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Picnic in VanDusen Park

Summer is finally here! I love being outside, and I love eating. Picnics are a perfect way to combine these two. The problem though is that prepping for a picnic takes effort! And planning. And supplies. And I always…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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What Do I Do With Leftover Rice?

I come from a long line of people who cannot cook the appropriate amount of food. There is never too little – that’s for sure. I believe it is a genetic trait passed down from my parents. This was the case…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
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The Cannery’s Salmon Wellington

As you’ve no doubt heard, The Cannery, an iconic Vancouver restaurant for 38 years, has closed its doors. All that is left on their website is the announcement of the auction that will be selling off some of the…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, December 28th, 2011
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In Pursuit of the Best French Onion Soup Recipe

Last week, fellow Foodist Karen Hamilton went to Montreal to participate in the Van Houtte Coffee Getaway (watch for the post!). As a good Foodist would, she went with an empty suitcase, and returned with it filled with…

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Posted by: on Sunday, November 13th, 2011
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Lesley Stowe Unveils Raincoast Cookies

We all know how awesome Lesley Stowe Raincoast Crisps are. In our home, we always have some in our pantry for guests or just for a quick snack. After seven successful years, It seems like a natural progression to go from…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
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Celadon – Passion and Kimchi

We were in Whistler this summer, and happened upon Celadon Fine Korean Cuisine purely by accident. We were impressed by the food, but didn’t know the story behind it. Plus, we only got to try a few dishes – we…

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Posted by: on Thursday, November 25th, 2010
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InDish Delivers

Ever have one of those days where you want a delicious meal, but you don’t feel like going out, and you don’t have anything good in the fridge? Instead of trying to be overly creative to turn a can of tuna and…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 7th, 2010
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Adobo Chicken

As the leaves start to fall and there is a chill in the air, my mind turns to warm comfort foods to take me through the winter. I feel a warm hug just thinking about my mom’s adobo chicken. I’ve made it…

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Posted by: on Monday, October 12th, 2009
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Cooking Class with Chef Romy

“If anyone serves you risotto in a ring mold, get up and leave.” That was just one of the little tidbits of advice we were treated to when Andrea M and I ventured into Cookshop for a Spanish Cooking class with Chef…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
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Tasty Taste Buds

Even though I haven’t lived at home for years, my mouth still waters when I think about the “schtka, schtka, schtka” sound that the pressure cooker made. That meant my mom was making beef tongue. I know,…

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Posted by: on Thursday, June 11th, 2009
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New Coffee Routine

Sometimes a little change can make things exciting again! Mark and I used to go to one of the many great coffee shops along Commercial Drive in East Vancouver every morning for our daily caffeine fix. But, the Americanos…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, April 1st, 2009
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Kings Taste Bums?

I took this picture in T&T Supermarket on 1st Ave. They need an editor!!

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Posted by: on Monday, June 23rd, 2008
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I’m Lovin’ It

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Posted by: on Friday, June 13th, 2008
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Saltlik Licks

Last night, a group of us descended on Saltlik on Alberni Street. I normally have an iron stomach, but last night, it didn’t stand the test of Saltlik. I was up all night with my insides in a knot and taking trip…

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Posted by: on Monday, November 26th, 2007
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Red Curry with Roasted Duck and Lychees

I haven’t been to Thailand yet, so I can only pretend that I know what I’m talking about when I say, “This dish is my favourite Thai dish!” Mark says it’s the best thing I’ve ever made.…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, September 26th, 2007
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