Category Archive for: ‘Food Mood’

13-52-2014: Fresh Baked

13 52 2014 Fresh Baked

March 30, 2014 – Once is luck, twice is interesting, but three times…when you manage to do something perfectly three times in a row… now you have a pattern A few weeks ago I bought a bread cloche. I’d been eyeballing it for a few months at a store downtown, and I pretty much covet anything red and made by …

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Punishing pomegranates!

An Opened Pomegranate

I never eat pomegranates. Not because I don’t like them, I love them. But I never eat them because they are more trouble than they are generally worth. But after watching this… I think I may go buy a pomegranate this afternoon and beat the crap out of it just for fun!

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9-52-2014: Soup Sunday!

9 52 2014 Soup Sundays

March 2, 2014 – Ahhhh, what can be better than a warming bowl of potato-bacon soup on a rainy Sunday evening? I can’t think of much! Sundays always seem like the perfect day for easy, lazy, comfort food. Particularly in the winter. I was browsing a magazine on the way back from Nanaimo late last week on the ferry, and …

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Roasted Baked Potato and Garlic Soup

It’s “Soup Sunday” again, and my inspiration came from someone else’s (Afton’s) recently posted soup recipe. We had a pretty empty cupboard so a trip to Granville Island was in order. It goes something like this: olive oil 6 russet potatoes 3 heads of garlic 2 or 3 large leeks 8 cups chicken stock 2 really good quality black forest …

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Jamie Oliver’s TED Prize wish: Teach every child about food

If you haven’t seen it yet, turn on your TV Friday nights and watch Jamie’s Food Revolution. Unfortunately you’ve missed the first two evenings, the first of which was the most powerful so far. But some of the really shocking bits are actually in this video so you can catch up. Food seems so simple. We eat, we are sustained. …

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