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Brunch: Open-Face Smoked Trout Sandwich

Brunch can be a fun meal on weekends, if you put enough thought into it. I was watching cooking shows last Saturday morning and was inspired to create something new of my own. We had some smoked trout slices in the freezer, which just needed to defrost, and some leftover bread that I had an… Continue reading Brunch: Open-Face Smoked Trout Sandwich

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Fire Ramen

I loved my own take on fire ramen today. Fire ramen is the popular name for Samyang Ramen, a brand of spicy chicken roasted noodles that comes with a sauce packet that packs powerful heat. The spice is so intense that people have taken to the "fire ramen challenge", which entails shoveling the noodles into… Continue reading Fire Ramen

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Baked Potato Hash

This is a beautiful side dish that's very easy to create, and you can pair it with anything you like. For color and presentation, it's best to use small potatoes in a variety of colors, if you can find them. I recommend the potato medley pack from Trader Joe's. Just preheat the oven to 400… Continue reading Baked Potato Hash

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The Fat Badger, Vancouver, Canada

The Fat Badger gastropub is a favorite of mine. One, because I'm lazy (it's just up the street). Two, because the food is good. And three, because the mascot is a pudgy badger wearing a three-piece suit with a top hat and monocle and holding what I can only assume is a frosty alcoholic beverage.… Continue reading The Fat Badger, Vancouver, Canada

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Smoked Oyster, Bacon and Eggplant Pizza

Making pizza is a favorite of mine, and I really hit it out of the park with my latest pizza creation. I can't explain how good this dish is; to taste would be to understand. Suffice it to say that I was blown away. This dish relies on three processes: shaping and cooking the dough,… Continue reading Smoked Oyster, Bacon and Eggplant Pizza