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Early July Farmers Market


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


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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