Archive | January, 2013

Sesame Beef Lettuce Wraps

This unique and flavourful dish, known as bulgogi, consists of thinly sliced barbecued marinated beef and vegetables wrapped in a crisp lettuce leaf. This Korean favourite is quickly gaining popularity in North America and can be found in some contemporary restaurants. In fact, Oz Kafe on Elgin Street offers their version of the dish which they call “Seoul […]

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Potato and Goat Cheese Pierogi

Comfort food. Everybody loves it. For some it’s a nice warm bowl of soup. For others it’s a grilled cheese. Regardless of your dish of choice, it always makes you feel better when you’re cold, homesick, under the weather, lonely, or even hungover. Lately, our comfort food of choice has been pierogi. So last week […]

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Snacking. It’s everyone’s worst enemy. Katie and I are guilty of it all the time. It mostly comes in the form of Miss Vickies – they are pretty hard to resist. Ever since we started running, we’ve been trying to eat better too. That applies to snacking as well. While giving up Miss Vickies is […]

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Tomato Jalapeño Enchilada Sauce

What is your favourite food? People often ask me what my favourite food or dish is. That’s an impossible question. It all depends on what I’m in the mood for, or what is in season at that given time. However, lately Katie and I have been on quite the enchilada kick. They are so amazingly […]

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Beef Spoons with Balsamic Reduction

Katie turned 25 this past year. A birthday that big deserved a suitable celebration. So we threw a party. I spent all day preparing in the kitchen as I had promised to make all of the food. I made an extensive cheese plate, candied nuts, chocolate covered strawberries, chicken satays and prosciutto wrapped figs. But it […]

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