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Happy birthday, Tiny Bites!

You already know that Foodists eat and sleep in order to eat and drink. But what about celebrating? We also love to celebrate – and we’re all insanely happy to be wishing Tiny Bites a happy first birthday.…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, March 17th, 2009
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , | 2 Comments »

Clucking things up in Van City

So far, it’s taboo in Vancouver. But, you can do it in Seattle, Portland, and New York. And even in Victoria, Burnaby and New Westminster. Get your minds out of the gutter. I’m talking about raising chickens…

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Posted by: on Monday, March 9th, 2009
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »

Dining Out for Life: March 12, 2009

On March 12, 2009, more than 200 participating restaurants will donate 25% of that day’s food profits to A Loving Spoonful and Friends for Life, two Vancouver agencies that support people living with HIV/AIDS.…

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Posted by: on Thursday, February 19th, 2009
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Chili Molasses Pecans

Every Christmas, I make gingerbread people. Gingerbread people require molasses, but of course my recipe uses slightly less than a standard carton of molasses. I’ve struggled for years (years, I tell you!) about…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 23rd, 2009
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Chinese wedding banquets

Last weekend, I went to a Chinese wedding banquet. If you’ve never been, you should try to wrangle yourself an invitation to eat the twelve-course meal. You read right, it’s a twelve-course meal. We had:…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 12th, 2009
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Oeufs en cocotte

I love eggs. Scrambled, fried, poached, boiled, on toast, in quiche – you name it, I love it. They’re a great when you’re in a hurry, but also when you’re faced with a lazy weekend. If it’s…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 5th, 2009
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Why the cookie crumbles

I’ve make these cranberry shortbread stars every Christmas for the past ten years, and they have quite the following. They’re buttery and crumbly, with just a hint of tartness from the addition of dried…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 29th, 2008
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Chocolate chocolate snowflakes

I’m really picky when it comes to chocolate-containing recipes, so I was pleasantly surprised with this recipe for chocolate cookies. The recipe is actually for a chocolate sandwich cookie with peppermint filling,…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 22nd, 2008
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Warre’s Otima 20 Port

I had been saving this bottle of Warre’s Otima 20-year-old port for a special occasion, and what could be more special than two feet of snow in Vancouver and a serious urge to hibernate? It’s rich and…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 22nd, 2008
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

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