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Contest: Spread the Love this summer.

Labour Day long weekend is around the corner, signalling the end of summer 2012. Vacations are ending, kids are back to school, and it’s time to get back into routines again. And for many that means reconsidering…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
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Contest: Who likes Muesli?

I think my mother once tried to serve us muesli when we were kids. This was back in the day when Cheerios and milk was our standard and anything else for breakfast was considered sacrilege. You want me to put yogurt in…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 4th, 2012
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A Taste of Delhi: Chole Bhature

The vegetarian Punjabi dish chole bhature—curried chickpeas with fried bread—is one of the most popular breakfasts in North India. It’s not tough to understand why: It’s a spicy plate of legumes paired with puffy,…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 8th, 2012
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Getting Lucky in Ohio

When it comes to farm-to-table food in Ohio, no one does it better than Heather Haviland at Lucky’s Café in Cleveland. In 2003 Chef Haviland started a small baking business inside a then coffee shop. In 2006 she bought…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, May 17th, 2011
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Spiced blueberry and orange olive oil muffins

It is Sunday morning, one of those rare, sunny January days where brunch plans have been cancelled last minute and I haven’t made it out to do my grocery shopping. A quick glance in my fridge is less than inspiring;…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 18th, 2010
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An Ode to Colombia’s Bandeja Paisa

While I’m not necessarily a fan of highly caloric, eat-for-protein, “Hungry Man”-type meals, put me in Colombia and I will gladly consume the bandeja paisa with relish. OK, to be honest, I only ate it once during my…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , , | 4 Comments »

Bite-sized bagels? Why didn’t Timmy’s think of this first?

With apologies to all those who worship at the throne of Tim Hortons, I’ve never really understood the appeal…EXCEPT for Timbits. You can fit quite a variety of flavours into a box, and somehow eating these…

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 23rd, 2009
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , | 11 Comments »

Deacon’s Corner: Not Your Father’s Greasy Spoon

Don’t get me wrong, I love fancy food and am willing to pay good money for a classy dining experience. But sometimes I just want good old fashioned diner-style fry up. Enter Deacon’s Corner in Gastown, right…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 4 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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Medina Café

Fellow Foodist Lauren and I braved this morning’s snow to hit up Medina Café the morning they opened back up post-holidays. As Chambar’s little sister, Medina shares owners and sits one door down on Beattie…

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 3rd, 2009
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Toasted Almond French Toast

If toast is bettered bread, French toast is certainly another step in the evolutionary process – dipped in egg and pan-fried, this staple of Sunday brunches everywhere is about the best example of a perfectly simple…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 2nd, 2009
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Mighty Aphrodite

I didn’t think much of organic food when I first heard about it, thinking it was just for treehuggers or my sandal-lovin pals in Saanich. I was mistaken. It’s what REAL food should taste like but doesn’t…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 1st, 2008
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Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner – Vancouver

If you could eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner on a single day in Vancouver, where would you choose to dine? For the sake of this imaginary challenge, let’s assume that we all get an unlimited expense account (at the…

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Posted by: on Sunday, November 23rd, 2008
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , | 4 Comments »

Little Nest

I’m sure there’s a place like Little Nest in every neighbourhood. You know, that around-the-corner cafe where neighbours gather for breakfast and coffee. A sunny, friendly kind of place where you’re…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 14th, 2007
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Vegan French Toast. No Yolk!

We all know that part of the fun of cooking is being creative – substituting ingredients in your favourite recipes, improving on the original, or in some cases creating a whole new dish in the process. However,…

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Posted by: on Monday, April 9th, 2007
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