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Asian Glazed Baby Back Ribs

Earlier this summer, my buddy Al and I spent an entire day preparing and smoking 12 racks of ribs for a cottage feast. It literally took us all day, but we were okay with that. We sat back, enjoyed a few beers, talked hockey and music, and kept an eye on our beautiful baby back ribs, […]

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Vietnamese Chopped Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

We love Asian food – Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese – all of it. Traditionally, we make a lot of stir fries and noodle dishes. Lately, however, we’ve been looking for something a bit lighter. A bit healthier. This chopped salad is crunchy, sweet, spicy, healthy, and best of all, satisfying. Vietnamese Chopped Salad 1 head […]

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Ginger Sesame Asian Chicken Salad

The arrival of summer brings many things. Cottages. Patios. Beers. Nachos. While all of this eating and drinking can add up and be quite unhealthy, Katie and I have decided to balance it out with daily exercise and lighter weekday meals. This dish is a variation of a few different recipes that Katie gathered for me. It […]

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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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Quinoa Sushi

Quinoa Sushi

Ever since I started working at bv02 back in December 2011 I’ve become somewhat addicted to two things: Americanos, and sushi. I’m not complaining. But when you start buying both of them almost every day, it gets somewhat expensive. So I started making espressos every day before work – but I would still end up […]

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