Category Archives: Recipes

Easy Lunch – Open Faced Egg Salad Sandwich

On my quest to be more open to new foods, I amazed myself.  Thoroughly.  I (of sound mind and free will) made and ate an egg salad sandwich.  Let me tell you – this was nothing short of a miracle.  … Continue reading

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Devil’s Food Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Wednesday was my 25th birthday.  And as the tradition goes in my office, you bring in treats to celebrate – so I made these incredibly chocolaty cupcakes with my very favourite icing on the planet.

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Double Chocolate and Cranberry Brownies

Finally something Joey doesn’t like! And no I’m not posting the recipe for something completely strange and disturbing! He doesn’t like the cranberries! Woooo! For once a pan of brownies has lasted more than 24 hours, and I think they’re … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday Barbecue Sauce Off

Let me set the stage for you. We are couped up in a small apartment, the temperature dropped 12 degrees and it started blizzarding. We don’t own a barbecue. We have two beautiful racks of short ribs. We are out … Continue reading

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Pan Seared Steak and Crispy Potatoes

Have I ever mentioned how much I love making dinner on Sunday?  Especially when it’s just Joey & I and I don’t have to work around other people’s schedules or think about what other people like?  It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Easter Dinner 2011

This, being the first Easter without my entire family, was going to be a chinese food and a movie day.  But with my brother and his girlfriend coming over for dinner today, I started feeling guilty about copping out and … Continue reading

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Spinach Pesto

I love dark leafy, sometimes bitter greens.  Kale, spinach, chard, whatever I can find that’s leafy and green.  I know I’m weird.  People aren’t supposed to actually like greens, they’re just supposed to be that thing that you sort of … Continue reading

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Burger Buns, My Way

Last weekend it was 20°, this weekend it’s snowing.  All part and parcel to the Canadian spring and making me wish for summer that much more.  It’s not a blizzard, but it’s enough for me want to stay inside and … Continue reading

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Joey’s Poutine

We had a boat load of extra gravy from the roast chicken and I couldn’t figure out a good way to use it, but Joey knew what to do.  He put together a cheesy, delicious poutine in about 15 minutes … Continue reading

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Three Cheese Stuffed Cannelloni

As much as I love spring, I can’t stand the first few gray, soggy and still cold days.  But, they’re the last few days when I can still eat comforting baked pastas without feeling (much) guilt.  So today I made … Continue reading

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