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Early July Farmers Market

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Everyone was loving Oscar at the farmers market this week. He howled along with some passing sirens and everyone around us applauded. The cheese people offered him a cheese rind, but I declined on his behalf due to the probability of it causing stinky farts. A new vendor selling gourmet popsicles gave Oscar a dog […]

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Season Openers – Farmers Market

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Farmers market season is finally here. The one I frequent the most is Nathan Phillips Square because it’s close to where I live; it’s no fun lugging a ton of heavy groceries half way across the city. Setting-wise it’s not the prettiest market. Nathan Phillips Square is a big concrete square in the heart of […]

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Hotpot: a tutorial

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Hotpot is a delicious and comforting brothy Asian stew. You can use all sorts of interesting and curious ingredients. This is a vegetarian recipe with bean curd, delicate egg tofu, lotus root, carrots, daikon, ginkgo nuts, and mushrooms in a seaweed broth. You can add meat or seafood if you wish. Don’t be put off […]

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