Food

Slow Cooker Sesame Broccoli and Mushrooms

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Why order Chinese? balance these deliciously Asian tasting veggies on top of white rice or some  noodles and there you have it!  No wok, no stir frying, no oil splashes on your  nice kitchen counters, no hassle. Simply dump your ingredients in the slow cooker and set the buzzer for two hours. This dish tastes kinda adult-ish. […]

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Easy Apple Coffee Cake

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Easy apple Coffee Cake 3 fresh apple, peeled and cubed (the size is up to you. bigger cubes if you like big fruit bites in your cake, smaller ones if you don’t.) 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup Canola oil 1/2 cup honey 3 eggs 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole […]

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Slow cooker Lentil Dahl

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I swear I do not own Fenugreek, Kaffir lime leaves, green Cardamom, black cumin seeds or any other substance you need wikipedia’s  help to spell out. What I do own as of last week is an easy-peasy (lentils are so hard to rhyme) lentil dahl (inspired, I have no claim of authenticity) dish that cooks itself […]

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Slow cooker Maple Salmon

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I love my slow cooker. Thanks to it’s magic, I no longer suffer from Salmonophobia. Until this very afternoon, I have never attempted to cook Salmon. It is sad but true. But no more! This recipe was made with 6 Salmon fillets I had in my freezer. I have yet to try with fresh salmon but it […]

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Whole Wheat Banana Bread

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This is one simple Banana bread to make. It always comes out right. It does not have gazillion pounds of butter in it and it contained 50% whole wheat flour. The crust has almost a crunch to it and it keeps on the kitchen counter on in the fridge for a few days, without getting […]

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Tortilla Pizza

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No, my camera is not back yet, thank you very much. You don’t really want to cook in this heat do you? I was about to post this tasty meatball soup recipe but then took one look at the pictures of the steamy bowl and gave it up. It’s just too hot outside for eating […]

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Quick and easy Chili Con Carne

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Please take a moment to notice the absence of my beloved SLR camera. This pic was taken with a point and shoot replacement which is, well, convenient. Shiver. This post has been lying in my dusty drafts folder for nearly a week now. This is how long it took me to temporarily incapacitate my obsessive perfectionist evil […]

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Simple and flavorful Bruschetta

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I was hesitating if to post this recipe due to it’s simplicity, but then I remembered that sometimes, the simplest, most basic of recipes are the hardest to find out there in the Wild Wild West (oh, wait,  is that the World Wide Web?). No fancy duck confit here folks. Bruschetta is a great way to […]

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Zucchini in garlic, mint and lemon

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In case I don’t mention it often enough, we live in a very remote location. The asphalt stops at our village. You will have to take either a plane or a boat to continue norther bound. The nearest decent size shopping center is over a 1000 kilometers away (sniff). Our (un)fortunate remoteness from civilization brings us closer […]

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Quicky Microwave Orange Marmalade

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Do you like orange marmalade? the bitter-sweet tangy kind with real pieces of orange peel in it? So do I.  Sooo good on a fresh slice of bread, even better if you sneak in some butter. How about sugar? lots of industrial, processed, white sugar? do you like that? oh, and some Fructose (another name for […]

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