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Three Cheese Ravioli with Mushroom Ragù

Being laid off has left me with a sense of having lots of time on my hands and even though my natural tendency to cram days full to the gills makes that unlikely, it’s nevertheless unleashed a desire to make things…

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Posted by: on Monday, April 13th, 2009
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“Wine Marketing is Bullshit”

Wow, did Anthony just say that in front of 200 marketing professionals? Yup, seems so. This is how the BCAMA wine & cheese event began recently—an evening promising lessons about how great wine makes farming sexy;…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
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Mount Pleasant Cheese

A little while ago my wife and I were at a friend’s house for lunch. One of our discoveries as new parents socializing with other new parents is the dinner-at-lunch. Guess we can call it lunner. For the uninitiated,…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 4th, 2009
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The Best and the Worst Burgers (My List)

Anybody who knows me, knows that I love food — particularly hamburgers. So after being prodded and poked here is my list of favourite burgers. As a side note my criteria is based around the idea of the original…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 10th, 2009
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Making lunch with plenty of TLC!

Is it going overboard, frustrated food stylist-wannabe or just very VERY creative parents? A fun gallery of extraordinary bento or lunch packs that make you feel like a slacker for having a process bologna sandwich on…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 5th, 2009
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Brown Sugar Baked Brie

Baked Brie has been known to cause at stir at parties, but this brown sugar baked brie is a show stopper. The recipe is very easy, and requires only three ingredients. Every time I make this brie, I wonder how something…

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Posted by: on Sunday, December 7th, 2008
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National Grilled Cheese Day

Did you know April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Day? Did you know April is National Grilled Cheese Month? There are cascading references to it on the web, but nothing definitive I can point you to.  But that…

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Posted by: on Saturday, April 12th, 2008
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This is a new one

I’ve made it no secret that one of my favorite things about living in Denmark is the cheese; I’m a sucker for Danish Blue and I’ve come into an affinity for something called Danbo—which is phenomenal in the…

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Posted by: on Saturday, March 15th, 2008
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Ottawa Debates: Poutine or Pizza & Gravy?

My friends have been talking about it, but none of us had tried it, so Friday after just enough beer to bolster our courage and cleanse our taste buds… we headed over to Ottawa’s House of Georgie to try their…

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Posted by: on Sunday, August 5th, 2007
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Cheesy Goodness this Weekend

If nasty Vancouver water is “forcing” you to drink wine this weekend, you may need some cheese to go with it. Stop by Granville Island on Saturday or Sunday for Curds and Whey, the Granville Island Cheese…

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Posted by: on Friday, November 17th, 2006
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Salt Tasting Room: Worth its namesake

When my ma needed a break on weekends, we’d throw together a simple meal of olives, the peppers, capicollo, prosciutto and ripe, sharp cheeses accompanied by crusty Calabrese bread; straight off the cutting board.…

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Posted by: on Monday, August 28th, 2006
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Cafe Guide Reviews

The other week I accompanied our friend Richard to two new Deman Street cafes in Vancouver he was reviewing for his site TheCafeGuide.com. This was probably the first time I’ve purposefully gone to eat somewhere…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 6th, 2006
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New York Steak with Horseradish Asiago Crust

1 6-inch horseradish root or ¼ cup processed horseradish 1tsp butter ½ cup butter 4 4-oz New York steaks 1/8 cup olive oil salt and pepper to taste ½ cup medium asiago cheese, grated

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Posted by: on Monday, September 26th, 2005
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