Archive | February, 2012

Gordon’s Borscht

One weekday morning about a year ago, I read in the newspaper that Gordon Ramsay would be doing a book signing at the local Chapters here in Toronto. I didn’t have any lunch plans that day, so thought I would mosey over during my break from work and get to meet a real celebrity chef. […]

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Tallinn, Estonia and the best cheese balls ever

It’s been a while since I’ve done a travel post, so I thought it was high time to tell you all about our adventures in… Tallinn, Estonia. After being pampered, wined and dined in Finland, the four of us were ready to set out on our own, into the wilds of Eastern Europe. Tallinn was […]

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Whole wheat penne with blue cheese, arugula and toasted walnuts

This pasta recipe has become something of a viral sensation in the food blogging universe lately. It was originally posted by Bev Cooks – who appears to have adapted the recipe from Fine Cooking – after which it made an appearance on Simply Scratch, and finally made its way over to Tasty Kitchen (by the same talented contributor), which is […]

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Niçoise salad

Now for something completely different. The Soph n’ Stuff household has, to date, been a staunch Cobb Salad loyalist. But when I glanced in the fridge the other day and saw a box of my beloved artisan lettuces and a bag of green beans I had intended to cook a a side dish but forgot, […]

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Fried polenta with swiss chard and goat cheese

I have a ginormous bag of cornmeal in my cupboard. It is so large and cumbersome that it falls on my head every time I open the cupboard door to get anything. It’s become sort of a brutal routine. “Mornin’, Cheesler,” I say to Cheesler as I open the cupboard in search of coffee, at which point […]

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It’s been a long time, lentil soup

I am back! I know it’s been a long time since I posted anything new. I have been neglecting my dear blog to all of you, my twelve devoted readers (hi, mom). I have been trying to eat healthier as of late. I guess you could call it a new year’s resolution. But really, it’s […]

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