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The 70s Supper – #dinnerpartyYVR

Recipe collections tell a story. Through their tattered stained cards, clippings and notes you can tell a lot about their owners. Their likes, dislikes, which recipes they used frequently and what kind of dinners and…

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Posted by: on Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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The Booze and The Bees

Growing up in North Vancouver, Michael Cober recalls being fascinated by watching bees working in the hives his father kept. “My love of beekeeping is about not just getting outside and being in nature but participating…

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Posted by: on Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Bringing Oysters to Curious Places

Serving oysters with a unique twist Richard Boucher and his team at The Curious Oyster Catering Co. have been bringing their wares to different venues across Vancouver. In the spring I attended their “A Most Curious…

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Posted by: on Sunday, July 21st, 2013
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Naples: Authentic, Gritty + Raw

When my friends and I decided to go to Naples we were warned by others who had visited not to stay for too long because it was gross, dirty and disgusting. To the contrary we found Naples an authentic Italian experience…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
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The Fry

The last two summers that I’ve been in Edmonton I’ve been lucky enough to be around for The Fry party hosted at my friends Andrew and Fiona’s house. Not knowing what to expect from “The Fry” but just some fried…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
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Campfire Yumminess: The Jaffle Iron

I’m always excited when my friends Denise and Darren come to the lake as that means they are bringing their jaffle iron. When they first told me about it I had no fracking clue what they were talking about until I…

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Posted by: on Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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Greek Easter, Village Style

Today is the first day of Greek Orthodox Holy Week, Great Monday, which culminates on Saturday at midnight with Easter and the breaking of a 40 day fast. The Greek Orthodox faith follows the Gregorian calendar which means…

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Posted by: on Monday, April 9th, 2012
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Tarte Au Sucre, Take 2

A couple of months ago we had a Foodists Montréal movie night. Even though I was told we had loads of desert, being a sugar addict I just had to add to the sweets being offered, as for a while I’ve been wanting to make…

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Posted by: on Sunday, April 8th, 2012
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Eggnog – Seasoned Tipling!

A few years ago I went on a search for an eggnogg recipe as find most store bought varieties quite disgusting. As I love vintage I ended up adapting a recipe from Esquire’s Handbook for Hosts that was originally…

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Posted by: on Friday, December 23rd, 2011
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I love chicken, I love liver

Though I really don’t want Meow Mix to please deliver I had really hoped that Sunday dinner at my aunt and uncle’s had delivered better. Lured by the promise of a yummy chicken liver dinner I made the trek up to their…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 29th, 2011
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Trying some non dairy alternatives

Earth’s Own Almond Fresh – Chocolate Thanks to Foodtree and Earth’s Own we’ve received coupons to try a few non dairy products. If you’d like to try either of these for free (and/or original, vanilla or…

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 28th, 2011
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There Ain’t No Party Like a Spot Prawn Party

One of the best things about moving from the prairie to the coast is access to things such as in season seafood. So I was more than excited when on the long weekend in May my good friends Effy and Greg invited me over for…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 13th, 2011
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