Archive | February, 2013

In Soviet Russia, chicken eats YOU!

When I was just a little girl, my Canadian parents picked up and moved themselves and three kids to the USSR. Why, you ask? To this day, I am not really sure. I suspect my parents may have been trying out communism. That was a fad in the 80’s, right?

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Project Update: 365 Days Photo Challenge

365 Project: February, a photo by Sophie Idsinga on Flickr. February was a snowy month! 2 months down, 10 to go in my 365 Days Project.

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Galbi Jjim

Recently, I had lunch at a new Korean restaurant in my work neighbourhood called Kimchi Korea House. There has been an explosion of Korean restaurants in this area lately and I had been avoiding them because I am not a big fan of the Korean BBQ thing. I mean, the concept is cute. You sit […]

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Snow Dog

Snow Dog, a photo by Sophie Idsinga on Flickr. The snow in River’s dainty curls looks so pretty.

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Balsamic chicken pizza with rapini and roasted tomatoes

Remember those balsamic bbq ribs I made recently? Well, my friends, you are in for an easy weeknight treat.

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I would do anything for loaf. Especially meatloaf with bacon mustard sauce.

I have a confession. I…have a problem. I am a mustard hoarder.

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Ribs with balsamic bbq sauce

A friend of mine, let’s call her JRam, has been raving about this recipe for months and months. I finally got around to making it recently.

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Cornmeal pancakes

Hotcakes. Flapjacks. Pannekoeken. Crepes. Johnny Cakes. Call them what you will, these brunch beauts are darn delicious.

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Adventures in pasta-making: fresh spaghetti and meatballs

On this episode of Soph n’ Stuff’s “Adventures in pasta-making”, I bring you… Fresh spaghetti!

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Pork tenderloin with maple whiskey sauce

Pork tenderloin. The most understated of meats. Oft overlooked in favour of the ubiquitous chicken breast, it is a leaner piece of pork that acts as a sort of culinary blank slate, so great are the possibilities to coat its juicy flanks.

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