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Blueberry Almond Financier Cake

My favourite part of the summer harvest season is eating through all of the different types of fruits. The beginning of summer (whether the Vancouver weather knows it or not) means strawberries in June, to be followed by…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 3rd, 2012
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The Most Delicious Pear & Almond Tart

“An apple resists being eaten. An apple is not eaten, it is conquered. The crunchiness of a pear is far more appealing. It is giving and fragile. To eat a pear is akin to … kissing.” — Beatrice…

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Posted by: on Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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Red, White and Bundt

Whether you’re celebrating Canada Day or the 4th of July, there’s something about this weekend that inspires people to gather together and celebrate over food (and fireworks). Pretty great holiday, right? So…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 4th, 2011
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Right & propper Yorkshire Puddings

Well, considering that summer is barely on the doorstep, and the cool chill of damp Vancouver spring is still hanging about, it seems appropriate to post something within the realm of comfort food.  So here you have it,…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 20th, 2011
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Gluten-Free Lemon Meringue Pie

This was our first attempt at a lemon meringue pie and seriously, it was so exciting! Tina’s husband parked himself in front of the oven window in anticipation of our creation and he was delighted with the result (as we…

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Posted by: on Saturday, May 28th, 2011
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Foodists Bake for the Quake

When we were approached a few weeks back by fellow Foodist Melody Fury about helping out with the bake sale she and Joy were organizing, the response was a resounding yes. With a collective of passionate food worshippers,…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
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Strathcona Sourdough: Adventures with Real Bread

As an amateur chef, I enjoy a good challenge. Over the years, I’ve tackled quite a few of them – a flakey pie crust, an authentic bolognese, a delicate tamago-dofu. All of those adventures, though, now seem…

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Posted by: on Saturday, October 3rd, 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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The Perfect Oatmeal Cookie?

Oatmeal are possibly my favourite variety of cookie. Not too sweet. Not too crunchy. Not too anything. The ideal oatmeal cookie is all about balance. And this weekend I think I met my match. Our good friends Chris and Jen…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 31st, 2006
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