Monthly Archives: January 2010

Lemon blackberry yogurt muffins

Knowing we had some older balkan yogurt left over in the fridge, a lemon that would be mostly used in the Ceasar salad that we were planning to have for dinner, and blackberries in the freezer from our summer adventures, … Continue reading

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I think I may have found a new favourite website:  Maangchi who puts together super cute instructional videos about how to make traditional Korean food.

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Irish Heather LTS

We were happy to join food bloggers and other Vancouverites for dinner tonight at the Irish Heather restaurant in Gastown for their Long Table Series. We enjoyed a smoked pork chop with bacon-braised cabbage, potatoes and a roasted apple & … Continue reading

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In season – Oranges

Mandarin orange from Pakistan – very juicy, huge like a navel orange, but unfortunately with seeds. We’re still floored by produce prices here – $0.69 per pound @ Osoyos, our favourite neighbourhood grocery store.

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Winter Reading List

I rang in the new year with a huge cold and spent the last week of 2009 and the first week I should have been at work sick at home.  In addition to quilting, I did a bunch of reading. … Continue reading

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Sausage Party!

That’s right, kids, we’re makin’ sausages this week – and not in some creepy “this man offered me a nickel if I’d help him make sausages” way – we’re talkin’ real damn sausages!  German Chancellor Otto Von Bismark once said … Continue reading

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Just came home from an excellent, decadent, “will remember this forever” meal at Tojo’s.  While this is not the sort of place we’d be able to afford given our simple living standards, we enjoyed a blow-out experience thanks to our … Continue reading

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