

I’ve talked about supporting CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) programs on this blog (here and here), so some of you may already know that we purchased a half share  into Sunhill Gardens CSA program the last growing season (Sunhill is owned and operated by Wayne and Karen Sollid).  For those who aren’t familiar with CSAs, Sunhill has put […]

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Phil and Robyn's empanadas getting ready for the oven

Around the World With Dumplings – #yegdumplings party

It started with one tweet. Possibly this one… In the matter of 20 minutes, about 7 people had tweeted interest in partaking in a Dumplings-Around-The-World party… Gotta.Love.Twitter. So one February evening, Lillian (@beyondumami), Teresa (@DishcrawlYEG), Diane (@argenplath) and I met up over pizzas, salad, and gelato at Da Capo to conceptualize the dumplings evening, which took […]

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Zoku Quick Pop Maker (Photo by Dong Kim)

FAVOURITE FOOD THINGS OF 2011 – PART THREE

The first two parts of my this “Favourite Food Things” series were dedicated to the dishes eaten over 2011 that were swoon-worthy and created with love by amazing eateries. But most of the time our favourite dishes and comfort foods aren’t eaten at restaurants. Most of the time, the foods that we crave over and […]

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Recipe: Holy GUACAMOLE!

Guacamole is a regular at our house… frequently making visits for dinner, snacks, and even the odd brunch. For one, I’ve had a love for avocados since I was 10 years old. Secondly, guacamole makes so many things taste better – ex. you can have a plain roasted chicken breast but with some guac, cheddar, […]

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Summer BBQ: S’MORES

We had a family BBQ this past weekend and I was trying to think of a fun dish to include for my cousins’ kids – an 8 yr old girl, two 6 yr old boys, and a 1 yr old girl. They love marshmallows and since this was a BBQ, I thought an introduction to S’mores would […]

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