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Beets’n’Blue

I was walking by beautiful bunches of organic young golden beets when a stark realization hit me that I’d never cooked beets. Ashamed of myself, being a foodist and all, I grabbed a bunch and was determined to cook them…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

The Eternal Yogurt

When I found out how to make my own yogurt, I got excited. Not so much about the making of the yogurt, but more about the idea that my first batch will continue to breed more and more yogurt indefinitely, and that the…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , | 8 Comments »

Honey, You’re My Favourite

I once entered an essay competition where I was to talk about my favourite ingredient (as if that was possible to choose), and then attach a recipe featuring it. I easily decided that I would write about honey, a staple…

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Posted by: on Thursday, December 24th, 2009
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Not Just a Stew

Have you ever been in a situation where you don’t know what to make for dinner, so you resort to something basic and generic that you’ve made a million times before, and something that thousands of other families in…

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Posted by: on Sunday, December 6th, 2009
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

Defending In Defense of Food

I often fail to finish reading a book because of I have an attention span of a pigeon, and I get so overly excited about a new book that I jump onto it forgetting that the other book was unfinished.  This wasn’t so…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

The Temporary Vegetarian and The Vegan Mac’n’Cheese

Six weeks ago, I stopped eating meat. Well…until today. As you may know, I am a culinary school student, and 6 weeks ago we started a class that teaches the art of vegetarian, vegan and alternative cuisines such as…

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Posted by: on Friday, November 6th, 2009
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , | 7 Comments »

Palm (Sugar) Sunday

Sunday is my “May Wah” day. May Wah is an Asian grocery store I frequent as it has almost everything I need to alleviate my occasional homesickness. A few Sundays ago when I was there shopping for my Green Curry…

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Posted by: on Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , | 4 Comments »

The Ultimate Farmers Market

If you are a farmers market kind of person—you spend all morning examining produce stopping only for a quinoa salad and a soy chai, you get excited over oddly shaped squash, you interview anyone who’s selling…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, October 13th, 2009
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , | 4 Comments »

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