Non-Recipes

Simple yet impressive recipes, without the measuring.

Quick and Easy Recipe: Chilled Miso Tofu Appetizer, It’s Vegan Too!

Posted by on May 18, 2013 | 3 comments

Quick and Easy Recipe: Chilled Miso Tofu Appetizer, It’s Vegan Too!

Last weekend, we grilled up some beef short ribs, Korean galbi style.  On the side, we also grilled some sugar snap peas, okra, and mushrooms.  A peanut sauce accompanied the snap peas, while I tossed the mushrooms and okra in two chili dressings.

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Best Natural Way to Trap and Kill Fruit Flies with Vinegar

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 | 8 comments

Best Natural Way to Trap and Kill Fruit Flies with Vinegar

With fresh fruits and vegetables come the dreaded fruit flies.  These teeny tiny buggers aren’t harmful but they do multiply and are highly irritating.  When the weather turned warm, we noticed more and more flying around in our kitchen.  I used a very simple and all natural method to trap and kill them. 

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Banana Brûlée with Ice Cream Recipe

Posted by on Jul 9, 2011 | 0 comments

Banana Brûlée with Ice Cream Recipe

… or rather, another non-recipe. Preparing dessert for dinner parties is my sore weakness. I have no problem throwing six savoury courses together

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Suck the Head, Freeze the Body – BC Spot Prawns Reminder

Posted by on Jun 4, 2011 | 7 comments

Suck the Head, Freeze the Body – BC Spot Prawns Reminder

Maine cracks their lobsters, Alaska crowns their king crab, and the South boil their crawfish. In B.C., our seasonal, sustainable seafood sweetheart is the spot prawn.

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Watermelon Salad with Grilled Corn, Olives, and Goat Cheese Recipe

Posted by on May 16, 2011 | 4 comments

Watermelon Salad with Grilled Corn, Olives, and Goat Cheese Recipe

Juicy, sugary, and dribbly, watermelon is the ultimate fruit to feed a crowd with during summer parties. As lovable as they are when simply sliced up at a picnic or barbecue, this versatile fruit can

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Cook perfect soft boiled eggs in an electric kettle

Posted by on Jan 11, 2011 | 14 comments

Cook perfect soft boiled eggs in an electric kettle

After some heart-thumping news, let’s tone it down a bit, shall we?

Here’s a simple trick that The Cowboy taught me on how to boil the perfect eggs without the stove or a pot.

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