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Liberty Needs Your Help!

Liberty Wine Merchants is aiming to open a store at the old Wazubee’s location near Commercial Dr and 1st Ave, and they need your help.  They already have approval from the local business association, but they City…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Rumour Alert!

Commercial Drive is one of the best food shopping neighbourhoods in Vancouver – I know people who come here regularly from other parts of town to take advantage of the prices and the great variety.  There are numerous…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
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The Meat Class at Dirty Apron

Last month was my birthday.  As always, my lovely husband spoiled me rotten – dinner at Tojo’s, a beautiful Shun chef’s knife and a cooking class at Dirty Apron.  He had originally signed me up for the…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Weeknight Cooking

      I recently participated in an email recipe exchange.  The idea was to send one person a quick and easy recipe involving ingredients you might have on hand, or that would not be difficult to get.  In return…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
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It’s Worth the Drive to Whistler!

The RimRock Café has been in business since 1987 – so why have I never heard of it?  It’s probably because I don’t get up to Whistler very often, but that’s no excuse.  Anyway, I received 2 completely unrelated…

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Posted by: on Friday, October 2nd, 2009
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Oliva Nera

The next time you find yourself in Venice, think about splurging a little and have dinner at the wonderful Osteria Oliva Nera   There are 2 restaurants, side-by-side, run by a husband…

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Posted by: on Friday, August 28th, 2009
Categories: Worship | | 3 Comments »

Easter Dinner

The topic of Easter dinner came up with some friends a few weeks ago; we were discussing what our family meal had been when we were kids.  Some people said turkey, others said ham, I said lamb.  I checked my Larousse,…

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Posted by: on Thursday, April 16th, 2009
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All Ducks go to Heaven

After 18 years as a vegetarian, I’ve started eating meat again.  Why?  Mostly, it’s because I love food – I love eating, I love cooking, I love shopping for food.  Food for me is definitely one of the…

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Posted by: on Sunday, April 12th, 2009
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Almost Perfect Pad Thai

Pad Thai is one of those dishes that I have tried and tried to recreate, but have rarely had much luck with. Even in restaurants here, it’s usually not that great. You realize this especially if you’ve been…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 13th, 2007
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , | 15 Comments »

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
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , | 6 Comments »