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main dish, recipe, summer, vegetable, winter

Corn and Cod Chowder

My New Year’s resolutions is to eat more fish. Variety is the key to success, I find, when it comes to a healthy diet. It’s so easy to fall into a routine of eating the same thing every week, so I set out to find easy and healthy fish-based meals, while spending little brain power in actually cooking it. Fish is a very particular  ...

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main dish, recipe, summer

Peruvian Burgers

Ben and I are absolutely loving our new barbecue. All you barbecuers out there may scoff that we settled for a propane instead of a charcoal, but we were simply not ready to deal with all the dusty mess of charcoal. After our numerous (sometimes disastrous) attempts at grilling meat, we inadvertently became hamburger connoisseurs. How, you  ...

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appetizer, main dish, recipe, summer

Summertime Salmon Tartare

 Summertiiimmeee, and the living’s easy… Most of the time, anyway. Or, it was when we were kids and got a break from school during the summer months. How lovely that was! Imagine if we got the entire summer off from work? I probably would disappear to the cottage eating nothing but freshly-picked wild blueberries and cottage  ...

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main dish, recipe, spring, summer, vegetable

Japanese Miso Tofu Bowl

 You know when you go to a restaurant, and weeks later you keep thinking about one dish in particular? This happened to me recently when I went to Café Falco, a Japanese coffee shop/restaurant for lunch. The location is somewhat obscure, placed in the industrial side of the Mile End, yet very suitable for their clientele who consist of both  ...

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