365 Days Project: April

April has come and gone and winter left with it. Good riddance! My favourite photo from April has got to be this gem. I just love River’s spring haircut…every spring he transforms from a big scruffy gruff to a slim and slender fancy boy. Since it was so chilly this April after he had been shorn, […]

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Coconut shrimp featuring Bee Sting hot sauce

This is the third and final post in my series featuring Sauce Empire and their fantastic line of hot sauces. You may recall reading about Jerk fish tacos with Señor Manzana and Chicken Shawarma salad with Roasted Rojo. Here at Soph n’ Stuff we are all about diversity in cuisines. Someone once told me I am […]

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Wild leek and duck pizza

It was an early spring day. Crisply sunny, but the ground was still firm with frost. The two of us walked through the forest with our canine companion. He is prone to bursts of excited barking when we cross paths with other hikers and dogs, so I watched the trail ahead carefully. I was watching so […]

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Blueberry buttermilk pancakes

Oh, the nostalgia of pancakes. Remember when you were a kid and you woke up on Saturday morning, with nothing but thoughts of cartoons and sun and playing outside and swimming and…wait…what is that smell? You wandered down the sun-dappled hallway in your pajamas with feet, your tiny fists rubbing your sleepy eyes, your hair […]

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Bánh mì tacos

Woah here she goes. Watch out pork, she’ll chew you up. Woah here she goes. She’s a Bánh mì eater. Yes, that’s me and I loves me some Bánh mì. It is becoming quite ubiquitous in my life, and I hope it will for you too. I’ve made Bánh mì sandwiches, Bánh mì burgers, Bánh […]

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Chicken shawarma salad featuring Roasted Rojo

Ah, shawarma. The middle eastern sandwich composed of meat grilled on a spit and wrapped in a grease-soaked pita. A staple of urban lunch crowds and bastion of post-nightclub fast food seekers alike. There is nothing quite like that combination of seasoned grilled meat, tangy pickled turnips, pungent garlic sauce and spicy hot sauce. Throw […]

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365 Days Project: March

Another month has marched by. I honestly found myself to be very uninspired, photography-wise, in March. Could it be that the last dregs of winter have got me down? I need some green in my life!   If I had to, I would say that my favourite picture last month was this one. Mostly because […]

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Spinach and artichoke dip…pizza!

I am not usually a fan of artichokes. Fresh or in oil, they’ve just never been my thing. But there are two things that I do like artichokes in: artichoke garlic pesto (weird, I know, but it’s really good) and good ol’ run-of-the-mill hot cheesy artichoke dip. You know, the kind that seems to appear […]

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365 Days Project: February

February was a long and bitterly cold month, despite its meager 28 days. I kept warm by cooking lots of delicious food, working on crafty projects and snuggling with my doodle. Let’s see. I think my favourite photo was this beaut, featuring blueberry buttermilk pancakes (full post and recipe coming soon!) Mmmmm, maple syrup. Insert […]

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Reuben mac n’ cheese

Once upon a time, in the not so distant past, a food blogger sat eating a rather bland bowl of mac n’ cheese. She wondered what she could possibly add to impart more flavour, more excitement to her supper. Sriracha was the usual choice. But this time she wanted something different. Something…tangy. She wondered, if […]

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