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Breakfast Risotto

I grew up not liking risotto…but that’s probably because my Mum didn’t put bacon in it! This Breakfast Risotto is something Marcus and I¬†actually almost never eat for breakfast. We’re breakfast for dinner people, and this hits the mark every time. Marcus is the pancake-maker in our little family (I make the waffles – clear […]

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Vietnamese Hot Dogs

So, Marcus and I are in Canmore for another day and this is what the backyard looks like (miserable pup included): I’ve convinced Marcus to grill outside 2 nights in a row (good man!), and I think it’s official: I’m in winter denial. I like winter, and I like living in a place with distinct […]

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Grilled Chicken Skewers with Mint-Feta Dipping Sauce

Marcus and I went to Greece in 2012. We ate souvlaki wraps – always with french fries in the wrap, drank Mythos, scampered around ruins, kayaked Santorini, and generally lived it up in lovely Greece. We’ll go again one day, but until then, these juicy, Greek-inspired chicken skewers will keep us going. Chicken thighs are […]

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Sausage and Spinach Baked Pasta

Marcus is a great cook. His pineapple ribs, pulled pork wraps, pancakes, and sweet potato burritos and to die for. Yet, when I travel for work I still like to make something that Marcus can pull out of the freezer and heat up for a quick meal. Between Pip the pup and his cycling training, […]

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