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Spiced Samosa Potato Salad

Spiced Samosa Potato Salad

Samosas are little pastry pockets of potato-y goodness, spiced with Indian flavours, deep-fried and served with refreshing cilantro chutney.  My samosa-eating days came to a screeching halt when I went gluten free and my mouth would water with envy as my family and friends devoured them at parties and dinners.  I’m sure I looked pretty pathetic as I […]

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Fried Zucchini Spaghetti

Fried Zucchini Spaghetti

This dish is adapted from Gwenyth Paltrow’s fried zucchini spaghetti recipe from her new cookbook My Father’s Daughter.  Now this Oscar-winning, country-singing, glee-starring, lifestyle-blogging, rockstar-marrying, mother-of-twoing, is also a bona-fide cookbook author.  I watched her make this simple dish on Rachel Ray today and happened to have a couple of fresh zucchini in the fridge and […]

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White Grape Juice Cocktail

White Grape Juice Cocktail

A refreshing summer drink made with half white grape juice, half club soda, and fresh mint on ice.  I call it the ‘Macedonian Mama’ after my friend Jo’s sister who told me to try it, and to try it with vodka.  Thanks Angelene.  You were right, it IS better with vodka. Happy weekend.

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Stacked Crab and Avocado Salad

Stacked Crab and Avocado Salad

Stacked salads look so fancy, don’t they?  I recently had a couple friends over for a girls night and when I whipped out this salad, they were totally wowed.  ‘Five star’ was what they called it (thanks girls!). But really, they had no idea how easy this is to put together, well until now.  All you need is a […]

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