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Cooking Octopus

So there I am at Granville Island. And there’s a big lump of BC Wild Octopus just sitting there. I’ve never cooked anything other than baby octopus (stir fried quickly with garlic, butter, and wine). I had no…

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Posted by: on Monday, April 19th, 2010
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The Lemon Meringue Tart From Hell

French lemon tart is, naturally, more complicated than your average lemon tart. It’s a four-component dessert: sweet dough, almond cream, lemon custard, Italian meringue. It happened to be the focus of the fourth lesson…

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Posted by: on Sunday, February 7th, 2010
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Limoncello is Italian for “Lemony Goodness”

When it’s this hot out, one of my favorite patio drinks is limoncello with vodka, crushed ice, fresh mint and soda. It’s so refreshing and delicious and goes down just a little too easily. I was thinking about…

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 30th, 2009
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The Case of the 45 Minute Lemon Meringue

It was a dark and rainy Friday night. The Industrial Brand crew was meeting at Mark’s for an indulgent feast of Moules Normandes and homemade Cassoulet. Mike, our intern, was in charge of dessert. Somewhat new to…

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Posted by: on Monday, November 20th, 2006
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